FAQ


Where are you located?

We have a full service career center in Framingham, at 1671 Worcester Road, Route 9.. We also have recently opened a new center in Norwood, at 32 Day St.

 

How do I become a member?

To become a member, please stop by one of the career centers to complete a registration form. There is no charge for membership. We suggest that you attend the Career Center Seminar where you will receive a tour of the center, learn about the services available to you and have the opportunity to sign up for any workshops or seminars in which you may be interested.

 

What are the Job Search services?

American Job Center is a career center that can assist you with your job search in a variety of ways. We assist you in developing an employment plan, advice on career planning, job search technique workshops and exploring training options. We also provide such tools as computers with Internet access, phones, fax machines, copiers, newspapers and business journals.

 

I am interested in training. What are my options?

During our Career Center Seminar, the options for exploring training will be provided. Our resource room also includes information regarding colleges and training programs as well as financial aid resources and on-line guides.

 

Can you help me develop or improve my resume?

Yes, and soon we will offer workshops on resume writing.

 

How do I file for unemployment?

You can file a claim for Unemployment Insurance (UI) either online at UI Online, or by calling the Division of Unemployment Assistance Call Center.  Non-English speaking customers can access multi-lingual services by calling 888.822.3422.

 

Are your career centers handicap accessible?

Our career center is fully accessible to the handicapped, including access to elevators where necessary, computers, specialized software, phones, workshop facilities, parking and restrooms.

 

Are your services confidential?

Any services or resources that you utilize at our centers are confidential. The information that may be asked of you during the registration or individual assessment process is gathered only to assist us in guiding you through the re-employment process. Our procedures are designed to protect all employers and job seeker information.

 

Are their services available for non-English speaking clients?

Our services and workshops are offered in English and Spanish only. However, non-English speaking job seekers are welcome to bring an interpreter with them to any session.