April 24, 2024

Commission for Women Offering Free Five-Part Career Series

Commission for Women Offering Free Five-Part Career Series

The Montgomery County Commission for Women will offer five free career seminars this spring to help individuals strengthen their personal brand and place them on the path to finding a wonderful career. The sessions are geared to assist women but are open to all. Participants can choose to attend one or more seminars.

The classes will be presented on Zoom and take place from 7-8:30 p.m. Registration is required. The Zoom link will be sent after registration. The first class on interviewing skills will be on Monday, April 29.

The sessions will be led by career professionals Donna Rojas, Sylvia Henderson and Jacquelyn Williams.

The class schedule for the career seminar series:
  • Monday, April 29: Interviewing Skills. Participants will learn the art of making lasting impressions and showcasing individual strengths effectively. Individuals will also gain insights into handling tricky questions with confidence and leaving a lasting impact on potential employers.
  • Monday, May 6: Networking and Elevator Pitch. Learn how to make meaningful connections effortlessly. Participants will learn how to widen their professional circles and open doors to new opportunities.
  • Monday, May 13: Resume Writing. This class will help individuals discover the elements of a standout resume that captures recruiters' attention. Learn how to highlight your achievements effectively.
  • Monday, May 20: Entrepreneurship: Building Your Brand. Dive into the essentials of building a strong personal and business brand. Participants will learn how to define their unique values, create a brand story and unlock the keys to standing out in a competitive market.
  • Monday, June 3: Wage Negotiation. This class will focus on mastering the art of wage negotiation to ensure individuals are compensated fairly for their skills and experience.
Register for classes and learn more about the series here.

For more information or any questions, call 240-777-8300 or email cfwinfo@montgomerycountymd.gov