Resources for Job Seekers

Are you a job seeker in Penobscot, Piscataquis or Hancock County?

Our workforce programs for adults and youth ages 16-21 include career counseling, resume and interview prep sessions, work experience opportunities and other chances to get training for a career in one of Eastern Maine's growing career fields. if you think you might qualify for one of our workforce programs, we want to hear from you! Complete the form below and hit submit and one of our career advisors will be in touch with you soon.

We've also gathered some of the best tips and information to help you in job search. We'll be updating this page often--check back and what's new that can help you find--and land--the job that's right for you!

The Search

Job Skills that Will Lead to Success
10 Job Skills Every Employer Wants
7 tips to revamp your job search
How to craft your elevator speech


Interview Tips
Interview Follow-Up Checklist
Interview fashion blunders
How to Select an Interview Outfit

The best questions to ask during an interview

More news and tips

News and tips especially for those enrolled in our workforce training programs.

Other Resources

What's My Next Move? If you're currently enrolled in a Workforce Investment Act program, use this online tool to monitor your O*NET assessments and research labor market information.

Getting there from here: Transportation solutions for job seekers

Workshops for EMDC Customers

Click here to view workshop descriptions for the courses offered to customers enrolled in EMDC's Workforce program. Workshop dates and times are available by contacting Janet Smith at 561-4050. A completed WIA application is required to attend these workshops.