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Metrocrest Social Services

Employment Counseling

Workforce Development Specialists are committed to helping job-seekers with research strategies and one-on-one employment coaching.

Working Towards a More Secure Future

Trained workforce employment coaches aid individuals, including seniors, who are seeking employment, are currently under employed, and those who need help identifying job opportunities.
  • Assessment of job history and barriers to employment
  • Identification of work goals
  • Job referrals and opportunities for training
  • Resume review and interview skills coaching
**Services and aids include:
  • Opportunity One- our new online training system offering 100+ subjects
  • Competitive Edge- weekly virtual job readiness workshops
  • Bus vouchers or gas cards
  • Assistance with work attire
  • GED test preparation assistance
  • Certifications/Continuing Education for those eligible through our partnerships with local community colleges

**Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, some services may not be available. Please contact us for more information.**

Competitive Edge

Get the competitive edge you need to land your dream job! During this free 2 ½ day virtual event you will learn to:

  • Identify job leads and utilize online job searches
  • Prepare an effective resume and cover letter
  • Learn to answer tough interview questions with ease
  • Sell yourself to hiring employers
  • Connect with local employers, and more
- January 26 & 27 - 9 AM - 1 PM
- January 28 - 9 AM - 11:30 AM
- Online via Microsoft Teams.
An event link will be emailed to you after you complete the registration process.
- Click here to register for this FREE event.
- Click here for a printable flyer.

For a continuation of the 2 ½ day event, please join us for a weekly 1-hour virtual call via Microsoft Teams each Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. These calls will focus on additional job search preparation, resume and cover letter writing, mock interview exercises, and financial wellness tips—email Debbie Harding for a calendar invitation.
Call 972-446-2100 to start working toward your GED.

Evening GED Instruction

Boost your employment opportunities by earning your GED.

Students are required to attend online classes and work at their own pace at home outside of class times.

Test fees are covered for those completing classes.

Participation is free, but registration is required. Call 972-446-2100.