WorkSource Mountlake Terrace

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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! Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, April 17, 2014, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Mountlake Terrace 6405 218th St. SW, Ste. 100, Mountlake Terrace 98043.

AM I ELIGIBLE (For Free or Low Cost Health Insurance)

PREPARE TO ATTEND LAB: “AM I ELIGIBLE (For Free or Low Cost Health Insurance) For best results, please bring the following to the event: • Social security numbers and dates of birth for everyone in the household • Email address • Unemployment tax returns or financial records from 2013 (or an estimate of your family’s gross monthly income) • If not a US citizen, permanent resident cards or residency visa status information and paperwork • Names and addresses of all employers of household members • Monthly cost of health insurance that any household member currently has. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, April 17, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Mountlake Terrace 6405 218th St. SW, Ste. 100, Mountlake Terrace 98043.

Computer Basics for Job Seekers

This class covers the very basics of what you need to know to be able to look for work on the internet, to include use of the mouse and keyboard as well as creating an email account and using the WorkSource website; you will gain the basic fundamentals of online job search.  Designed for the beginner computer user, but everyone is welcome! Space is limited. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, April 18, 2014, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Mountlake Terrace 6405 218th St. SW, Ste. 100, Mountlake Terrace 98043.

Professional Networking Group (PNG)

This group meets weekly at the Mountlake Terrace Library to cover a variety of topics including job opportunities and networking with your peers. ALL JOB SEEKERS WELCOME ! There is no cost to participate. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: MLT Library. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, April 21, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 23300 58th Ave W, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043.

Myths of Maturity

This workshop addresses the concerns and realities of the mature job seeker. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, April 21, 2014, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Mountlake Terrace 6405 218th St. SW, Ste. 100, Mountlake Terrace 98043.

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. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Mountlake Terrace 6405 218th St. SW, Ste. 100, Mountlake Terrace 98043.

An Introduction to the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation services

DVR believes employment contributes to a person’s ability to live independently and that everyone has a right to work. Our purpose is to empower people with disabilities to achieve a greater quality of life by obtaining and maintaining employment. This introduction will help you determine if DVR is an appropriate resource for you and provide you with more information about how to access our services. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Mountlake Terrace 6405 218th St. SW, Ste. 100, Mountlake Terrace 98043.

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. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Mountlake Terrace 6405 218th St. SW, Ste. 100, Mountlake Terrace 98043.

Tuition Assistance & Training Resources

This workshop is intended for those considering training as an avenue to re-employment.  In this workshop you will be provided information and resources regarding the following:  1) Selecting a training program that best suites you and your career goals, 2) Tuition assistance resources and programs available at most public 2-year colleges, and 3) What to do and who to contact once you have identified a training program and potential tuition assistance program/resource. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. WorkSource Mountlake Terrace 6405 218th St. SW, Ste. 100, Mountlake Terrace 98043.

Worker Retraining

In coordination with the Employment Security Department, the State Worker Retraining Program provides job training for people who need to gain new skills. Find out if you qualify for tuition assistance and what steps you need to take. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Mountlake Terrace 6405 218th St. SW, Ste. 100, Mountlake Terrace 98043.

AM I ELIGIBLE (For Free or Low Cost Health Insurance)

PREPARE TO ATTEND LAB: “AM I ELIGIBLE (For Free or Low Cost Health Insurance) For best results, please bring the following to the event: • Social security numbers and dates of birth for everyone in the household • Email address • Unemployment tax returns or financial records from 2013 (or an estimate of your family’s gross monthly income) • If not a US citizen, permanent resident cards or residency visa status information and paperwork • Names and addresses of all employers of household members • Monthly cost of health insurance that any household member currently has. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Mountlake Terrace 6405 218th St. SW, Ste. 100, Mountlake Terrace 98043.

LinkedIn-Advanced

It’s not just what you know, it’s who you know.  In this workshop you will learn how to present yourself using LinkedIn, the world’s leading online networking tool, and tell the world about your business skills and abilities. A Two hour hands-on lab, overview of the site, how to set up your profile, make business connections, join groups, research companies and much more.  Pre-requisite for Advanced LinkedIn-Must have a LinkedIn Account. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, April 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Mountlake Terrace 6405 218th St. SW, Ste. 100, Mountlake Terrace 98043.

CAT\TB Overview

Are you receiving Unemployment Insurance benefits and considering enrolling in some additional training to enhance your skills or to change your career path? If so, you will need to apply for Commissioner-Approved Training (CAT) and/or Training Benefits (TB). This workshop will guide you through the requirements, processes, and research needed to submit an application. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, April 25, 2014, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource Mountlake Terrace 6405 218th St. SW, Ste. 100, Mountlake Terrace 98043.

Introduction to WIA and WorkSource Services+

Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, April 28, 2014, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Mountlake Terrace 6405 218th St. SW, Ste. 100, Mountlake Terrace 98043.

Professional Networking Group (PNG)

This group meets weekly at the Mountlake Terrace Library to cover a variety of topics including job opportunities and networking with your peers. ALL JOB SEEKERS WELCOME ! There is no cost to participate. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: MLT Library. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, April 28, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 23300 58th Ave W, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043.

Resume Lab

This class is designed for the job seeker who does not have a résumé AND has limited or no computer skills. Participants should bring work history information with them for creating & completing the résumé. Space is limited. Same-day pre-registration is required. Come in person or call 425-412-6867 to reserve a spot. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, April 28, 2014, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Mountlake Terrace 6405 218th St. SW, Ste. 100, Mountlake Terrace 98043.

Putting Your Skills to Work

Knowing your strengths and your passions are critical component to your career search. In this workshop, you will uncover and identify skills gained through job(s) and life experiences; and learn how to successfully sell those skills and showcase yourself effectively in today’s job market. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Mountlake Terrace 6405 218th St. SW, Ste. 100, Mountlake Terrace 98043.

Straight Talk Series (STS)

The Straight Talk Workshop Series (STS) is open to everyone and will rotate through a variety of Job Search Related topics, such as: Essential Job Search Tools, Interviewing, Networking, The Impact of Attitude and much more. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: "Do I answer Interviewing Questions?". Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM. WorkSource Mountlake Terrace 6405 218th St. SW, Ste. 100, Mountlake Terrace 98043.

Re-Entry Coalition Meeting

Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, May 9, 2014, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Mountlake Terrace 6405 218th St. SW, Ste. 100, Mountlake Terrace 98043.

Re-Entry Coalition Meeting

Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, June 13, 2014, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Mountlake Terrace 6405 218th St. SW, Ste. 100, Mountlake Terrace 98043.

Re-Entry Coalition Meeting

Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, July 11, 2014, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Mountlake Terrace 6405 218th St. SW, Ste. 100, Mountlake Terrace 98043.