Job Seeker Assistance
MPIC has been providing job seekers with the tools they need to find employment since 1992. We have an average of 1300 job seekers a month utilizing our career centers.
The job search tools we have available include computers with internet connection that allows the user to access online job listings, complete your resume, research careers, educational programs, labor market and much more.
The online employment and career resource is the Virtual One-Stop. Use this site to look for work, complete up to 10 online resumes, and set up a Virtual Recruiter that will email you new jobs daily. Click on the Job Search Button to the left to be instantly directed to CalJOBs
Events & Workshops
A Working Connection hosts a variety of workshops designed to train job seekers on how to look for work.
A Working Connection works with the employers in Lake and Mendocino Counties to assist them with finding qualified employees. Don’t miss out on an employment opportunity! View the events calendar for workshops, hiring events, job fairs and career fairs.
Building your resume is just one part of the application process. A Working Connection and the Career Point Mendocino partnership offers various resume labs to assist our customers with developing their resumes. It is important to target your resume to your audience. There are several types of resumes: developing an electronic resume, a key word searchable resume and a printed resume to hand employers. All are equally important.
Visit your nearest location to schedule a Resume Lab and get more assistance with developing a professional resume.
Explore your career possibilities!
A Working Connection assessment process can help you discover the skills, aptitudes, interests, and strengths you have which may support a variety of occupational options. Its purpose is to assist in determining areas for skills advancement that, once improved, can help you achieve your best possible career goal.
Your assessment can consist of a variety of activities including: computerized evaluations, hands-on exercises, and questionnaires regarding work history, interest areas, skills, aptitudes, and more. All customized to fit your personal needs. Through this interactive process, we can assist you in identifying your best options for a rewarding career future. A Working Connection Assessment Center offers a variety of different tools.
IT’S ALL ABOUT HELPING YOU:
1) Identify your interests, aptitudes, and skills.
2) Use Labor Market Information to discover current wages and projected demand for employment.
3) Determine your best options for a lasting/full time career goal.
4) Create a plan to help attain your goals.
CONDUCT YOUR CAREER EXPLORATION VIA:
These services are offered to enrolled customers, as well as through Employer Services, and enable you to participate in an information gathering process that will assist in accurately defining your employment goals. We strive to provide a setting that will allow you to gain the best possible results from your assessment, and make an informed decision about your career future.
SOME OF THE ASSESSMENT TOOLS AVAILABLE ARE:
Career Cruising - interest inventory and career research tool
CareerScope-career assessment & reporting software
SAGE -hands on aptitude assessments
TABE-Test of Adult Basic Education
PreValuates-Evaluations for M.S. Office Suite skills
Certified Typing Tests and much more!
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Lakeport, CA 95453
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Ukiah, CA 95482