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

For Immediate Release: Monday, November 29, 2021

Montgomery County Public Libraries is offering online workshops and one-on-one sessions geared toward assisting job seekers and entrepreneurs throughout December. 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 December – 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, Dec. 6: 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/5835574


Wednesday, Dec. 8: 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/5835642


Tuesday/Thursday, Dec. 14 and 16: 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: https://mcpl.libnet.info/event/5648279


Wednesday, Dec. 15: 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/5835844


Wednesday, Dec. 15: 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/5194274


Program Contact: Adrienne Vanlare, Adrienne.vanlare@montgomerycountymd.gov 


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Release ID: 21-967
Media Contact: Monika Hammer, 240-463-2442

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