EAST WILTON — The following sessions will be held at the Wilton CareerCenter 865 U.S. Route 2, according to a news release from the center.

January 2015, Workshops

Resume & Interviewing Skills

Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015/ Wilton CareerCenter 1-3 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, / Region 9 Adult Ed- Mexico 1-3 p.m.

Explore the basics of resumes and applications and learn how to make your resume and interview standout in a positive way. Learn to market yourself in a way that directly matches employer needs. “Tough” interview questions will be discussed so that you can answer them with confidence.

MEOC-101-Essentials of College Planning

Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

This workshop introduces people to educational opportunities in general and MEOC services in particular. This interactive workshop touches on the four steps in the college process: admissions, financial aid, career and study skills. The Financial Aid portion of this workshop will provide an overview of financial basics and the completion of the Free Application of Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Please call to pre-register: 1-800-281-3703 for this session.

Vocational Rehabilitation Orientation

Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, 9–10:30 a.m.

This is an orientation for people with disabilities who are considering vocational rehabilitation services. Orientations are held the 1st Thursday of the month. Service providers are also welcome to attend. Registration not required

Gateways to Employment

Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, 9 a.m.–noon

Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, 9 a.m.–noon

The Maine CareerCenters help bring job seekers and employers together. It is the place to start your job search or find out about education and training opportunities so you can continue to be competitive in the workplace. This workshop will provide you with more information about the resources that the CareerCenter has to offer. You will also learn about some of the newest tools that can assist you in conducting an efficient and productive job search. Topics covered include: how to tap into the “hidden job market”; identifying the skills you have to offer employers and tips on successfully completing applications, resumes, and cover letters a well how to register and apply for jobs posted through the CareerCenter.

O*net Ability Profiler

Call for further information as this workshop requires five or more people for attendance. This is a career exploration tool that helps clients plan work lives using a paper and pencil format with optional apparatus parts and computerized scoring. Results can be used to identify strengths for which more training/education is needed, and to identify occupations that fit their strengths.

If you have a preferred need please contact Patty Ladd @ the Wilton CareerCenter by calling 645-5822 or email her at [email protected]

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