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Interviewing Techniques

You might have the best résumé ever, but if you don’t interview well, it won’t matter. Being able to handle a job interview is a necessity for any job seeker. Knowing what employers are looking for and being prepared are absolute musts. In this workshop, you will learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answers to frequently asked—and sometimes difficult—questions in a supportive, realistic environment. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please Note:  All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, February 2, 2015, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Advanced Resume Workshop

This advanced resumes for professionals class focuses on providing mid-level to professional job seekers with critical strategies and techniques for improving the content and impact of their resume.  Please bring your current resume and 1 copy with you. Successful job seekers know what employers want.  Learn how to complete applications, develop resumes, and design cover letters that will attract employers and lead to more interviews.  Leave ready to write your first rough draft. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please Note:  All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Walk-In Résumé Lab

Individual assistance creating and editing your resume in our computer lab. We cannot type it for you, but will help and guide. Best if you bring your resume on a flash drive, or access it online. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please Note:  All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Job Search Strategies & Perfecting Applications

Finding out about employers in your area and creating a strategy to target your job search is the key to success. In the Job-Search Strategies class, you will learn a variety of job-search methods! This class provides tips on the value of labor-market information and introduces other strategies like networking, informational interviews and using the Internet to locate job openings. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please Note:  All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

LinkedIn For Professionals

This workshop is appropriate for mid and senior level professionals across all industries wishing to expand their networking opportunities  and enhance their job search. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please Note:  All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Women’s Empowerment Career Search Xpress

An open discussion focusing on the unique challenges effecting women in today’s workplace offering empowering ideas and information. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please Note:  All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

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. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please Note:  All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Library Job Search Tools

KCLS( King County Library System) librarians will host a workshop that demonstrates the latest tools available through the library homepage including websites and databases that are geared for finding a new career path, searching for a job, and coping with the financial and psychological pressures that result from tough times. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please Note:  All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. Friday, February 6, 2015, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Orientation to WorkSource Services

The most difficult part of any job search may be taking the first step. WorkSource is here to help you! During this workshop, you will receive an overview of the services available at your local WorkSource office to assist with all phases of your job search. You also will be introduced to go2worksource.com, your premier online resource for finding work in Washington state. This workshop will introduce you to an array of employment and training services and get you connected with employment specialists who are experts in the local labor market. This information is appropriate for any job seeker. The Job-Search Readiness Inventory will guide you in getting started. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please Note:  All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, February 6, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Mature Workers Workshop

This workshop will prepare the mature worker for successful job searching in the current job market by dispelling stereotypes about the mature worker, developing job searching strategies, identifying transferable skills, and learning new résumé cover letter and interviewing techniques. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please Note:  All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, February 9, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

LinkedIn Basic Workshop

Increasingly employers are looking for job applicants online.  And before they extend a job offer they want to see what your social media presence looks like.  LinkedIn Basic will introduce you to www.linkedin.com – a powerful, business-oriented social networking service.  With a free LinkedIn profile, you are marketing yourself 24/7.  Learn about the basic building blocks to construct an effective LinkedIn profile, and begin to network with others in your occupation toward your next job or career. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please Note:  All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, February 9, 2015, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Perfecting Resumes

This workshop focuses on providing beginning resume assistance for job seekers to increase opportunities for interviews. This module provides participants with group and one-on-one professional assistance. Please bring your work history (up to 10 years) with you to the workshop. An important part of any job search is to understand the employer's point of view. In this workshop, resume content and formatting will be covered and how to be better prepared to meet an employer's expectations. The workshop explores how to organize and communicate, in writing, your skills and abilities in a way that stands out from the crowd. If you are sending out lots of resumes and not getting responses or interviews, this class is for you.  Please bring your current resume to the class for review. The changing workplace requires everyone to think differently about what makes a successful job search. Learn the most and least effective strategies for finding employment. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please Note:  All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Computer Basics

This is a beginning computer class that will guide you through the basic parts of the computer; teach you how to open, save and email a document; fill out an online application; and learn to navigate the internet for your job search. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please Note:  All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Negotiating a Compensation Package

Learn the delicate art of successfully negotiating the compensation package.  We’ll focus on knowing your realistic value in the labor market, understanding the employer’s perspective, what can be negotiated and how to respond to objections in the negotiating process.  Don’t sell yourself short.  And don’t blow the deal in this crucial phase of the employment process. -Intended for mid to high-level professionals. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please Note:  All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Job Search Strategies & Perfecting Applications

Finding out about employers in your area and creating a strategy to target your job search is the key to success. In the Job-Search Strategies class, you will learn a variety of job-search methods! This class provides tips on the value of labor-market information and introduces other strategies like networking, informational interviews and using the Internet to locate job openings. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please Note:  All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

LinkedIn For Professionals

This workshop is appropriate for mid and senior level professionals across all industries wishing to expand their networking opportunities  and enhance their job search. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please Note:  All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

MS Word Basics

Come and learn some of the important basics of MS Word. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please Note:  All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Paying for College

The WorkSource system has services available for job seekers to help with a variety training needs. This information session will give you an overview of the services, eligibility criteria, and how to get connected. Programs that provide funding and support for skills upgrades will be presented by WorkSource and Community and Technical College. Workshop Language Option: English. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Orientation to Commissioner-Approved Training (CAT) and Training Benefits (TB)

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. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please Note:  All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Online Pre-Hire Assessments Workshop

Please Note:  All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please Note:  All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. Thursday, February 12, 2015, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Advanced Resume Workshop

This advanced resumes for professionals class focuses on providing mid-level to professional job seekers with critical strategies and techniques for improving the content and impact of their resume.  Please bring your current resume and 1 copy with you. Successful job seekers know what employers want.  Learn how to complete applications, develop resumes, and design cover letters that will attract employers and lead to more interviews.  Leave ready to write your first rough draft. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please Note:  All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, February 17, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Library Job Search Tools

KCLS( King County Library System) librarians will host a workshop that demonstrates the latest tools available through the library homepage including websites and databases that are geared for finding a new career path, searching for a job, and coping with the financial and psychological pressures that result from tough times. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please Note:  All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. Tuesday, February 17, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Walk-In Résumé Lab

Individual assistance creating and editing your resume in our computer lab. We cannot type it for you, but will help and guide. Best if you bring your resume on a flash drive, or access it online. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please Note:  All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, February 17, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

LinkedIn For Professionals

This workshop is appropriate for mid and senior level professionals across all industries wishing to expand their networking opportunities  and enhance their job search. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please Note:  All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Networking and Informational Interviews

Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please Note:  All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, February 19, 2015, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

“How to Become a Better Interviewee”

Once you get to the hiring manager, it is all about your preparation and presentation.  Presented by an IT hiring manager, this workshop will provide you with guidance and insight to help you achieve success in future interviews. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please Note:  All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, February 19, 2015, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

“I Want to Work for Myself”

Thinking about self-employment or starting a business? This class will outline the research you need to test your idea, develop a business plan, inform you of the many resources available to help you in Washington State, and present an overview of financing options. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please Note:  All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. Friday, February 20, 2015, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Orientation to WorkSource Services

The most difficult part of any job search may be taking the first step. WorkSource is here to help you! During this workshop, you will receive an overview of the services available at your local WorkSource office to assist with all phases of your job search. You also will be introduced to go2worksource.com, your premier online resource for finding work in Washington state. This workshop will introduce you to an array of employment and training services and get you connected with employment specialists who are experts in the local labor market. This information is appropriate for any job seeker. The Job-Search Readiness Inventory will guide you in getting started. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please Note:  All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, February 20, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

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. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please Note:  All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, February 23, 2015, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Perfecting Resumes

This workshop focuses on providing beginning resume assistance for job seekers to increase opportunities for interviews. This module provides participants with group and one-on-one professional assistance. Please bring your work history (up to 10 years) with you to the workshop. An important part of any job search is to understand the employer's point of view. In this workshop, resume content and formatting will be covered and how to be better prepared to meet an employer's expectations. The workshop explores how to organize and communicate, in writing, your skills and abilities in a way that stands out from the crowd. If you are sending out lots of resumes and not getting responses or interviews, this class is for you.  Please bring your current resume to the class for review. The changing workplace requires everyone to think differently about what makes a successful job search. Learn the most and least effective strategies for finding employment. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please Note:  All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, February 24, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Computer Basics

This is a beginning computer class that will guide you through the basic parts of the computer; teach you how to open, save and email a document; fill out an online application; and learn to navigate the internet for your job search. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please Note:  All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, February 24, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

LinkedIn For Professionals

This workshop is appropriate for mid and senior level professionals across all industries wishing to expand their networking opportunities  and enhance their job search. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please Note:  All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Excel Basics

Please Note:  All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please Note:  All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Paying for College

The WorkSource system has services available for job seekers to help with a variety training needs. This information session will give you an overview of the services, eligibility criteria, and how to get connected. Programs that provide funding and support for skills upgrades will be presented by WorkSource and Community and Technical College. Workshop Language Option: English. Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Orientation to Commissioner-Approved Training (CAT) and Training Benefits (TB)

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. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please Note:  All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Mature Workers Workshop

This workshop will prepare the mature worker for successful job searching in the current job market by dispelling stereotypes about the mature worker, developing job searching strategies, identifying transferable skills, and learning new résumé cover letter and interviewing techniques. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please Note:  All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, February 26, 2015, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Resume Essentials Part 1 of 2

This two-part workshop covers the essential steps for preparing a resume, including strategies for resume writing and an opportunity to start a resume or improve an existing resume.  The first session includes information on resume elements, resume types, and tips for targeting and adding impact to your resume.  The second session is a hands-on opportunity to prepare a basic resume or improve an existing resume.  For the continuity of the workshop, participants must attend Part 1 of the workshop prior to attending Part 2. Participants in this workshop need basic computer skills. It is suggested that participants bring a USB flash drive for storing their completed resume. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please Note:  All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, February 26, 2015, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Resume Essentials Part 2 of 2

This two-part workshop covers the essential steps for preparing a resume, including strategies for resume writing and an opportunity to start a resume or improve an existing resume. The first session includes information on resume elements, resume types, and tips for targeting and adding impact to your resume. The second session is a hands-on opportunity to prepare a basic resume or improve an existing resume. For the continuity of the workshop, participants must attend Part 1 of the workshop prior to attending Part 2. Participants in this workshop need basic computer skills. It is suggested that participants bring a USB flash drive for storing their completed resume. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please Note:  All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, February 27, 2015, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.