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Strategies for Success Module 1

WorkSource Auburn Class times: 8:30-11:30 (4 day class) Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Title: Preparing for Work, a Career, and Life Aassess current skills and instill a positive mental attitude along with imparting information that can benefit them when engaging with employers. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, December 10, 2018 – Thursday, December 13, 2018. Auburn WorkSource 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Strategies for Success Module 1

WorkSource Rainier Thank you for your registration. Seating is limited – first placement requires a referral from the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).                              If you were not referred by DSHS, you will be placed on the waitlist – if there is not a seat available for you and you provided an email during registration – you will be notified by 3pm the Friday before the class. Please contact Larissa Lincoln at llincoln@esd.wa.gov for any additional questions or changes. Title: Work Concepts This course introduces topics necessary to prepare for work, a career and life. Contact Name: Larissa Lincoln. Contact Email: llincoln@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, December 10, 2018, 8:30 AM – Thursday, December 13, 2018, 1:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

Experienced Professionals*

WorkSource Auburn Are you ready to re-launch your career? Take your experience to the next level? Then this workshop is for you! In the Experienced Professional Workshop you will learn how to address the employers concerns about being a mature job seeker and turn them around to be positive attributes that make you more attractive as a candidate. Learn tools to increase your skill sets and how to network in person and online, because it’s not only what you know, but who you know! *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, December 10, 2018, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Strategies for Success Module 4

WorkSource North Seattle Thank you for your registration. Seating is limited – first placement requires a referral from the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).                            If you were not referred by DSHS, you will be placed on the waitlist – if there is not a seat available for you and you provided an email during registration – you will be notified by 3pm the Friday before the class. Title: Personal Strength Builders this course covers topics including exploring what you do best and your personal development. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Sarah via email at sgardner@esd.wa.gov. Contact Name: Sarah Gardner. Contact Phone: 206-934-6085. Contact Email: sgardner@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, December 10, 2018, 9:00 AM – Thursday, December 13, 2018, 2:00 PM. WorkSource North Seattle Affiliate 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 Blue bldg. South end of North Seattle college campus.

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. Monday, December 10, 2018, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

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. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Susan via email at SGabrielle@esd.wa.gov. 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, December 10, 2018, 9:30 AM – Thursday, December 13, 2018, 12:30 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Drop-in Lab for Job Seekers with Disabilities

WorkSource Rainier Drop-in Lab for Job Seekers with Disabilities A drop-in resource for job seekers with disabilities.  The workshop will provide a brief description of DEI and associated services, information on Ticket to Work for SSI/SSDI beneficiaries, career pathways, orientation in core WorkSource services for any new customers, assistance setting up WorkSourceWA.com accounts. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Name: Andrew Pettersson. 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. Monday, December 10, 2018, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

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. In-person job search activity: No. Monday, December 10, 2018, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

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. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, December 10, 2018, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

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. Monday, December 10, 2018, 2:30 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, December 10, 2018, 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. Title: 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. Event Registration: First Come First Served. Tuesday, December 11, 2018 – Wednesday, December 12, 2018. 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. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 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, December 11, 2018, 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! 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, December 11, 2018, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE Auburn, WA 98002.

SBA/BINW: Work for Yourself!

WorkSource Auburn Thinking about starting a business?  Attend this free workshop to learn the first steps to business ownership from local experts.  Discover free tools and resources to help get you started. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Introduction to WorkSource*

WorkSource Auburn This session is an overview of the services available at your local WorkSource office to assist with all phases of your job search. *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

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, December 11, 2018, 9:30 AM – 12:30 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. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 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. Spanish. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 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, December 11, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Computer Assisted Job Search

WorkSource Downtown Seattle Need tools and assistance to conduct an effective job search? Attend this workshop if you want assistance setting up an email account, learning where to apply online jobs, completing an online application, converting your resume to TEXT only, posting your resume online, and want information about career exploration tools. Must have basic computer skills. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

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, December 11, 2018, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

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. Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

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. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 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. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. 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. *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 9:15 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

LinkedIn Part I*

WorkSource Auburn This class offers a basic overview of the LinkedIn website.  Create an initial LinkedIn profile and learn what online networking is. You must have general computer and internet skills, a current email address and have never used LinkedIn or have only a very minimal profile.  Please bring your work and education history. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98022.

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, December 12, 2018, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

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. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

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, December 12, 2018, 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, December 12, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

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, December 12, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Applications*

WorkSource Auburn You will learn how employers read applications and be better prepared to meet an employer's expectations. *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

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. In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 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, December 12, 2018, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

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 to 35. 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, December 12, 2018, 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, December 12, 2018, 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. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 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. 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, December 13, 2018, 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, December 13, 2018, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Job Club

WorkSource North Seattle Come and meet with other job seekers and learn some tools to improve your job search skills. 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. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 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. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Beating the Robots – A.I. Impact on the Job Market

WorkSource Redmond This workshop focuses on how current trends in Artificial Intelligence (AI); ATS, robot interviewing, facial recognition and social media data mining impact your job search and what you can do to be successful. 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, December 13, 2018, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

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. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

CAT/TB

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. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, December 13, 2018, 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, December 13, 2018, 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.

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. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, December 14, 2018, 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. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, December 14, 2018, 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, December 14, 2018, 9:30 AM – 11:35 AM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

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, December 14, 2018, 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, December 14, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 8144. For more info visit worksourcwa..

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, December 14, 2018, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

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. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, December 14, 2018, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

Strategies for Success Module 2

WorkSource Auburn Class times: 8:30-11:30 (4 day class) Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Title: Health and Well Being This course covers topics on work life, personal wellness and balance. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, December 17, 2018 – Thursday, December 20, 2018. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Strategies for Success Module 2

WorkSource Rainier Thank you for your registration. Seating is limited – first placement requires a referral from the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).                             If you were not referred by DSHS, you will be placed on the waitlist – if there is not a seat available for you and you provided an email during registration – you will be notified by 3pm the Friday before the class. Please contact Larissa Lincoln at llincoln@esd.wa.gov for any additional questions or changes. Title: Health and Well Being This course covers topics on work life, personal wellness and balance. Contact Name: Larissa Lincoln. Contact Email: llincoln@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, December 17, 2018, 8:30 AM – Thursday, December 20, 2018, 1:30 PM. 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. Additional Information: Go to WorkSourceWA.com to create your account prior to attending the workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Monday, December 17, 2018, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Strategies for Success Module 5

WorkSource North Seattle Thank you for your registration. Seating is limited – first placement requires a referral from the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).                            If you were not referred by DSHS, you will be placed on the waitlist – if there is not a seat available for you and you provided an email during registration – you will be notified by 3pm the Friday before the class. Title: Community Engagement Building relationships for the purpose of  building awareness, personal involvement and civic responsibility. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Sarah via email at sgardner@esd.wa.gov. Contact Name: Sarah Gardner. Contact Phone: 206-934-6085. Contact Email: sgardner@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, December 17, 2018, 9:00 AM – Thursday, December 20, 2018, 2:00 PM. WorkSource North Seattle Affiliate 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 Blue bldg. South end of North Seattle college campus.

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, December 17, 2018, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Strategies for Success Module 5 (4-day class)

WorkSource Redmond Title: Community Engagement This workshop encourages you to learn about your community, how you can help it, and it can help you. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Susan via email at SGabrielle@esd.wa.gov. 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, December 17, 2018, 9:30 AM – Thursday, December 20, 2018, 12:30 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

LinkedIn /Advanced

WorkSource North Seattle Prerequisite: Please attend LinkedIn/Beginners first or have a working knowledge of LinkedIn. This Advanced Class will focus on how to find and connect with people and use LinkedIn to search for 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. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, December 17, 2018, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

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, December 17, 2018, 3:00 PM – 4:45 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Financial Capabilities Unit 2

WorkSource Auburn Class times: 1:30- 3:30 (2 day class) Go to worksourcewa.com and create an account prior to attending this workshop. Title:Where does my money go? Concepts:Total financial picture and spending Description:Students will investigate their spending habits as they construct a total picture of their finances. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. Tuesday, December 18, 2018 – Wednesday, December 19, 2018. 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, December 18, 2018, 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! 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, December 18, 2018, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Master Resume Optimization *Part 1 & *Part 2

WorkSource Redmond Learn how to identify and present your core, hard-skill competencies and formulate accomplishment-driven statements.  Sharpen your brand to clarify the value you’re offering to the employer.  Bring your resume on a flash drive and a laptop if you prefer.  Intended for mid to high-level professionals.  Presented from 9:30-4:00:  Part 1 is 2 hours in the morning, 1.5 hours for lunch/self-study, Part 2 is 3 hours in the afternoon to bring it all together. 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, December 18, 2018, 9:30 AM – 4:00 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. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, December 18, 2018, 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. Spanish. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, December 18, 2018, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 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, December 18, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Computer Assisted Job Search

WorkSource Downtown Seattle Need tools and assistance to conduct an effective job search? Attend this workshop if you want assistance setting up an email account, learning where to apply online jobs, completing an online application, converting your resume to TEXT only, posting your resume online, and want information about career exploration tools. Must have basic computer skills. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, December 18, 2018, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

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, December 18, 2018, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

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. Tuesday, December 18, 2018, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

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. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, December 18, 2018, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. 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. Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. 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. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. 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. 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, December 19, 2018, 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, December 19, 2018, 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, December 19, 2018, 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. In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 1:30 PM – 3:30 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 other veterans transitioning into the civilian job market to network, learn about services available, and learn practical techniques for the job search. Facilitated by a Veteran Representative. 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. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 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, December 19, 2018, 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, December 19, 2018, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

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, December 19, 2018, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

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, December 19, 2018, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Targeted Resumes

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. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, December 20, 2018, 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. 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, December 20, 2018, 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, December 20, 2018, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

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, December 20, 2018, 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM. 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: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, December 20, 2018, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

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. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, December 20, 2018, 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, December 20, 2018, 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. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, December 20, 2018, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

“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, December 20, 2018, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

CAT/TB

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. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, December 20, 2018, 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, December 20, 2018, 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.

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. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, December 21, 2018, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Success with Completing Online Applications Lab

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. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, December 21, 2018, 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, December 21, 2018, 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, December 21, 2018, 9:30 AM – 11:35 AM. 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, December 21, 2018, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. 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, December 21, 2018, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

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, December 21, 2018, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

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, December 21, 2018, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Experienced Professionals*

WorkSource Auburn Are you ready to relaunch your career? Take your experience to the next level? Then this workshop is for you! In the Experienced Professional Workshop you will learn how to address the employers concerns about being a mature job seeker and turn them around to be positive attributes that make you more attractive as a candidate. Learn tools to increase your skill sets and how to network in person and online, because it’s not only what you know, but who you know! 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. Monday, December 24, 2018, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Drop-in Lab for Job Seekers with Disabilities

WorkSource Rainier Drop-in Lab for Job Seekers with Disabilities A drop-in resource for job seekers with disabilities.  The workshop will provide a brief description of DEI and associated services, information on Ticket to Work for SSI/SSDI beneficiaries, career pathways, orientation in core WorkSource services for any new customers, assistance setting up WorkSourceWA.com accounts. Room: Computer Lab. Contact Name: Andrew Pettersson. 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. Monday, December 24, 2018, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

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. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, December 24, 2018, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

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. Monday, December 24, 2018, 2:30 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, December 24, 2018, 3:00 PM – 4:45 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Office Closed for Holiday

WorkSource North Seattle Workshop Language Option: English. Tuesday, December 25, 2018, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Office Closed for Holiday

WorkSource Redmond Workshop Language Option: English. Tuesday, December 25, 2018, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

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. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, December 25, 2018, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

(CLOSED) 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. Spanish. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, December 25, 2018, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

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. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, December 25, 2018, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

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. Wednesday, December 26, 2018, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. 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. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, December 26, 2018, 9:15 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE Auburn, WA 98002.

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. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, December 26, 2018, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 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, December 26, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

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, December 26, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

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, December 26, 2018, 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: All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, December 26, 2018, 1:30 PM – 4:30 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, December 26, 2018, 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, December 26, 2018, 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: All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, December 27, 2018, 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. 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, December 27, 2018, 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, December 27, 2018, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

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, December 27, 2018, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Women's 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. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, December 27, 2018, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

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. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, December 27, 2018, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

CAT/TB

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. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, December 27, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Seattle Central College Room 5012 1701Broadway Seattle, WA 98122.

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. 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, December 27, 2018, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM. 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, December 28, 2018, 9:30 AM – 11:35 AM. 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, December 28, 2018, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Rainier Affiliate 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Mature Workers WorkShop

WorkSource Redmond This workshop will prepare the mature worker for successful job searching in the current job market by dispelling stereotypes about the mature worker, developing job searching strategies, identifying transferable skills, and learning new résumé cover letter and interviewing techniques. The workshop focuses on people age 45+, but job seekers of all ages are welcome to attend. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: 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, December 28, 2018, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

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. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, December 28, 2018, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

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. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, December 28, 2018, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Strategies for Success Module 3

WorkSource Rainier Thank you for your registration. Seating is limited – first placement requires a referral from the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).                             If you were not referred by DSHS, you will be placed on the waitlist – if there is not a seat available for you and you provided an email during registration – you will be notified by 3pm the Friday before the class. Title: Communications This course covers topics including learning about communication styles and knowing your audience. Contact Name: Larissa Lincoln. Contact Email: llincoln@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, December 31, 2018, 8:30 AM – Friday, January 4, 2019, 1:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

Strategies for Success Module 6

WorkSource North Seattle Thank you for your registration. Seating is limited – first placement requires a referral from the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).                             If you were not referred by DSHS, you will be placed on the waitlist – if there is not a seat available for you and you provided an email during registration – you will be notified by 3pm the Friday before the class. Title: Work Concepts This course is the culmination of what was learned in the previous Strategy modules. Contact Name: Sarah Gardner. Contact Phone: 206-934-6085. Contact Email: sgardner@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, December 31, 2018, 9:00 AM – Friday, January 4, 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 6 (4-day class)

WorkSource Redmond Title: Work Concepts This workshop will help you excel in your career and life. 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, December 31, 2018, 9:30 AM – Friday, January 4, 2019, 12:30 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Mock Interview

WorkSource Downtown 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 nay job seeker. In this workshop, you will learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice frequently in a supportive and realistic environment. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, December 31, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 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, December 31, 2018, 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, December 31, 2018, 3:00 PM – 4:45 PM. 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. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, January 1, 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.).

Computer Assisted Job Search

WorkSource Downtown Seattle Need tools and assistance to conduct an effective job search? Attend this workshop if you want assistance setting up an email account, learning where to apply online jobs, completing an online application, converting your resume to TEXT only, posting your resume online, and want information about career exploration tools. Must have basic computer skills. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, January 1, 2019, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

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, January 1, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

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, January 2, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

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, January 2, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

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. 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, January 3, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 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, January 3, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

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. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, January 3, 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. Organizations expected to attend include: Gary Merlino Construction , FedEx , Safeway-Albertsons , Allied Universal Security , NAPA Auto Parts , Smart Talent , Apply A Line , and more! and they have positions available for: Administrative , Warehouse work , Project engineer , Armed and unarmed security , Human resources , Weigh master , Construction laborers , Package handlers , Retail , Grocery , and more! , Cage cashier , Line cook , and more! All job seekers are welcome Dress professionally , Bring your resume *Indicates UI job search credit. Contact Name: Brian Culpepper, Local veterans employment represenatative. Contact Email: bculpepper@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, January 3, 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, January 3, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

CAT/TB

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. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, January 3, 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, January 3, 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.

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, January 4, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144.

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, January 4, 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, January 4, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:35 AM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S 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. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, January 4, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:30 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, January 4, 2019, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

Strategies for Success Module 4

WorkSource Rainier Thank you for your registration. Seating is limited – first placement requires a referral from the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).                             If you were not referred by DSHS, you will be placed on the waitlist – if there is not a seat available for you and you provided an email during registration – you will be notified by 3pm the Friday before the class. Title: Personal Strength Builders this course covers topics including exploring what you do best and your personal development. Contact Name: Larissa Lincoln. Contact Email: llincoln@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, January 7, 2019, 8:30 AM – Thursday, January 10, 2019, 1:30 PM. 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, January 7, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE, Auburn, WA 98002.

Strategies for Success Module 1

WorkSource North Seattle Thank you for your registration. Seating is limited – first placement requires a referral from the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).                              If you were not referred by DSHS, you will be placed on the waitlist – if there is not a seat available for you and you provided an email during registration – you will be notified by 3pm the Friday before the class. Title: Work Concepts This course introduces topics necessary to prepare for work, a career and life. Contact Name: Sarah Gardner. Contact Phone: 206-934-6085. Contact Email: sgardner@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, January 7, 2019, 9:00 AM – Thursday, January 10, 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 1 (4 day class)

WorkSource Redmond Title: Work Concepts This course introduces topics necessary to prepare for work, a career, and life. 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. Monday, January 7, 2019, 9:30 AM – Thursday, January 10, 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: Kenneth Schoener. Contact Phone: 206.721.6011. Contact Email: kschoener@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, January 7, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144. For more info visit www.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. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, January 7, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

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, January 7, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:45 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

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! 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, January 8, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Introduction to WorkSource*

WorkSource Auburn This session is an overview of the services available at your local WorkSource office to assist with all phases of your job search. *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, January 8, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:00 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. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, January 8, 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.).

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, January 8, 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, January 8, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S 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. *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, January 9, 2019, 9:15 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

LinkedIn Part I*

WorkSource Auburn This class offers a basic overview of the LinkedIn website.  Create an initial LinkedIn profile and learn what online networking is. You must have general computer and internet skills, a current email address and have never used LinkedIn or have only a very minimal profile.  Please bring your work and education history. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, January 9, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98022.

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, January 9, 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, January 9, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Applications*

WorkSource Auburn You will learn how employers read applications and be better prepared to meet an employer's expectations. *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, January 9, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

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, January 9, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

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. 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, January 10, 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 application to up dating or targeting a current application, we can help.  Staff is available to assist with coaching, helpful tips, targeting companies and how you can get started with a basic or advanced application.  It is recommended you take the Applications workshop first.  Please bring a flash drive to the workshop. Limited space is available. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, January 10, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

CAT/TB

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. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, January 10, 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, January 10, 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, January 11, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:35 AM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Resume Lab

WorkSource Rainier Develop your cover letter & resume assisted by a staff member. You must first take the Resume & Correspondence workshop. To attend this workshop, you must have basic computer skills. Please bring an electronic copy of your resume (either a resume sent to your email or a copy on a USB flash drive). Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Attention:  This workshop DOES NOT provide job search credit for individuals claiming Unemployment Insurance benefits. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, January 11, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

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, January 11, 2019, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

Strategies for Success Module 5

WorkSource Rainier Thank you for your registration. Seating is limited – first placement requires a referral from the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).                             If you were not referred by DSHS, you will be placed on the waitlist – if there is not a seat available for you and you provided an email during registration – you will be notified by 3pm the Friday before the class. Title: Community Engagement Building relationships for the purpose of  building awareness, personal involvement and civic responsibility. Contact Name: Larissa Lincoln. Contact Email: llincoln@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, January 14, 2019, 8:30 AM – Thursday, January 17, 2019, 1:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

Experienced Professionals*

WorkSource Auburn Are you ready to re-launch your career? Take your experience to the next level? Then this workshop is for you! In the Experienced Professional Workshop you will learn how to address the employers concerns about being a mature job seeker and turn them around to be positive attributes that make you more attractive as a candidate. Learn tools to increase your skill sets and how to network in person and online, because it’s not only what you know, but who you know! *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, January 14, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Strategies for Success Module 2

WorkSource North Seattle Thank you for your registration. Seating is limited – first placement requires a referral from the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).                             If you were not referred by DSHS, you will be placed on the waitlist – if there is not a seat available for you and you provided an email during registration – you will be notified by 3pm the Friday before the class. Title: Health and Well Being This course covers topics on work life, personal wellness and balance. Contact Name: Sarah Gardner. Contact Phone: 206-934-6085. Contact Email: sgardner@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, January 14, 2019, 9:00 AM – Thursday, January 17, 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 covers topics on work life, personal wellness, and 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. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, January 14, 2019, 9:30 AM – Thursday, January 17, 2019, 12:30 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, January 14, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:45 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

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! 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, January 15, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 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. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, January 15, 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.).

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, January 15, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Computer Assisted Job Search

WorkSource Downtown Seattle Need tools and assistance to conduct an effective job search? Attend this workshop if you want assistance setting up an email account, learning where to apply online jobs, completing an online application, converting your resume to TEXT only, posting your resume online, and want information about career exploration tools. Must have basic computer skills. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

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, January 15, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S 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. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

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, January 16, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Veterans Job Club

WorkSource North Seattle Join other veterans transitioning into the civilian job market to network, learn about services available, and learn practical techniques for the job search. Facilitated by a Veteran Representative. 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. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, January 16, 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, January 16, 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, January 16, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.