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Columbia Workforce Center Group Orientation
Join other job seekers during this workshop from 9:30am-11:00am to learn about the variety of employment and support resources available through the CWC and partner agencies. Call 410-290-2600 to reserve a seat.

Reemployment Opportunities Workshop
Reemployment Opportunities is a job search workshop. Topics include: résumés, cover letters, networking, interviews, coping with unemployment and social media for job seekers. Call 410-290-2607.


Résumé Writing for Job Seekers
Overview of résumé writing, how applicant tracking systems (ATS) read résumés (tips for an ATS-friendly résumé) and future résumé trends. Call 410-290-2600.

Ace That Interview
Learn how to prepare for an interview, interviewing skills and strategies, different types of interviews, how to answer commonly asked interview questions, body language, follow up plan after an interview and salary negotiation. Call 410-290-2600.

Networking for Job Seekers
This hands-on, interactive workshop will help get you ready to start a more effective job search. Call 410-290-2600.

Ten Steps to a Federal Job
If you want to be successful in landing a federal job, you need to understand the government's unique and complex application process. This curriculum shows you how to succeed by breaking the government's intricate process down into 10 simple steps. Also includes how to match your skills and resume to federal jobs and how to prepare a successful federal application package. Presented by a certified Federal Job Search Trainer and Federal Career Counselor with over 30 years of Federal Government experience.  Call 410-290-2600.

Social Media for Job Seekers
Leverage the power of Social Media in your job search. Tap into the hidden job market. Create a good Social Résumé. Be a Savvy Social Searcher! Focus will be on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Blogs and YouTube. Call 410-290-2600.

POAC JumpStart 
A 2-day, interactive program designed for Professional, Executive, Technical and Managerial individuals. The program offers an opportunity for the staff and participants to share information on timely issues related to the job acquisition process and the development of income streams. For additional information, please visit our website or call 301-362-1646.

If the Howard County Public Schools have a delayed opening or closure due to bad weather, all scheduled workshops/sessions will be cancelled.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. If you require special accommodations, please contact 410-290-2600 or TTY: Call Maryland Relay 711


Columbia Workforce Center
7161 Columbia Gateway Drive, Columbia MD 21046
Telephone (410) 290-2600 Fax: (410) 312-0834
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