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Perfecting Applications

An important part of any job search is to understand the employer’s point of view. In this workshop, you will learn how employers read applications and how to be better prepared to meet an employer’s expectations. The workshop explores how to organize and communicate your skills and abilities in a way that stands out from the crowd. You will leave the workshop with a master application that will be helpful when filling out paper and electronic applications, and start you on your way to developing a résumé. Room: Room 2. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, October 31, 2014, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Worker Retraining Information

Potential funding assistance to help eligible workers start or finish job focused training.  You might be eligible if: 1) You are receiving  or have exhausted Unemployment Insurance, are a displaced homemaker, been self-employed, or are a recent honorably discharged veteran;  2) income is within income limits; 3)training goal is work related; and 4) are a Washington state resident. Room: Room 3. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, October 31, 2014, 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Computer Skills

Do you need to improve your computer skills or are you lacking in knowledge of computer operation? Then this guided instruction, hands on learning workshop is for you!  Topics include identifying the parts of a computer, navigating the desktop, basic internet use, basic Microsoft Word skills and more!  Will also help with formating that great resume and/or cover letter. Room: Room 6. Contact Name: Marra. Contact Phone: 360-735-4984. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, October 31, 2014, 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

WorkForce Investment Act (WIA) Orientation

The WIA (Workforce Investment Act) program provides services for the customer looking for assistance in their intensive job search efforts. WIA also provides, when necessary, help with training opportunities. Room: Room 5. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, October 31, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Job Search Strategies

Finding out about employers in your area and creating a strategy to target your job search is the key to success. In the Job-Search Strategies class, you will learn a variety of job-search methods! This class provides tips on the value of labor-market information and introduces other strategies like networking, informational interviews and using the Internet to locate job openings. Room: Room 2. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, November 3, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

ResCare Academy

- Fulfill your potential, expand your marketable skillset:  ResCare Workforce Services has implemented a solution to provide online skills training for you. Empower yourself to build on current strengths and learn new skills to prepare for a bright tomorrow. Room: Room 6. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Résumé and Cover Letter with Lab Time

Struggling to know what to write on a resume? How much work history do you need? Do you have a master resume? Create a positive and lasting impression with prospective employers using your resume.  Learn the different types, styles and formatting resumes. Includes computer lab time with staff assistance to improve or target your resume for a specific job or industry. Bring your master resume on a floppy disk, jump drive or send it to yourself via e-mail.  Attend Skills & Abilities prior to this workshop. Room: Room 5 & Room 2. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Networking Group

Career networking involves more than just creating a LinkedIn profile—it’s about standing out from the crowd.  Create a strong personal brand, make a good first impression, and turn online interest into offline interviews.  Come join an uplifting group and share ideas and suggestions! Room: Room 6. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Computer Skills

- Do you need to improve your computer skills or are you lacking in knowledge of computer operation? Then this guided instruction, hands on learning workshop is for you!  Topics include identifying the parts of a computer, navigating the desktop, basic internet use, basic Microsoft Word skills and more! Room: Room 6. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 East Mill Plain Blvd. STE. 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Skills and Abilities Analysis

Today’s economy requires workers who can transfer skills from one work setting to another and who have the kinds of personal qualities that make organizations successful. In this workshop, you will learn to identify, demonstrate and package, with confidence, your skills and personal qualities in ways that will be meaningful to employers. You also will learn oral communication skills and practice delivering a 60-Second Commercial - a brief, high-impact presentation to potential employers. Room: Room 3. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Veteran's Orientation

The Veterans Orientation provides an overview of Veteran’s community resources, Educational and Vocational programs and eligibility, benefits and employment related case management that may be available to those with military service. Room: Room 6. Contact Name: Monique Martin. Contact Phone: (360) 735-4985. Contact Email: momartin@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 East Mill Plain Blvd. STE. 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Interviewing Techniques

You might have the best résumé ever, but if you don’t interview well, it won’t matter. Being able to handle a job interview is a necessity for any job seeker. Knowing what employers are looking for and being prepared are absolute musts. In this workshop, you will learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answers to frequently asked—and sometimes difficult—questions in a supportive, realistic environment. Room: Room 5. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Perfecting Applications

An important part of any job search is to understand the employer’s point of view. In this workshop, you will learn how employers read applications and how to be better prepared to meet an employer’s expectations. The workshop explores how to organize and communicate your skills and abilities in a way that stands out from the crowd. You will leave the workshop with a master application that will be helpful when filling out paper and electronic applications, and start you on your way to developing a résumé. Room: Room 2. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, November 7, 2014, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Worker Retraining Information

Potential funding assistance to help eligible workers start or finish job focused training.  You might be eligible if: 1) You are receiving  or have exhausted Unemployment Insurance, are a displaced homemaker, been self-employed, or are a recent honorably discharged veteran;  2) income is within income limits; 3)training goal is work related; and 4) are a Washington state resident. Room: Room 3. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, November 7, 2014, 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Computer Skills

Do you need to improve your computer skills or are you lacking in knowledge of computer operation? Then this guided instruction, hands on learning workshop is for you!  Topics include identifying the parts of a computer, navigating the desktop, basic internet use, basic Microsoft Word skills and more!  Will also help with formating that great resume and/or cover letter. Room: Room 6. Contact Name: Marra. Contact Phone: 360-735-4984. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, November 7, 2014, 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

WorkForce Investment Act (WIA) Orientation

The WIA (Workforce Investment Act) program provides services for the customer looking for assistance in their intensive job search efforts. WIA also provides, when necessary, help with training opportunities. Room: Room 5. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, November 7, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Job Search Strategies

Finding out about employers in your area and creating a strategy to target your job search is the key to success. In the Job-Search Strategies class, you will learn a variety of job-search methods! This class provides tips on the value of labor-market information and introduces other strategies like networking, informational interviews and using the Internet to locate job openings. Room: Room 2. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, November 10, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

OFFICE CLOSED HOLIDAY

Workshop Language Option: English. Tuesday, November 11, 2014. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 East Mill Plain Blvd. STE. 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Computer Skills

- Do you need to improve your computer skills or are you lacking in knowledge of computer operation? Then this guided instruction, hands on learning workshop is for you!  Topics include identifying the parts of a computer, navigating the desktop, basic internet use, basic Microsoft Word skills and more! Room: Room 6. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 East Mill Plain Blvd. STE. 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Goodwill Services Presentation

– Do you know Goodwill can help you find a job? They offer several services that can help you move forward to successfully finding the right job for you.  Find out how they can help the 2nd Wednesday of every month. Room: Room 4. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 East Mill Plain Blvd. STE. 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Skills and Abilities Analysis

Today’s economy requires workers who can transfer skills from one work setting to another and who have the kinds of personal qualities that make organizations successful. In this workshop, you will learn to identify, demonstrate and package, with confidence, your skills and personal qualities in ways that will be meaningful to employers. You also will learn oral communication skills and practice delivering a 60-Second Commercial - a brief, high-impact presentation to potential employers. Room: Room 3. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Interviewing Techniques

You might have the best résumé ever, but if you don’t interview well, it won’t matter. Being able to handle a job interview is a necessity for any job seeker. Knowing what employers are looking for and being prepared are absolute musts. In this workshop, you will learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answers to frequently asked—and sometimes difficult—questions in a supportive, realistic environment. Room: Room 5. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, November 13, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Perfecting Applications

An important part of any job search is to understand the employer’s point of view. In this workshop, you will learn how employers read applications and how to be better prepared to meet an employer’s expectations. The workshop explores how to organize and communicate your skills and abilities in a way that stands out from the crowd. You will leave the workshop with a master application that will be helpful when filling out paper and electronic applications, and start you on your way to developing a résumé. Room: Room 2. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, November 14, 2014, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Worker Retraining Information

Potential funding assistance to help eligible workers start or finish job focused training.  You might be eligible if: 1) You are receiving  or have exhausted Unemployment Insurance, are a displaced homemaker, been self-employed, or are a recent honorably discharged veteran;  2) income is within income limits; 3)training goal is work related; and 4) are a Washington state resident. Room: Room 3. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, November 14, 2014, 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Computer Skills

Do you need to improve your computer skills or are you lacking in knowledge of computer operation? Then this guided instruction, hands on learning workshop is for you!  Topics include identifying the parts of a computer, navigating the desktop, basic internet use, basic Microsoft Word skills and more!  Will also help with formating that great resume and/or cover letter. Room: Room 6. Contact Name: Marra. Contact Phone: 360-735-4984. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, November 14, 2014, 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

WorkForce Investment Act (WIA) Orientation

The WIA (Workforce Investment Act) program provides services for the customer looking for assistance in their intensive job search efforts. WIA also provides, when necessary, help with training opportunities. Room: Room 5. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, November 14, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Job Search Strategies

Finding out about employers in your area and creating a strategy to target your job search is the key to success. In the Job-Search Strategies class, you will learn a variety of job-search methods! This class provides tips on the value of labor-market information and introduces other strategies like networking, informational interviews and using the Internet to locate job openings. Room: Room 2. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, November 17, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

ResCare Academy

- Fulfill your potential, expand your marketable skillset:  ResCare Workforce Services has implemented a solution to provide online skills training for you. Empower yourself to build on current strengths and learn new skills to prepare for a bright tomorrow. Room: Room 6. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Résumé and Cover Letter with Lab Time

Struggling to know what to write on a resume? How much work history do you need? Do you have a master resume? Create a positive and lasting impression with prospective employers using your resume.  Learn the different types, styles and formatting resumes. Includes computer lab time with staff assistance to improve or target your resume for a specific job or industry. Bring your master resume on a floppy disk, jump drive or send it to yourself via e-mail.  Attend Skills & Abilities prior to this workshop. Room: Room 5 & Room 2. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Networking Group

Career networking involves more than just creating a LinkedIn profile—it’s about standing out from the crowd.  Create a strong personal brand, make a good first impression, and turn online interest into offline interviews.  Come join an uplifting group and share ideas and suggestions! Room: Room 6. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Computer Skills

- Do you need to improve your computer skills or are you lacking in knowledge of computer operation? Then this guided instruction, hands on learning workshop is for you!  Topics include identifying the parts of a computer, navigating the desktop, basic internet use, basic Microsoft Word skills and more! Room: Room 6. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 East Mill Plain Blvd. STE. 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Skills and Abilities Analysis

Today’s economy requires workers who can transfer skills from one work setting to another and who have the kinds of personal qualities that make organizations successful. In this workshop, you will learn to identify, demonstrate and package, with confidence, your skills and personal qualities in ways that will be meaningful to employers. You also will learn oral communication skills and practice delivering a 60-Second Commercial - a brief, high-impact presentation to potential employers. Room: Room 3. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Veteran's Orientation

The Veterans Orientation provides an overview of Veteran’s community resources, Educational and Vocational programs and eligibility, benefits and employment related case management that may be available to those with military service. Room: Room 6. Contact Name: Monique Martin. Contact Phone: (360) 735-4985. Contact Email: momartin@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 East Mill Plain Blvd. STE. 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Interviewing Techniques

You might have the best résumé ever, but if you don’t interview well, it won’t matter. Being able to handle a job interview is a necessity for any job seeker. Knowing what employers are looking for and being prepared are absolute musts. In this workshop, you will learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answers to frequently asked—and sometimes difficult—questions in a supportive, realistic environment. Room: Room 5. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, November 20, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Perfecting Applications

An important part of any job search is to understand the employer’s point of view. In this workshop, you will learn how employers read applications and how to be better prepared to meet an employer’s expectations. The workshop explores how to organize and communicate your skills and abilities in a way that stands out from the crowd. You will leave the workshop with a master application that will be helpful when filling out paper and electronic applications, and start you on your way to developing a résumé. Room: Room 2. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, November 21, 2014, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Worker Retraining Information

Potential funding assistance to help eligible workers start or finish job focused training.  You might be eligible if: 1) You are receiving  or have exhausted Unemployment Insurance, are a displaced homemaker, been self-employed, or are a recent honorably discharged veteran;  2) income is within income limits; 3)training goal is work related; and 4) are a Washington state resident. Room: Room 3. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, November 21, 2014, 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Computer Skills

Do you need to improve your computer skills or are you lacking in knowledge of computer operation? Then this guided instruction, hands on learning workshop is for you!  Topics include identifying the parts of a computer, navigating the desktop, basic internet use, basic Microsoft Word skills and more!  Will also help with formating that great resume and/or cover letter. Room: Room 6. Contact Name: Marra. Contact Phone: 360-735-4984. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, November 21, 2014, 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

WorkForce Investment Act (WIA) Orientation

The WIA (Workforce Investment Act) program provides services for the customer looking for assistance in their intensive job search efforts. WIA also provides, when necessary, help with training opportunities. Room: Room 5. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, November 21, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Job Search Strategies

Finding out about employers in your area and creating a strategy to target your job search is the key to success. In the Job-Search Strategies class, you will learn a variety of job-search methods! This class provides tips on the value of labor-market information and introduces other strategies like networking, informational interviews and using the Internet to locate job openings. Room: Room 2. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, November 24, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

ResCare Academy

- Fulfill your potential, expand your marketable skillset:  ResCare Workforce Services has implemented a solution to provide online skills training for you. Empower yourself to build on current strengths and learn new skills to prepare for a bright tomorrow. Room: Room 6. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Résumé and Cover Letter with Lab Time

Struggling to know what to write on a resume? How much work history do you need? Do you have a master resume? Create a positive and lasting impression with prospective employers using your resume.  Learn the different types, styles and formatting resumes. Includes computer lab time with staff assistance to improve or target your resume for a specific job or industry. Bring your master resume on a floppy disk, jump drive or send it to yourself via e-mail.  Attend Skills & Abilities prior to this workshop. Room: Room 5 & Room 2. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Networking Group

Career networking involves more than just creating a LinkedIn profile—it’s about standing out from the crowd.  Create a strong personal brand, make a good first impression, and turn online interest into offline interviews.  Come join an uplifting group and share ideas and suggestions! Room: Room 6. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Computer Skills

- Do you need to improve your computer skills or are you lacking in knowledge of computer operation? Then this guided instruction, hands on learning workshop is for you!  Topics include identifying the parts of a computer, navigating the desktop, basic internet use, basic Microsoft Word skills and more! Room: Room 6. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 East Mill Plain Blvd. STE. 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Skills and Abilities Analysis

Today’s economy requires workers who can transfer skills from one work setting to another and who have the kinds of personal qualities that make organizations successful. In this workshop, you will learn to identify, demonstrate and package, with confidence, your skills and personal qualities in ways that will be meaningful to employers. You also will learn oral communication skills and practice delivering a 60-Second Commercial - a brief, high-impact presentation to potential employers. Room: Room 3. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

OFFICE CLOSED HOLIDAY

Workshop Language Option: English. Thursday, November 27, 2014. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 East Mill Plain Blvd. STE. 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

OFFICE CLOSED HOLIDAY

Workshop Language Option: English. Friday, November 28, 2014. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 East Mill Plain Blvd. STE. 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Job Search Strategies

Finding out about employers in your area and creating a strategy to target your job search is the key to success. In the Job-Search Strategies class, you will learn a variety of job-search methods! This class provides tips on the value of labor-market information and introduces other strategies like networking, informational interviews and using the Internet to locate job openings. Room: Room 2. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, December 1, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

ResCare Academy

- Fulfill your potential, expand your marketable skillset:  ResCare Workforce Services has implemented a solution to provide online skills training for you. Empower yourself to build on current strengths and learn new skills to prepare for a bright tomorrow. Room: Room 6. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Résumé and Cover Letter with Lab Time

Struggling to know what to write on a resume? How much work history do you need? Do you have a master resume? Create a positive and lasting impression with prospective employers using your resume.  Learn the different types, styles and formatting resumes. Includes computer lab time with staff assistance to improve or target your resume for a specific job or industry. Bring your master resume on a floppy disk, jump drive or send it to yourself via e-mail.  Attend Skills & Abilities prior to this workshop. Room: Room 5 & Room 2. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Networking Group

Career networking involves more than just creating a LinkedIn profile—it’s about standing out from the crowd.  Create a strong personal brand, make a good first impression, and turn online interest into offline interviews.  Come join an uplifting group and share ideas and suggestions! Room: Room 6. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Computer Skills

- Do you need to improve your computer skills or are you lacking in knowledge of computer operation? Then this guided instruction, hands on learning workshop is for you!  Topics include identifying the parts of a computer, navigating the desktop, basic internet use, basic Microsoft Word skills and more! Room: Room 6. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 East Mill Plain Blvd. STE. 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Skills and Abilities Analysis

Today’s economy requires workers who can transfer skills from one work setting to another and who have the kinds of personal qualities that make organizations successful. In this workshop, you will learn to identify, demonstrate and package, with confidence, your skills and personal qualities in ways that will be meaningful to employers. You also will learn oral communication skills and practice delivering a 60-Second Commercial - a brief, high-impact presentation to potential employers. Room: Room 3. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Interviewing Techniques

You might have the best résumé ever, but if you don’t interview well, it won’t matter. Being able to handle a job interview is a necessity for any job seeker. Knowing what employers are looking for and being prepared are absolute musts. In this workshop, you will learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answers to frequently asked—and sometimes difficult—questions in a supportive, realistic environment. Room: Room 5. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, December 4, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Perfecting Applications

An important part of any job search is to understand the employer’s point of view. In this workshop, you will learn how employers read applications and how to be better prepared to meet an employer’s expectations. The workshop explores how to organize and communicate your skills and abilities in a way that stands out from the crowd. You will leave the workshop with a master application that will be helpful when filling out paper and electronic applications, and start you on your way to developing a résumé. Room: Room 2. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, December 5, 2014, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Worker Retraining Information

Potential funding assistance to help eligible workers start or finish job focused training.  You might be eligible if: 1) You are receiving  or have exhausted Unemployment Insurance, are a displaced homemaker, been self-employed, or are a recent honorably discharged veteran;  2) income is within income limits; 3)training goal is work related; and 4) are a Washington state resident. Room: Room 3. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, December 5, 2014, 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Computer Skills

Do you need to improve your computer skills or are you lacking in knowledge of computer operation? Then this guided instruction, hands on learning workshop is for you!  Topics include identifying the parts of a computer, navigating the desktop, basic internet use, basic Microsoft Word skills and more!  Will also help with formating that great resume and/or cover letter. Room: Room 6. Contact Name: Marra. Contact Phone: 360-735-4984. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, December 5, 2014, 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

WorkForce Investment Act (WIA) Orientation

The WIA (Workforce Investment Act) program provides services for the customer looking for assistance in their intensive job search efforts. WIA also provides, when necessary, help with training opportunities. Room: Room 5. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, December 5, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Job Search Strategies

Finding out about employers in your area and creating a strategy to target your job search is the key to success. In the Job-Search Strategies class, you will learn a variety of job-search methods! This class provides tips on the value of labor-market information and introduces other strategies like networking, informational interviews and using the Internet to locate job openings. Room: Room 2. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, December 8, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

ResCare Academy

- Fulfill your potential, expand your marketable skillset:  ResCare Workforce Services has implemented a solution to provide online skills training for you. Empower yourself to build on current strengths and learn new skills to prepare for a bright tomorrow. Room: Room 6. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Résumé and Cover Letter with Lab Time

Struggling to know what to write on a resume? How much work history do you need? Do you have a master resume? Create a positive and lasting impression with prospective employers using your resume.  Learn the different types, styles and formatting resumes. Includes computer lab time with staff assistance to improve or target your resume for a specific job or industry. Bring your master resume on a floppy disk, jump drive or send it to yourself via e-mail.  Attend Skills & Abilities prior to this workshop. Room: Room 5 & Room 2. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Networking Group

Career networking involves more than just creating a LinkedIn profile—it’s about standing out from the crowd.  Create a strong personal brand, make a good first impression, and turn online interest into offline interviews.  Come join an uplifting group and share ideas and suggestions! Room: Room 6. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Computer Skills

- Do you need to improve your computer skills or are you lacking in knowledge of computer operation? Then this guided instruction, hands on learning workshop is for you!  Topics include identifying the parts of a computer, navigating the desktop, basic internet use, basic Microsoft Word skills and more! Room: Room 6. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, December 10, 2014, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 East Mill Plain Blvd. STE. 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Skills and Abilities Analysis

Today’s economy requires workers who can transfer skills from one work setting to another and who have the kinds of personal qualities that make organizations successful. In this workshop, you will learn to identify, demonstrate and package, with confidence, your skills and personal qualities in ways that will be meaningful to employers. You also will learn oral communication skills and practice delivering a 60-Second Commercial - a brief, high-impact presentation to potential employers. Room: Room 3. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, December 10, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Interviewing Techniques

You might have the best résumé ever, but if you don’t interview well, it won’t matter. Being able to handle a job interview is a necessity for any job seeker. Knowing what employers are looking for and being prepared are absolute musts. In this workshop, you will learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answers to frequently asked—and sometimes difficult—questions in a supportive, realistic environment. Room: Room 5. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, December 11, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Perfecting Applications

An important part of any job search is to understand the employer’s point of view. In this workshop, you will learn how employers read applications and how to be better prepared to meet an employer’s expectations. The workshop explores how to organize and communicate your skills and abilities in a way that stands out from the crowd. You will leave the workshop with a master application that will be helpful when filling out paper and electronic applications, and start you on your way to developing a résumé. Room: Room 2. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, December 12, 2014, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Worker Retraining Information

Potential funding assistance to help eligible workers start or finish job focused training.  You might be eligible if: 1) You are receiving  or have exhausted Unemployment Insurance, are a displaced homemaker, been self-employed, or are a recent honorably discharged veteran;  2) income is within income limits; 3)training goal is work related; and 4) are a Washington state resident. Room: Room 3. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, December 12, 2014, 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Computer Skills

Do you need to improve your computer skills or are you lacking in knowledge of computer operation? Then this guided instruction, hands on learning workshop is for you!  Topics include identifying the parts of a computer, navigating the desktop, basic internet use, basic Microsoft Word skills and more!  Will also help with formating that great resume and/or cover letter. Room: Room 6. Contact Name: Marra. Contact Phone: 360-735-4984. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, December 12, 2014, 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

WorkForce Investment Act (WIA) Orientation

The WIA (Workforce Investment Act) program provides services for the customer looking for assistance in their intensive job search efforts. WIA also provides, when necessary, help with training opportunities. Room: Room 5. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, December 12, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Job Search Strategies

Finding out about employers in your area and creating a strategy to target your job search is the key to success. In the Job-Search Strategies class, you will learn a variety of job-search methods! This class provides tips on the value of labor-market information and introduces other strategies like networking, informational interviews and using the Internet to locate job openings. Room: Room 2. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, December 15, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

ResCare Academy

- Fulfill your potential, expand your marketable skillset:  ResCare Workforce Services has implemented a solution to provide online skills training for you. Empower yourself to build on current strengths and learn new skills to prepare for a bright tomorrow. Room: Room 6. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, December 16, 2014, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Résumé and Cover Letter with Lab Time

Struggling to know what to write on a resume? How much work history do you need? Do you have a master resume? Create a positive and lasting impression with prospective employers using your resume.  Learn the different types, styles and formatting resumes. Includes computer lab time with staff assistance to improve or target your resume for a specific job or industry. Bring your master resume on a floppy disk, jump drive or send it to yourself via e-mail.  Attend Skills & Abilities prior to this workshop. Room: Room 5 & Room 2. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, December 16, 2014, 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Networking Group

Career networking involves more than just creating a LinkedIn profile—it’s about standing out from the crowd.  Create a strong personal brand, make a good first impression, and turn online interest into offline interviews.  Come join an uplifting group and share ideas and suggestions! Room: Room 6. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, December 16, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Computer Skills

- Do you need to improve your computer skills or are you lacking in knowledge of computer operation? Then this guided instruction, hands on learning workshop is for you!  Topics include identifying the parts of a computer, navigating the desktop, basic internet use, basic Microsoft Word skills and more! Room: Room 6. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, December 17, 2014, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 East Mill Plain Blvd. STE. 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Skills and Abilities Analysis

Today’s economy requires workers who can transfer skills from one work setting to another and who have the kinds of personal qualities that make organizations successful. In this workshop, you will learn to identify, demonstrate and package, with confidence, your skills and personal qualities in ways that will be meaningful to employers. You also will learn oral communication skills and practice delivering a 60-Second Commercial - a brief, high-impact presentation to potential employers. Room: Room 3. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, December 17, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Interviewing Techniques

You might have the best résumé ever, but if you don’t interview well, it won’t matter. Being able to handle a job interview is a necessity for any job seeker. Knowing what employers are looking for and being prepared are absolute musts. In this workshop, you will learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answers to frequently asked—and sometimes difficult—questions in a supportive, realistic environment. Room: Room 5. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Perfecting Applications

An important part of any job search is to understand the employer’s point of view. In this workshop, you will learn how employers read applications and how to be better prepared to meet an employer’s expectations. The workshop explores how to organize and communicate your skills and abilities in a way that stands out from the crowd. You will leave the workshop with a master application that will be helpful when filling out paper and electronic applications, and start you on your way to developing a résumé. Room: Room 2. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, December 19, 2014, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Worker Retraining Information

Potential funding assistance to help eligible workers start or finish job focused training.  You might be eligible if: 1) You are receiving  or have exhausted Unemployment Insurance, are a displaced homemaker, been self-employed, or are a recent honorably discharged veteran;  2) income is within income limits; 3)training goal is work related; and 4) are a Washington state resident. Room: Room 3. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, December 19, 2014, 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Computer Skills

Do you need to improve your computer skills or are you lacking in knowledge of computer operation? Then this guided instruction, hands on learning workshop is for you!  Topics include identifying the parts of a computer, navigating the desktop, basic internet use, basic Microsoft Word skills and more!  Will also help with formating that great resume and/or cover letter. Room: Room 6. Contact Name: Marra. Contact Phone: 360-735-4984. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, December 19, 2014, 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

WorkForce Investment Act (WIA) Orientation

The WIA (Workforce Investment Act) program provides services for the customer looking for assistance in their intensive job search efforts. WIA also provides, when necessary, help with training opportunities. Room: Room 5. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, December 19, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Job Search Strategies

Finding out about employers in your area and creating a strategy to target your job search is the key to success. In the Job-Search Strategies class, you will learn a variety of job-search methods! This class provides tips on the value of labor-market information and introduces other strategies like networking, informational interviews and using the Internet to locate job openings. Room: Room 2. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, December 22, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

ResCare Academy

- Fulfill your potential, expand your marketable skillset:  ResCare Workforce Services has implemented a solution to provide online skills training for you. Empower yourself to build on current strengths and learn new skills to prepare for a bright tomorrow. Room: Room 6. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Résumé and Cover Letter with Lab Time

Struggling to know what to write on a resume? How much work history do you need? Do you have a master resume? Create a positive and lasting impression with prospective employers using your resume.  Learn the different types, styles and formatting resumes. Includes computer lab time with staff assistance to improve or target your resume for a specific job or industry. Bring your master resume on a floppy disk, jump drive or send it to yourself via e-mail.  Attend Skills & Abilities prior to this workshop. Room: Room 5 & Room 2. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Networking Group

Career networking involves more than just creating a LinkedIn profile—it’s about standing out from the crowd.  Create a strong personal brand, make a good first impression, and turn online interest into offline interviews.  Come join an uplifting group and share ideas and suggestions! Room: Room 6. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Computer Skills

- Do you need to improve your computer skills or are you lacking in knowledge of computer operation? Then this guided instruction, hands on learning workshop is for you!  Topics include identifying the parts of a computer, navigating the desktop, basic internet use, basic Microsoft Word skills and more! Room: Room 6. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 East Mill Plain Blvd. STE. 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Skills and Abilities Analysis

Today’s economy requires workers who can transfer skills from one work setting to another and who have the kinds of personal qualities that make organizations successful. In this workshop, you will learn to identify, demonstrate and package, with confidence, your skills and personal qualities in ways that will be meaningful to employers. You also will learn oral communication skills and practice delivering a 60-Second Commercial - a brief, high-impact presentation to potential employers. Room: Room 3. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

OFFICE CLOSED HOLIDAY

Workshop Language Option: English. Thursday, December 25, 2014. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 East Mill Plain Blvd. STE. 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Perfecting Applications

An important part of any job search is to understand the employer’s point of view. In this workshop, you will learn how employers read applications and how to be better prepared to meet an employer’s expectations. The workshop explores how to organize and communicate your skills and abilities in a way that stands out from the crowd. You will leave the workshop with a master application that will be helpful when filling out paper and electronic applications, and start you on your way to developing a résumé. Room: Room 2. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, December 26, 2014, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Worker Retraining Information

Potential funding assistance to help eligible workers start or finish job focused training.  You might be eligible if: 1) You are receiving  or have exhausted Unemployment Insurance, are a displaced homemaker, been self-employed, or are a recent honorably discharged veteran;  2) income is within income limits; 3)training goal is work related; and 4) are a Washington state resident. Room: Room 3. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, December 26, 2014, 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Computer Skills

Do you need to improve your computer skills or are you lacking in knowledge of computer operation? Then this guided instruction, hands on learning workshop is for you!  Topics include identifying the parts of a computer, navigating the desktop, basic internet use, basic Microsoft Word skills and more!  Will also help with formating that great resume and/or cover letter. Room: Room 6. Contact Name: Marra. Contact Phone: 360-735-4984. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, December 26, 2014, 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

WorkForce Investment Act (WIA) Orientation

The WIA (Workforce Investment Act) program provides services for the customer looking for assistance in their intensive job search efforts. WIA also provides, when necessary, help with training opportunities. Room: Room 5. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, December 26, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Job Search Strategies

Finding out about employers in your area and creating a strategy to target your job search is the key to success. In the Job-Search Strategies class, you will learn a variety of job-search methods! This class provides tips on the value of labor-market information and introduces other strategies like networking, informational interviews and using the Internet to locate job openings. Room: Room 2. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, December 29, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

ResCare Academy

- Fulfill your potential, expand your marketable skillset:  ResCare Workforce Services has implemented a solution to provide online skills training for you. Empower yourself to build on current strengths and learn new skills to prepare for a bright tomorrow. Room: Room 6. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, December 30, 2014, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Résumé and Cover Letter with Lab Time

Struggling to know what to write on a resume? How much work history do you need? Do you have a master resume? Create a positive and lasting impression with prospective employers using your resume.  Learn the different types, styles and formatting resumes. Includes computer lab time with staff assistance to improve or target your resume for a specific job or industry. Bring your master resume on a floppy disk, jump drive or send it to yourself via e-mail.  Attend Skills & Abilities prior to this workshop. Room: Room 5 & Room 2. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, December 30, 2014, 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Networking Group

Career networking involves more than just creating a LinkedIn profile—it’s about standing out from the crowd.  Create a strong personal brand, make a good first impression, and turn online interest into offline interviews.  Come join an uplifting group and share ideas and suggestions! Room: Room 6. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, December 30, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Computer Skills

- Do you need to improve your computer skills or are you lacking in knowledge of computer operation? Then this guided instruction, hands on learning workshop is for you!  Topics include identifying the parts of a computer, navigating the desktop, basic internet use, basic Microsoft Word skills and more! Room: Room 6. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, December 31, 2014, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 East Mill Plain Blvd. STE. 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Skills and Abilities Analysis

Today’s economy requires workers who can transfer skills from one work setting to another and who have the kinds of personal qualities that make organizations successful. In this workshop, you will learn to identify, demonstrate and package, with confidence, your skills and personal qualities in ways that will be meaningful to employers. You also will learn oral communication skills and practice delivering a 60-Second Commercial - a brief, high-impact presentation to potential employers. Room: Room 3. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, December 31, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.