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Metro Orientation Recruitment

Friday, August 12
9:00am to 12:00pm

Metro is offering FREE bus driver training beginning at 9:00am sharp on Friday, August 12. Must have a valid California Driver’s License, be over the age of 21 and be unemployed. Bring social security card, resume, current H6 driving record print-out from the DMV, unemployment insurance or lay-off letter. Veterans must bring copy of DD214. *Participation in the recruitment does not guarantee selection for the program 

How to Build Your Network

Thursday, August 18
3:00pm to 4:30pm

During How to Build Your Network, Jodi Womack will discuss ways you can build your network and take advantage of opportunities. Jodi started consulting women business owners on building their business by building their network. These two discussions are a great opportunity to learn new tools for your job search. Visit WorkSantaClarita.com to learn about other available topics.

August Hiring Fest

Friday, August 26
9:00am to 11:00am

This Hiring Fest will feature a variety of employers from multiple fields on site looking to fill multiple positions. As the event gets closer, look for a complete list of employers on WorkSantaClarita.com.

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To register for any of the events listed, call:
(661) 799-WORK (9675)

Important Dates

Check out what’s happening this month at AJCC!

AJCC Orientation
8/15, 8/29 – 1:00 – 3:00pm
8/22 – 8:30am to 10:30am

Network to Empower Women Job Club
8/16, 8/23, 8/30 – 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Basic Resume & Cover Letter Workshop
8/10 – 8:30am to 10:00am

Basic Computer Skills Workshop
8/10 – 1:30pm to 3:30pm

LinkedIn Logistics Workshop
8/14 – 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Discover Your Career Pathway
8/16 – 8:30am to 10:30am

Job Search Workshop
8/17 – 8:30am to 10:00am

Create Powerful Habits Through Routines
8/18 – 9:30am to 11:00am

PMI-LA Transitions Job Club
8/18 – 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Online Resources for Your Job Search
8/19 -2:30pm to 4:00pm

Basic Skills Testing
8/23 – 8:30am to 11:30am

Accomplishments: Your Link to Opportunity
8/24 –8:30am to 10:00am

Mature Job Seeker Workshop
8/25 – 12:30pm to 2:30pm

Fast Track CNC Machinist Training Program
8/26 – 9:00am to 4:00pm

How to Prepare for an Interview
8/31 – 8:30am to 10:30am

Managing Your Career Transition
8/31 – 1:30pm to 3:30pm

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