CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Please call 410-386-2820 to register for workshops.

Before attending, please set up an account in the Maryland Workforce Exchange.

Jul
30
Fri
BERC offices close at 3:00pm
Jul 30 all-day

Summer Hours: BERC will close at 3pm on Fridays June 18th through September 3rd.

Aug
4
Wed
Job Club Virtual @ Virtual online Meeting
Aug 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Job Seeker Support! Job Club is a weekly online meeting for job seekers and employers, held weekly on Wednesdays, from 1-2 pm.
To join or send questions, send an email to: ssingleton@carrollcountymd.gov
At Job Club, we strive to create an environment for job seekers that offers positive encouragement, motivation, networking, discuss employment opportunities and general strategies to improve your job search.

EARN IT, PLAN IT, KEEP IT @ Virtual
Aug 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

EARN IT, PLAN IT, KEEP IT: This information is useful between jobs, during a layoff, or when you need to learn good financial management. Learn how to create manageable financial goals and to develop a budget for financial security.
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Aug
6
Fri
BERC offices close at 3:00pm
Aug 6 all-day

Summer Hours: BERC will close at 3pm on Fridays June 18th through September 3rd.

Aug
11
Wed
Job Club Virtual @ Virtual online Meeting
Aug 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Job Seeker Support! Job Club is a weekly online meeting for job seekers and employers, held weekly on Wednesdays, from 1-2 pm.
To join or send questions, send an email to: ssingleton@carrollcountymd.gov
At Job Club, we strive to create an environment for job seekers that offers positive encouragement, motivation, networking, discuss employment opportunities and general strategies to improve your job search.

Credit is an Asset @ Virtual
Aug 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Aug
13
Fri
BERC offices close at 3:00pm
Aug 13 all-day

Summer Hours: BERC will close at 3pm on Fridays June 18th through September 3rd.

Aug
18
Wed
Job Club Virtual @ Virtual online Meeting
Aug 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Job Seeker Support! Job Club is a weekly online meeting for job seekers and employers, held weekly on Wednesdays, from 1-2 pm.
To join or send questions, send an email to: ssingleton@carrollcountymd.gov
At Job Club, we strive to create an environment for job seekers that offers positive encouragement, motivation, networking, discuss employment opportunities and general strategies to improve your job search.

Conquering Debt @ Virtual
Aug 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Aug
20
Fri
BERC offices close at 3:00pm
Aug 20 all-day

Summer Hours: BERC will close at 3pm on Fridays June 18th through September 3rd.

ABOUT THE WORKSHOPS

RESOURCE CENTER WORKSHOPS ARE FREE • LOCATED AT 224 N. CENTER ST, WESTMINSTER • CALL 410-386-2820 TO REGISTER
Reemployment Opportunities Workshop

This workshop covers the emotional and practical sides of unemployment in addition to offering motivational tips to get your job search re-energized. Pre-registration is required for this workshop.

Resume Writing Now

Learn how to develop a résumé.  Includes a mini-lecture on formatting suggestions, and current trends. Self-assessments, website resources and examples will also be provided. You will also learn techniques to target your résumé to fit the jobs to which you are applying.

Finding Job Leads

In this interactive session, we’ll describe the Hidden Job Market, explore tactics of networking, and how the Internet does and does NOT help you to find job leads.

Overcoming the Age Factor

Describes the stereotypes and issues related to the job search.  Options for how to address these will be explained.  Tips and tools for overcoming these barriers and personal branding to maximize your value in the job search will be presented.

EARN IT, PLAN IT, KEEP IT

This information is useful between jobs, during a layoff, or when you need to learn good financial management. Learn how to create manageable financial goals and to develop a budget for financial security.

Interviewing Skills

This virtual workshop will describe the skills needed for successful interviewing, including preparation, asking and answering questions, especially “Tell Me About Yourself”, body language and follow up after  the  interview.

Job Club Virtual

Join other job seekers in a networking group and share ideas, information and job leads.

LinkedIn Workshop

Introduces you to LinkedIn as a tool in job search.  You will learn the basic purpose, major uses and value of this form of social media.  This will include information and examples of how to set up a basic profile and conduct network searches. You will be guided  through additional uses and resources that LinkedIn offers.

You Can Do It! Computer Basics

A basic hands-on computer class for beginners. The presentation introduces keyboarding; setting up and using email; searching the internet; saving documents and more!

Skills/Career Assessments

Evaluate  your basic academic skills in preparation for occupational training.  New Century program personalizes lessons to improve math and reading skills.  Career Scope offers an assessment of occupational interests and aptitudes to assist you with your next career move.

Ready, Set, Go!

Designed for small businesses in the planning phase of building a company. Participants will learn the “nuts & bolts” of becoming an entrepreneur, from business planning to legal business entity formation. Additional information is shared with the participant on the Small Business Development Center (SBDC), its services, what one can expect when entering the business world, the business plan, finance management, funding sources, marketing…a guide to beginning a successful future in a business world.

**Veterans and eligible spouses will be given priority of service.

ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: The Americans with Disabilities Act applies to the Carroll County Government and its programs, services, activities, and facilities. Anyone requiring an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication or who has a complaint should contact The Department of Citizen Services, 410.386.3600 or 1.888.302.8978 or MD Relay 7-1-1/1.800.735.2258 as soon as possible but no later than 72 hours before the scheduled event. Carroll County Business & Employment Resource Center is an equal opportunity employer/program; discrimination in WIOA Title I financially assisted programs or activities is prohibited by federal law; auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.