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Career Development

How to Write a Great Resume

Free

with Diane Ross

Calendar Current session started Aug 1, 2019
1 additional session on Mar 2, 2020

Whether you have never written a résumé, or just need to update one, this course will teach you the best ways to present your experience, skills and career goals. In this challenging employment market, your résumé must reflect your skills in ways that will ensure that you will be contacted for an interview. Sign up here and Diane will contact you to set up a time to meet.

Individualized Career Counseling

Free

with Diane Ross

Calendar Current session started Aug 1, 2019
1 additional session on Mar 2, 2020

Looking for guidance in order to find your path to a career? Planning a career change? Diane can help! Sign up here and Diane will contact you to set up a meeting.

Ucertify:Career and Vocational Credentials

Free
Calendar Current session started Sep 2, 2019
1 additional session on Mar 1, 2020

Become a certified MS professional with complete knowledge in one or more MS products such as Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. Our online, deeply integrated interactive courses, hand-on labs, and practice tests all help you prepare for the final certification assessment Go to https://yace.ucertify.com for full details.

CCA111: WOWI® Career Assessment and Counseling

Free

with Lynn Sheehan

Calendar Current session started Sep 3, 2019

What do you want to be when you grow up? The WOWI® (World of Work Inventory) Career Assessment is the answer to all your questions! WOWI® takes into account your skills, interests, and work style. After you take the assessment, a trained WOWI® professional will interpret the results with you. You will then meet one-on-one and find out what job(s) you are best suited for. Together we will Assess, Explore and Plan your future! When you register, Lynn will contact you to schedule your test.  Rolling admission.

PLEASE NOTE: This service is kept free for you due to the generosity of a grant through the Department of Education. All you need to do is to complete a brief survey and it’s free. If you’d rather not answer a survey for the DOE, the assessment is $75.

Cosmetology Career Exploration Track

Free

with Soni Reese

Calendar Current session started Sep 3, 2019

Have you ever thought about a job / career in hair styling, skin care, or professional make-up? Did you know that it takes a year or less to train for such jobs/careers? This track will help you learn about job opportunities and career-planning related to cosmetology; provide you with the basic reading, writing, math, presentation, critical thinking, problem-solving, interpersonal and organizational skills, as well as technology/computer skills needed to enter and succeed in such jobs/careers; and begin the process of applying to classes or training programs related to hair styling, barbering, skin care, and professional make-up.

Culinary Industry Career Exploration Track

Free

with Soni Reese

Calendar Current session started Sep 3, 2019

Did you know that the food service industry is among those industries that are expected to gain the largest number of jobs in Mainebetween 2016 and 2026? This track will help you learn about job opportunities and career-planning related to the food service industry; improve basic math, reading, writing, speaking/presentation, critical thinking, problem-solving, interpersonal and organizational skills, and technology/computer skills needed to enter and succeed in such jobs/careers; and begin the process of applying to jobs, college classes or programs related to the food service/restaurant industry.

When you register, Soni will contact you to schedule your registration meeting, assessment, and goal setting meeting.  Rolling admission.

Healthcare Career Exploration Track

Free

with Soni Reese

Calendar Current session started Sep 3, 2019

The healthcare industry is one of the fastest growing industries in Maine and is expected to generate the largest number of jobs in Maine between 2016 and 2026. Would you like to explore a career in healthcare/healthcare administration? This track will help you learn about job opportunities and career-planning related to different types of healthcare services in a variety of settings; improve your math, reading, writing, verbal communication, and computer skills tailored for health-care professionals; learn about the social aspects of health and illness; develop the interpersonal, organizational, and soft skills that will help you enter and succeed in a healthcare-related job/career.

 

Technology Training

Free
Calendar Current session started Sep 3, 2019
1 additional session on Sep 3, 2019

Basic Computer Literacy-Northstar Testing & Training                           

     This comprehensive assessment will let you know if you have the computer skills needed to be successful in school, work and at home.  After testing, if you need to improve your skills, we can help you design a learning plan, either with a class or with personalized online lessons you can do from your own home!                        

IC3 Digital Literacy Certification                 

     Show the world you can compete in the highly competitive digital age!  This nationally recognized certification is made up of three assessments: Computing Fundamentals, Key Applications, and Living Online. IC3 Global Standard 5(GS5) is a comprehensive solution for succeeding in any environment requiring computers, devices, or the Internet.





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