Recently Unemployed

There are many things you need to do and think about as you face a period of unemployment. It is easy to
feel overwhelmed. Keep it simple and take a step at a time. There is help.

It is important that you become aware of the services that are available to you.

Through the Lower Shore American Job Center, you can obtain information on topics such as:
- job search assistance
- job referral
- local area job openings
- resume assistance
- job training

 You may be eligible for one-on-one assistance, group career workshops, and other services, such as:
- skills assessment
- resume writing software
- help in planning how to get back to work
- one-on-one job counseling

Training services may be available to you. The Lower Shore American Job Center will have a list of training programs, descriptions, and costs to help guide you in the decision making process. If you qualify for help, you will have access to a broad range of training services, such as:
- occupational skills training
- on-the-job training
- skills improvement
- GED preparation
- English as a second language (ESL)
- math and reading training

In addition to the information above, consider looking at the website www.mynextmove.org. You will find a wealth of information there to help you.