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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.

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. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. 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, March 2, 2015, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Advanced Résumé

This advanced résumés 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 résumé.  Please bring your current résumé and 1 copy with you. Successful job seekers know what employers want.  Learn how to complete applications, develop résumés, 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. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. 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, March 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 résumé in our computer lab. We cannot type it for you, but will help and guide. Best if you bring your résumé on a flash drive, or access it online. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. 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, March 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. 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, in writing, 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. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. 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, March 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. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. 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, March 4, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Skills and Abilities

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. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. 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, March 5, 2015, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

WorkSource Orientation

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. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. 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, March 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. The workshop focuses on people age 45+, but job seekers of all ages are welcome to attend. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. 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, March 9, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Perfecting Résumés

This workshop focuses on providing beginning résumé 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, résumé 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 résumés and not getting responses or interviews, this class is for you.  Please bring your current résumé 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. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. 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, March 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. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. 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, March 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. 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. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. 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, March 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. 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, in writing, 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. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. 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, March 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. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. 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, March 11, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

MS Word Basics

Learn the basics of how to use Microsoft Word. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. 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, March 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. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. 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, March 11, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Keep UI Benefits During Training - 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. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. 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, March 11, 2015, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Online Pre-Hire Assessments Workshop

This workshop is designed to help applicants prepare for online pre-hire assessments.  It provides the employer rationale for the assessments, strategies to answer the questions, and an opportunity to practice answering typical assessment questions. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. 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, March 12, 2015, 2:30 PM – 4:30 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. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. 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, March 13, 2015, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. 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. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. 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, March 16, 2015, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Advanced Résumé

This advanced résumés 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 résumé.  Please bring your current résumé and 1 copy with you. Successful job seekers know what employers want.  Learn how to complete applications, develop résumés, 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. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. 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, March 17, 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 résumé in our computer lab. We cannot type it for you, but will help and guide. Best if you bring your résumé on a flash drive, or access it online. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. 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, March 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. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. 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, March 18, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Networking and Informational Interviews

Exploit proven classical and contemporary techniques for effective networking to land your next position.  Expand and leverage existing contacts to get you more informational/job interviews. Discover key networking strategies to unlock the best possible career opportunity and fit for you and your next employer.  Informal individual introductions begin at 9:00 a.m. prior to start of the workshop. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. 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, March 19, 2015, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. 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. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. 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, March 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. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. 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. Friday, March 20, 2015, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

WorkSource Orientation

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. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. 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, March 20, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Perfecting Résumés

This workshop focuses on providing beginning résumé 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, résumé 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 résumés and not getting responses or interviews, this class is for you.  Please bring your current résumé 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. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. 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, March 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. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. 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, March 24, 2015, 10:00 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. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. 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, March 24, 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. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. 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, March 25, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

MS Excel Basics

Learn the basics of how to use Microsoft Excel. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. 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, March 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. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. 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, March 25, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Keep UI Benefits During Training - 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. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. 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, March 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. The workshop focuses on people age 45+, but job seekers of all ages are welcome to attend. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. 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, March 26, 2015, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Résumé Essentials Part 1 of 2

This two-part workshop covers the essential steps for preparing a résumé including strategies for résumé writing and an opportunity to start a résumé or improve an existing résumé.  The first session includes information on résumé elements, résumé types, and tips for targeting and adding impact to your résumé.  The second session is a hands-on opportunity to prepare a basic résumé or improve an existing résumé.  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 résumé. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. 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, March 26, 2015, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Résumé Essentials Part 2 of 2

This two-part workshop covers the essential steps for preparing a résumé including strategies for résumé writing and an opportunity to start a résumé or improve an existing résumé.  The first session includes information on résumé elements, résumé types, and tips for targeting and adding impact to your résumé.  The second session is a hands-on opportunity to prepare a basic résumé or improve an existing résumé.  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 résumé. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. 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, March 27, 2015, 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.