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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. Thursday, May 28, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM. 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! Register at front desk to reserve your spot. Room: Room 2. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Sign up at front desk to reserve you spot. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, May 28, 2015, 12:30 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 29, 2015, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.

Workforce Education Services Orientation

Presented by Clark College:   Potential funding assistance to help eligible workers start or finish job focused training.  You might 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? Room: Room 3. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, May 29, 2015, 12:00 PM – 12:45 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 29, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E Mill Plain Blvd. Ste 15 Vancouver, WA 98661.