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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, April 23, 2014, 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Veterans 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. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 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, April 24, 2014, 8:30 AM – 12:00 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. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 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, April 25, 2014, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Basic 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. Contact Name: Amanda Dingee. Contact Phone: 360-735-5110. Contact Email: adingee@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please contact Amanda by telephone, e-mail or by coming in to register for this workshop.  WorkSource has WIFI and you are welcome to bring your own internet accessible device. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, April 25, 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, April 25, 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, April 28, 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, April 29, 2014, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Résumé and Cover Letter

Successful job seekers take the time to learn what employers want. Learn how two of the four primary pieces of job-search-related communication convey to a prospective employer who you are, what you know and what you have to offer. Learn which résumé and cover letter formats best display your skills, knowledge and abilities in order to attract employers and lead to more interviews! Room: room 5. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Resume Lab

Self-directed computer lab 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 Resume & Cover Letters before this lab.   Repeat workshop as needed to perfect resume. Room: Room 2. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E 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, April 30, 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, May 1, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:30 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. Thursday, May 1, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 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, May 2, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 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, May 2, 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, May 5, 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, May 6, 2014, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Résumé and Cover Letter

Successful job seekers take the time to learn what employers want. Learn how two of the four primary pieces of job-search-related communication convey to a prospective employer who you are, what you know and what you have to offer. Learn which résumé and cover letter formats best display your skills, knowledge and abilities in order to attract employers and lead to more interviews! Room: room 5. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, May 6, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Resume Lab

Self-directed computer lab 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 Resume & Cover Letters before this lab.   Repeat workshop as needed to perfect resume. Room: Room 2. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, May 6, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E 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, May 7, 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, May 8, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:30 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. Thursday, May 8, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 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, May 9, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 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, May 9, 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, May 12, 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, May 13, 2014, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Résumé and Cover Letter

Successful job seekers take the time to learn what employers want. Learn how two of the four primary pieces of job-search-related communication convey to a prospective employer who you are, what you know and what you have to offer. Learn which résumé and cover letter formats best display your skills, knowledge and abilities in order to attract employers and lead to more interviews! Room: room 5. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Resume Lab

Self-directed computer lab 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 Resume & Cover Letters before this lab.   Repeat workshop as needed to perfect resume. Room: Room 2. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E 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, May 14, 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, May 15, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:30 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. Thursday, May 15, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 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, May 16, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 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, May 16, 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, May 19, 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, May 20, 2014, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Résumé and Cover Letter

Successful job seekers take the time to learn what employers want. Learn how two of the four primary pieces of job-search-related communication convey to a prospective employer who you are, what you know and what you have to offer. Learn which résumé and cover letter formats best display your skills, knowledge and abilities in order to attract employers and lead to more interviews! Room: room 5. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Resume Lab

Self-directed computer lab 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 Resume & Cover Letters before this lab.   Repeat workshop as needed to perfect resume. Room: Room 2. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E 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, May 21, 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, May 22, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:30 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. Thursday, May 22, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 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, May 23, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 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, May 23, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:00 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, May 27, 2014, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Résumé and Cover Letter

Successful job seekers take the time to learn what employers want. Learn how two of the four primary pieces of job-search-related communication convey to a prospective employer who you are, what you know and what you have to offer. Learn which résumé and cover letter formats best display your skills, knowledge and abilities in order to attract employers and lead to more interviews! Room: room 5. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Resume Lab

Self-directed computer lab 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 Resume & Cover Letters before this lab.   Repeat workshop as needed to perfect resume. Room: Room 2. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E 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, May 28, 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, May 29, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:30 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. Thursday, May 29, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 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, May 30, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 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, May 30, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Expuingement and More Over Coming Legal Barriers to Employment

Do you have convictions or a military discharge that is hindering your work search?  This workshop is designed to inform and assist you in the legal process that can seal, expunge, or vacate some court documents and the procedures for upgrading a discharge from the Military and Administrative Corrections to DD214s. Please contact Monique Martin at 360.735.4985 to ensure a seat.  Veterans will be given Priority of Service. Room: Room 5. 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. Thursday, June 5, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.