August 11, 2021

Free Online Workshops for Job Seekers and Entrepreneurs Offered in August 

Free online workshops and one-on-one sessions geared toward assisting job seekers and entrepreneurs are being offered virtually throughout August. The program is sponsored by Montgomery County Public Libraries. 

An internet connection and a device (such as a smartphone, tablet or computer) are required for participation. 

The program schedule includes: 
  • Throughout August – 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 for sessions on: 
  • Tuesday/Thursday, Aug. 17 and 19; 5:45-7:45 p.m. LinkedIn Boot Camp for 45+ Job Seekers (Part I / Part II). Two-session/two-day workshop focuses on the mechanics and strategy of using LinkedIn as a tool to conduct a successful job search. Register at
  • Wednesday, Aug. 18; 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. How to Apply for Jobs with Montgomery County Government. Learn how to apply for jobs with the Montgomery County Government. Register at
  • Tuesday, Aug. 31; 12:30 p.m. Proctored Northstar Assessment Test; Assess your Digital Literacy Skills. Demonstrate your digital literacy skills by taking a proctored Northstar Assessment test during a scheduled test session.  If you score 85 percent or higher, you will earn a Northstar Digital Literacy Certificate to share with your employers. Tests will be administered and monitored remotely. This allows participants to take the test from the convenience of their home.  Request a Learner Account to get started at; Registration is required to take a proctored test. Register: