Council on Aging offers “Wisdom Works” workshop

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DATE:  August 6, 2014
CONTACT:   Donna Popkin at 978-671-0916

Wisdom Works

Job Search Training Program

Professional employment program for job seekers age 55 and older.

Billerica: The Billerica Council on Aging (COA), in an effort to meet the needs of seniors, is offering a Wisdom Works workshop.  This program helps adults 55+ learn the essential skills required for seeking employment in today’s competitive marketplace.

The program was developed as part of a statewide initiative through the Executive Office of Elder Affairs in conjunction with Massachusetts Council on Aging.  Modules include: Skills Assessment, Resume/Cover Letter, Job Search Strategies, and Social Networking tools, such as Linked In, Monster, etc.

The workshops are facilitated by Human Resources professionals currently working in a variety of companies including, Thermo Fisher Scientific and Nokia.  These professionals have volunteered their time and expertise to facilitate the workshops.

All sessions will be held at the Billerica Senior Center, 25 Concord Road.  There is a registration fee of $10.00.  The workshop will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on the following Wednesday evenings:

September 10th, 17th, 24th & October 1st

 If you are interested in participating or want more information please contact COA Director, Donna Popkin at 978-671-0916, ext. 221.

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The Billerica Council on Aging is conveniently located at the senior center at 25 Concord Road.   For more information about programs and services please call. 978-671-0916, or  visit the Town of Billerica’s website at www.townofbillerica.ma.us or read more about us in the COA’s monthly newsletter, The Outlook, available at various town locations as well as on Facebook or, by subscription.