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Career Development WorkshopsThe Complete Picture

To register for any of the Career Development Workshops below, you must be registered with a Baltimore County Career Center and enrolled in the Maryland Workforce Exchange (MWE). In order to take full advantage of the Workshops, you must meet the prerequisites listed below before registering. 

Once enrolled in MWE, you may register for an upcoming class, seminar or workshop by visiting the events calendar or by contacting the Career Center nearest you. Check-in for workshops begins 15 minutes prior to the session and participants will not be permitted to enter five minutes after the start of a workshop.

Job Search Planning Strategies—The TIME Method

The TIME Method is a complete job search planning strategy that is comprised of three phases:

  1. Research
  2. Planning
  3. Execution

It features four different job search methods:

  1. Title Search
  2. Industry Search
  3. Municipal or Location Search
  4. Employer Search

This workshop is perfect for job seekers new to the job search process and those who have been out of the job search market for a while. Participants at all levels are welcome to attend and group discussion is encouraged.

Prerequisites: None

Basic Computer Strategies: Three Sessions

Learn basic computer proficiency skills related to your job search. You may take all three of the following sessions in sequence or select the session(s) that match your needs.

Computer Basics

  • Identifying parts of the mouse and the keyboard
  • Mouse and keyboard practice

Microsoft Word Basics

  • Creating, renaming and saving files
  • Document editing
  • Formatting with copy, cut and paste

Internet and Email Basics

  • Using internet browsers
  • Working with minimize, maximize and close
  • Learning email basic skills
  • Attaching documents to an email

Prerequisites for each Basic Computer Strategies session: Bring a flash drive and be able to access an active Gmail account

Résumé Writing Strategies

Understand that your résumé serves as an introduction to potential employers and summarizes your education, experience and expertise. Discover effective strategies for writing winning résumés and the core components of a résumé. This lecture-only workshop is designed to teach you résumé fundamentals that you can take and build upon.

Prerequisites: None

Interviewing Strategies

Review basic and intermediate strategies for effective performance in job interviews. We will cover interview preparation, attire, logistics, commonly asked questions and follow up. Participants at all levels are welcome to attend and group discussion is encouraged.

Prerequisites: None

Social Media Strategies

Discover the importance of social media in the job search process. We will learn about different social media platforms and discuss strategies for utilizing them in ways that will attract employers and lead to employment outcomes. Participants at all levels are welcome to attend and group discussion is encouraged.

Prerequisites: None

Inclement Weather Policy

Workshops are canceled when any of the following occur:

  • Baltimore County Public Schools are canceled or delayed due to inclement weather.
  • Maryland State Government announces that liberal leave policy is in effect or has closed.
  • Baltimore County Government announces that liberal leave policy is in effect or has closed.
  • The Governor declares a weather emergency and only essential personnel are allowed on the roads.
 
Revised October 10, 2018         

 

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