Montgomery County Public Libraries Offers Free Online Workshops for Job Seekers and Entrepreneurs in April

by Patrick Herron
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For Immediate Release: Monday, March 28, 2022

Montgomery County Public Libraries is offering online workshops and one-on-one sessions geared toward assisting job seekers and entrepreneurs throughout April. All workshops are free and offered virtually.

An internet connection and a device (such as a smartphone, tablet or computer) are required for participation.

Throughout April – Every Monday: 9:30-11:30 a.m. H.I.R.E. (Helping Individuals Reach Employment) Sessions

Sign up to meet virtually/confidentially one-on-one with a career counselor for advice and assistance with your job search. Register:

Monday, April 4: 1-3 p.m. Job Search Strategies (in a Pandemic)

Learn about best practices for conducting a job search in the current (pandemic) job market. Register: https://mcpl.libnet.info/event/6376492

Wednesday, April 6: 1-3 p.m. How to Prepare for your Virtual Job Interview

Learn how to differentiate yourself from other candidates, be Zoom ready, package your experience, tell your story, be ready for challenging questions, and feel more confident in your next interview. Register: https://mcpl.libnet.info/event/6376568

Tuesday, April 12: 1-2 p.m. Google Drive Basics

Learn how to use the cloud-based storage system Google Drive. Register: https://mcpl.libnet.info/event/6342803

Tuesday, April 19: 10-11:30 a.m. Introduction to Entrepreneurship

Are you just starting your entrepreneurial journey? This workshop will cover the fundamentals of building a business and help you determine if you’re ready to become a small business owner. Presented in partnership with the Maryland Women’s Business Center. Register: https://mcpl.libnet.info/event/6377009

Tuesday/Thursday, April 19 and 21: 5:30-8 p.m. LinkedIn Boot Camp for 45+ Job Seekers (Sessions I and II)

This popular two-session/two-day workshop focuses on both the mechanics and strategy of using LinkedIn as a tool to conduct a successful job search. Register: https://mcpl.libnet.info/event/5958971

Wednesday, April 20: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. How to Apply for Jobs with Montgomery County Government

Find out everything you need to know about applying for jobs with Montgomery County Government. Register: https://mcpl.libnet.info/event/5842237

Program Contact: Adrienne Van Lare, adrienne.vanlare@montgomerycountymd.gov

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