March 30, 2022

Free Online Workshops for Job Seekers and Entrepreneurs Available in April

Free online workshops and one-on-one sessions geared toward assisting job seekers and entrepreneurs will be held throughout April. The workshops are sponsored by Montgomery County Public Libraries.

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

The schedule of workshops in April:
  • Throughout April – Every Monday: 9:30-11:30 a.m. H.I.R.E. (Helping Individuals Reach Employment) Sessions. Meet virtually and confidentially one-on-one with a career counselor for advice and assistance. Register:
  • Monday, April 4: 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 at
  • Wednesday, April 6: 1-3 p.m. How to Prepare for your Virtual Job Interview. Learn how to differentiate yourself from other candidates, be Zoom ready, package experiences, tell your story, be ready for challenging questions and feel more confident in your next interview. Register at
  • Tuesday, April 12: 1-2 p.m. Google Drive Basics. Learn how to use the cloud-based storage system Google Drive. Register at
  • Tuesday, April 19: 10-11:30 a.m. Introduction to Entrepreneurship. Workshop will cover the fundamentals of building a business and help determine if you are ready to become a small business owner. Presented in partnership with the Maryland Women’s Business Center. Register at
  • Tuesday/Thursday, April 19 and 21: 5:30-8 p.m. LinkedIn Boot Camp for 45-and-Over Job Seekers (Sessions I and 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, April 20: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. How to Apply for Jobs with Montgomery County Government. Learn for jobs with Montgomery County Government. Register at

For additional information about the program, contact Adrienne Van Lare at