Job center orientation/job search basics
May 6 — Learn about the center and its services, and tips for how to approach job searches, how to get organized and where to find job leads. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Washington County Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8255.
Learning Lunch Hour
May 7 — Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce's Learning Lunch Hour. Edward D. Warren of Smith Elliott Kearns & Co. LLC will discuss how to optimize your presence on LinkedIn. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bulls & Bears restaurant, 38 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. $10 for nonmembers; free for members. Registration is required. Call 301-739-2015, ext. 100, or go to www.hagerstown.org.
Internet job searchesMay 8 — Learn how to use the Internet for job searches and improving success with online applications. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Washington County Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8255.
May 8 — Eastern Panhandle Society of Human Resource Management meeting featuring Mauricio Velasquez, president and chief executive officer of Diversity Training Group in Herndon, Va., who will discuss toxic employees and toxic work environments. 8:30 a.m. to noon. Blue Ridge Community & Technical College’s Tech Center, Berkeley Business Park, 5550 Winchester Ave., Inwood, W.Va. $20 for nonmembers; free for members. RSVP to email@example.com by May 2.
SCORE workshop series
May 9 — SCORE’s “Simple Steps to Grow Your Business” workshop series for existing businesses. Topics include Strategies for Growth, May 9; Marketing for Growth, May 16; Managing for Growth, May 23. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Hagerstown Community College’s Technical Innovation Center, off Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. Series costs $81 and includes classroom materials plus mentoring. The cost per class is $36. For information, call 301-991-3126. To register, call 240-500-2236.
Disability servicesMay 9 — The Division of Rehabilitation Services at the Washington County Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Call 301-791-4760.
May 9 — Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce’s mixer. 5 to 7 p.m. Burr Plaza, 43 Ruland Road, Suite F, Kearneysville, W.Va. Call 304-725-2055 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 10 — Simulcast featuring Jack Welch, former chairman and chief executive officer of General Electric; Mike Kryzewski, head men’s basketball coach at Duke University and Team USA; Condoleezza Rice, former U.S. secretary of state; and others. 8 a.m. registration; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. simulcast. Bridge of Life Center, 14 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. $79. For tickets, call 301-791-1674 or 301-991-3444; send an email to email@example.com; or go to www.leadercasthagerstown.com.
The Better Business Initiative Workshop
May 13 and 14 — Matt Hackett, who has been at the forefront of the media industry for more than 20 years, will discuss advertising strategies. Choose from sessions at 8:30 or 11:30 a.m., 3:30 or 6 p.m. May 13; or 8:30 or 11:30 a.m., 2 or 4:30 p.m. May 14. Chambersburg Country Club, 3646 Scotland Road, Chambersburg, Pa. Free. Call 717-597-9200 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.