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:
- Monday, Aug. 30, 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:
- Aug. 30: https://mcpl.libnet.info/event/5180223
- 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 https://mcpl.link/northstar-signup; Registration is required to take a proctored test. Register: https://mcpl.libnet.info/event/5336799 .