Employment Services for Older Adults

Orange County Department On Aging offers help if you are searching for a full-time or part-time job, exploring a different career, or wanting to start a business. Mike Komives, Employment Specialist, is available on Mondays and Fridays at the Seymour Center, and Wednesdays from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Passmore Center.

You can meet with him individually to receive guidance on Resumes, Cover Letters, Telephone and In-Person Interviewing, LinkedIn, Networking, Guiding your Contacts, Addressing Age Discrimination, Negotiating Compensation and Salary, and more.  To schedule an appointment, e-mail: skomives@orangecountync.gov, or call 919-616-8778

  1. FREE Job Search Workshops
  2. Resources for Mature Job Seekers

1st Wednesdays at the Passmore Center, 9:00 to 10:00 AM
1st Fridays at the Seymour Center, 9:00 to 10:00 AM

Topics include:

  • Resumes have changed!  Is yours current?
  • 50% of all jobs are not posted! How do you find them?
  • LinkedIn is a very effective resource. Is your profile strong?
  • Age Discrimination exists. Tips for how to address it.
  • Guiding your contacts is important.  Don’t use your resume.
  • Some part-time jobs come with health-care insurance.
  • Interviewing – “Why Should We Hire You?”
  • You don’t get a 2nd chance to make a 1st Impression.  How you look matters.

Check the Senior Times and sign up for our e-Newsletters for schedules of these and other special events.

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Contact Mike Komives at 919-616-8778 or email skomives@orangecountync.gov to schedule an individual appointment for job search advice.