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Roadmap to Success Workshop

Having trouble securing a job due to your background check? Need a little help in finding the right career for you? Roadmap to Success may be the training program for you! Come learn about Pioneer Human Services, The Roadmap to Success training program, and fill out an application today! Room: Room 300. Contact Name: Sarah Brewster. Contact Phone: 206-716-3617. Contact Email: Sarah.Brewster@p-h-s.com. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: This workshop is part of the Roadmap to Success Training Program offered by Pioneer Human Services. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98144.

Using Social Media for Job Search

Create an initial LinkedIn profile and learn what online networking is and use Career Coach to explore wages, hiring trends and job descriptions for any occupation. Workshop Language Option: English. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

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. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Job Club

This is an open job club for those attending the Ready to Work Workshop, focusing on employment announcements and networking. Workshop Language Option: English. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Résumé and Cover Letters

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. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

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. Friday, July 25, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Mature Worker Workshop

This workshop is primarily for job seekers over 55 of age. It includes the following topics: Myths of maturity, Networking, Assessing strengths, Resumes, 60-second commercials, Informational interviewing. Workshop Language Option: English. Friday, July 25, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Intermediate Computer Skills

This workshop teaches you advanced computer skills to help you search and apply for jobs. Prerequisite for the class: You must have taken the Basic Computer Skills workshop, you must have  a resume, an email account and you must bring a USB Flash drive or Disk." This workshop has limited space and requires a ticket to attend. You cannot call ahead to reserve a ticket – distribution starts 1 hour before the session. Facilitators will collect tickets in the workshop. Workshop Language Option: English. Friday, July 25, 2014, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Ready to Work

This workshop covers various topics: 1) Identify barriers to employment (age, housing, daycare, SSI, disabilities, mental health, ex-offenders, wide gaps in employment, lack of skills, education). 2) How to tap into community resources (Crisis Clinic, low income housing/Section 8, child care resources, utility assistance). 3) How to become Federally Bonded for employment purposes. Workshop Language Option: English. Monday, July 28, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

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. Workshop Language Option: English. Monday, July 28, 2014, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Job Club

This is an open job club for those attending the Ready to Work Workshop, focusing on employment announcements and networking. Workshop Language Option: English. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Résumé and Cover Letters

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. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

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. Friday, August 1, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Mature Worker Workshop

This workshop is primarily for job seekers over 55 of age. It includes the following topics: Myths of maturity, Networking, Assessing strengths, Resumes, 60-second commercials, Informational interviewing. Workshop Language Option: English. Friday, August 1, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Basic Computer Skills

New to computers? Learn to create your first document. No computer experience is necessary. The class objectives are:To show several uses of computers,To gain familiarity with the use of the keyboard and the mouse,To learn how to open, format, and save a Word document, andTo learn about several Word Tutorials. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please register at the front desk or call 206-721-6000. If you are in need of accommodation or translation services to participate in this workshop, please notify the Front Desk at least one week in advance. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, August 1, 2014, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Ready to Work

This workshop covers various topics: 1) Identify barriers to employment (age, housing, daycare, SSI, disabilities, mental health, ex-offenders, wide gaps in employment, lack of skills, education). 2) How to tap into community resources (Crisis Clinic, low income housing/Section 8, child care resources, utility assistance). 3) How to become Federally Bonded for employment purposes. Workshop Language Option: English. Monday, August 4, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Mock Interviews

Prepare for your job interview by practicing with an expert one-on-one!You'll learn interviewingskills such as the Star methods, your 60-second commercial, and using emotional intelligence.You'll also learn questions you're likely to be asked, worst things to say in an interview, and what questions you can--and should--ask an employer.This workshop includes a resume review. A resume is required to attend. Workshop Language Option: English. Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Job Club

This is an open job club for those attending the Ready to Work Workshop, focusing on employment announcements and networking. Workshop Language Option: English. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Résumé and Cover Letters

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. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Veterans Job Club

In this workshop, learn numerous job search techniques, resources available and how to navigate WorkSource Washington web sites. Workshop facilitated by the on-site Veterans Representative.Register at the reception desk. Seating is on a first come, first serve basis. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: This workshop is limited to veterans only. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, August 7, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

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. Friday, August 8, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Mature Worker Workshop

This workshop is primarily for job seekers over 55 of age. It includes the following topics: Myths of maturity, Networking, Assessing strengths, Resumes, 60-second commercials, Informational interviewing. Workshop Language Option: English. Friday, August 8, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Resume Lab

This lab will aid anyone that needs resume assistance - from the first steps of creating a basic resume to updating a current resume. Customers must have basic familiarity with the computer /MS Word, a disk or flash drive, and an e-mail address.  We will help you create a basic (or advanced) resume and an electronic resume. Customers do not need to register but will need to obtain a ticket from the Front Desk beginning one hour before class starts. Please bring a thumb drive or floppy disk to the lab. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Attention:  This workshop DOES NOT provide job search credit for individuals claiming Unemployment Insurance benefits. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, August 8, 2014, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Intermediate Computer Skills

This workshop teaches you advanced computer skills to help you search and apply for jobs. Prerequisite for the class: You must have taken the Basic Computer Skills workshop, you must have  a resume, an email account and you must bring a USB Flash drive or Disk." This workshop has limited space and requires a ticket to attend. You cannot call ahead to reserve a ticket – distribution starts 1 hour before the session. Facilitators will collect tickets in the workshop. Workshop Language Option: English. Friday, August 8, 2014, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Ready to Work

This workshop covers various topics: 1) Identify barriers to employment (age, housing, daycare, SSI, disabilities, mental health, ex-offenders, wide gaps in employment, lack of skills, education). 2) How to tap into community resources (Crisis Clinic, low income housing/Section 8, child care resources, utility assistance). 3) How to become Federally Bonded for employment purposes. Workshop Language Option: English. Monday, August 11, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

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. Workshop Language Option: English. Monday, August 11, 2014, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Explaining Your Criminal Background

In this workshop, we will discuss: Interviewing Skills , Explaining a conviction history in a professional environment , Writing a Letter of Explanation , Legal rights around what an employer can and cannot ask you about a conviction history. Room: Room 300. Contact Name: Sarah Brewster. Contact Phone: 206-716-3617. Contact Email: Sarah.Brewster@p-h-s.com. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: This workshop is part of the Roadmap to Success training program. Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. 2531 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98144-5328.

Using Social Media for Job Search

Create an initial LinkedIn profile and learn what online networking is and use Career Coach to explore wages, hiring trends and job descriptions for any occupation. Workshop Language Option: English. Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

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. Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Job Club

This is an open job club for those attending the Ready to Work Workshop, focusing on employment announcements and networking. Workshop Language Option: English. Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

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. Workshop Language Option: English. Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier Affiliate 2531 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98144.

Résumé and Cover Letters

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. Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Basic Computer Skills

New to computers? Learn to create your first document. No computer experience is necessary. The class objectives are:To show several uses of computers,To gain familiarity with the use of the keyboard and the mouse,To learn how to open, format, and save a Word document, andTo learn about several Word Tutorials. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please register at the front desk or call 206-721-6000. If you are in need of accommodation or translation services to participate in this workshop, please notify the Front Desk at least one week in advance. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, August 15, 2014, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Commissioner Approved Training/Training Benefits

This informational session will explaint the differences between teh unemployment applications for training approval. The workshop will provide an overview of required information and documents for the application process for Commissioner Approved Training (CAT) and Training Benefits (TB). Room: 100. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please register at the front desk or call 206-721-6000. If you are in need of accommodation or translation services to participate in this workshop, please notify the Front Desk at least one week in advance. Friday, August 15, 2014, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. 2531 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98144.

Ready to Work

This workshop covers various topics: 1) Identify barriers to employment (age, housing, daycare, SSI, disabilities, mental health, ex-offenders, wide gaps in employment, lack of skills, education). 2) How to tap into community resources (Crisis Clinic, low income housing/Section 8, child care resources, utility assistance). 3) How to become Federally Bonded for employment purposes. Workshop Language Option: English. Monday, August 18, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Job Club

This is an open job club for those attending the Ready to Work Workshop, focusing on employment announcements and networking. Workshop Language Option: English. Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Veterans Job Club

In this workshop, learn numerous job search techniques, resources available and how to navigate WorkSource Washington web sites. Workshop facilitated by the on-site Veterans Representative.Register at the reception desk. Seating is on a first come, first serve basis. If you are in need of accommodation or translation services to participate in this workshop, please notify us at least one week in advance. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: This workshop is limited to veterans only. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, August 21, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Intermediate Computer Skills

This workshop teaches you advanced computer skills to help you search and apply for jobs. Prerequisite for the class: You must have taken the Basic Computer Skills workshop, you must have  a resume, an email account and you must bring a USB Flash drive or Disk." This workshop has limited space and requires a ticket to attend. You cannot call ahead to reserve a ticket – distribution starts 1 hour before the session. Facilitators will collect tickets in the workshop. Workshop Language Option: English. Friday, August 22, 2014, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Ready to Work

This workshop covers various topics: 1) Identify barriers to employment (age, housing, daycare, SSI, disabilities, mental health, ex-offenders, wide gaps in employment, lack of skills, education). 2) How to tap into community resources (Crisis Clinic, low income housing/Section 8, child care resources, utility assistance). 3) How to become Federally Bonded for employment purposes. Workshop Language Option: English. Monday, August 25, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

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. Workshop Language Option: English. Monday, August 25, 2014, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Using Social Media for Job Search

Create an initial LinkedIn profile and learn what online networking is and use Career Coach to explore wages, hiring trends and job descriptions for any occupation. Workshop Language Option: English. Tuesday, August 26, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

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. Tuesday, August 26, 2014, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Roadmap to Success Workshop

Having trouble securing a job due to your background check? Need a little help in finding the right career for you? Roadmap to Success may be the training program for you! Come learn about Pioneer Human Services, the Roadmap to Success training program, and fill out an application today! Room: Room 300. Contact Name: Sarah Brewster. Contact Phone: 206716-3617. Contact Email: Sarah.Brewster@p-h-s.com. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: This workshop is part of the Roadmap to Success training program. Tuesday, August 26, 2014, 8:30 PM – 9:30 PM. 2531 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98144-5328.

Job Club

This is an open job club for those attending the Ready to Work Workshop, focusing on employment announcements and networking. Workshop Language Option: English. Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Office Closed for Labor Day

Workshop Language Option: English. Monday, September 1, 2014.

Mock Interviews

Prepare for your job interview by practicing with an expert one-on-one!You'll learn interviewingskills such as the Star methods, your 60-second commercial, and using emotional intelligence.You'll also learn questions you're likely to be asked, worst things to say in an interview, and what questions you can--and should--ask an employer.This workshop includes a resume review. A resume is required to attend. Workshop Language Option: English. Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Job Club

This is an open job club for those attending the Ready to Work Workshop, focusing on employment announcements and networking. Workshop Language Option: English. Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Veterans Job Club

In this workshop, learn numerous job search techniques, resources available and how to navigate WorkSource Washington web sites. Workshop facilitated by the on-site Veterans Representative.Register at the reception desk. Seating is on a first come, first serve basis. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: This workshop is limited to veterans only. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, September 4, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Basic Computer Skills

New to computers? Learn to create your first document. No computer experience is necessary. The class objectives are:To show several uses of computers,To gain familiarity with the use of the keyboard and the mouse,To learn how to open, format, and save a Word document, andTo learn about several Word Tutorials. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please register at the front desk or call 206-721-6000. If you are in need of accommodation or translation services to participate in this workshop, please notify the Front Desk at least one week in advance. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, September 5, 2014, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Ready to Work

This workshop covers various topics: 1) Identify barriers to employment (age, housing, daycare, SSI, disabilities, mental health, ex-offenders, wide gaps in employment, lack of skills, education). 2) How to tap into community resources (Crisis Clinic, low income housing/Section 8, child care resources, utility assistance). 3) How to become Federally Bonded for employment purposes. Workshop Language Option: English. Monday, September 8, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

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. Workshop Language Option: English. Monday, September 8, 2014, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Using Social Media for Job Search

Create an initial LinkedIn profile and learn what online networking is and use Career Coach to explore wages, hiring trends and job descriptions for any occupation. Workshop Language Option: English. Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

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. Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Job Club

This is an open job club for those attending the Ready to Work Workshop, focusing on employment announcements and networking. Workshop Language Option: English. Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

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. Workshop Language Option: English. Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier Affiliate 2531 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98144.

Intermediate Computer Skills

This workshop teaches you advanced computer skills to help you search and apply for jobs. Prerequisite for the class: You must have taken the Basic Computer Skills workshop, you must have  a resume, an email account and you must bring a USB Flash drive or Disk." This workshop has limited space and requires a ticket to attend. You cannot call ahead to reserve a ticket – distribution starts 1 hour before the session. Facilitators will collect tickets in the workshop. Workshop Language Option: English. Friday, September 12, 2014, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Ready to Work

This workshop covers various topics: 1) Identify barriers to employment (age, housing, daycare, SSI, disabilities, mental health, ex-offenders, wide gaps in employment, lack of skills, education). 2) How to tap into community resources (Crisis Clinic, low income housing/Section 8, child care resources, utility assistance). 3) How to become Federally Bonded for employment purposes. Workshop Language Option: English. Monday, September 15, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Job Club

This is an open job club for those attending the Ready to Work Workshop, focusing on employment announcements and networking. Workshop Language Option: English. Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Veterans Job Club

In this workshop, learn numerous job search techniques, resources available and how to navigate WorkSource Washington web sites. Workshop facilitated by the on-site Veterans Representative.Register at the reception desk. Seating is on a first come, first serve basis. If you are in need of accommodation or translation services to participate in this workshop, please notify us at least one week in advance. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: This workshop is limited to veterans only. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, September 18, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Basic Computer Skills

New to computers? Learn to create your first document. No computer experience is necessary. The class objectives are:To show several uses of computers,To gain familiarity with the use of the keyboard and the mouse,To learn how to open, format, and save a Word document, andTo learn about several Word Tutorials. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please register at the front desk or call 206-721-6000. If you are in need of accommodation or translation services to participate in this workshop, please notify the Front Desk at least one week in advance. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, September 19, 2014, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Commissioner Approved Training/Training Benefits

This informational session will explaint the differences between teh unemployment applications for training approval. The workshop will provide an overview of required information and documents for the application process for Commissioner Approved Training (CAT) and Training Benefits (TB). Room: 100. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please register at the front desk or call 206-721-6000. If you are in need of accommodation or translation services to participate in this workshop, please notify the Front Desk at least one week in advance. Friday, September 19, 2014, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. 2531 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98144.

Ready to Work

This workshop covers various topics: 1) Identify barriers to employment (age, housing, daycare, SSI, disabilities, mental health, ex-offenders, wide gaps in employment, lack of skills, education). 2) How to tap into community resources (Crisis Clinic, low income housing/Section 8, child care resources, utility assistance). 3) How to become Federally Bonded for employment purposes. Workshop Language Option: English. Monday, September 22, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

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. Workshop Language Option: English. Monday, September 22, 2014, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Using Social Media for Job Search

Create an initial LinkedIn profile and learn what online networking is and use Career Coach to explore wages, hiring trends and job descriptions for any occupation. Workshop Language Option: English. Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

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. Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Job Club

This is an open job club for those attending the Ready to Work Workshop, focusing on employment announcements and networking. Workshop Language Option: English. Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Intermediate Computer Skills

This workshop teaches you advanced computer skills to help you search and apply for jobs. Prerequisite for the class: You must have taken the Basic Computer Skills workshop, you must have  a resume, an email account and you must bring a USB Flash drive or Disk." This workshop has limited space and requires a ticket to attend. You cannot call ahead to reserve a ticket – distribution starts 1 hour before the session. Facilitators will collect tickets in the workshop. Workshop Language Option: English. Friday, September 26, 2014, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Ready to Work

This workshop covers various topics: 1) Identify barriers to employment (age, housing, daycare, SSI, disabilities, mental health, ex-offenders, wide gaps in employment, lack of skills, education). 2) How to tap into community resources (Crisis Clinic, low income housing/Section 8, child care resources, utility assistance). 3) How to become Federally Bonded for employment purposes. Workshop Language Option: English. Monday, September 29, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Job Club

This is an open job club for those attending the Ready to Work Workshop, focusing on employment announcements and networking. Workshop Language Option: English. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Veterans Job Club

In this workshop, learn numerous job search techniques, resources available and how to navigate WorkSource Washington web sites. Workshop facilitated by the on-site Veterans Representative.Register at the reception desk. Seating is on a first come, first serve basis. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: This workshop is limited to veterans only. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Basic Computer Skills

New to computers? Learn to create your first document. No computer experience is necessary. The class objectives are:To show several uses of computers,To gain familiarity with the use of the keyboard and the mouse,To learn how to open, format, and save a Word document, andTo learn about several Word Tutorials. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please register at the front desk or call 206-721-6000. If you are in need of accommodation or translation services to participate in this workshop, please notify the Front Desk at least one week in advance. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, October 3, 2014, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Mock Interviews

Prepare for your job interview by practicing with an expert one-on-one!You'll learn interviewingskills such as the Star methods, your 60-second commercial, and using emotional intelligence.You'll also learn questions you're likely to be asked, worst things to say in an interview, and what questions you can--and should--ask an employer.This workshop includes a resume review. A resume is required to attend. Workshop Language Option: English. Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Job Club

This is an open job club for those attending the Ready to Work Workshop, focusing on employment announcements and networking. Workshop Language Option: English. Wednesday, October 8, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

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. Workshop Language Option: English. Wednesday, October 8, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier Affiliate 2531 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98144.

Intermediate Computer Skills

This workshop teaches you advanced computer skills to help you search and apply for jobs. Prerequisite for the class: You must have taken the Basic Computer Skills workshop, you must have  a resume, an email account and you must bring a USB Flash drive or Disk." This workshop has limited space and requires a ticket to attend. You cannot call ahead to reserve a ticket – distribution starts 1 hour before the session. Facilitators will collect tickets in the workshop. Workshop Language Option: English. Friday, October 10, 2014, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Using Social Media for Job Search

Create an initial LinkedIn profile and learn what online networking is and use Career Coach to explore wages, hiring trends and job descriptions for any occupation. Workshop Language Option: English. Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

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. Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Job Club

This is an open job club for those attending the Ready to Work Workshop, focusing on employment announcements and networking. Workshop Language Option: English. Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Veterans Job Club

In this workshop, learn numerous job search techniques, resources available and how to navigate WorkSource Washington web sites. Workshop facilitated by the on-site Veterans Representative.Register at the reception desk. Seating is on a first come, first serve basis. If you are in need of accommodation or translation services to participate in this workshop, please notify us at least one week in advance. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: This workshop is limited to veterans only. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, October 16, 2014, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Basic Computer Skills

New to computers? Learn to create your first document. No computer experience is necessary. The class objectives are:To show several uses of computers,To gain familiarity with the use of the keyboard and the mouse,To learn how to open, format, and save a Word document, andTo learn about several Word Tutorials. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please register at the front desk or call 206-721-6000. If you are in need of accommodation or translation services to participate in this workshop, please notify the Front Desk at least one week in advance. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, October 17, 2014, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

Commissioner Approved Training/Training Benefits

This informational session will explaint the differences between teh unemployment applications for training approval. The workshop will provide an overview of required information and documents for the application process for Commissioner Approved Training (CAT) and Training Benefits (TB). Room: 100. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please register at the front desk or call 206-721-6000. If you are in need of accommodation or translation services to participate in this workshop, please notify the Front Desk at least one week in advance. Friday, October 17, 2014, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. 2531 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98144.