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Mock Interviews*

WorkSource Auburn Would you like to get constructive feedback about your interviewing skills?  Please bring a resume, a description of a job you have applied for and come dressed for an interview in your occupation/industry. Recommended:  Attend Interviewing Workshop first. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 9:15 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE Auburn, WA 98002.

LinkedIn Part II*

WorkSource Auburn This class focuses on expanding Internet networking, job search and company research using LinkedIn.  You must have a current LinkedIn profile and familiarity with LinkedIn, the Internet and using the computer. Go to WorkSourceWA.com and create a WorkSourceWA account prior to attending this workshop. *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Career Talk

WorkSource Redmond Career talk with other job seekers. Your voice is important! Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served.  Come to WorkSource Redmond the day of the event and ask for a ticket.  Come at least an hour early for popular workshops.  Be sure you have registered on WorkSourceWA.com.  (If you opened an unemployment claim this was done automatically for you.). In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

LinkedIn For Professionals

WorkSource Redmond 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. This workshop is beneficial for mid and senior level professionals across all industries wishing to expand their networking opportunities and enhance their job search. An established LinkedIn profile is required. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served.  Come to WorkSource Redmond the day of the event and ask for a ticket.  Come at least an hour early for popular workshops.  Be sure you have registered on WorkSourceWA.com.  (If you opened an unemployment claim this was done automatically for you.). In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Paying For College Information Session

WorkSource Auburn This informational session will give you an overview of the Worker Retraining Programs and other funding sources through the college system.   If you want to explore training while receiving unemployment benefits, the training benefits program could offer additional weeks of unemployment benefits if eligible.  Attend this session if you are interested in upgrading your skillset or transitioning to a different field. Room: Eagle Room. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

S.H.E. - Young Ladies Group (16-24 years of age)

WorkSource Tukwila This group will cover life skills in a safe environment specifically for young ladies ages 16-24. Snacks provided. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource / YouthSource Affiliate Tukwila 645 Andover Park West, Ste. 200 Tukwila, WA 98188.

Explore Free Financial Aid for Training

WorkSource Redmond Learn about a variety of resources available to help pay for training. Resources include funding through college programs and resources from your local WorkSource. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served.  Come to WorkSource Redmond the day of the event and ask for a ticket.  Come at least an hour early for popular workshops.  Be sure you have registered on WorkSourceWA.com.  (If you opened an unemployment claim this was done automatically for you.). In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Veterans Orientation

WorkSource Downtown Seattle This club will give you the opportunity to speak with local employers, hiring managers, visit with guest speakers of different companies and apprenticeship programs, and networking with  other veterans. This will cover skills and abilities, veteran resources, transition of military to civilian occupations. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

Resume Workshop

South Seattle Community College A resume is one of the first chances you have to impress a potential employer and a necessity in your job search.  During the Resume workshop, you will have support in developing a strong resume tailored to the position you’re applying to. Get assistance with formatting, content, proofreading and more. Room: WorkSource Conference Room. Contact Name: Le'Onna Lee. Contact Phone: 206-934-7962. Contact Email: leonna.lee@seattlecolleges.edu. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. South Seattle College WorkSource Office 6000 16th Ave. SW, Seattle, WA 98106 Robert Smith Building #79. For more info visit worksourcewa.

Applications*

WorkSource Auburn You will learn how employers read applications and be better prepared to meet an employer's expectations. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Job Search Strategies

WorkSource North Seattle Finding out about employers in your area and creating a strategy of targeted job search is the key to success.  In the Job Search Strategies class you will learn ways to find out which job search methods work best for you. This class provides tips on the value of labor market information and introduces other strategies like networking, informational interviews, and utilizing the Internet to help locate jobs. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. 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 availabl… In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Veterans Job Club

WorkSource North Seattle Join our Veteran Representative to learn about programs and services for veterans to prepare for the civilian job market. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Applications, Resumes & Correspondence

WorkSource Rainier 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.  You will also 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! * This workshop provides job search credit for individuals claiming Unemployment Insurance benefits. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

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

WorkSource Redmond 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)/Training Benefits (TB). This workshop will guide you through the requirements, processes, and research needed to submit a successful application. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served.  Come to WorkSource Redmond the day of the event and ask for a ticket.  Come at least an hour early for popular workshops.  Be sure you have registered on WorkSourceWA.com.  (If you opened an unemployment claim this was done automatically for you.). In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Résumés and Correspondence

WorkSource North Seattle Successful job seekers take the time to learn what employers want. Learn how two of the four primary pieces of job search related communication convey to a prospective employer who you are, what you know, and what you have to offer. Learn what Résumé and cover letter format best displays your skills, knowledge, and abilities in order to attract employers and lead to more interviews. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. 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 availabl… In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

King County Veterans Program Hiring Event

WorkSource Tukwila Come visit with recruiters from organizations like: King County Metro , Exotic Metals , US Census Bureau You do not need to be registered with King County Veterans Program to attend all everyone is welcome. Contact Name: Anthony Aguirre. Contact Phone: 206-263-8693. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Tukwila 645 Andover Park West Tukwila, WA.

Interviewing*

WorkSource Auburn Being able to handle a job interview is a necessity for any job seeker.  In this workshop you will learn valuable interviewing tips to answering difficult questions in a supportive and realistic environment. *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to WorkSourceWA.com to create your account prior to attending the workshop. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Applications Lab

WorkSource Rainier From the first steps of creating a basic master applicaiton to updating or targeting a current applicaiton.  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. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

College Resources & CAT/TB Overview

WorkSource Rainier This informational session will explain the difference 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). Contact Name: Jonathan Joudrey or Terry Weber. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

Re-Entry Orientation Supervised

WorkSource Rainier • Work On Your Résumé • Create a WorkSourceWA Account • Search for Jobs • Receive Information About Targeted Hiring Events • Get A Job. Contact Name: Jonathan Joudrey. Contact Phone: 206.659.3133. Contact Email: jjoudrey@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Reentry Orientation                                 Introduction to WorkSource services available to current and formerly incarcerated individuals. This orientation is highly recommended by the DOJ. Event Registration: First Come First Served. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle WA 98144. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

Women's Worth & Rights In The Workplace

WorkSource Downtown Seattle Job seekers and low-wage workers, especially women of color, face numerous barriers to evaluating their economic worth in job search and in accessing justice on the job. This free workshop will provide tips and tools for effectively evaluating your worth and negotiation  power, and will also cover local, state and federal labor standards and what to do when your rights at work are violated. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

BeatShop

WorkSource Tukwila Do you like music?  Would you like to learn how to make beats?  Beatshop is offered every Tuesday and Thursday from 1:00-2:00pm.  This is geared towards young adults 16-24 years of age. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. WorkSource / YouthSource Affiliate Tukwila 645 Andover Park West, Ste. 200 Tukwila, WA 98188.

Applications

WorkSource North Seattle 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.  The master application is helpful when filling out paper and electronic applications and or a basic Résumé. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. 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 availabl… In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Résumés and Correspondence

WorkSource Redmond Successful job seekers take the time to learn what employers want. Learn how two of the four primary pieces of job search related communication convey to a prospective employer who you are, what you know, and what you have to offer. Learn what Résumé and cover letter format best displays your skills, knowledge, and abilities in order to attract employers and lead to more interviews. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served.  Come to WorkSource Redmond the day of the event and ask for a ticket.  Come at least an hour early for popular workshops.  Be sure you have registered on WorkSourceWA.com.  (If you opened an unemployment claim this was done automatically for you.). In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Embedded Career Specialist (ECS) 1:1

South Seattle Community College Want to apply what you’re learning in the classroom at work? Are you excited to gain experience in your area of study and industry? Come meet with an Embedded Career Specialist to get help with your resume and discuss internship options. Internships can be paid and used to gain academic credits, while furthering your experience in the field. Room: RSB79D. Contact Name: Le'Onna Lee. Contact Phone: 206-934-7962. Contact Email: leonna.lee@seattlecolleges.edu. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. South Seattle College 6000 16th Ave. SW Seattle, WA 98106 Robert Smith Building (RSB) 79. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

CAT/TB Orientation

WorkSource Downtown Seattle 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). The workshop will guide you through the requirements, process, and research needed to submit an application. Offered at Seattle Central College room #5102. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Seattle Central College Room 5012 1701Broadway Seattle, WA 98122.

CAT/TB Workshop

South Seattle Community College Walk through the process of Commissioner Approved Training/Training Benefits application for UI claimant's, in order to sign up for school. Room: RSB 79 Conference Room. Contact Name: Terry Weber. Contact Phone: 206-934-5304. Contact Email: Terry.Weber@seattlecolleges.edu. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please Note: **Please create an account at https://www.worksourcewa.com/home.aspx? before attending the workshop. If you need to use our computers to set up your account, please arrive 30 minutes early.** Please allow time for parking. 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, April 25, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. South Seattle College WorkSource Affiliate 6000 16th Ave SW Seattle, WA 98106. For more info visit www.wa.gov.

WorkLife Reimagined! – Career Club

WorkSource Redmond For experienced workers ready to embark on their second-half or encore career. Think outside the box, and explore options beyond the traditional 40-50 hour week. Create a career that fits for you. Take steps to create the life you want! Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served.  Come to WorkSource Redmond the day of the event and ask for a ticket.  Come at least an hour early for popular workshops.  Be sure you have registered on WorkSourceWA.com.  (If you opened an unemployment claim this was done automatically for you.). In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, April 25, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Roadblocks to Job Search

WorkSource Redmond On the road from job loss to job search to meaningful employment, we can encounter roadblocks along the way. Join us in discovering strategies to handle stubborn barriers along the job search journey. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served.  Come to WorkSource Redmond the day of the event and ask for a ticket.  Come at least an hour early for popular workshops.  Be sure you have registered on WorkSourceWA.com.  (If you opened an unemployment claim this was done automatically for you.). In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, April 26, 2019, 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Interviewing

WorkSource Rainier You will learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answering frequently asked and difficult questions in a supportive and realistic environment. * This workshop provides job search credit for individuals claiming Unemployment Insurance benefits. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, April 26, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Resume Lab

WorkSource Rainier 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. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, April 26, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Rainier Affiliate 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Flagsship Employer of the Day

WorkSource Downtown Seattle WorkSource Downtown is proud IMIA as an Employer of the Day. Currently IMIA is hiring for Administrative Assistant, Blasters, Painters, Laborers, Sprayers and Structural Supervisors. Medical, Dental, Vision plans are available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, April 26, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

Interview Skilks

WorkSource Downtown Seattle Need to brush up on your interviewing skills? In this workshop, you will practice responding to typical interview questions and begin the necessary preparation to ace a job interview. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, April 26, 2019, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

Applications*

WorkSource Auburn You will learn how employers read applications and be better prepared to meet an employer's expectations. *This workshop provides job search credit for individuals claiming Unemployment Insurance benefits. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, April 26, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Interviewing

WorkSource North Seattle 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: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. 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 availabl… In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, April 26, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

WorkSource Orientation

WorkSource Redmond 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 be given an overview of the services available at your local WorkSource office to assist with all phases of the job search.  You will also be introduced to www.WorkSourceWA.com, your premier online resource to look for work in Washington State.  This workshop will introduce you to an array of employment and training services and get you connected with staff who are experts in the local labor market.  This information is appropriate for any job seeker to assist with your specific needs.  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: ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served.  Come to WorkSource Redmond the day of the event and ask for a ticket.  Come at least an hour early for popular workshops.  Be sure you have registered on WorkSourceWA.com.  (If you opened an unemployment claim this was done automatically for you.). In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, April 26, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Strategies for Success Module 5*

WorkSource Auburn Class times: 8:30-11:30 (4 day class) Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Module 5: Community engagement – Why are we such social creatures? We will show you how communities can lift each other up and how even the tiniest gestures can change the world! Discover what it means when people talk about an individual’s culture or self-identity, and what it means to be sensitive to it , Learn about your personal and social rights, demonstrating citizenship and civic engagement * This workshop provides job search credit for individuals claiming Unemployment Insurance benefits. Workshop Language Option: English. Monday, April 29, 2019 – Thursday, May 2, 2019. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Re-Entry Orientation

WorkSource Rainier Introduction to WorkSource services available to current and formerly incarcerated individuals. This orientation is highly recommended by the DOJ. Contact Name: Jonathan Jourdry. Contact Email: JJourdry@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Monday, April 29, 2019, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

Strategies for Success Module 5

WorkSource Rainier Module 5: Community Engagement – Why are we such social creatures? We will show you how communities can lift each other up and how even the tiniest gestures can change the world! • Discover what it means when people talk about an individual’s culture or self-identity, and what it means to be sensitive to it • Learn about your personal and social rights, demonstrating citizenship, and civic engagement. Contact Name: Larissa Lincoln. Contact Email: llincoln@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Strategies for Success is a series of 12-hour, life-skills workshops, and open to everyone. It is flexible and customizable – each workshop module can stand-alone or combined with other modules to provide a personalized experience. Each of the six modules are four days long, starting on the first business day of each week. Some details vary by location, typically: • Each day consist of three hours of in-class instruction and projects. • Certificates are distributed after four days of attendanc… In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, April 29, 2019, 8:30 AM – Thursday, May 2, 2019, 11:30 AM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

Strategies for Success Module 2

WorkSource North Seattle Module 2: Health and Well-Being – What is ‘work-life’ balance? How do I take care of me while taking care of everyone else? Come learn with us! • Examine your inner-professional, core values, life choices and personal integrity • Learn how to be personally and professionally self-aware, establish boundaries, and develop better stress and time management skills • Evaluate your social readiness and online footprint • Learn to access community resources and expand networking skills • Improve your ability to solve problems, set goals, and develop new action planning techniques. Contact Name: Sarah Gardner. Contact Phone: 206-934-6085. Contact Email: sgardner@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Strategies for Success is a series of 20-hour, life-skills workshops, and open to everyone. It is flexible and customizable – each workshop module can stand-alone or combined with other modules to provide a personalized experience. Each of the six modules are four days long, starting on the first business day of each week. Some details vary by location, typically: • Each day consist of three hours of in-class instruction and two hours of extended learning and projects. • Certificates are distr… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, April 29, 2019, 9:00 AM – Thursday, May 2, 2019, 2:00 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Strategies for Success Module 2 (4-day class)

WorkSource Redmond Title: Health and Well-Being This workshop reaches personal wellness and work/life balance. Please contact Susan Gabrielle at sgabrielle@esd.wa.gov for any additional questions. Contact Name: Susan Gabrielle. Contact Phone: 206-714-4805. Contact Email: sgabrielle@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Unemployment clients receive three job-search credits for attending all four days. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, April 29, 2019, 9:30 AM – Thursday, May 2, 2019, 12:30 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Resume Critique

WorkSource Downtown Seattle This workshop provides resume critique and assistance from an employment specialist. Must have an electronic version of your resume, either on a flash drive or as an email attachment or in a body of the email. Must have 2 jobs your want to apply to. Limit 8 people per workshop. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, April 29, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

Targeted Résumés

WorkSource Redmond Ticket to More Interviews: Learn how to target your resume to increase calls from recruiters and land more Your interviews. Workshop focuses on creating customized resumes to job postings, effectively using key words, recruiter search techniques, Jobscan and applicant Tracking Systems to get your resume in the “to call” pile. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served.  Come to WorkSource Redmond the day of the event and ask for a ticket.  Come at least an hour early for popular workshops.  Be sure you have registered on WorkSourceWA.com.  (If you opened an unemployment claim this was done automatically for you.). In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, April 29, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Resume (Open) Lab

WorkSource Auburn A resume is one of the first chances you have to impress a potential employer and a necessity in your job search.  During the Resume Lab, you will have support in developing a strong resume tailored to the position you’re applying to.  Get assistance with formatting, content, proofreading and more. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to WorkSourceWA.com to create your account prior to attending the workshop. In-person job search activity: No. Monday, April 29, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:45 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Financial Capabilities Unit 5

WorkSource Auburn Class times: 1:30- 3:30 (2 day class) Go to worksourcewa.com and create an account prior to attending this workshop. Unit Five: Empowered to make tough choices Concepts: dealing with debt, dealing with creditors, and credit history Description: Students will learn how deal with their current debt situation and how to make positive changes moving forward. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: This is a six week series that meets two times per week.  The aim of the class is to empower students to make informed and prudent decisions when it comes to dealing with their financial situations. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, April 30, 2019 – Wednesday, May 1, 2019. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Re-Entry Orientation

WorkSource Rainier Introduction to WorkSource services available to current and formerly incarcerated individuals. This orientation is highly recommended by the DOJ. Contact Name: Jonathan Jourdry. Contact Email: JJourdry@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

Resume and Correspondence*

WorkSource Auburn You will learn how two of the primary pieces of job search communication convey who you are, what you know and what you have to offer.  Learn what resume and cover letter format best displays your skills, knowledge and abilities to attract employers and lead to more interviews! *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to WorkSourceWA.com to create your account prior to attending the workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Cooper River Hiring Event

WorkSource Downtown Seattle In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

Express Credit Union

WorkSource Downtown Seattle Frustrated by the way banks treat you? Tired of paying for check cashing and payday loan fees? Need checking and savings accounts that work for you? Then check out Express--made up of members just like you! Express Credit Union offers Free Check Cashing. Checking and Savings Accounts. Fair Rates on Loans and Low-cost Money Transfer. To sign up come to the WorkSource Affiliate Downtown directly. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

HEP(Homeless Employment Program)

WorkSource Downtown Seattle The Homeless Employment Program (HEP) is an employment program for folks who are experiencing homelessness. Some of the assistance includes job search, resume help, interview skills, money management, housing search and some supported services. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

Paying For College Information Session

WorkSource Auburn This informational session will give you an overview of the Worker Retraining Programs and other funding sources through the college system.   If you want to explore training while receiving unemployment benefits, the training benefits program could offer additional weeks of unemployment benefits if eligible.  Attend this session if you are interested in upgrading your skillset or transitioning to a different field. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Job Readiness Training - Resume and Cover Letter (16-24 years of age)

WorkSource Tukwila This workshop will teach students how to create a resume and cover letter.  Also, learn to create an email of interest. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource / YouthSource Affiliate Tukwila 645 Andover Park West, Ste. 200 Tukwila, WA 98188.

BeatShop

WorkSource Tukwila Do you like music?  Would you like to learn how to make beats?  Beatshop is offered every Tuesday and Thursday from 1:00-2:00pm.  This is geared towards young adults 16-24 years of age. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. WorkSource / YouthSource Affiliate Tukwila 645 Andover Park West, Ste. 200 Tukwila, WA 98188.

Skills & Abilities

WorkSource North Seattle 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 will also learn oral communication skills, and practice delivering a 60 Second Commercial--a brief, high-impact presentation to potential employers. Self-knowledge is one half of a job match. Learning "who you are" can affect how you plan, control, and shape your life. Participate in this interactive workshop to gain new and exciting information about yourself. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. 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 availabl… In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Career Showcase

WorkSource Auburn Meet with over 100 employers, Building Trades Training Programs and Kent Public Works. Please click on Career Showcase For Additional Information. . Event Registration: First Come First Served. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Showare 625 W James St Kent,WA 98032.

Financial Education 101

WorkSource Rainier If financial stability is your biggest worry, this course is for you. You’ll learn how to prioritize your budget along with goal setting, understand a credit report, saving and investing. This interactive class will help you build healthy relationship with money while balancing your personal and professional life. The purpose of this session is to provide the participants with the tools and resources for saving money in order to achieve their personal financial goals. After this workshop, participants should leave with the knowledge and confidence to: • Establish financial goals • Saving for emergencies and long-term goals • How to understand a credit report/score • Importance of paying yourself first • Equipped to start building or reestablishing positive credit history. Contact Name: Larissa Lincoln. Contact Email: llincoln@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

CAT/TB Orientation/Commissioner Approved Training and Training Benefits

WorkSource North Seattle If you are receiving Unemployment Insurance benefits and considering enrolling in training or retraining to increase your skills or change career paths, you will need to apply for Commissioner Approved Training (CAT)/Training Benefits (TB). This workshop will guide you through the requirements, processes, and research needed to submit a successful application. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. 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 availabl… In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Drop-in Computer Lab

WorkSource Rainier To increase computer literacy and knowledge to create long-term technological independence while job searching. Room: Computer Lab. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Rainer Affiliate 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

Work It-Men’s Job Club

WorkSource Redmond Build new motivation and strength. Discussion of the changing job market and how to succeed in the workplace. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. Additional Information: ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served.  Come to WorkSource Redmond the day of the event and ask for a ticket.  Come at least an hour early for popular workshops.  Be sure you have registered on WorkSourceWA.com.  (If you opened an unemployment claim this was done automatically for you.). In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Paying For College Information Session

WorkSource Auburn This informational session will give you an overview of the Worker Retraining Programs and other funding sources through the college system.   If you want to explore training while receiving unemployment benefits, the training benefits program could offer additional weeks of unemployment benefits if eligible.  Attend this session if you are interested in upgrading your skillset or transitioning to a different field. Room: Eagle Room. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Veterans Job Club

WorkSource Downtown Seattle This club will give you the opportunity to speak with local employers, hiring managers, visit with guest speakers of different companies and apprenticeship programs, and networking with  other veterans. This will cover skills and abilities, veteran resources, transition of military to civilian occupations. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

Applications, Resumes & Correspondence

WorkSource Rainier 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.  You will also 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! * This workshop provides job search credit for individuals claiming Unemployment Insurance benefits. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Federal Job Seekers Workshop

WorkSource Auburn Interested in exploring federal opportunities but don’t know where to begin? Learn about the process of seeking and competing for a Federal Job , Understand a Federal Job Announcement , Discuss the required steps through the entire Federal hiring procedure , Receive guidance on creating a strong Applicant Profile and Federal Resume. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to WorkSourceWA.com and create a WorkSourceWA account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, May 2, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Interviewing*

WorkSource Auburn Being able to handle a job interview is a necessity for any job seeker.  In this workshop you will learn valuable interviewing tips to answering difficult questions in a supportive and realistic environment. *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to WorkSourceWA.com to create your account prior to attending the workshop. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, May 2, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Career Fit Lab

WorkSource Redmond Are you at a turning point in your career?  This class can help you identify careers that could be a good fit for your interests, skills and natural talents.  Together we’ll take various career assessments in the computer lab and discuss the results.  Know more about yourself first before trying to navigate a career change. .  Emphasis is on long term thinking about a career change. Computer skills are required. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served.  Come to WorkSource Redmond the day of the event and ask for a ticket.  Come at least an hour early for popular workshops.  Be sure you have registered on WorkSourceWA.com.  (If you opened an unemployment claim this was done automatically for you.). In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, May 2, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

College Resources & CAT/TB Overview

WorkSource Rainier This informational session will explain the difference 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). Contact Name: Jonathan Joudrey or Terry Weber. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. Thursday, May 2, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

Re-Entry Orientation Supervised

WorkSource Rainier • Work On Your Résumé • Create a WorkSourceWA Account • Search for Jobs • Receive Information About Targeted Hiring Events • Get A Job. Contact Name: Jonathan Joudrey. Contact Phone: 206.659.3133. Contact Email: jjoudrey@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Reentry Orientation                                 Introduction to WorkSource services available to current and formerly incarcerated individuals. This orientation is highly recommended by the DOJ. Event Registration: First Come First Served. Thursday, May 2, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle WA 98144. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

Covering Credit

South Seattle Community College Credit can be complicated, but it doesn’t have to be. Discover how financial decisions can impact your credit report and your credit score. Learn how understand the components of FICO scores, importance of credit and tips on how to establish and/or repair credit. Room: LIB219. Contact Name: Janet St Peter. Contact Phone: 253-888-3567. Contact Email: janet@soundoutreach.org. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Thursday, May 2, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 6000 16th Avenue SW Seattle, WA 98106 RSB79. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

Veterans Service Orientation

WorkSource Auburn This briefing is a coalition of veteran service providers, State and King County to assist veterans with employment, life stability, crisis intervention needs and more.  We will give you a better understanding of available resources, answer your questions and connect you to the right services and experts to meet your needs and interests. *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, May 2, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Veterans Housing Assistance

WorkSource Auburn This workshop is for VETERANS that are homeless or in danger of becoming homeless! You will learn about various housing programs and services offered by several different agencies in the King County Region.  Participating agency will be: Supportive Services for Veterans Community Psychiatric Clinic.  Following the workshop presentation you will be able to meet individually with the representative to address your specific housing needs. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, May 2, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Veterans Job Club

WorkSource Auburn Veterans are invited to attend this Job Club to network and gain helpful tips in your job search and connect with a Veterans Employment Representative. *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, May 2, 2019, 1:00 PM – Thursday, May 16, 2019, 3:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Mature Worker

WorkSource Rainier This popular workshop will highlight ways to overcome stereotypes and difficult barriers mature workers can often face to becoming employed. * This workshop provides job search credit for individuals claiming Unemployment Insurance benefits. Room: 300. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Thursday, May 2, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

Using Labor Market Information Lab

WorkSource Rainier This 2-hour hands-on workshop will help job-seekers learn where to find and how to use labor market information. This workshop will provide job seekers the basics of how to effectively use Labor Market Information (LMI) as an essential tool to make informed, accurate decisions and how to get a job; improve their skills or enhancing their careers. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Name: Joseph Holmes. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Prerequisite: Must have basic computer skills.  If you do not have basic computer skills, please attend our Computer Basics workshop before attending. Please Note: WorkSource services are available to all registered customers. Please be sure to create your WorkSourceWA account prior to attending this workshop. www.worksourcewa.com. Event Registration: First Come First Served. Thursday, May 2, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

Embedded Career Specialist (ECS) 1:1

South Seattle Community College Want to apply what you’re learning in the classroom at work? Are you excited to gain experience in your area of study and industry? Come meet with an Embedded Career Specialist to get help with your resume and discuss internship options. Internships can be paid and used to gain academic credits, while furthering your experience in the field. Room: RSB79D. Contact Name: Le'Onna Lee. Contact Phone: 206-934-7962. Contact Email: leonna.lee@seattlecolleges.edu. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, May 2, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. South Seattle College 6000 16th Ave. SW Seattle, WA 98106 Robert Smith Building (RSB) 79. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

CAT/TB Orientation

WorkSource Downtown Seattle 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). The workshop will guide you through the requirements, process, and research needed to submit an application. Offered at Seattle Central College room #5102. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, May 2, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Seattle Central College Room 5012 1701Broadway Seattle, WA 98122.

CAT/TB Workshop

South Seattle Community College Walk through the process of Commissioner Approved Training/Training Benefits application for UI claimant's, in order to sign up for school. Room: RSB 79 Conference Room. Contact Name: Terry Weber. Contact Phone: 206-934-5304. Contact Email: Terry.Weber@seattlecolleges.edu. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please Note: **Please create an account at https://www.worksourcewa.com/home.aspx? before attending the workshop. If you need to use our computers to set up your account, please arrive 30 minutes early.** Please allow time for parking. 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, May 2, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. South Seattle College WorkSource Affiliate 6000 16th Ave SW Seattle, WA 98106. For more info visit www.wa.gov.

Interviewing

WorkSource Rainier You will learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answering frequently asked and difficult questions in a supportive and realistic environment. * This workshop provides job search credit for individuals claiming Unemployment Insurance benefits. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, May 3, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Skills & Abilities Job Search Strategies

WorkSource Rainier 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. * This workshop provides job search credit for individuals claiming Unemployment Insurance benefits. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, May 3, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144.

Résumé Lab

WorkSource Redmond Not sure how to build the resume? Need guidance or feedback? This hands-on workshop will offer the opportunity to construct a targeted resume for a particular position. Please bring a USB flash drive and a posted job description, plus background information on previous job experience. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served.  Come to WorkSource Redmond the day of the event and ask for a ticket.  Come at least an hour early for popular workshops.  Be sure you have registered on WorkSourceWA.com.  (If you opened an unemployment claim this was done automatically for you.). In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, May 3, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

SEAP Orientation/Information

WorkSource Rainier Thinking about self-employment or starting a business? The Self-Employment Assistance Program (SEAP) can help you with Self Employment Training (SET), receive business coaching/counseling, develop a business plan, identify resources available to help your business, an overview of financing options, while continuing to receive your weekly unemployment benefits while in the SEAP program. Contact Name: Kim Ralls. Contact Email: Kim.Ralls@REiiCorp.com. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. Friday, May 3, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 8144. For more info visit worksourcwa..

LinkedIn for Beginners

WorkSource Redmond This workshop will allow you to start building your LinkedIn profile and network.  Requires basic familiarity with the internet and access to your email. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served.  Come to WorkSource Redmond the day of the event and ask for a ticket.  Come at least an hour early for popular workshops.  Be sure you have registered on WorkSourceWA.com.  (If you opened an unemployment claim this was done automatically for you.). In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, May 3, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Career Coach Job Club

WorkSource Downtown Seattle Career Coach Job Club is a group of job seekers looking to positively impact their employment options by becoming empowered with "Job Readiness Trainings". These trainings are certified on an online job search tool called "Career Coach". Career Coach is a tool that will provide career advice by providing the most current information on wages, employment options as well as education and training opportunities. In effort to maximize potentials, we ask that job seekers planning to attend gather work history for past 10yrs prior to attendance as resources as resumes will be constructed and edited. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, May 3, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

Strategies for Success Module 6*

WorkSource Auburn Class times: 8:30-11:30 (4 day class) Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Module: Module 6: Work concepts II – You found the perfect job; now let us talk about how to land and keep it! Learn how to multitask and stay motivated , Explore your personal leadership and organization skills , Learn to evaluate trauma vs. drama and how to manage the unexpected , Understand cognitive bias and how it impacts every decision we make , Develop a solid vision for a professional future * This workshop provides job search credit for individuals claiming Unemployment Insurance benefits. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, May 6, 2019 – Thursday, May 9, 2019. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Re-Entry Orientation

WorkSource Rainier Introduction to WorkSource services available to current and formerly incarcerated individuals. This orientation is highly recommended by the DOJ. Contact Name: Jonathan Jourdry. Contact Email: JJourdry@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Monday, May 6, 2019, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

Strategies for Success Module 6

WorkSource Rainier Module 6: Work Concepts II – You found the perfect job; now let us talk about how to land and keep it! • Learn how to multitask and stay motivated • Explore your personal leadership and organization skills • Learn to evaluate trauma vs. drama and how to manage the unexpected • Understand cognitive bias and how it impacts every decision we make • Develop a solid vision for a professional future. Contact Name: Larissa Lincoln. Contact Email: llincoln@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Strategies for Success is a series of 12-hour, life-skills workshops, and open to everyone. It is flexible and customizable – each workshop module can stand-alone or combined with other modules to provide a personalized experience. Each of the six modules are four days long, starting on the first business day of each week. Some details vary by location, typically: • Each day consist of three hours of in-class instruction and projects. • Certificates are distributed after four days of attendanc… In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, May 6, 2019, 8:30 AM – Thursday, May 9, 2019, 11:30 AM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

Skills and Abilities*

WorkSource Auburn You will learn to identify, demonstrate and package your skills and personal qualities to be meaningful to employers.  You will also learn oral communication skills and practice delivering a 60-Second Commercial – a brief, high impact presentation to potential employers. . Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, May 6, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE, Auburn, WA 98002.

Strategies for Success Module 3

WorkSource North Seattle Module 3: Communication – Communication is a skill that never stops growing! Come learn how to improve your skills and odds of landing that next job! • Learn about interpersonal and business communication and discover your own style • Develop better listening, writing, computer and presentation skills • Find out about verbal & non-verbal cues, practice conflict resolution, and get tips on emotional control • Get tips on how to present yourself the right way on the phone, in email, and on social media. Contact Name: Sarah Gardner. Contact Phone: 206-934-6085. Contact Email: sgardner@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Strategies for Success is a series of 20-hour, life-skills workshops, and open to everyone. It is flexible and customizable – each workshop module can stand-alone or combined with other modules to provide a personalized experience. Each of the six modules are four days long, starting on the first business day of each week. Some details vary by location, typically: • Each day consist of three hours of in-class instruction and two hours of extended learning and projects. • Certificates are distr… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, May 6, 2019, 9:00 AM – Thursday, May 9, 2019, 2:00 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Interviewing Techniques

WorkSource Redmond 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: ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served.  Come to WorkSource Redmond the day of the event and ask for a ticket.  Come at least an hour early for popular workshops.  Be sure you have registered on WorkSourceWA.com.  (If you opened an unemployment claim this was done automatically for you.). In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, May 6, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Strategies for Success Module 3 (4-day class)

WorkSource Redmond Title: Communication This workshop focuses on how to know your audience and communicate with them. Please contact Susan Gabrielle at sgabrielle@esd.wa.gov for any additional questions. Contact Name: Susan Gabrielle. Contact Phone: 206-714-4805. Contact Email: sgabrielle@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Unemployment clients receive three job-search credits for attending all four days. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, May 6, 2019, 9:30 AM – Thursday, May 9, 2019, 12:30 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Veterans Job Club*

WorkSource Rainier Veterans are invited to attend this job club to network and gain helpful tips in your job search and connect with a veterans employment representative. *Indicates UI Job Search Credit. Contact Name: David Madden. Contact Email: dmadden@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to WorkSourceWa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, May 6, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144. For more info visit www.worksourcewa.com.

King County Job Initiative (KCJI)

WorkSource Downtown Seattle The King County Jobs Initiative (KCJI) provides 2nd chance and Reentry Employment Services and resources to people who are currently involved with (or have been in the past) with the criminal justice system prepare for and find quality sustainable employment. A wide range of assistance is available. Come to the orientation to learn more about the program, eligibility, and enrollment. Minimum requirements are to be receiving food assistance from DHSH and any kind of a criminal justice record. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: No. Monday, May 6, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

LinkedIn /Beginner

WorkSource North Seattle Introduction to LinkedIn, this class will be a walk through the beginning registration process and setting up an account. Best for those who do not have a current LinkedIn account or have created one but have never used it.  REQUIREMENTS TO ATTEND: *A current email account to use with LinkedIn (required!!!) *Access to your current email account in class *General computer, internet and email knowledge and experience *Your work and education history to enter into your profile. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: 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. Please go to WorkSourceWa.com to create an account before attending workshops. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, May 6, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Create and Deliver an Elevator Speech

WorkSource Redmond This will be a workshop to create and deliver your elevator speech. You can use this necessary skill in job interviews, job fairs, informational interviews, association meetings and social situations. If you have one prepared, bring it or create and deliver one by the end of the workshop. No need to feel shy or intimidated as you will be among supportive peers. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served.  Come to WorkSource Redmond the day of the event and ask for a ticket.  Come at least an hour early for popular workshops.  Be sure you have registered on WorkSourceWA.com.  (If you opened an unemployment claim this was done automatically for you.). In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, May 6, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Resume (Open) Lab

WorkSource Auburn A resume is one of the first chances you have to impress a potential employer and a necessity in your job search.  During the Resume Lab, you will have support in developing a strong resume tailored to the position you’re applying to.  Get assistance with formatting, content, proofreading and more. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to WorkSourceWA.com to create your account prior to attending the workshop. In-person job search activity: No. Monday, May 6, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:45 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Financial Capabilities Unit 6

WorkSource Auburn Class times: 1:30- 3:30 (2 day class) Go to worksourcewa.com and create an account prior to attending this workshop. Unit Six:Our money, our future Concepts:Long term money decisions, consumer protection, and how to talk to kids about money. Description:Students will examine how choices today will impact their future and the future of their children. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: This is a six week series that meets two times per week.  The aim of the class is to empower students to make informed and prudent decisions when it comes to dealing with their financial situations. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, May 7, 2019 – Wednesday, May 8, 2019. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Skills & Abilities

WorkSource North Seattle 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 will also learn oral communication skills, and practice delivering a 60 Second Commercial--a brief, high-impact presentation to potential employers. Self-knowledge is one half of a job match. Learning "who you are" can affect how you plan, control, and shape your life. Participate in this interactive workshop to gain new and exciting information about yourself. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: 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. Please go to WorkSourceWa.com to create an account before attending workshops. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Re-Entry Orientation

WorkSource Rainier Introduction to WorkSource services available to current and formerly incarcerated individuals. This orientation is highly recommended by the DOJ. Contact Name: Jonathan Jourdry. Contact Email: JJourdry@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

Resume and Correspondence*

WorkSource Auburn You will learn how two of the primary pieces of job search communication convey who you are, what you know and what you have to offer.  Learn what resume and cover letter format best displays your skills, knowledge and abilities to attract employers and lead to more interviews! *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to WorkSourceWA.com to create your account prior to attending the workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Drop-in Computer Lab

WorkSource Rainier To increase computer literacy and knowledge to create long-term technological independence while job searching. Room: Computer Lab. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Rainer Affiliate 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

SEAP Information Session

WorkSource Auburn Thinking about self-employment or starting a business? The Self-Employment Assistance Program (SEAP) can help you with Self Employment Training (SET), receive business coaching/counseling, develop a business plan, and identify resources available to help your business; an overview of financing options while continuing to receive your weekly unemployment benefits while in the SEAP program. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) Job Club

WorkSource North Seattle Attention: This workshop is for people with disabilities. DVR (Division of Vocational Rehabilitation) Job Club is for people with disabilities who are motivated to return to work.  All persons with disabilities are welcome to attend.  DVR staff will present fresh material each week as well as job search topics such as interviewing, Résumés, cover letters, responding to an employer via email, networking, dressing for success, and disability disclosure, in addition to periodic guest speakers.  Information will also be provided on how to apply for vocational rehabilitation services if not already connected with DVR.  Please “Dress for Success” when attending. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Additional Information: 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. Please go to WorkSourceWa.com to create an account before attending workshops. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Express Credit Union

WorkSource Downtown Seattle Frustrated by the way banks treat you? Tired of paying for check cashing and payday loan fees? Need checking and savings accounts that work for you? Then check out Express--made up of members just like you! Express Credit Union offers Free Check Cashing. Checking and Savings Accounts. Fair Rates on Loans and Low-cost Money Transfer. To sign up come to the WorkSource Affiliate Downtown directly. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

Homeless Employment Program (HEP)

WorkSource Downtown Seattle The Homeless Employment Program (HEP) is an employment program for folks who are experiencing homelessness. Some of the assistance includes job search, resume help, interview skills, money management, housing search and some supported services. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

Paying For College Information Session

WorkSource Auburn This informational session will give you an overview of the Worker Retraining Programs and other funding sources through the college system.   If you want to explore training while receiving unemployment benefits, the training benefits program could offer additional weeks of unemployment benefits if eligible.  Attend this session if you are interested in upgrading your skillset or transitioning to a different field. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Introduction to Social Media for Job Search

WorkSource Rainier 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. * This workshop provides job search credit for individuals claiming Unemployment Insurance benefits. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Intro to Excel Lab

WorkSource Redmond Interested in learning the basics of MS Excel? This workshop is a very elementary introduction to using this spreadsheet tool. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served.  Come to WorkSource Redmond the day of the event and ask for a ticket.  Come at least an hour early for popular workshops.  Be sure you have registered on WorkSourceWA.com.  (If you opened an unemployment claim this was done automatically for you.). In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

BeatShop

WorkSource Tukwila Do you like music?  Would you like to learn how to make beats?  Beatshop is offered every Tuesday and Thursday from 1:00-2:00pm.  This is geared towards young adults 16-24 years of age. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. WorkSource / YouthSource Affiliate Tukwila 645 Andover Park West, Ste. 200 Tukwila, WA 98188.

Negotiating a Compensation Package

WorkSource Redmond 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. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served.  Come to WorkSource Redmond the day of the event and ask for a ticket.  Come at least an hour early for popular workshops.  Be sure you have registered on WorkSourceWA.com.  (If you opened an unemployment claim this was done automatically for you.). In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Ganir & Co Hiring Event

WorkSource Rainier Ganir & Co. is hiring at the downtown Hyatt Regency hotel: Houseman (stocking, cleaning, manual labor) , Housekeeping (cleaning rooms, bathrooms, showers) , Night Housekeeping Attendant , Housekeeping, Houseman, Laundry Attendant. Contact Name: Evelyn Mendoza. Contact Email: emend@comcast.net. Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98144.

Financial Education 101

WorkSource Rainier If financial stability is your biggest worry, this course is for you. You’ll learn how to prioritize your budget along with goal setting, understand a credit report, saving and investing. This interactive class will help you build healthy relationship with money while balancing your personal and professional life. The purpose of this session is to provide the participants with the tools and resources for saving money in order to achieve their personal financial goals. After this workshop, participants should leave with the knowledge and confidence to: • Establish financial goals • Saving for emergencies and long-term goals • How to understand a credit report/score • Importance of paying yourself first • Equipped to start building or reestablishing positive credit history. Contact Name: Larissa Lincoln. Contact Email: llincoln@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

Beginning PC

WorkSource Downtown Seattle Are you new to computers? Want to improve your typing speed? Need to learn how to manipulate the computer and learn to create your first document, then this is the class for you! In this session, you will also work with our computer tutorials to help you gain speed and confidence on a computer. All levels are welcome. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

CAT/TB Orientation/Commissioner Approved Training and Training Benefits

WorkSource North Seattle If you are receiving Unemployment Insurance benefits and considering enrolling in training or retraining to increase your skills or change career paths, you will need to apply for Commissioner Approved Training (CAT)/Training Benefits (TB). This workshop will guide you through the requirements, processes, and research needed to submit a successful application. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: 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. Please go to WorkSourceWa.com to create an account before attending workshops. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Job Search Strategies

WorkSource North Seattle Finding out about employers in your area and creating a strategy of targeted job search is the key to success.  In the Job Search Strategies class you will learn ways to find out which job search methods work best for you. This class provides tips on the value of labor market information and introduces other strategies like networking, informational interviews, and utilizing the Internet to help locate jobs. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: 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. Please go to WorkSourceWa.com to create an account before attending workshops. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Drop-in Computer Lab

WorkSource Rainier To increase computer literacy and knowledge to create long-term technological independence while job searching. Room: Computer Lab. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Rainer Affiliate 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

Mock Interviews*

WorkSource Auburn Would you like to get constructive feedback about your interviewing skills? Please bring a resume, a description of a job you have applied for and come dressed for an interview in your occupation/industry. Recommended:  Attend Interviewing Workshop first. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 9:15 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

LinkedIn for Professionals

WorkSource Redmond 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. This workshop is beneficial for mid and senior level professionals across all industries wishing to expand their networking opportunities and enhance their job search. An established LinkedIn profile is required. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served.  Come to WorkSource Redmond the day of the event and ask for a ticket.  Come at least an hour early for popular workshops.  Be sure you have registered on WorkSourceWA.com.  (If you opened an unemployment claim this was done automatically for you.). In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Interview Workshop

South Seattle Community College Get an in-depth analysis of the job interview process and learn how to successfully prepare for any job interview! Class topics will include: -Common interview questions -Research -Phone and behavioral interviews -What employer’s want -Attitude, effort and body language -Closing the interview. Room: WorkSource Conference Room RSB79. Contact Name: Megan Nilsson-Doster. Contact Phone: 206-934-6803. Contact Email: megan@tracassoc.com. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please Note: Please create an account at WorkSource.com before attending the workshop. If you need to use our computers to set up your account, please arrive 30, minutes early. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. South Seattle College WorkSource Affiliate 6000 16th Ave. SW Seattle, WA. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

Paying For College Information Session

WorkSource Auburn This informational session will give you an overview of the Worker Retraining Programs and other funding sources through the college system.   If you want to explore training while receiving unemployment benefits, the training benefits program could offer additional weeks of unemployment benefits if eligible.  Attend this session if you are interested in upgrading your skillset or transitioning to a different field. Room: Eagle Room. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Beginning Internet

WorkSource Downtown Seattle This class will teach how to use the internet for job search purposes. No computer experience necessary. However, keyboarding and mouse skills are highly encouraged as a pre-requisite. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

Explore Free Financial Aid for Training

WorkSource Redmond Learn about a variety of resources available to help pay for training. Resources include funding through college programs and resources from your local WorkSource. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served.  Come to WorkSource Redmond the day of the event and ask for a ticket.  Come at least an hour early for popular workshops.  Be sure you have registered on WorkSourceWA.com.  (If you opened an unemployment claim this was done automatically for you.). In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Training Resources

WorkSource North Seattle This information session will give you an overview of funding services through the college system if you are interested in training or how to get job search assistance. You need to know if training is the best option and if you meet the eligibility criteria and how to get connected. Attend this workshop if you need to acquire new skills to be competitive or are making a career change. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: 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. Please go to WorkSourceWa.com to create an account before attending workshops. In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Applications, Resumes & Correspondence

WorkSource Rainier 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.  You will also 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! * This workshop provides job search credit for individuals claiming Unemployment Insurance benefits. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Self-Employment Assistance Program (SEAP) information session

WorkSource Redmond Assistance for unemployment claimants to train in self-employment while receiving UI benefits. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served.  Come to WorkSource Redmond the day of the event and ask for a ticket.  Come at least an hour early for popular workshops.  Be sure you have registered on WorkSourceWA.com.  (If you opened an unemployment claim this was done automatically for you.). In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Women & Work Empowerment Forum

WorkSource Redmond A lively monthly forum to discuss the unique challenges affecting women in today’s workplace offering empowering ideas and information. Seating limited. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served.  Come to WorkSource Redmond the day of the event and ask for a ticket.  Come at least an hour early for popular workshops.  Be sure you have registered on WorkSourceWA.com.  (If you opened an unemployment claim this was done automatically for you.). In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:30 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)

WorkSource Redmond 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)/Training Benefits (TB). This workshop will guide you through the requirements, processes, and research needed to submit a successful application. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served.  Come to WorkSource Redmond the day of the event and ask for a ticket.  Come at least an hour early for popular workshops.  Be sure you have registered on WorkSourceWA.com.  (If you opened an unemployment claim this was done automatically for you.). In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Applications

WorkSource North Seattle 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.  The master application is helpful when filling out paper and electronic applications and or a basic Résumé. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: 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. Please go to WorkSourceWa.com to create an account before attending workshops. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, May 9, 2019, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Interviewing*

WorkSource Auburn Being able to handle a job interview is a necessity for any job seeker.  In this workshop you will learn valuable interviewing tips to answering difficult questions in a supportive and realistic environment. *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to WorkSourceWA.com to create your account prior to attending the workshop. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, May 9, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Résumés and Correspondence

WorkSource Redmond Successful job seekers take the time to learn what employers want. Learn how two of the four primary pieces of job search related communication convey to a prospective employer who you are, what you know, and what you have to offer. Learn what Résumé and cover letter format best displays your skills, knowledge, and abilities in order to attract employers and lead to more interviews. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served.  Come to WorkSource Redmond the day of the event and ask for a ticket.  Come at least an hour early for popular workshops.  Be sure you have registered on WorkSourceWA.com.  (If you opened an unemployment claim this was done automatically for you.). In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, May 9, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Re-Entry Orientation Supervised

WorkSource Rainier • Work On Your Résumé • Create a WorkSourceWA Account • Search for Jobs • Receive Information About Targeted Hiring Events • Get A Job. Contact Name: Jonathan Joudrey. Contact Phone: 206.659.3133. Contact Email: jjoudrey@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Reentry Orientation                                 Introduction to WorkSource services available to current and formerly incarcerated individuals. This orientation is highly recommended by the DOJ. Event Registration: First Come First Served. Thursday, May 9, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle WA 98144. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

Job Club

WorkSource North Seattle Do you find it challenging to write a cover letter that gets noticed? Bring a cover letter and job posting so we can discuss ways to better market yourself. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Additional Information: 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. Please go to WorkSourceWa.com to create an account before attending workshops. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, May 9, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Résumés and Correspondence

WorkSource North Seattle Successful job seekers take the time to learn what employers want. Learn how two of the four primary pieces of job search related communication convey to a prospective employer who you are, what you know, and what you have to offer. Learn what Résumé and cover letter format best displays your skills, knowledge, and abilities in order to attract employers and lead to more interviews. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: 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. Please go to WorkSourceWa.com to create an account before attending workshops. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, May 9, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Embedded Career Specialist (ECS) 1:1

South Seattle Community College Want to apply what you’re learning in the classroom at work? Are you excited to gain experience in your area of study and industry? Come meet with an Embedded Career Specialist to get help with your resume and discuss internship options. Internships can be paid and used to gain academic credits, while furthering your experience in the field. Room: RSB79D. Contact Name: Le'Onna Lee. Contact Phone: 206-934-7962. Contact Email: leonna.lee@seattlecolleges.edu. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, May 9, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. South Seattle College 6000 16th Ave. SW Seattle, WA 98106 Robert Smith Building (RSB) 79. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

CAT/TB Orientation

WorkSource Downtown Seattle 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). The workshop will guide you through the requirements, process, and research needed to submit an application. Offered at Seattle Central College room #5102. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, May 9, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Seattle Central College Room 5012 1701Broadway Seattle, WA 98122.

Resume & Cover Letter

WorkSource Downtown Seattle Successful job seekers take the time to learn what employers want. Learn how two of the four primary pieces of job-search-related communication convey to a prospective employer who you are, what you know and what you have to offer. Learn which résumé and cover letter formats best display your skills, knowledge and abilities in order to attract employers and lead to more interviews! Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, May 9, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

Effectively Working With Recruiters

WorkSource North Seattle Get tips from a recruiter’s perspective about what employers are looking for in resumes, cover letters and interviews. Learn the different types of recruiters, where to find them and how to effectively work with them. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: 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. Please go to WorkSourceWa.com to create an account before attending workshops. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, May 10, 2019, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Interviewing

WorkSource North Seattle 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: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: 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. Please go to WorkSourceWa.com to create an account before attending workshops. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, May 10, 2019, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Interviewing

WorkSource Rainier You will learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answering frequently asked and difficult questions in a supportive and realistic environment. * This workshop provides job search credit for individuals claiming Unemployment Insurance benefits. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, May 10, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Managing Job Loss

WorkSource Redmond This workshop focuses on helping you successfully move forward in your job search by recognizing and effectively managing the emotional and practical impacts that a job loss can have on you and those around you. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served.  Come to WorkSource Redmond the day of the event and ask for a ticket.  Come at least an hour early for popular workshops.  Be sure you have registered on WorkSourceWA.com.  (If you opened an unemployment claim this was done automatically for you.). In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, May 10, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Library Resources for Job Seekers

WorkSource Redmond Learn about the resources for job seekers that are available for free through the King County Library System, such as resume software, online computer tutorials, company directories, and many more. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served.  Come to WorkSource Redmond the day of the event and ask for a ticket.  Come at least an hour early for popular workshops.  Be sure you have registered on WorkSourceWA.com.  (If you opened an unemployment claim this was done automatically for you.). In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, May 10, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Interview Skilks

WorkSource Downtown Seattle Need to brush up on your interviewing skills? In this workshop, you will practice responding to typical interview questions and begin the necessary preparation to ace a job interview. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, May 10, 2019, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

Re-Entry Orientation

WorkSource Rainier Introduction to WorkSource services available to current and formerly incarcerated individuals. This orientation is highly recommended by the DOJ. Contact Name: Jonathan Jourdry. Contact Email: JJourdry@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Monday, May 13, 2019, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

Strategies for Success Module 1

WorkSource Rainier Module 1: Work Concepts I – Every good plan needs a great road map – develop yours here! • Develop a roadmap to success while discussing self-motivation, exploring careers, and learning what employers really want • Learn how to prepare and apply for jobs, package yourself like a professional and share your story • Understand what employers mean when they say customer service, workplace diversity, team building and professionalism. Contact Name: Larissa Lincoln. Contact Email: llincoln@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Strategies for Success is a series of 12-hour, life-skills workshops, and open to everyone. It is flexible and customizable – each workshop module can stand-alone or combined with other modules to provide a personalized experience. Each of the six modules are four days long, starting on the first business day of each week. Some details vary by location, typically: • Each day consist of three hours of in-class instruction and projects. • Certificates are distributed after four days of attendanc… In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, May 13, 2019, 8:30 AM – Thursday, May 16, 2019, 11:30 AM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

Strategies for Success Module 4

WorkSource North Seattle Module 4: Personal Strength Builders – What makes you shine? Explore the skills it takes for work-place success (and grow the ones you already have)! • Learn how to improve your attitude, find motivation, overcome fears, plan for success, improve your situation, and create great time management skills • Explore how to project self-worth, integrity, flexibility, and adaptability • Get hold of your finances by forming good spending habits, getting rid of bad behaviors, and become financially literate. Contact Name: Sarah Gardner. Contact Phone: 206-934-6085. Contact Email: sgardner@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Strategies for Success is a series of 20-hour, life-skills workshops, and open to everyone. It is flexible and customizable – each workshop module can stand-alone or combined with other modules to provide a personalized experience. Each of the six modules are four days long, starting on the first business day of each week. Some details vary by location, typically: • Each day consist of three hours of in-class instruction and two hours of extended learning and projects. • Certificates are distr… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, May 13, 2019, 9:00 AM – Thursday, May 16, 2019, 2:00 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Strategies for Success Module 4 (4-day class)

WorkSource Redmond Title: Personal Strength Builders This workshop helps you to understand what you do best and how you can use your strengths for work. Please contact Susan Gabrielle at sgabrielle@esd.wa.gov for any additional questions. Contact Name: Susan Gabrielle. Contact Phone: 206-714-4805. Contact Email: sgabrielle@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Unemployment clients receive three job-search credits for attending all four days. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, May 13, 2019, 9:30 AM – Thursday, May 16, 2019, 12:30 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Self-Employment Information Session (SEAP)

WorkSource Downtown Seattle Thinking about self-employment or starting a business? The Self-Employment Assistance Program (SEAP) can help you with Self-Employment Training (SET), receive business coaching/counseling, develop business plan, identify resources available to help your business, an overview of financing options, while continuing to receive your weekly unemployment benefits while in the Self-Assistance Program. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, May 13, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

Career Coach (Job Exploration)

WorkSource North Seattle Career Coach lets you explore any occupation in depth. All in one place, you can find wages, hiring trends and job descriptions, even local job postings. Also has a Résumé builder tool. Requirements: 1) General computer, internet and email knowledge and experience;  2) a current email account to use with Career Coach; 3) access to your current email account in class. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: 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. Please go to WorkSourceWa.com to create an account before attending workshops. In-person job search activity: No. Monday, May 13, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Effectively Working With Recruiters

WorkSource Redmond Master the finer points of reaching and communicating with internal and external recruiters, HR professionals and executive search consultants.  Leverage Boolean search techniques in designing your resume to penetrate through the software filters and increase your chances of getting in front of hiring managers.  Facilitator has over 20 years in career development and recruiting. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served.  Come to WorkSource Redmond the day of the event and ask for a ticket.  Come at least an hour early for popular workshops.  Be sure you have registered on WorkSourceWA.com.  (If you opened an unemployment claim this was done automatically for you.). In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, May 13, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Resume (Open) Lab

WorkSource Auburn A resume is one of the first chances you have to impress a potential employer and a necessity in your job search.  During the Resume Lab, you will have support in developing a strong resume tailored to the position you’re applying to.  Get assistance with formatting, content, proofreading and more. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to WorkSourceWA.com to create your account prior to attending the workshop. In-person job search activity: No. Monday, May 13, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:45 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Financial Capabilities Unit 1

WorkSource Auburn Class times: 1:30- 3:30 (2 day class) Go to worksourcewa.com and create an account prior to attending this workshop. Unit One: Perceptions of money: Where does my (attitude towards) money come from? Concepts: Perceptions of money and income. Description: Students will explore their personal relationship and views of money and understand their sources and timing of income. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: This is a six week series that meets two times per week.  The aim of the class is to empower students to make informed and prudent decisions when it comes to dealing with their financial situations. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, May 14, 2019 – Wednesday, May 15, 2019. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Re-Entry Orientation

WorkSource Rainier Introduction to WorkSource services available to current and formerly incarcerated individuals. This orientation is highly recommended by the DOJ. Contact Name: Jonathan Jourdry. Contact Email: JJourdry@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Tuesday, May 14, 2019, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

Resume and Correspondence*

WorkSource Auburn You will learn how two of the primary pieces of job search communication convey who you are, what you know and what you have to offer.  Learn what resume and cover letter format best displays your skills, knowledge and abilities to attract employers and lead to more interviews! *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to WorkSourceWA.com to create your account prior to attending the workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, May 14, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Drop-in Computer Lab

WorkSource Rainier To increase computer literacy and knowledge to create long-term technological independence while job searching. Room: Computer Lab. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Tuesday, May 14, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Rainer Affiliate 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

Career Coach (Job Exploration)

WorkSource Redmond This workshop will provide you with the tools and resources you need to help you identify and pursue a new career or make a career change.  At the conclusion of the workshop, you will be able to identify career opportunities that fit your interests, skills, current labor market, and personal situation.  Additionally, you will learn how to use the tools to help you prepare a new resume, cover letter, and successfully begin your job search. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served.  Come to WorkSource Redmond the day of the event and ask for a ticket.  Come at least an hour early for popular workshops.  Be sure you have registered on WorkSourceWA.com.  (If you opened an unemployment claim this was done automatically for you.). In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, May 14, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Networking and Informational Interviews

WorkSource Redmond 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. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served.  Come to WorkSource Redmond the day of the event and ask for a ticket.  Come at least an hour early for popular workshops.  Be sure you have registered on WorkSourceWA.com.  (If you opened an unemployment claim this was done automatically for you.). In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, May 14, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) Job Club

WorkSource North Seattle Attention: This workshop is for people with disabilities. DVR (Division of Vocational Rehabilitation) Job Club is for people with disabilities who are motivated to return to work.  All persons with disabilities are welcome to attend.  DVR staff will present fresh material each week as well as job search topics such as interviewing, Résumés, cover letters, responding to an employer via email, networking, dressing for success, and disability disclosure, in addition to periodic guest speakers.  Information will also be provided on how to apply for vocational rehabilitation services if not already connected with DVR.  Please “Dress for Success” when attending. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Additional Information: 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. Please go to WorkSourceWa.com to create an account before attending workshops. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, May 14, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Express Credit Union

WorkSource Downtown Seattle Frustrated by the way banks treat you? Tired of paying for check cashing and payday loan fees? Need checking and savings accounts that work for you? Then check out Express--made up of members just like you! Express Credit Union offers Free Check Cashing. Checking and Savings Accounts. Fair Rates on Loans and Low-cost Money Transfer. To sign up come to the WorkSource Affiliate Downtown directly. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, May 14, 2019, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

Homeless Employment Program (HEP)

WorkSource Downtown Seattle The Homeless Employment Program (HEP) is an employment program for folks who are experiencing homelessness. Some of the assistance includes job search, resume help, interview skills, money management, housing search and some supported services. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, May 14, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

Paying For College Information Session

WorkSource Auburn This informational session will give you an overview of the Worker Retraining Programs and other funding sources through the college system.   If you want to explore training while receiving unemployment benefits, the training benefits program could offer additional weeks of unemployment benefits if eligible.  Attend this session if you are interested in upgrading your skillset or transitioning to a different field. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, May 14, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Mock Interview

WorkSource Rainier Would you like to get constructive feedback about your interviewing skills? A resume is required in your occupation / industry. *This workshop provides job search credit to individual claiming Unemployment Insurance benefits. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Tuesday, May 14, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

BeatShop

WorkSource Tukwila Do you like music?  Would you like to learn how to make beats?  Beatshop is offered every Tuesday and Thursday from 1:00-2:00pm.  This is geared towards young adults 16-24 years of age. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, May 14, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. WorkSource / YouthSource Affiliate Tukwila 645 Andover Park West, Ste. 200 Tukwila, WA 98188.

Financial Education 101

WorkSource Rainier If financial stability is your biggest worry, this course is for you. You’ll learn how to prioritize your budget along with goal setting, understand a credit report, saving and investing. This interactive class will help you build healthy relationship with money while balancing your personal and professional life. The purpose of this session is to provide the participants with the tools and resources for saving money in order to achieve their personal financial goals. After this workshop, participants should leave with the knowledge and confidence to: • Establish financial goals • Saving for emergencies and long-term goals • How to understand a credit report/score • Importance of paying yourself first • Equipped to start building or reestablishing positive credit history. Contact Name: Larissa Lincoln. Contact Email: llincoln@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, May 14, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

CAT/TB Orientation/Commissioner Approved Training and Training Benefits

WorkSource North Seattle If you are receiving Unemployment Insurance benefits and considering enrolling in training or retraining to increase your skills or change career paths, you will need to apply for Commissioner Approved Training (CAT)/Training Benefits (TB). This workshop will guide you through the requirements, processes, and research needed to submit a successful application. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: 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. Please go to WorkSourceWa.com to create an account before attending workshops. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, May 14, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

WorkSource Orientation

WorkSource Redmond 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 be given an overview of the services available at your local WorkSource office to assist with all phases of the job search.  You will also be introduced to www.WorkSourceWA.com, your premier online resource to look for work in Washington State.  This workshop will introduce you to an array of employment and training services and get you connected with staff who are experts in the local labor market.  This information is appropriate for any job seeker to assist with your specific needs.  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: ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served.  Come to WorkSource Redmond the day of the event and ask for a ticket.  Come at least an hour early for popular workshops.  Be sure you have registered on WorkSourceWA.com.  (If you opened an unemployment claim this was done automatically for you.). In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, May 14, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Drop-in Computer Lab

WorkSource Rainier To increase computer literacy and knowledge to create long-term technological independence while job searching. Room: Computer Lab. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Rainer Affiliate 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

PC Basics*

WorkSource Auburn In this course we will explore the basics of using a computer including the mouse and keyboard and saving your files.  This workshop is for beginners. *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Job Search Strategies & Perfecting Applications

WorkSource Redmond This workshop focuses on providing application 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 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: ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served.  Come to WorkSource Redmond the day of the event and ask for a ticket.  Come at least an hour early for popular workshops.  Be sure you have registered on WorkSourceWA.com.  (If you opened an unemployment claim this was done automatically for you.). In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

LinkedIn for Professionals

WorkSource Redmond 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. This workshop is beneficial for mid and senior level professionals across all industries wishing to expand their networking opportunities and enhance their job search. An established LinkedIn profile is required. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served.  Come to WorkSource Redmond the day of the event and ask for a ticket.  Come at least an hour early for popular workshops.  Be sure you have registered on WorkSourceWA.com.  (If you opened an unemployment claim this was done automatically for you.). In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Resume Critique

WorkSource Downtown Seattle This workshop provides resume critique and assistance from an employment specialist. Must have an electronic version of your resume, either on a flash drive or as an email attachment or in a body of the email. Must have 2 jobs your want to apply to. Limit 8 people per workshop. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

Paying For College Information Session

WorkSource Auburn This informational session will give you an overview of the Worker Retraining Programs and other funding sources through the college system.   If you want to explore training while receiving unemployment benefits, the training benefits program could offer additional weeks of unemployment benefits if eligible.  Attend this session if you are interested in upgrading your skillset or transitioning to a different field. Room: Eagle Room. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Résumé Lab

WorkSource North Seattle In this lab, you will receive a critique of your Résumé and assistance in making it the best it can be.  It is recommended that you have an electronic version of your Résumé either on a flash drive or in the body of an email or attachment to an email that you can access. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: 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. Please go to WorkSourceWa.com to create an account before attending workshops. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Applications, Resumes & Correspondence

WorkSource Rainier 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.  You will also 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! * This workshop provides job search credit for individuals claiming Unemployment Insurance benefits. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

College Resources & CAT/TB Overview

WorkSource Rainier This informational session will explain the difference 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). Contact Name: Michael Crawford. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

LinkedIn for Professionals Networking Group

WorkSource Redmond LPNG maximizes networking with collaborative learning to leverage the new LinkedIn platform. Local recruiters for senior and middle management positions often attend.  Meets first Wednesdays. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served.  Come to WorkSource Redmond the day of the event and ask for a ticket.  Come at least an hour early for popular workshops.  Be sure you have registered on WorkSourceWA.com.  (If you opened an unemployment claim this was done automatically for you.). In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Targeted Résumés

WorkSource North Seattle Your Ticket to More Interviews: Learn how to target your resume to increase calls from recruiters and land more interviews. Workshop focuses on creating customized resumes to job postings, effectively using key words, recruiter search techniques, Jobscan and applicant Tracking Systems to get your resume in the “to call” pile. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: 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. Please go to WorkSourceWa.com to create an account before attending workshops. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, May 16, 2019, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Interviewing*

WorkSource Auburn Being able to handle a job interview is a necessity for any job seeker.  In this workshop you will learn valuable interviewing tips to answering difficult questions in a supportive and realistic environment. *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to WorkSourceWA.com to create your account prior to attending the workshop. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, May 16, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Skills and Abilities

WorkSource Redmond Identify, demonstrate and package your skills and abilities in ways that are meaningful to employers as well as learn how to transfer your skills and abilities to other occupations. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served.  Come to WorkSource Redmond the day of the event and ask for a ticket.  Come at least an hour early for popular workshops.  Be sure you have registered on WorkSourceWA.com.  (If you opened an unemployment claim this was done automatically for you.). In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, May 16, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

College Resources & CAT/TB Overview

WorkSource Rainier This informational session will explain the difference 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). Contact Name: Jonathan Joudrey or Terry Weber. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. Thursday, May 16, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

Re-Entry Orientation Supervised

WorkSource Rainier • Work On Your Résumé • Create a WorkSourceWA Account • Search for Jobs • Receive Information About Targeted Hiring Events • Get A Job. Contact Name: Jonathan Joudrey. Contact Phone: 206.659.3133. Contact Email: jjoudrey@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Reentry Orientation                                 Introduction to WorkSource services available to current and formerly incarcerated individuals. This orientation is highly recommended by the DOJ. Event Registration: First Come First Served. Thursday, May 16, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle WA 98144. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

Puget Sound Security

WorkSource Downtown Seattle WorkSource Downtown presents Puget Sound Security as Employer of the day. Must be at least 18yrs of age, must have high school diploma or GED. Must be able to pass a criminal background check, 100% Drug Free Work Environment and security experiences is preferred and training will be provided. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, May 16, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

Scholarships Search

South Seattle Community College This workshop is filled with information on student loans, scholarships and Financial Aid along with resources to locate scholarships and tips on how to avoid scams. Must know information about student loan payments, default, public forgiveness and much more. Room: LIB219. Contact Name: Janet St Peter. Contact Phone: 253-888-3567. Contact Email: janet@soundoutreach.org. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, May 16, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 6000 16th Avenue SW Seattle, WA 98106 RSB79.

Veterans Service Orientation*

WorkSource Auburn This briefing is a coalition of veteran service providers, State and King County to assist veterans with employment, life stability, crisis intervention needs and more.  We will give you a better understanding of available resources, answer your questions and connect you to the right services and experts to meet your needs and interests. *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, May 16, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Veterans Job Club*

WorkSource Auburn Veterans are invited to attend this Job Club to network and gain helpful tips in your job search and connect with a Veterans Employment Representative. *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, May 16, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Mature Worker

WorkSource Rainier This popular workshop will highlight ways to overcome stereotypes and difficult barriers mature workers can often face to becoming employed. * This workshop provides job search credit for individuals claiming Unemployment Insurance benefits. Room: 300. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Thursday, May 16, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

Mature Job Seekers Seminar

WorkSource North Seattle Concerned that you may not be getting job interviews or offers due to your age? This workshop will provide employment tips for individuals 55+ years, though job seekers of all ages are welcome to attend. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: 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. Please go to WorkSourceWa.com to create an account before attending workshops. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, May 16, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

SEAP Orientation/Information

WorkSource Rainier Thinking about self-employment or starting a business? The Self-Employment Assistance Program (SEAP) can help you with Self Employment Training (SET), receive business coaching/counseling, develop a business plan, identify resources available to help your business, an overview of financing options, while continuing to receive your weekly unemployment benefits while in the SEAP program. Contact Name: Kim Ralls. Contact Email: Kim.Ralls@REiiCorp.com. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. Thursday, May 16, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 8144. For more info visit worksourcwa..

“How to Become a Better Interviewee”

WorkSource Redmond 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: ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served.  Come to WorkSource Redmond the day of the event and ask for a ticket.  Come at least an hour early for popular workshops.  Be sure you have registered on WorkSourceWA.com.  (If you opened an unemployment claim this was done automatically for you.). In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, May 16, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Embedded Career Specialist (ECS) 1:1

South Seattle Community College Want to apply what you’re learning in the classroom at work? Are you excited to gain experience in your area of study and industry? Come meet with an Embedded Career Specialist to get help with your resume and discuss internship options. Internships can be paid and used to gain academic credits, while furthering your experience in the field. Room: RSB79D. Contact Name: Le'Onna Lee. Contact Phone: 206-934-7962. Contact Email: leonna.lee@seattlecolleges.edu. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, May 16, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. South Seattle College 6000 16th Ave. SW Seattle, WA 98106 Robert Smith Building (RSB) 79. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

CAT/TB Orientation

WorkSource Downtown Seattle 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). The workshop will guide you through the requirements, process, and research needed to submit an application. Offered at Seattle Central College room #5102. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, May 16, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Seattle Central College Room 5012 1701Broadway Seattle, WA 98122.

CAT/TB Workshop

South Seattle Community College Walk through the process of Commissioner Approved Training/Training Benefits application for UI claimant's, in order to sign up for school. Room: RSB 79 Conference Room. Contact Name: Terry Weber. Contact Phone: 206-934-5304. Contact Email: Terry.Weber@seattlecolleges.edu. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please Note: **Please create an account at https://www.worksourcewa.com/home.aspx? before attending the workshop. If you need to use our computers to set up your account, please arrive 30 minutes early.** Please allow time for parking. 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, May 16, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. South Seattle College WorkSource Affiliate 6000 16th Ave SW Seattle, WA 98106. For more info visit www.wa.gov.

LinkedIn for Beginners

WorkSource Redmond This workshop will allow you to start building your LinkedIn profile and network.  Requires basic familiarity with the internet and access to your email. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served.  Come to WorkSource Redmond the day of the event and ask for a ticket.  Come at least an hour early for popular workshops.  Be sure you have registered on WorkSourceWA.com.  (If you opened an unemployment claim this was done automatically for you.). In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, May 17, 2019, 1:30 AM – 4:00 AM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Negotiating Salary

WorkSource North Seattle Learn to know your worth, what you can negotiate, timing strategy for the discussion, and more. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: 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. Please go to WorkSourceWa.com to create an account before attending workshops. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, May 17, 2019, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Online Applications Lab (Success with Completing)

WorkSource North Seattle To attend this lab you MUST HAVE… •  basic Computer Skills, •  an Email Address, •  your Résumé on a Flash Drive, • an Employer’s Job Posting with their Website Address. Learn to create your profile for online applications. Instruction, feedback and tips for making your application competitive. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: 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. Please go to WorkSourceWa.com to create an account before attending workshops. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, May 17, 2019, 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Basic Computer Skills

WorkSource Rainier 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. * This workshop provides job search credit for individuals claiming Unemployment Insurance benefits. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, May 17, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144.

Interviewing

WorkSource Rainier You will learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answering frequently asked and difficult questions in a supportive and realistic environment. * This workshop provides job search credit for individuals claiming Unemployment Insurance benefits. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, May 17, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

“I Want to Work for Myself”

WorkSource Redmond 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. Presented by the Small Business Administration. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served.  Come to WorkSource Redmond the day of the event and ask for a ticket.  Come at least an hour early for popular workshops.  Be sure you have registered on WorkSourceWA.com.  (If you opened an unemployment claim this was done automatically for you.). In-person job search activity: No. Friday, May 17, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Cover Letter Lab

WorkSource Redmond Many job seekers dread constructing the cover letter, but it can be an important selling tool for the job search. This hands-on workshop will offer the opportunity to build a targeted cover letter for a particular position. Please bring a USB flash drive and a posted job description, plus background information on previous job experience. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served.  Come to WorkSource Redmond the day of the event and ask for a ticket.  Come at least an hour early for popular workshops.  Be sure you have registered on WorkSourceWA.com.  (If you opened an unemployment claim this was done automatically for you.). In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, May 17, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Re-Entry Orientation

WorkSource Auburn Jumpstart your job search with this Reentry Orientation, open to the public. This workshop is designed to assist job seekers who have experienced a barrier to employment. Workshop participants will receive an orientation to services and workshops; establish a profile on WorkSourceWA.com; receive job search resources; learn how to remove objections and upsell the WOTC Tax Credit and Fidelity Bonds; receive an update on Fair Chance Employment (Ban the Box); and practice a 30-Second Speech. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, May 17, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Using Labor Market Information Lab

WorkSource Rainier This 2-hour hands-on workshop will help job-seekers learn where to find and how to use labor market information. This workshop will provide job seekers the basics of how to effectively use Labor Market Information (LMI) as an essential tool to make informed, accurate decisions and how to get a job; improve their skills or enhancing their careers. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Name: Joseph Holmes. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Prerequisite: Must have basic computer skills.  If you do not have basic computer skills, please attend our Computer Basics workshop before attending. Please Note: WorkSource services are available to all registered customers. Please be sure to create your WorkSourceWA account prior to attending this workshop. www.worksourcewa.com. Event Registration: First Come First Served. Friday, May 17, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

Career Coach Job Club

WorkSource Downtown Seattle Career Coach Job Club is a group of job seekers looking to positively impact their employment options by becoming empowered with "Job Readiness Trainings". These trainings are certified on an online job search tool called "Career Coach". Career Coach is a tool that will provide career advice by providing the most current information on wages, employment options as well as education and training opportunities. In effort to maximize potentials, we ask that job seekers planning to attend gather work history for past 10yrs prior to attendance as resources as resumes will be constructed and edited. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, May 17, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.