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

For Immediate Release: Monday, September 27, 2021

Montgomery County Public Libraries is offering online workshops and one-on-one sessions geared toward assisting job seekers and entrepreneurs throughout October. 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 October – 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, Oct. 18: 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:

Tuesday, Oct. 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. Brought to you in partnership with the Maryland Women’s Business Center. Register:

Tuesday/Thursday, Oct. 19 and 21: 5:45-7:45 p.m. LinkedIn Boot Camp (Part I / Part 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:

Wednesday, Oct. 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:

Thursday, Oct. 21: 4-5 p.m. Job Searching in the Digital Age

Learn how to use social media and tools such as LinkedIn in your job search. You’ll also earn about new opportunities for freelance work and how you can supplement your income in innovative ways.  This program is in partnership with Senior Planet, Join the program via this Zoom link: or dial in at 301 715 8592; Meeting ID: 819 7936 0844 

Wednesday, Oct. 27: 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:

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Release ID: 21-761
Media Contact: Monika Hammer, 240-463-2442
Categories: Library