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The following calendar contains workshops, events and happenings from Workforce Central Career Center's Milford branch. Pre-registration is required - call (508) 478-4300. Milford Workshop Descriptions (26KB)

 

April 2015

Exploring YOUR Occupational Options
Monday, April 27 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Exploring YOUR Occupational Options - provides participants with technical instruction and practical hands-on application exercises using online tools to explore occupations and research labor market information relevant to their job/career interests.

Federal Job Search
Monday, April 27 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Federal Job Search - will go into the details of “How and where to start the job search to work for the Federal Government”.  It’s a totally different process and procedure to apply for federal jobs compared to private industries.  You will learn how to present your KSA, Salary history to win a job with the Federal Government.

Career Center Seminar
Monday, April 27 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Career Center Seminar - this 90 minute seminar will introduce you to all of the Career Center programs and resources to assist you with your employment needs.

Resume/Cover Letter
Tuesday, April 28 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Resume/Cover Letter - Participants will be introduced to various types of resumes/cover letters, how to write a resume that will lead to an interview. Attention will be dedicated to organization of the resume (visual impact of the structure, and the use of action verbs).  Participants will learn how to present as motivated achievers and highlight their accomplishments.

Career Center Seminar
Tuesday, April 28 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Career Center Seminar - this 90 minute seminar will introduce you to all of the Career Center programs and resources to assist you with your employment needs.

Career Center Seminar
Wednesday, April 29 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Career Center Seminar - this 90 minute seminar will introduce you to all of the Career Center programs and resources to assist you with your employment needs.

Career Decisions & Myers Briggs
Wednesday, April 29 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Career Decisions & Myers Briggs - IN-PERSON REGISTRATION REQUIRED AT LEAST 3 DAYS PRIOR TO WORKSHOP (Approximately 3 ½ hours)

The Myers Briggs workshop has been designed to provide people in career transition with an understanding of personality type and its applications to job search and future employment options.  The MBTI is widely used in career development, organizational development

Job Fair
Thursday, April 30 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Please see attched flyer for more information .

BENEplan
Thursday, April 30 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

BENEplan – UMASS - participants will gain a basic understanding of the Social Security disability benefits available for individuals with disabilities, how income from work impacts these benefits, and the work incentive programs that are available to assist individuals with disabilities to ease back into the workforce.

Career Center Seminar
Thursday, April 30 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Career Center Seminar - this 90 minute seminar will introduce you to all of the Career Center programs and resources to assist you with your employment needs.

May 2015

Resume Critique
Friday, May 1 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Resume Critique - This is a one on one session with a counselor to go over the targeted resume. Having a resume and a job description is necessary. Having attended a Resume workshop is a pre-requisite.

Career Trends in Manufacturing
Friday, May 1 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Career Trends in Manufacturing - Explore the region's changing trends in Manufacturing and what skills employers are looking for in today's hi-tech manufacturing industry.  Information will be provided on how individuals can receive Lean Manufacturing training, industry-specific job coaching and job placement assistance funded by the Department of Labor.

Career Center Seminar
Friday, May 1 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Career Center Seminar - this 90 minute seminar will introduce you to all of the Career Center programs and resources to assist you with your employment needs.

Exploring YOUR Occupational Options
Monday, May 4 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Exploring YOUR Occupational Options - provides participants with technical instruction and practical hands-on application exercises using online tools to explore occupations and research labor market information relevant to their job/career interests.

Exploring Entrepreneurship
Monday, May 4 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Exploring Entrepreneurship - Ever wondered what it takes to be in Business for yourself?  Jobseekers who are considering self-employment as an alternative to working for someone else will want to attend this informative workshop.

Career Center Seminar
Monday, May 4 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Career Center Seminar - this 90 minute seminar will introduce you to all of the Career Center programs and resources to assist you with your employment needs.

Interviewing Techniques
Tuesday, May 5 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Interviewing Techniques - Understand the basics of applying and interviewing for a job.  It prepares participants to discuss their skills, knowledge areas, abilities and aptitudes.  Specific concentration is placed on communicating successfully, reducing nervousness and building confidence through preparation.

Career Center Seminar
Tuesday, May 5 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Career Center Seminar - this 90 minute seminar will introduce you to all of the Career Center programs and resources to assist you with your employment needs.

Career Directions Part I
Tuesday, May 5 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Career Directions Part I and Part II - Part I (Day 1) of this workshop assists participants in identifying skills, interest, and abilities which contribute to career decision making.  It is an interactive workshop that incorporates a variety of resources and tools needed to begin career transition. Part II (Day 2) focuses on interpretation of the assessment as well as labor market research that is relevant to your interests and abilities.  You must be able to attend both sessions. 

Career Center Seminar
Wednesday, May 6 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Career Center Seminar - this 90 minute seminar will introduce you to all of the Career Center programs and resources to assist you with your employment needs.

Career Directions Part II
Wednesday, May 6 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Career Directions Part I and Part II - Part I (Day 1) of this workshop assists participants in identifying skills, interest, and abilities which contribute to career decision making.  It is an interactive workshop that incorporates a variety of resources and tools needed to begin career transition. Part II (Day 2) focuses on interpretation of the assessment as well as labor market research that is relevant to your interests and abilities.  You must be able to attend both sessions. 

Introduction to LinkedIn
Wednesday, May 6 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Introduction to LinkedIn - Introduction to social networking in general, with emphasis on business networking site, LinkedIn. Learn how to create your profile and build your network to use this tool to help with your job search.  We will touch on Twitter and other social networking sites.

Live with CTORQ or JobQuest or ONET
Thursday, May 7 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Live with CTORQ or JobQuest or ONET - participants will learn and practice on how to properly navigate through the use of a particular LMI tool with some instruction and then hands-on guidance.

Finding hidden Jobs
Thursday, May 7 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Finding hidden Jobs – Networking is the game changer for finding the jobs before everyone else does. Learn the basics of identifying who knows you and how to leverage this wealth to create a link to finding the hidden jobs and to increase your odds for an interview when you apply for a job.  Should also look in to Introduction to LinkedIn workshop.

Career Center Seminar
Thursday, May 7 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Career Center Seminar - this 90 minute seminar will introduce you to all of the Career Center programs and resources to assist you with your employment needs.

Resume Critique
Friday, May 8 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Resume Critique - This is a one on one session with a counselor to go over the targeted resume. Having a resume and a job description is necessary. Having attended a Resume workshop is a pre-requisite.

Using Age to Your Advantage
Friday, May 8 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Using Age to Your Advantage - Older workers are the fastest growing segment of the US population, yet these experienced people often find it difficult to re enter the workplace following job loss.  This workshop has been designed to address some of the challenges that experienced, mature workers face and to present strategies to address these challenges.

Career Center Seminar
Friday, May 8 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Career Center Seminar - this 90 minute seminar will introduce you to all of the Career Center programs and resources to assist you with your employment needs.

Career Center Seminar
Monday, May 11 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Career Center Seminar - this 90 minute seminar will introduce you to all of the Career Center programs and resources to assist you with your employment needs.

Resume/Cover Letter
Tuesday, May 12 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Resume/Cover Letter - Participants will be introduced to various types of resumes/cover letters, how to write a resume that will lead to an interview. Attention will be dedicated to organization of the resume (visual impact of the structure, and the use of action verbs).  Participants will learn how to present as motivated achievers and highlight their accomplishments.

Career Center Seminar
Tuesday, May 12 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Career Center Seminar - this 90 minute seminar will introduce you to all of the Career Center programs and resources to assist you with your employment needs.

How to leverage a Job Fair
Wednesday, May 13 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

How to leverage a Job Fair - learn how to identify target employers, how to network with the rest, tools you need to bring to any Job Fairs to leverage a lead in on your target companies and how to follow up.

Job Search Strategies
Wednesday, May 13 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Job Search Strategies - Discover Critical Strategies for conducting a successful job search campaign in today's job market.

Career Center Seminar
Wednesday, May 13 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Career Center Seminar - this 90 minute seminar will introduce you to all of the Career Center programs and resources to assist you with your employment needs.

Live with CTORQ or JobQuest or ONET
Thursday, May 14 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Live with CTORQ or JobQuest or ONET - participants will learn and practice on how to properly navigate through the use of a particular LMI tool with some instruction and then hands-on guidance.

Effective Communication Skills
Thursday, May 14 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Effective Communication Skills - This workshop will help define and understand communication and its process, the art of transmitting information, ideas and meaningful interaction to help the job seeker in the pursuit of employment.

Career Center Seminar
Thursday, May 14 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Career Center Seminar - this 90 minute seminar will introduce you to all of the Career Center programs and resources to assist you with your employment needs.

Resume Critique
Friday, May 15 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Resume Critique - This is a one on one session with a counselor to go over the targeted resume. Having a resume and a job description is necessary. Having attended a Resume workshop is a pre-requisite.

The Computer & Job Search
Friday, May 15 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

The Computer & Job Search - This workshop is geared toward identifying some of the uses of a personal computer during job search.  After a brief presentation, attendees will have the opportunity to conduct hands on job search activities such as uploading a resume, creating an email address, using a memory stick and creating/saving a file.

Career Center Seminar
Friday, May 15 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Career Center Seminar - this 90 minute seminar will introduce you to all of the Career Center programs and resources to assist you with your employment needs.

Exploring YOUR Occupational Options
Monday, May 18 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Exploring YOUR Occupational Options - provides participants with technical instruction and practical hands-on application exercises using online tools to explore occupations and research labor market information relevant to their job/career interests.

Federal Job Search
Monday, May 18 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Federal Job Search - will go into the details of “How and where to start the job search to work for the Federal Government”.  It’s a totally different process and procedure to apply for federal jobs compared to private industries.  You will learn how to present your KSA, Salary history to win a job with the Federal Government.

BENEplan – UMASS
Monday, May 18 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

BENEplan – UMASS - participants will gain a basic understanding of the Social Security disability benefits available for individuals with disabilities, how income from work impacts these benefits, and the work incentive programs that are available to assist individuals with disabilities to ease back into the workforce.

Career Center Seminar
Monday, May 18 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Career Center Seminar - this 90 minute seminar will introduce you to all of the Career Center programs and resources to assist you with your employment needs.

Interviewing Techniques
Tuesday, May 19 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Interviewing Techniques - Understand the basics of applying and interviewing for a job.  It prepares participants to discuss their skills, knowledge areas, abilities and aptitudes.  Specific concentration is placed on communicating successfully, reducing nervousness and building confidence through preparation.

Career Center Seminar
Tuesday, May 19 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Career Center Seminar - this 90 minute seminar will introduce you to all of the Career Center programs and resources to assist you with your employment needs.

Career Center Seminar
Wednesday, May 20 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Career Center Seminar - this 90 minute seminar will introduce you to all of the Career Center programs and resources to assist you with your employment needs.

Live with CTORQ or JobQuest or ONET
Thursday, May 21 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Live with CTORQ or JobQuest or ONET - participants will learn and practice on how to properly navigate through the use of a particular LMI tool with some instruction and then hands-on guidance.

Finding hidden Jobs
Thursday, May 21 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Finding hidden Jobs – Networking is the game changer for finding the jobs before everyone else does. Learn the basics of identifying who knows you and how to leverage this wealth to create a link to finding the hidden jobs and to increase your odds for an interview when you apply for a job.  Should also look in to Introduction to LinkedIn workshop.

Career Center Seminar
Thursday, May 21 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Career Center Seminar - this 90 minute seminar will introduce you to all of the Career Center programs and resources to assist you with your employment needs.

Resume Critique
Friday, May 22 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Resume Critique - This is a one on one session with a counselor to go over the targeted resume. Having a resume and a job description is necessary. Having attended a Resume workshop is a pre-requisite.

Using Age to Your Advantage
Friday, May 22 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Using Age to Your Advantage - Older workers are the fastest growing segment of the US population, yet these experienced people often find it difficult to re enter the workplace following job loss.  This workshop has been designed to address some of the challenges that experienced, mature workers face and to present strategies to address these challenges.

Career Center Seminar
Friday, May 22 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Career Center Seminar - this 90 minute seminar will introduce you to all of the Career Center programs and resources to assist you with your employment needs.

Office Closed
Monday, May 25 - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

office closed

Resume/Cover Letter
Tuesday, May 26 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Resume/Cover Letter - Participants will be introduced to various types of resumes/cover letters, how to write a resume that will lead to an interview. Attention will be dedicated to organization of the resume (visual impact of the structure, and the use of action verbs).  Participants will learn how to present as motivated achievers and highlight their accomplishments.

Career Center Seminar
Tuesday, May 26 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Career Center Seminar - this 90 minute seminar will introduce you to all of the Career Center programs and resources to assist you with your employment needs.

Career Center Seminar
Wednesday, May 27 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Career Center Seminar - this 90 minute seminar will introduce you to all of the Career Center programs and resources to assist you with your employment needs.

Career Decisions & Myers Briggs
Wednesday, May 27 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Career Decisions & Myers Briggs - IN-PERSON REGISTRATION REQUIRED AT LEAST 3 DAYS PRIOR TO WORKSHOP (Approximately 3 ½ hours)

The Myers Briggs workshop has been designed to provide people in career transition with an understanding of personality type and its applications to job search and future employment options.  The MBTI is widely used in career development, organizational development, team building, management, leadership training and diversity and multicultural training.

Live with MassCIS
Thursday, May 28 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Live with MassCIS – Navigating Career Choices - Participants will learn how to and complete an online career interest tool via the Massachusetts Career Information System website and use Labor Market Information to explore training, career and education choices with hands-on guidance provided by the workshop facilitator.

Navigating College, Training and Career Pathways
Thursday, May 28 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Navigating College, Training and Career Pathways - Learn how to select the best quality and affordable training or education programs in the local area.  Discover the support services and resources needed for success.

Career Center Seminar
Thursday, May 28 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Career Center Seminar - this 90 minute seminar will introduce you to all of the Career Center programs and resources to assist you with your employment needs.

Resume Critique
Friday, May 29 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Resume Critique - This is a one on one session with a counselor to go over the targeted resume. Having a resume and a job description is necessary. Having attended a Resume workshop is a pre-requisite.

Career Center Seminar
Friday, May 29 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM - 425 Fortune Boulevard, Suite 201, Milford, MA 01757

Career Center Seminar - this 90 minute seminar will introduce you to all of the Career Center programs and resources to assist you with your employment needs.

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