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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. Contact Phone: 360-735-5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, December 9, 2016, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive, Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I

WIOA provides services for the customer looking for assistance in their intensive job search efforts. WIOA may also provide, when eligible, help with training opportunities. Contact Phone: 360-735-5000. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, December 9, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Worksource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Quantem Aviation Hiring Event

Ramp Agents (Day / Part Time), PDX - Portland, OR - Part Time $12.50/hr! $300.00 Seasonal Bonus & $100.00 Employee Referral Program * NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED * Training Provided  --  So tell your friends SHIFT HOURS:  Monday – Friday: Must train on AM or PM shift (Until Busy Season begins) Monday - Friday: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM (possibly 9-5, Once Busy Season is here) REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: • High School Diploma or GED Required. • Valid US driver’s license. • Must be able to pass all required background and clearance requirements. • Successful completion of required airport badging process and pre- employment drug screen is required. Sponsor: WorkSource Vancouver. Contact Name: Lynnette McNamee. Contact Phone: 503.201.4143; 603.722.1042. Contact Email: lmcnamee@qasllc.aero. Monday, December 12, 2016, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Dr. Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684. For more info visit www.qasllc.aero.

United States Seafoods

SEAFOOD PROCESSORS WANTED!!!!!! Orientation and In-Person Interviews being held on Monday, December 12th, 2016 Morning Session:  10:00am Sharp United States Seafoods is currently hiring Seafood Processors to work aboard our fishing and processing vessels in Alaska. Crew members work 7 days a week for 12-18 hours per day performing strenuous manual labor without a day off for several weeks at a time. US Seafoods processes at sea from January through November. An online application MUST be filled out prior to attending an orientation. Requirements: • Experience in a physically demanding job • Must have a strong work ethic • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen • Must be able to do repetitive work • Must be able to work long hours (12-18 Hours per day, 7 days a week) • Must be available for the full contract period (Approx. up to 90 days) Job Description: • All positions are onboard fishing boats in Alaska • Processing fish through factory onboard vessel • Fast paced, high… Sponsor: WorkSource Cowlitz/Wahkiakaum. Contact Name: Donna Hughes. Contact Phone: 360-578-4259. Contact Email: DHughes@ESD.WA.GOV. Monday, December 12, 2016, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Cowlitz/Wahkiakaum 305 S. Pacific Ave. Suite B, Kelso, WA 98626. For more info visit www.unitedstatesseafoods.com.

Professional Connections

It is a no-fee weekly networking session that is open to everyone. Professional Connections is a good starting point for sole proprietors, entrepreneurs, and small business persons looking to hone their communications skills among other like- business people. We will help you prepare and deliver an elevator speech; work with you on how to present yourself and your thoughts, and give you the confidence to grow your business networking circles. Come and experience a welcoming, helpful group that shares the goal of seeing all succeed! Room: 105. Contact Name: Paul Dicker. Contact Phone: 360-944-3202. Contact Email: pauld@dickhannah.com. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: It is a no-fee weekly networking session that is open to everyone. Additional Information can be found at WWW.PROFESSIONALCONNECTIONS.BIZ and at www.FaceBook.com/ProfessionalConnections. Event Registration: First Come First Served. Monday, December 12, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 - Vancouver, WA 98684.

Beginner 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! Learn how to identify the parts of a computer, control the mouse and keyboard, navigate the desktop and internet, create an email account, attach and upload documents, and use Microsoft Word on a basic level. *Please, bring a flash drive! For more information contact: Rikki Medack (rmedack@esd.wa.gov) or Samuel Baderdeen (sbaderdeen@esd.wa.gov). Contact Phone: 360.735.5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: If you have not created an account at www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, December 12, 2016, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive, Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Veteran's Orientation

This orientation provides an overview of Veteran’s resources, Educational and Vocational programs and eligibility, benefits and employment related case management that may be available to those who qualify. Room: 105. Contact Phone: 360.735.5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Russian. Spanish. Additional Information: If you have not created an account at https://www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. Monday, December 12, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Résumé and Cover Letters

Struggling to know what to write on a resume? How much work history do you need? Do you have a master resume?  Learn the different types, styles and formatting resumes. Learn which résumé and cover letter formats best market your skills, knowledge and abilities in order to attract employers and lead to more interviews! This workshop includes computer lab with staff assistance to improve or target your resume for a specific job or industry. *Recommend to attend Skills & Abilities prior to this workshop. **Please arrive early to ensure you can secure a seat as this workshop is extremely competitive, we often reach full capacity for this class before 12:30pm. Room: 106. Contact Phone: 360.735.5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: If you have not created an account at https://www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, December 13, 2016, 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Workforce Education Services Orientation (by Clark College)

Workforce Education Services administers a variety of programs that are designed to support students who are pursuing vocational, professional technical non-transfer degree programs and certificates as well as Transitional Studies. This orientation gives an overview of potential funding assistance including: - Opportunity Grant - WorkFirst - Basic Food Employment and Training (BFET) - Worker Retraining. You may be eligible if you can answer “YES” to any of the following questions: •Considered Low Income? •Receiving TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families)? •Receiving Federal Food Benefits? •Eligible for Unemployment Benefits? •Receiving Unemployment Benefits? •Exhausted Unemployment Benefits within the past 48 months? •Military Veteran discharged within the past 48 months, or have an upcoming separation date? •Displaced Homemaker (loss of primary income due to becoming widowed, separated or divorced) within the past 48 months? Contact Phone: 360.735-5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: If you have not created an account at www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215, Vancouver, WA 98684.

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. Discover how to effectively answer, “Tell Me about yourself” and be competitive in today’s job market. Use the skills and abilities identified in this workshop to assist you in writing and selling yourself effectively on your resume and in interviews. Room: 106. Contact Phone: 360.735.5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: * Please arrive early to ensure you can secure a seat as this workshop is extremely competitive, we often reach full capacity for this class before 12:30pm. * If you have not created an account at https://www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 12:30 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Interviewing Workshop

Do interviews make you nervous? Are you unsure how to answer particular interview questions? Can you sell your skills and abilities in an interview? 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. Get the tips to ace the interview! *Suggestion: Attend Skills & Abilities prior to this workshop. Room: 105. Contact Phone: 360.735.5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: If you have not created an account at https://www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, December 15, 2016, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Quantem Aviation Hiring Event

Ramp Agents (Day / Part Time), PDX - Portland, OR - Part Time $12.50/hr! $300.00 Seasonal Bonus & $100.00 Employee Referral Program * NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED * Training Provided  --  So tell your friends SHIFT HOURS:  Monday – Friday: Must train on AM or PM shift (Until Busy Season begins) Monday - Friday: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM (possibly 9-5, Once Busy Season is here) REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: • High School Diploma or GED Required. • Valid US driver’s license. • Must be able to pass all required background and clearance requirements. • Successful completion of required airport badging process and pre- employment drug screen is required. Sponsor: WorkSource Vancouver. Contact Name: Lynnette McNamee. Contact Phone: 503.201.4143; 603.722.1042. Contact Email: lmcnamee@qasllc.aero. Thursday, December 15, 2016, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Dr. Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684. For more info visit www.qasllc.aero.

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: 106. Contact Phone: 360-735-5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Discover effective methods for completing employment applications – both on paper and online. Learn how employers read applications, and how to further prepare yourself to meet employer expectations. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, December 16, 2016, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive, Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I

WIOA provides services for the customer looking for assistance in their intensive job search efforts. WIOA may also provide, when eligible, help with training opportunities. Contact Phone: 360-735-5000. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, December 16, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Worksource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Professional Connections

It is a no-fee weekly networking session that is open to everyone. Professional Connections is a good starting point for sole proprietors, entrepreneurs, and small business persons looking to hone their communications skills among other like- business people. We will help you prepare and deliver an elevator speech; work with you on how to present yourself and your thoughts, and give you the confidence to grow your business networking circles. Come and experience a welcoming, helpful group that shares the goal of seeing all succeed! Room: 105. Contact Name: Paul Dicker. Contact Phone: 360-944-3202. Contact Email: pauld@dickhannah.com. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: It is a no-fee weekly networking session that is open to everyone. Additional Information can be found at WWW.PROFESSIONALCONNECTIONS.BIZ and at www.FaceBook.com/ProfessionalConnections. Event Registration: First Come First Served. Monday, December 19, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 - Vancouver, WA 98684.

Beginner 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! Learn how to identify the parts of a computer, control the mouse and keyboard, navigate the desktop and internet, create an email account, attach and upload documents, and use Microsoft Word on a basic level. *Please, bring a flash drive! For more information contact: Rikki Medack (rmedack@esd.wa.gov) or Samuel Baderdeen (sbaderdeen@esd.wa.gov). Contact Phone: 360.735.5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: If you have not created an account at www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, December 19, 2016, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive, Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Quantem Aviation Hiring Event

Ramp Agents (Day / Part Time), PDX - Portland, OR - Part Time $12.50/hr! $300.00 Seasonal Bonus & $100.00 Employee Referral Program * NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED * Training Provided  --  So tell your friends SHIFT HOURS:  Monday – Friday: Must train on AM or PM shift (Until Busy Season begins) Monday - Friday: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM (possibly 9-5, Once Busy Season is here) REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: • High School Diploma or GED Required. • Valid US driver’s license. • Must be able to pass all required background and clearance requirements. • Successful completion of required airport badging process and pre- employment drug screen is required. Sponsor: WorkSource Vancouver. Contact Name: Lynnette McNamee. Contact Phone: 503.201.4143; 603.722.1042. Contact Email: lmcnamee@qasllc.aero. Monday, December 19, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Dr. Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684. For more info visit www.qasllc.aero.

Job Corps

Job Corps is a free education and training program that helps young people ages 16 through 24 learn a career, earn a high school diploma or GED, and find and keep a good job. Job Corps' mission is to attract eligible young people, teach them the skills they need to become employable and independent, and place them in meaningful jobs or further education. If you or someone you know is interested in joining Job Corps or would like more information, please attend our orientation at Worksource. Contact Phone: 360-735-5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Monday, December 19, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive, Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

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! Contact Phone: 360-735-5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, December 20, 2016, 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 - Vancouver, WA 98684.

Workforce Education Services Orientation (by Clark College)

Workforce Education Services administers a variety of programs that are designed to support students who are pursuing vocational, professional technical non-transfer degree programs and certificates as well as Transitional Studies. This orientation gives an overview of potential funding assistance including: - Opportunity Grant - WorkFirst - Basic Food Employment and Training (BFET) - Worker Retraining. You may be eligible if you can answer “YES” to any of the following questions: •Considered Low Income? •Receiving TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families)? •Receiving Federal Food Benefits? •Eligible for Unemployment Benefits? •Receiving Unemployment Benefits? •Exhausted Unemployment Benefits within the past 48 months? •Military Veteran discharged within the past 48 months, or have an upcoming separation date? •Displaced Homemaker (loss of primary income due to becoming widowed, separated or divorced) within the past 48 months? Contact Phone: 360.735-5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: If you have not created an account at www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. Wednesday, December 21, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215, Vancouver, WA 98684.

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. Discover how to effectively answer, “Tell Me about yourself” and be competitive in today’s job market. Use the skills and abilities identified in this workshop to assist you in writing and selling yourself effectively on your resume and in interviews. Room: 106. Contact Phone: 360.735.5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: * Please arrive early to ensure you can secure a seat as this workshop is extremely competitive, we often reach full capacity for this class before 12:30pm. * If you have not created an account at https://www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, December 21, 2016, 12:30 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Interviewing Workshop

Do interviews make you nervous? Are you unsure how to answer particular interview questions? Can you sell your skills and abilities in an interview? 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. Get the tips to ace the interview! *Suggestion: Attend Skills & Abilities prior to this workshop. Room: 105. Contact Phone: 360.735.5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: If you have not created an account at https://www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, December 22, 2016, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Reboot NW Information Session

Are you interested in Manufacturing or IT training? You might be eligible if you can answer “YES” to any of the following questions: An unemployed veteran or eligible spouse? Unemployed for 27 weeks or more? Or Under-employed? To know more attend the Reboot NW orientation. This federally funded project is conducting a study requiring every person eligible for Reboot NW to be selected through a lottery system. Those not selected through the lottery will not be able to participate in Reboot NW, but will be able to enroll in any other services or programs for which they are eligible. Contact Name: Jacob Miller. Contact Phone: 360-735-5084. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: If you have not created an account at https://www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, December 22, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Worksource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

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. Contact Phone: 360-735-5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, December 23, 2016, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive, Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I

WIOA provides services for the customer looking for assistance in their intensive job search efforts. WIOA may also provide, when eligible, help with training opportunities. Contact Phone: 360-735-5000. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, December 23, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Worksource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Christmas Holiday

WorkSource will be closed today due to the Christmas Holiday. Contact Phone: 360-735-5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Monday, December 26, 2016. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive, Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

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! Contact Phone: 360-735-5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, December 27, 2016, 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 - Vancouver, WA 98684.

Workforce Education Services Orientation (by Clark College)

Workforce Education Services administers a variety of programs that are designed to support students who are pursuing vocational, professional technical non-transfer degree programs and certificates as well as Transitional Studies. This orientation gives an overview of potential funding assistance including: - Opportunity Grant - WorkFirst - Basic Food Employment and Training (BFET) - Worker Retraining. You may be eligible if you can answer “YES” to any of the following questions: •Considered Low Income? •Receiving TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families)? •Receiving Federal Food Benefits? •Eligible for Unemployment Benefits? •Receiving Unemployment Benefits? •Exhausted Unemployment Benefits within the past 48 months? •Military Veteran discharged within the past 48 months, or have an upcoming separation date? •Displaced Homemaker (loss of primary income due to becoming widowed, separated or divorced) within the past 48 months? Contact Phone: 360.735-5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: If you have not created an account at www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. Wednesday, December 28, 2016, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215, Vancouver, WA 98684.

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. Discover how to effectively answer, “Tell Me about yourself” and be competitive in today’s job market. Use the skills and abilities identified in this workshop to assist you in writing and selling yourself effectively on your resume and in interviews. Room: 106. Contact Phone: 360.735.5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: * Please arrive early to ensure you can secure a seat as this workshop is extremely competitive, we often reach full capacity for this class before 12:30pm. * If you have not created an account at https://www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, December 28, 2016, 12:30 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Interviewing Workshop

Do interviews make you nervous? Are you unsure how to answer particular interview questions? Can you sell your skills and abilities in an interview? 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. Get the tips to ace the interview! *Suggestion: Attend Skills & Abilities prior to this workshop. Room: 105. Contact Phone: 360.735.5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: If you have not created an account at https://www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, December 29, 2016, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Reboot NW Information Session

Are you interested in Manufacturing or IT training? You might be eligible if you can answer “YES” to any of the following questions: An unemployed veteran or eligible spouse? Unemployed for 27 weeks or more? Or Under-employed? To know more attend the Reboot NW orientation. This federally funded project is conducting a study requiring every person eligible for Reboot NW to be selected through a lottery system. Those not selected through the lottery will not be able to participate in Reboot NW, but will be able to enroll in any other services or programs for which they are eligible. Contact Name: Jacob Miller. Contact Phone: 360-735-5084. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: If you have not created an account at https://www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, December 29, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Worksource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

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. Contact Phone: 360-735-5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, December 30, 2016, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive, Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I

WIOA provides services for the customer looking for assistance in their intensive job search efforts. WIOA may also provide, when eligible, help with training opportunities. Contact Phone: 360-735-5000. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, December 30, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Worksource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Happy New Year! WorkSource will be closed today.

WorkSource will reopen tomorrow, January 3rd at 8am. Contact Phone: 360-735-5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Monday, January 2, 2017. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive, Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Résumé and Cover Letters

Struggling to know what to write on a resume? How much work history do you need? Do you have a master resume?  Learn the different types, styles and formatting resumes. Learn which résumé and cover letter formats best market your skills, knowledge and abilities in order to attract employers and lead to more interviews! This workshop includes computer lab with staff assistance to improve or target your resume for a specific job or industry. *Recommend to attend Skills & Abilities prior to this workshop. **Please arrive early to ensure you can secure a seat as this workshop is extremely competitive, we often reach full capacity for this class before 12:30pm. Room: 106. Contact Phone: 360.735.5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: If you have not created an account at https://www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, January 3, 2017, 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Workforce Education Services Orientation (by Clark College)

Workforce Education Services administers a variety of programs that are designed to support students who are pursuing vocational, professional technical non-transfer degree programs and certificates as well as Transitional Studies. This orientation gives an overview of potential funding assistance including: - Opportunity Grant - WorkFirst - Basic Food Employment and Training (BFET) - Worker Retraining. You may be eligible if you can answer “YES” to any of the following questions: •Considered Low Income? •Receiving TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families)? •Receiving Federal Food Benefits? •Eligible for Unemployment Benefits? •Receiving Unemployment Benefits? •Exhausted Unemployment Benefits within the past 48 months? •Military Veteran discharged within the past 48 months, or have an upcoming separation date? •Displaced Homemaker (loss of primary income due to becoming widowed, separated or divorced) within the past 48 months? Contact Phone: 360.735-5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: If you have not created an account at www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. Wednesday, January 4, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215, Vancouver, WA 98684.

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. Discover how to effectively answer, “Tell Me about yourself” and be competitive in today’s job market. Use the skills and abilities identified in this workshop to assist you in writing and selling yourself effectively on your resume and in interviews. Room: 106. Contact Phone: 360.735.5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: * Please arrive early to ensure you can secure a seat as this workshop is extremely competitive, we often reach full capacity for this class before 12:30pm. * If you have not created an account at https://www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, January 4, 2017, 12:30 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Interviewing Workshop

Do interviews make you nervous? Are you unsure how to answer particular interview questions? Can you sell your skills and abilities in an interview? 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. Get the tips to ace the interview! *Suggestion: Attend Skills & Abilities prior to this workshop. Room: 105. Contact Phone: 360.735.5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: If you have not created an account at https://www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, January 5, 2017, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Reboot NW Information Session

Are you interested in Manufacturing or IT training? You might be eligible if you can answer “YES” to any of the following questions: An unemployed veteran or eligible spouse? Unemployed for 27 weeks or more? Or Under-employed? To know more attend the Reboot NW orientation. This federally funded project is conducting a study requiring every person eligible for Reboot NW to be selected through a lottery system. Those not selected through the lottery will not be able to participate in Reboot NW, but will be able to enroll in any other services or programs for which they are eligible. Contact Name: Jacob Miller. Contact Phone: 360-735-5084. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: If you have not created an account at https://www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, January 5, 2017, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Worksource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

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. Contact Phone: 360-735-5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, January 6, 2017, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive, Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I

WIOA provides services for the customer looking for assistance in their intensive job search efforts. WIOA may also provide, when eligible, help with training opportunities. Contact Phone: 360-735-5000. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, January 6, 2017, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Worksource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Professional Connections

It is a no-fee weekly networking session that is open to everyone. Professional Connections is a good starting point for sole proprietors, entrepreneurs, and small business persons looking to hone their communications skills among other like- business people. We will help you prepare and deliver an elevator speech; work with you on how to present yourself and your thoughts, and give you the confidence to grow your business networking circles. Come and experience a welcoming, helpful group that shares the goal of seeing all succeed! Contact Name: Paul Dicker. Contact Phone: 360-944-3202. Contact Email: pauld@dickhannah.com. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: It is a no-fee weekly networking session that is open to everyone. Additional Information can be found at www.professionalconnections.biz and at www.FaceBook.com/ProfessionalConnections. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Monday, January 9, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 - Vancouver, WA 98684.

Beginner 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! Learn how to identify the parts of a computer, control the mouse and keyboard, navigate the desktop and internet, create an email account, attach and upload documents, and use Microsoft Word on a basic level. *Please, bring a flash drive! For more information contact: Rikki Medack (rmedack@esd.wa.gov) or Samuel Baderdeen (sbaderdeen@esd.wa.gov). Contact Phone: 360.735.5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: If you have not created an account at www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, January 9, 2017, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive, Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Veteran's Orientation

This orientation provides an overview of Veteran’s resources, Educational and Vocational programs and eligibility, benefits and employment related case management that may be available to those who qualify. Room: 105. Contact Phone: 360.735.5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Russian. Spanish. Additional Information: If you have not created an account at https://www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. Monday, January 9, 2017, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Résumé and Cover Letters

Struggling to know what to write on a resume? How much work history do you need? Do you have a master resume?  Learn the different types, styles and formatting resumes. Learn which résumé and cover letter formats best market your skills, knowledge and abilities in order to attract employers and lead to more interviews! This workshop includes computer lab with staff assistance to improve or target your resume for a specific job or industry. *Recommend to attend Skills & Abilities prior to this workshop. **Please arrive early to ensure you can secure a seat as this workshop is extremely competitive, we often reach full capacity for this class before 12:30pm. Room: 106. Contact Phone: 360.735.5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: If you have not created an account at https://www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, January 10, 2017, 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Workforce Education Services Orientation (by Clark College)

Workforce Education Services administers a variety of programs that are designed to support students who are pursuing vocational, professional technical non-transfer degree programs and certificates as well as Transitional Studies. This orientation gives an overview of potential funding assistance including: - Opportunity Grant - WorkFirst - Basic Food Employment and Training (BFET) - Worker Retraining. You may be eligible if you can answer “YES” to any of the following questions: •Considered Low Income? •Receiving TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families)? •Receiving Federal Food Benefits? •Eligible for Unemployment Benefits? •Receiving Unemployment Benefits? •Exhausted Unemployment Benefits within the past 48 months? •Military Veteran discharged within the past 48 months, or have an upcoming separation date? •Displaced Homemaker (loss of primary income due to becoming widowed, separated or divorced) within the past 48 months? Contact Phone: 360.735-5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: If you have not created an account at www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. Wednesday, January 11, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215, Vancouver, WA 98684.

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. Discover how to effectively answer, “Tell Me about yourself” and be competitive in today’s job market. Use the skills and abilities identified in this workshop to assist you in writing and selling yourself effectively on your resume and in interviews. Room: 106. Contact Phone: 360.735.5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: * Please arrive early to ensure you can secure a seat as this workshop is extremely competitive, we often reach full capacity for this class before 12:30pm. * If you have not created an account at https://www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, January 11, 2017, 12:30 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Interviewing Workshop

Do interviews make you nervous? Are you unsure how to answer particular interview questions? Can you sell your skills and abilities in an interview? 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. Get the tips to ace the interview! *Suggestion: Attend Skills & Abilities prior to this workshop. Room: 105. Contact Phone: 360.735.5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: If you have not created an account at https://www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, January 12, 2017, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Reboot NW Information Session

Are you interested in Manufacturing or IT training? You might be eligible if you can answer “YES” to any of the following questions: An unemployed veteran or eligible spouse? Unemployed for 27 weeks or more? Or Under-employed? To know more attend the Reboot NW orientation. This federally funded project is conducting a study requiring every person eligible for Reboot NW to be selected through a lottery system. Those not selected through the lottery will not be able to participate in Reboot NW, but will be able to enroll in any other services or programs for which they are eligible. Contact Name: Jacob Miller. Contact Phone: 360-735-5084. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: If you have not created an account at https://www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, January 12, 2017, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Worksource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I

WIOA provides services for the customer looking for assistance in their intensive job search efforts. WIOA may also provide, when eligible, help with training opportunities. Contact Phone: 360-735-5000. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, January 13, 2017, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Worksource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Martin Luther King Day

In Observance of Martin Luther King Day, WorkSource Vancouver will be closed on Monday, January 16th. Contact Phone: 360-735-5010. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: No. Monday, January 16, 2017. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive, Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Résumé and Cover Letters

Struggling to know what to write on a resume? How much work history do you need? Do you have a master resume?  Learn the different types, styles and formatting resumes. Learn which résumé and cover letter formats best market your skills, knowledge and abilities in order to attract employers and lead to more interviews! This workshop includes computer lab with staff assistance to improve or target your resume for a specific job or industry. *Recommend to attend Skills & Abilities prior to this workshop. **Please arrive early to ensure you can secure a seat as this workshop is extremely competitive, we often reach full capacity for this class before 12:30pm. Room: 106. Contact Phone: 360.735.5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: If you have not created an account at https://www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, January 17, 2017, 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Workforce Education Services Orientation (by Clark College)

Workforce Education Services administers a variety of programs that are designed to support students who are pursuing vocational, professional technical non-transfer degree programs and certificates as well as Transitional Studies. This orientation gives an overview of potential funding assistance including: - Opportunity Grant - WorkFirst - Basic Food Employment and Training (BFET) - Worker Retraining. You may be eligible if you can answer “YES” to any of the following questions: •Considered Low Income? •Receiving TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families)? •Receiving Federal Food Benefits? •Eligible for Unemployment Benefits? •Receiving Unemployment Benefits? •Exhausted Unemployment Benefits within the past 48 months? •Military Veteran discharged within the past 48 months, or have an upcoming separation date? •Displaced Homemaker (loss of primary income due to becoming widowed, separated or divorced) within the past 48 months? Contact Phone: 360.735-5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: If you have not created an account at www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215, Vancouver, WA 98684.

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. Discover how to effectively answer, “Tell Me about yourself” and be competitive in today’s job market. Use the skills and abilities identified in this workshop to assist you in writing and selling yourself effectively on your resume and in interviews. Room: 106. Contact Phone: 360.735.5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: * Please arrive early to ensure you can secure a seat as this workshop is extremely competitive, we often reach full capacity for this class before 12:30pm. * If you have not created an account at https://www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 12:30 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Interviewing Workshop

Do interviews make you nervous? Are you unsure how to answer particular interview questions? Can you sell your skills and abilities in an interview? 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. Get the tips to ace the interview! *Suggestion: Attend Skills & Abilities prior to this workshop. Room: 105. Contact Phone: 360.735.5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: If you have not created an account at https://www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, January 19, 2017, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Reboot NW Information Session

Are you interested in Manufacturing or IT training? You might be eligible if you can answer “YES” to any of the following questions: An unemployed veteran or eligible spouse? Unemployed for 27 weeks or more? Or Under-employed? To know more attend the Reboot NW orientation. This federally funded project is conducting a study requiring every person eligible for Reboot NW to be selected through a lottery system. Those not selected through the lottery will not be able to participate in Reboot NW, but will be able to enroll in any other services or programs for which they are eligible. Contact Name: Jacob Miller. Contact Phone: 360-735-5084. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: If you have not created an account at https://www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, January 19, 2017, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Worksource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I

WIOA provides services for the customer looking for assistance in their intensive job search efforts. WIOA may also provide, when eligible, help with training opportunities. Contact Phone: 360-735-5000. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, January 20, 2017, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Worksource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Professional Connections

It is a no-fee weekly networking session that is open to everyone. Professional Connections is a good starting point for sole proprietors, entrepreneurs, and small business persons looking to hone their communications skills among other like- business people. We will help you prepare and deliver an elevator speech; work with you on how to present yourself and your thoughts, and give you the confidence to grow your business networking circles. Come and experience a welcoming, helpful group that shares the goal of seeing all succeed! Contact Name: Paul Dicker. Contact Phone: 360-944-3202. Contact Email: pauld@dickhannah.com. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: It is a no-fee weekly networking session that is open to everyone. Additional Information can be found at www.professionalconnections.biz and at www.FaceBook.com/ProfessionalConnections. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Monday, January 23, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 - Vancouver, WA 98684.

Beginner 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! Learn how to identify the parts of a computer, control the mouse and keyboard, navigate the desktop and internet, create an email account, attach and upload documents, and use Microsoft Word on a basic level. *Please, bring a flash drive! For more information contact: Rikki Medack (rmedack@esd.wa.gov) or Samuel Baderdeen (sbaderdeen@esd.wa.gov). Contact Phone: 360.735.5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: If you have not created an account at www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, January 23, 2017, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive, Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Veteran's Orientation

This orientation provides an overview of Veteran’s resources, Educational and Vocational programs and eligibility, benefits and employment related case management that may be available to those who qualify. Room: 105. Contact Phone: 360-735-5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: If you have not created an account at https://www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. Monday, January 23, 2017, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Résumé and Cover Letters

Struggling to know what to write on a resume? How much work history do you need? Do you have a master resume?  Learn the different types, styles and formatting resumes. Learn which résumé and cover letter formats best market your skills, knowledge and abilities in order to attract employers and lead to more interviews! This workshop includes computer lab with staff assistance to improve or target your resume for a specific job or industry. *Recommend to attend Skills & Abilities prior to this workshop. **Please arrive early to ensure you can secure a seat as this workshop is extremely competitive, we often reach full capacity for this class before 12:30pm. Room: 106. Contact Phone: 360.735.5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: If you have not created an account at https://www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Workforce Education Services Orientation (by Clark College)

Workforce Education Services administers a variety of programs that are designed to support students who are pursuing vocational, professional technical non-transfer degree programs and certificates as well as Transitional Studies. This orientation gives an overview of potential funding assistance including: - Opportunity Grant - WorkFirst - Basic Food Employment and Training (BFET) - Worker Retraining. You may be eligible if you can answer “YES” to any of the following questions: •Considered Low Income? •Receiving TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families)? •Receiving Federal Food Benefits? •Eligible for Unemployment Benefits? •Receiving Unemployment Benefits? •Exhausted Unemployment Benefits within the past 48 months? •Military Veteran discharged within the past 48 months, or have an upcoming separation date? •Displaced Homemaker (loss of primary income due to becoming widowed, separated or divorced) within the past 48 months? Contact Phone: 360.735-5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: If you have not created an account at www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215, Vancouver, WA 98684.

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. Discover how to effectively answer, “Tell Me about yourself” and be competitive in today’s job market. Use the skills and abilities identified in this workshop to assist you in writing and selling yourself effectively on your resume and in interviews. Room: 106. Contact Phone: 360.735.5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: * Please arrive early to ensure you can secure a seat as this workshop is extremely competitive, we often reach full capacity for this class before 12:30pm. * If you have not created an account at https://www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 12:30 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Interviewing Workshop

Do interviews make you nervous? Are you unsure how to answer particular interview questions? Can you sell your skills and abilities in an interview? 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. Get the tips to ace the interview! *Suggestion: Attend Skills & Abilities prior to this workshop. Room: 105. Contact Phone: 360.735.5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: If you have not created an account at https://www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, January 26, 2017, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Reboot NW Information Session

Are you interested in Manufacturing or IT training? You might be eligible if you can answer “YES” to any of the following questions: An unemployed veteran or eligible spouse? Unemployed for 27 weeks or more? Or Under-employed? To know more attend the Reboot NW orientation. This federally funded project is conducting a study requiring every person eligible for Reboot NW to be selected through a lottery system. Those not selected through the lottery will not be able to participate in Reboot NW, but will be able to enroll in any other services or programs for which they are eligible. Contact Name: Jacob Miller. Contact Phone: 360-735-5084. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: If you have not created an account at https://www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, January 26, 2017, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Worksource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I

WIOA provides services for the customer looking for assistance in their intensive job search efforts. WIOA may also provide, when eligible, help with training opportunities. Contact Phone: 360-735-5000. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, January 27, 2017, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Worksource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Professional Connections

It is a no-fee weekly networking session that is open to everyone. Professional Connections is a good starting point for sole proprietors, entrepreneurs, and small business persons looking to hone their communications skills among other like- business people. We will help you prepare and deliver an elevator speech; work with you on how to present yourself and your thoughts, and give you the confidence to grow your business networking circles. Come and experience a welcoming, helpful group that shares the goal of seeing all succeed! Contact Name: Paul Dicker. Contact Phone: 360-944-3202. Contact Email: pauld@dickhannah.com. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: It is a no-fee weekly networking session that is open to everyone. Additional Information can be found at www.professionalconnections.biz and at www.FaceBook.com/ProfessionalConnections. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Monday, January 30, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 - Vancouver, WA 98684.

Beginner 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! Learn how to identify the parts of a computer, control the mouse and keyboard, navigate the desktop and internet, create an email account, attach and upload documents, and use Microsoft Word on a basic level. *Please, bring a flash drive! For more information contact: Rikki Medack (rmedack@esd.wa.gov) or Samuel Baderdeen (sbaderdeen@esd.wa.gov). Contact Phone: 360.735.5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: If you have not created an account at www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, January 30, 2017, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive, Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Résumé and Cover Letters

Struggling to know what to write on a resume? How much work history do you need? Do you have a master resume?  Learn the different types, styles and formatting resumes. Learn which résumé and cover letter formats best market your skills, knowledge and abilities in order to attract employers and lead to more interviews! This workshop includes computer lab with staff assistance to improve or target your resume for a specific job or industry. *Recommend to attend Skills & Abilities prior to this workshop. **Please arrive early to ensure you can secure a seat as this workshop is extremely competitive, we often reach full capacity for this class before 12:30pm. Room: 106. Contact Phone: 360.735.5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: If you have not created an account at https://www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, January 31, 2017, 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Workforce Education Services Orientation (by Clark College)

Workforce Education Services administers a variety of programs that are designed to support students who are pursuing vocational, professional technical non-transfer degree programs and certificates as well as Transitional Studies. This orientation gives an overview of potential funding assistance including: - Opportunity Grant - WorkFirst - Basic Food Employment and Training (BFET) - Worker Retraining. You may be eligible if you can answer “YES” to any of the following questions: •Considered Low Income? •Receiving TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families)? •Receiving Federal Food Benefits? •Eligible for Unemployment Benefits? •Receiving Unemployment Benefits? •Exhausted Unemployment Benefits within the past 48 months? •Military Veteran discharged within the past 48 months, or have an upcoming separation date? •Displaced Homemaker (loss of primary income due to becoming widowed, separated or divorced) within the past 48 months? Contact Phone: 360.735-5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: If you have not created an account at www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. Wednesday, February 1, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215, Vancouver, WA 98684.

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. Discover how to effectively answer, “Tell Me about yourself” and be competitive in today’s job market. Use the skills and abilities identified in this workshop to assist you in writing and selling yourself effectively on your resume and in interviews. Room: 106. Contact Phone: 360.735.5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: * Please arrive early to ensure you can secure a seat as this workshop is extremely competitive, we often reach full capacity for this class before 12:30pm. * If you have not created an account at https://www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, February 1, 2017, 12:30 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Interviewing Workshop

Do interviews make you nervous? Are you unsure how to answer particular interview questions? Can you sell your skills and abilities in an interview? 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. Get the tips to ace the interview! *Suggestion: Attend Skills & Abilities prior to this workshop. Room: 105. Contact Phone: 360.735.5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: If you have not created an account at https://www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, February 2, 2017, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Reboot NW Information Session

Are you interested in Manufacturing or IT training? You might be eligible if you can answer “YES” to any of the following questions: An unemployed veteran or eligible spouse? Unemployed for 27 weeks or more? Or Under-employed? To know more attend the Reboot NW orientation. This federally funded project is conducting a study requiring every person eligible for Reboot NW to be selected through a lottery system. Those not selected through the lottery will not be able to participate in Reboot NW, but will be able to enroll in any other services or programs for which they are eligible. Contact Name: Jacob Miller. Contact Phone: 360-735-5084. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: If you have not created an account at https://www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, February 2, 2017, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Worksource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I

WIOA provides services for the customer looking for assistance in their intensive job search efforts. WIOA may also provide, when eligible, help with training opportunities. Contact Phone: 360-735-5000. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, February 3, 2017, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Worksource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Professional Connections

It is a no-fee weekly networking session that is open to everyone. Professional Connections is a good starting point for sole proprietors, entrepreneurs, and small business persons looking to hone their communications skills among other like- business people. We will help you prepare and deliver an elevator speech; work with you on how to present yourself and your thoughts, and give you the confidence to grow your business networking circles. Come and experience a welcoming, helpful group that shares the goal of seeing all succeed! Contact Name: Paul Dicker. Contact Phone: 360-944-3202. Contact Email: pauld@dickhannah.com. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: It is a no-fee weekly networking session that is open to everyone. Additional Information can be found at www.professionalconnections.biz and at www.FaceBook.com/ProfessionalConnections. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Monday, February 6, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 - Vancouver, WA 98684.

Ilani Career Fair

Portland Career Fair (multi-employer fair) Thursday, February 9, 2017 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel 8235 NE Airport Way Portland, Oregon 97220 We are now compiling “Future Consideration” applications for all positions with ilani. We are excited about our Spring 2017 opening! Please note that many positions will be hired after January 1, 2017. Your "Future Consideration" application will be routed for review as jobs become open. We hope to see you at an upcoming Career Fair. Additional Career Fairs to be announced. Visit ilaniresort.com/careers Human Resources Contact: Al Muma amuma@ilaniresort.com. Sponsor: ilani. Contact Name: Al Muma. Contact Email: amuma@ilaniresort.com. Thursday, February 9, 2017, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 7200 Fun Center Way Tukwila, WA. For more info visit www.ilaniresort.com.

Veteran's Orientation

This orientation provides an overview of Veteran’s resources, Educational and Vocational programs and eligibility, benefits and employment related case management that may be available to those who qualify. Room: 105. Contact Phone: 360.735.5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Russian. Spanish. Additional Information: If you have not created an account at https://www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. Monday, February 13, 2017, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Presidents' Day

In Observance of Presidents' Day, WorkSource Vancouver will be closed on Monday, February 20th. Contact Phone: 360.735-5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Monday, February 20, 2017. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive, Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.

Veteran's Orientation

This orientation provides an overview of Veteran’s resources, Educational and Vocational programs and eligibility, benefits and employment related case management that may be available to those who qualify. Room: 105. Contact Phone: 360-735-5010. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: If you have not created an account at https://www.worksourcewa.com or forgotten your log-in information, please arrive early to register in the Resource Room. Thanks! Event Registration: First Come First Served. Monday, February 27, 2017, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 204 SE Stonemill Drive Suite 215 Vancouver, WA 98684.