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COVID-19 Coronavirus Updates and Guidance

The County is taking a number of actions to keep residents safe and minimize the spread of COVID-19. Find status information for County operations and services.

Virtual Career Development

Baltimore County Career Centers' virtual workshops provide a classroom experience in your home or workplace, allowing us to continue providing job seekers services during the COVID-19 health crisis. The Career Centers have been—and will continue to be—your resource for career development during these challenging times that require different, and sometimes new skills to excel professionally.

Our virtual workshops will include portions of our curriculum, subject matter experts and enrichment areas. Our goal is to open our resources and services to the community and help support your professional needs during this unprecedented time.

Workshops

Effective Performance in Job Interviews

Review basic and intermediate strategies for effective performance in job interviews. In this course, discover interview preparation strategies, receive tips and tricks for logistical needs, review attire requirements, understand tactics for succeeding in virtual interviews and dive into commonly asked questions and follow up.

Watch the workshop video.

Maryland Legal Aid

Free Legal Advice Sessions

Free virtual help from Maryland Legal Aid is available for your civil legal issues. Maryland Legal Aid attorneys can provide free legal advice to individuals who are financially eligible by email or telephone.

Virtual advice is available for a variety of civil legal issues including:

  • Bankruptcy
  • Child custody and support
  • Debt collection
  • Expungements
  • Government benefits
  • Housing
  • Landlord and tenant
  • Veterans’ benefits
  • Unemployment benefits 

To schedule a virtual session, call Mariel Shutinya at 443-451-2805 or email mshutinya@mdlab.org. Include your name and legal issue in your email or voicemail. Your message will be returned within 48 hours.

Know Your Rights During COVID-19

Watch the Know Your Rights During COVID-19 video.

Resume Writing Strategies

Understand that your resume serves as an introduction to potential employers and serves to summarize your education, experience and expertise. Discover effective strategies for writing winning resumes and the core components of a resume. This virtual training is designed to teach you resume fundamentals that you can take and build upon.

Watch the workshop video. 

Print the materials to follow along and take notes during the workshop. 

Online Learning Resources

Maryland Workforce Exchange

The Maryland Workforce Exchange (MWE) connects job seekers to online learning and training courses that can be used to expand your knowledge and skills.

Visit MWE's website.

Note: You may need to create an account or log into MWE's website to access some of their resources.

Learning LinkedIn

By harnessing the power of the LinkedIn platform, you can tap into an expansive network of professionals, companies and groups in your industry and beyond. In this course, discover how to make the most of your LinkedIn account. Follow Oliver Schinkten as he explains how to build a LinkedIn profile, expand your network, look for new career opportunities, join groups, share updates, and contribute your own thought leadership. Oliver also explores privacy settings and account types. When you finish this course, you'll have the tools needed to grow your career by leveraging LinkedIn.

Watch the Introduction to LinkedIn Training video before taking the course.

 Take the course.

Contact

If you have any questions or comments about virtual training or online learning resources, please email talentworks@baltimorecountymd.gov or call 410-887-8000.

 
Revised September 28, 2020         

 

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