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Skills & Abilities

You will learn to identify, demonstrate and package your skills and personal qualities in ways that will be meaningful to employers. You will also learn verbal communication skills and practice delivering a 60 second commercial – a brief, high-impact presentation to potential employers. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, December 22, 2014, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Job Search Strategies

You will learn different strategies such as networking, researching labor market information, conducting informational interviews etc. to increase your chances of obtaining employment.  This workshop also covers tools to plan and organize an effective job search and tips on effective use of the internet for job search. Workshop Language Option: English. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Office Closed for Christmas Day

Workshop Language Option: English. Thursday, December 25, 2014.

Interviewing

You will learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answering frequently asked and difficult questions in a supportive and realistic environment. Room: Room 100. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, December 26, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Resume Lab

Develop your resume and cover letter assisted by a staff member. You must first take the Effective Resume & Cover Letters workshop. To attend this workshop, you must have basic computer skills. Please bring an electronic copy of your resume (either a resume sent to your email or a copy on a USB flash drive). Room: Computer Lab. Workshop Language Option: English. Friday, December 26, 2014, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Rainier Affiliate 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Office Closed for New Year's Day

Workshop Language Option: English. Thursday, January 1, 2015.

Interviewing

You will learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answering frequently asked and difficult questions in a supportive and realistic environment. Room: Room 100. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, January 2, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Basic Computer Skills

This workshop goes over the basics of computer hardware, basic keyboard and mouse skills, using Microsoft Word and using the Internet for job search. Limited space is available. Room: Computer Lab. 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. Limited space is available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, January 2, 2015, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S 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. In-person job search activity: No. Monday, January 5, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Skills & Abilities

You will learn to identify, demonstrate and package your skills and personal qualities in ways that will be meaningful to employers. You will also learn verbal communication skills and practice delivering a 60 second commercial – a brief, high-impact presentation to potential employers. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, January 5, 2015, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Mock Interview

Would you like to get constructive feedback about your interviewing skills? Please bring a resume and come dressed for an interview in our occupation / industry. Recommended:  Attend Interviewing Workshop first. Workshop Language Option: English. Tuesday, January 6, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Resumes and Correspondence

Learn the do's and don'ts to presenting effective cover letters and resumes.  Learn which style of cover letter and resume format best displays your knowledge, skills and abilities in order to attract employers that will lead to more interviews! Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, January 7, 2015, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Applications Lab

From the first steps of creating a basic master application to updatingor targeting a current application, we can help.  Staff is available to assist with coaching, helpful tips, targeting companies and how you can get started with a basic or advanced application.  It is recommended you take the Applications workshop first.  Please bring a flash drive to the workshop. Limited space is available. Workshop Language Option: English. Thursday, January 8, 2015, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Interviewing

You will learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answering frequently asked and difficult questions in a supportive and realistic environment. Room: Room 100. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, January 9, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Mature Worker

This popular workshop will highlight ways to overcome stereotypes and difficult barriers mature workers can often face to becoming employed. Room: Room 500. Workshop Language Option: English. Friday, January 9, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Resume Lab

Develop your cover letter & resume assisted by a staff member. You must first take the Resume & Correspondence workshop. To attend this workshop, you must have basic computer skills. Please bring an electronic copy of your resume (either a resume sent to your email or a copy on a USB flash drive). 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, January 9, 2015, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Affiliate 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. In-person job search activity: No. Monday, January 12, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S 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, January 13, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier Affiliate 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Job Search Strategies

In this workshop, you will learn different strategies such as networking, researching labor market information, conducting informational interviews, etc. to increase your chances of obtaining employment.  This workshop also covers tools to plan and organize an effective job search and tips on effective use of the internet for job search. Workshop Language Option: English. Tuesday, January 13, 2015, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Rainier Affiliate 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Applications

You will learn about the characteristics of a complete job application and  what employers' expectations are. You will learn how to effectively fill out online applications and the importance of generating a master application will be addressed. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Resumes and Correspondence

Learn the do's and don'ts to presenting effective cover letters and resumes.  Learn which style of cover letter and resume format best displays your knowledge, skills and abilities in order to attract employers that will lead to more interviews! Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Interviewing

You will learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answering frequently asked and difficult questions in a supportive and realistic environment. Room: Room 100. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, January 16, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Mature Worker

This workshop will highlight ways to overcome stereotypes and difficult barriers mature workers can often face to becoming employed. Room: Room 500. Workshop Language Option: English. Friday, January 16, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Intermediate Computer Skills

This workshop teaches you advanced computer skills to help you search and apply for jobs.  To attend this workshop, you must have attended the Basic Computer Skills workshop, have an email account, a copy of your resume and a USB flash drive. Limited space is available. Room: Computer Lab. Workshop Language Option: English. Friday, January 16, 2015, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2351 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Commissioner Approved Training/Training Benefits

This informational session will explain the differences between the 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, January 16, 2015, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S 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. In-person job search activity: No. Monday, January 19, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Skills & Abilities

You will learn to identify, demonstrate and package your skills and personal qualities in ways that will be meaningful to employers. You will also learn verbal communication skills and practice delivering a 60 second commercial – a brief, high-impact presentation to potential employers. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, January 19, 2015, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Mock Interviews

Prepare for your job interview by practicing with an expert one-on-one. You'll learn interviewing skills 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. Room: Room 500. Workshop Language Option: English. Tuesday, January 20, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier Affiliate 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Resumes and Correspondence

Learn the do's and don'ts to presenting effective cover letters and resumes.  Learn which style of cover letter and resume format best displays your knowledge, skills and abilities in order to attract employers that will lead to more interviews! Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Interviewing

You will learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answering frequently asked and difficult questions in a supportive and realistic environment. Room: Room 100. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, January 23, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Mature Worker

This popular workshop will highlight ways to overcome stereotypes and difficult barriers mature workers can often face to becoming employed. Room: Room 500. Workshop Language Option: English. Friday, January 23, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier Affiliate 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Resume Lab

Develop your resume and cover letter assisted by a staff member. You must first take the Effective Resume & Cover Letters workshop. To attend this workshop, you must have basic computer skills. Please bring an electronic copy of your resume (either a resume sent to your email or a copy on a USB flash drive). Room: Computer Lab. Workshop Language Option: English. Friday, January 23, 2015, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Rainier Affiliate 2531 Rainier Ave S 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. In-person job search activity: No. Monday, January 26, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Skills and Abilities

You will learn to identify, demonstrate and package your skills and personal qualities in ways that will be meaningful to employers.  You will also learn verbal communication skills and practice delivering a 60 second commercial - a brief, high-impact presentation to potential employers. Workshop Language Option: English. Monday, January 26, 2015, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Rainier Affiliate 2531 Rainier Ave S 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, January 27, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Resumes and Correspondence

Learn the do's and don'ts to presenting effective cover letters and resumes.  Learn which style of cover letter and resume format best displays your knowledge, skills and abilities in order to attract employers that will lead to more interviews! Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Interviewing

You will learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answering frequently asked and difficult questions in a supportive and realistic environment. Room: Room 100. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, January 30, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Mature Worker

This popular workshop will highlight ways to overcome stereotypes and difficult barriers mature workers can often face to becoming employed. Room: Room 500. Workshop Language Option: English. Friday, January 30, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier Affiliate 2531 Rainier Ave S 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. In-person job search activity: No. Monday, February 2, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Skills & Abilities

You will learn to identify, demonstrate and package your skills and personal qualities in ways that will be meaningful to employers. You will also learn verbal communication skills and practice delivering a 60 second commercial – a brief, high-impact presentation to potential employers. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, February 2, 2015, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Mock Interview

Would you like to get constructive feedback about your interviewing skills? Please bring a resume and come dressed for an interview in our occupation / industry. Recommended:  Attend Interviewing Workshop first. Workshop Language Option: English. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Resumes and Correspondence

Learn the do's and don'ts to presenting effective cover letters and resumes.  Learn which style of cover letter and resume format best displays your knowledge, skills and abilities in order to attract employers that will lead to more interviews! Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Interviewing

You will learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answering frequently asked and difficult questions in a supportive and realistic environment. Room: Room 100. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, February 6, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Basic Computer Skills

This workshop goes over the basics of computer hardware, basic keyboard and mouse skills, using Microsoft Word and using the Internet for job search. Limited space is available. Room: Computer Lab. 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. Limited space is available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, February 6, 2015, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S 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. In-person job search activity: No. Monday, February 9, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S 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, February 10, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier Affiliate 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Job Search Strategies

In this workshop, you will learn different strategies such as networking, researching labor market information, conducting informational interviews, etc. to increase your chances of obtaining employment.  This workshop also covers tools to plan and organize an effective job search and tips on effective use of the internet for job search. Workshop Language Option: English. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Rainier Affiliate 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Applications

You will learn about the characteristics of a complete job application and  what employers' expectations are. You will learn how to effectively fill out online applications and the importance of generating a master application will be addressed. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Resumes and Correspondence

Learn the do's and don'ts to presenting effective cover letters and resumes.  Learn which style of cover letter and resume format best displays your knowledge, skills and abilities in order to attract employers that will lead to more interviews! Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Applications Lab

From the first steps of creating a basic master application to updatingor targeting a current application, we can help.  Staff is available to assist with coaching, helpful tips, targeting companies and how you can get started with a basic or advanced application.  It is recommended you take the Applications workshop first.  Please bring a flash drive to the workshop. Limited space is available. Workshop Language Option: English. Thursday, February 12, 2015, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Interviewing

You will learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answering frequently asked and difficult questions in a supportive and realistic environment. Room: Room 100. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, February 13, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Mature Worker

This popular workshop will highlight ways to overcome stereotypes and difficult barriers mature workers can often face to becoming employed. Room: Room 500. Workshop Language Option: English. Friday, February 13, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Resume Lab

Develop your cover letter & resume assisted by a staff member. You must first take the Resume & Correspondence workshop. To attend this workshop, you must have basic computer skills. Please bring an electronic copy of your resume (either a resume sent to your email or a copy on a USB flash drive). 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, February 13, 2015, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Affiliate 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. In-person job search activity: No. Monday, February 16, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Skills & Abilities

You will learn to identify, demonstrate and package your skills and personal qualities in ways that will be meaningful to employers. You will also learn verbal communication skills and practice delivering a 60 second commercial – a brief, high-impact presentation to potential employers. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, February 16, 2015, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Mock Interviews

Prepare for your job interview by practicing with an expert one-on-one. You'll learn interviewing skills 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. Room: Room 500. Workshop Language Option: English. Tuesday, February 17, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier Affiliate 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Resumes and Correspondence

Learn the do's and don'ts to presenting effective cover letters and resumes.  Learn which style of cover letter and resume format best displays your knowledge, skills and abilities in order to attract employers that will lead to more interviews! Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Interviewing

You will learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answering frequently asked and difficult questions in a supportive and realistic environment. Room: Room 100. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, February 20, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Mature Worker

This workshop will highlight ways to overcome stereotypes and difficult barriers mature workers can often face to becoming employed. Room: Room 500. Workshop Language Option: English. Friday, February 20, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Intermediate Computer Skills

This workshop teaches you advanced computer skills to help you search and apply for jobs.  To attend this workshop, you must have attended the Basic Computer Skills workshop, have an email account, a copy of your resume and a USB flash drive. Limited space is available. Room: Computer Lab. Workshop Language Option: English. Friday, February 20, 2015, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2351 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Commissioner Approved Training/Training Benefits

This informational session will explain the differences between the 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, February 20, 2015, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S 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. In-person job search activity: No. Monday, February 23, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Skills and Abilities

You will learn to identify, demonstrate and package your skills and personal qualities in ways that will be meaningful to employers.  You will also learn verbal communication skills and practice delivering a 60 second commercial - a brief, high-impact presentation to potential employers. Workshop Language Option: English. Monday, February 23, 2015, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Rainier Affiliate 2531 Rainier Ave S 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, February 24, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Resumes and Correspondence

Learn the do's and don'ts to presenting effective cover letters and resumes.  Learn which style of cover letter and resume format best displays your knowledge, skills and abilities in order to attract employers that will lead to more interviews! Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Interviewing

You will learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answering frequently asked and difficult questions in a supportive and realistic environment. Room: Room 100. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, February 27, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Mature Worker

This popular workshop will highlight ways to overcome stereotypes and difficult barriers mature workers can often face to becoming employed. Room: Room 500. Workshop Language Option: English. Friday, February 27, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier Affiliate 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Mature Worker

This popular workshop will highlight ways to overcome stereotypes and difficult barriers mature workers can often face to becoming employed. Room: Room 500. Workshop Language Option: English. Friday, February 27, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier Affiliate 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Resume Lab

Develop your resume and cover letter assisted by a staff member. You must first take the Effective Resume & Cover Letters workshop. To attend this workshop, you must have basic computer skills. Please bring an electronic copy of your resume (either a resume sent to your email or a copy on a USB flash drive). Room: Computer Lab. Workshop Language Option: English. Friday, February 27, 2015, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Rainier Affiliate 2531 Rainier Ave S 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. In-person job search activity: No. Monday, March 2, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Skills & Abilities

You will learn to identify, demonstrate and package your skills and personal qualities in ways that will be meaningful to employers. You will also learn verbal communication skills and practice delivering a 60 second commercial – a brief, high-impact presentation to potential employers. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, March 2, 2015, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Mock Interview

Would you like to get constructive feedback about your interviewing skills? Please bring a resume and come dressed for an interview in our occupation / industry. Recommended:  Attend Interviewing Workshop first. Workshop Language Option: English. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Resumes and Correspondence

Learn the do's and don'ts to presenting effective cover letters and resumes.  Learn which style of cover letter and resume format best displays your knowledge, skills and abilities in order to attract employers that will lead to more interviews! Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Interviewing

You will learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answering frequently asked and difficult questions in a supportive and realistic environment. Room: Room 100. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, March 6, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Basic Computer Skills

This workshop goes over the basics of computer hardware, basic keyboard and mouse skills, using Microsoft Word and using the Internet for job search. Limited space is available. Room: Computer Lab. 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. Limited space is available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, March 6, 2015, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S 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. In-person job search activity: No. Monday, March 9, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S 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, March 10, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier Affiliate 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Job Search Strategies

In this workshop, you will learn different strategies such as networking, researching labor market information, conducting informational interviews, etc. to increase your chances of obtaining employment.  This workshop also covers tools to plan and organize an effective job search and tips on effective use of the internet for job search. Workshop Language Option: English. Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Rainier Affiliate 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Applications

You will learn about the characteristics of a complete job application and  what employers' expectations are. You will learn how to effectively fill out online applications and the importance of generating a master application will be addressed. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Resumes and Correspondence

Learn the do's and don'ts to presenting effective cover letters and resumes.  Learn which style of cover letter and resume format best displays your knowledge, skills and abilities in order to attract employers that will lead to more interviews! Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Applications Lab

From the first steps of creating a basic master application to updatingor targeting a current application, we can help.  Staff is available to assist with coaching, helpful tips, targeting companies and how you can get started with a basic or advanced application.  It is recommended you take the Applications workshop first.  Please bring a flash drive to the workshop. Limited space is available. Workshop Language Option: English. Thursday, March 12, 2015, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Interviewing

You will learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answering frequently asked and difficult questions in a supportive and realistic environment. Room: Room 100. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, March 13, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Mature Worker

This popular workshop will highlight ways to overcome stereotypes and difficult barriers mature workers can often face to becoming employed. Room: Room 500. Workshop Language Option: English. Friday, March 13, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Resume Lab

Develop your cover letter & resume assisted by a staff member. You must first take the Resume & Correspondence workshop. To attend this workshop, you must have basic computer skills. Please bring an electronic copy of your resume (either a resume sent to your email or a copy on a USB flash drive). 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, March 13, 2015, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Affiliate 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. In-person job search activity: No. Monday, March 16, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Skills & Abilities

You will learn to identify, demonstrate and package your skills and personal qualities in ways that will be meaningful to employers. You will also learn verbal communication skills and practice delivering a 60 second commercial – a brief, high-impact presentation to potential employers. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, March 16, 2015, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Mock Interviews

Prepare for your job interview by practicing with an expert one-on-one. You'll learn interviewing skills 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. Room: Room 500. Workshop Language Option: English. Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier Affiliate 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Resumes and Correspondence

Learn the do's and don'ts to presenting effective cover letters and resumes.  Learn which style of cover letter and resume format best displays your knowledge, skills and abilities in order to attract employers that will lead to more interviews! Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Interviewing

You will learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answering frequently asked and difficult questions in a supportive and realistic environment. Room: Room 100. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, March 20, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Mature Worker

This workshop will highlight ways to overcome stereotypes and difficult barriers mature workers can often face to becoming employed. Room: Room 500. Workshop Language Option: English. Friday, March 20, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Intermediate Computer Skills

This workshop teaches you advanced computer skills to help you search and apply for jobs.  To attend this workshop, you must have attended the Basic Computer Skills workshop, have an email account, a copy of your resume and a USB flash drive. Limited space is available. Room: Computer Lab. Workshop Language Option: English. Friday, March 20, 2015, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2351 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Commissioner Approved Training/Training Benefits

This informational session will explain the differences between the 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, March 20, 2015, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.