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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, February 22, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Resume Lab

WorkSource Rainier Develop your resume and cover letter assisted by a staff member. You must first take the Effective Resume & Cover Letters workshop. To attend this workshop, you must have basic computer skills. Please bring an electronic copy of your resume (either a resume sent to your email or a copy on a USB flash drive). Room: Computer Lab. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, February 22, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Rainier Affiliate 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Re-Entry Orientation

WorkSource Auburn Jumpstart your job search with this Reentry Orientation, open to the public. This workshop is designed to assist job seekers who have experienced a barrier to employment. Workshop participants will receive an orientation to services and workshops; establish a profile on WorkSourceWA.com; receive job search resources; learn how to remove objections and upsell the WOTC Tax Credit and Fidelity Bonds; receive an update on Fair Chance Employment (Ban the Box); and practice a 30-Second Speech. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, February 22, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE Auburn, WA 98002.

SEAP Information Session

WorkSource Auburn Thinking about self-employment or starting a business? The Self-Employment Assistance Program (SEAP) can help you with Self Employment Training (SET), receive business coaching/counseling, develop a business plan, and identify resources available to help your business; an overview of financing options while continuing to receive your weekly unemployment benefits while in the SEAP program. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, February 22, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. 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. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, February 22, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 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: Please go to www.worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made… In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, February 22, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Résumé Lab

WorkSource Redmond Not sure how to build the resume? Need guidance or feedback? This hands-on workshop will offer the opportunity to construct a targeted resume for a particular position. Please bring a USB flash drive and a posted job description, plus background information on previous job experience. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to www.worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop 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, February 22, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

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: Please go to www.worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop 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, February 22, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Re-Entry Orientation

WorkSource Rainier Introduction to WorkSource services available to current and formerly incarcerated individuals. This orientation is highly recommended by the DOJ. Contact Name: Jonathan Jourdry. Contact Email: JJourdry@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Monday, February 25, 2019, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

Strategies for Success Module 4

WorkSource Rainier Module 4: Personal Strength Builders – What makes you shine? Explore the skills it takes for work-place success (and grow the ones you already have)! • Learn how to improve your attitude, find motivation, overcome fears, plan for success, improve your situation, and create great time management skills • Explore how to project self-worth, integrity, flexibility, and adaptability • Get hold of your finances by forming good spending habits, getting rid of bad behaviors, and become financially literate. Contact Name: Larissa Lincoln. Contact Email: llincoln@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Strategies for Success is a series of 12-hour, life-skills workshops, and open to everyone. It is flexible and customizable – each workshop module can stand-alone or combined with other modules to provide a personalized experience. Each of the six modules are four days long, starting on the first business day of each week. Some details vary by location, typically: • Each day consist of three hours of in-class instruction and projects. • Certificates are distributed after four days of attendanc… In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, February 25, 2019, 8:30 AM – Thursday, February 28, 2019, 11:30 AM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

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: Please go to www.worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop 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, February 25, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:00 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. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, February 25, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

Benefits Hub/WithinReach

South Seattle Community College In partnership with United Way, WithinReach is a part of the South Seattle College Benefits Hub. In case you’re not already familiar, the Benefits Hub is an on campus resource available to any student interested in connecting to a variety of benefits and support services. In addition to offering ORCA LIFT enrollment, the Benefits Hub has specialists available to provide 1-on-1 help with things like financial coaching services, assistance applying for public benefit programs such as health insurance/Medicaid and food stamps, help applying for financial aid, tax prep, and legal services.  Students can drop-in anytime during the hub service hours. Room: LIB 217 & 219. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to www.worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. Monday, February 25, 2019, 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM. South Seattle College 6000 16th Avenue SW Seattle, WA 98106. For more info visit www.uwkc.org.

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, February 25, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

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: Please go to www.worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made… In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, February 25, 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.).

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: Please go to www.worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop 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, February 25, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

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, February 26, 2019, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

SBA/BINW

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. Additional Information: Please go to www.worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. 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: Please go to www.worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop 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, February 26, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Express Credit Union

WorkSource Downtown Seattle Frustrated by the way banks treat you? Tired of paying for check cashing and payday loan fees? Need checking and savings accounts that work for you? Then check out Express--made up of members just like you! Express Credit Union offers Free Check Cashing. Checking and Savings Accounts. Fair Rates on Loans and Low-cost Money Transfer. To sign up come to the WorkSource Affiliate Downtown directly. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 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, February 26, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

HEP(Homeless Employment Program)

WorkSource Downtown Seattle The Homeless Employment Program (HEP) is an employment program for folks who are experiencing homelessness. Some of the assistance includes job search, resume help, interview skills, money management, housing search and some supported services. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

Computer Assisted Job Search

WorkSource Downtown Seattle Need tools and assistance to conduct an effective job search? Attend this lab if you want assistance setting up an email account, learning where to apply online, completing an online application, converting your resume to TEXT only, posting your resume online, and want info about career exploration  tools. Must have basic computer skills. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

Mock Interview

WorkSource Rainier Would you like to get constructive feedback about your interviewing skills? A resume is required in your occupation / industry. *This workshop provides job search credit to individual claiming Unemployment Insurance benefits. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

Financial Education 101

WorkSource Rainier If financial stability is your biggest worry, this course is for you. You’ll learn how to prioritize your budget along with goal setting, understand a credit report, saving and investing. This interactive class will help you build healthy relationship with money while balancing your personal and professional life. The purpose of this session is to provide the participants with the tools and resources for saving money in order to achieve their personal financial goals. After this workshop, participants should leave with the knowledge and confidence to: • Establish financial goals • Saving for emergencies and long-term goals • How to understand a credit report/score • Importance of paying yourself first • Equipped to start building or reestablishing positive credit history. Contact Name: Larissa Lincoln. Contact Email: llincoln@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

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: Please go to www.worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop 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, February 26, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

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, February 27, 2019, 9:15 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE Auburn, WA 98002.

LinkedIn Part II*

WorkSource Auburn This class focuses on expanding Internet networking, job search and company research using LinkedIn.  You must have a current LinkedIn profile and familiarity with LinkedIn, the Internet and using the computer. *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

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. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 8144. For more info visit worksourcwa..

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: Please go to www.worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop 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, February 27, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

LinkedIn for Professionals

WorkSource Redmond Increasingly employers are looking for job applicants online.  And before they extend a job offer they want to see what your social media presence looks like. This workshop is beneficial for mid and senior level professionals across all industries wishing to expand their networking opportunities and enhance their job search. An established LinkedIn profile is required. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to www.worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop 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, February 27, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Benefits Hub/WithinReach

South Seattle Community College In partnership with United Way, WithinReach is a part of the South Seattle College Benefits Hub. In case you’re not already familiar, the Benefits Hub is an on campus resource available to any student interested in connecting to a variety of benefits and support services. In addition to offering ORCA LIFT enrollment, the Benefits Hub has specialists available to provide 1-on-1 help with things like financial coaching services, assistance applying for public benefit programs such as health insurance/Medicaid and food stamps, help applying for financial aid, tax prep, and legal services.  Students can drop-in anytime during the hub service hours. Room: LIB 217 and 219. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to www.worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM. South Seattle College 6000 16th Avenue SW Seattle, WA 98106. For more info visit www.uwkc.org.

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, February 27, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Beginning PC

WorkSource Downtown Seattle Are you new to computers? Want to improve your typing speed? Need to learn how to manipulate the computer and learn to create your first document, then this is the class for you! In this session, you will also work with our computer tutorials to help you gain speed and confidence on a computer. All levels are welcome. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

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

WorkSource Tukwila This group will cover life skills in a safe environment specifically for young ladies ages 16-24. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource / YouthSource Tukwila 645 Andover Park West Ste. 200 Tukwila, WA 98188.

Explore Free Financial Aid for Training

WorkSource Redmond Learn about a variety of resources available to help pay for training. Resources include funding through college programs and resources from your local WorkSource. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to www.worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop 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, February 27, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Resume Workshop

South Seattle Community College A resume is one of the first chances you have to impress a potential employer and a necessity in your job search.  During the Resume workshop, you will have support in developing a strong resume tailored to the position you’re applying to. Get assistance with formatting, content, proofreading and more. Room: WorkSource Conference Room. Contact Name: Le'Onna Lee. Contact Phone: 206-934-7962. Contact Email: leonna.lee@seattlecolleges.edu. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. South Seattle College WorkSource Office 6000 16th Ave. SW, Seattle, WA 98106 Robert Smith Building #79. For more info visit worksourcewa.

Applications*

WorkSource Auburn You will learn how employers read applications and be better prepared to meet an employer's expectations. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, February 27, 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, February 27, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

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

WorkSource Redmond Are you receiving Unemployment Insurance benefits and considering enrolling in some additional training to enhance your skills or to change your career path? If so, you will need to apply for Commissioner Approved Training (CAT)/Training Benefits (TB). This workshop will guide you through the requirements, processes, and research needed to submit a successful application. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Contact Email: esdgprcs@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to www.worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop 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, February 27, 2019, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Interviewing*

WorkSource Auburn Being able to handle a job interview is a necessity for any job seeker.  In this workshop you will learn valuable interviewing tips to answering difficult questions in a supportive and realistic environment. *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to WorkSourceWA.com to create your account prior to attending the workshop. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Applications Lab

WorkSource Rainier From the first steps of creating a basic master applicaiton to updating or targeting a current applicaiton.  We can help.  Staff is available to assist with coaching, helpful tips, targeting companies and how you can get started with a basic or advanced application. It is recommended you take the Applications workshop first. Please bring a flash drive to the workshop. Limited space is available. . Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

College Resources & CAT/TB Overview

WorkSource Rainier This informational session will explain the difference between the unemployment applications for training approval.  The workshop will provide an overview of required information and documents for the application process for Commissioner Approved Training (CAT) and Training Benefits (TB). Contact Name: Jonathan Joudrey or Terry Weber. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

Re-Entry Orientation Supervised

WorkSource Rainier • Work On Your Résumé • Create a WorkSourceWA Account • Search for Jobs • Receive Information About Targeted Hiring Events • Get A Job. Contact Name: Jonathan Joudrey. Contact Phone: 206.659.3133. Contact Email: jjoudrey@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Reentry Orientation                                 Introduction to WorkSource services available to current and formerly incarcerated individuals. This orientation is highly recommended by the DOJ. Event Registration: First Come First Served. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle WA 98144. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

Women's Worth & Rights In The Workplace

WorkSource Downtown Seattle Job seekers and low-wage workers, especially women of color, face numerous barriers to evaluating their economic worth in job search and in accessing justice on the job. This free workshop will provide tips and tools for effectively evaluating your worth and negotiation  power, and will also cover local, state and federal labor standards and what to do when your rights at work are violated. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

Embedded Career Specialist (ECS) 1:1

South Seattle Community College Want to apply what you’re learning in the classroom at work? Are you excited to gain experience in your area of study and industry? Come meet with an Embedded Career Specialist to get help with your resume and discuss internship options. Internships can be paid and used to gain academic credits, while furthering your experience in the field. Room: RSB79D. Contact Name: Le'Onna Lee. Contact Phone: 206-934-7962. Contact Email: leonna.lee@seattlecolleges.edu. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, February 28, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. South Seattle College 6000 16th Ave. SW Seattle, WA 98106 Robert Smith Building (RSB) 79. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

CAT/TB

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, February 28, 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, February 28, 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, March 1, 2019, 9:00 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, March 1, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Strategies for Success Module 5

WorkSource Rainier Module 5: Community engagement – Why are we such social creatures? We will show you how communities can lift each other up and how even the tiniest gestures can change the world! Discover what it means when people talk about an individual’s culture or self-identity, and what it means to be sensitive to it , Learn about your personal and social rights, demonstrating citizenship and civic engagement. Contact Name: Larissa Lincoln. Contact Email: llincoln@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Strategies for Success is a series of 12-hour, life-skills workshops, and open to everyone. It is flexible and customizable – each workshop module can stand-alone or combined with other modules to provide a personalized experience. Each of the six modules are four days long, starting on the first business day of each week. Some details vary by location, typically: Each day consist of three hours of in-class instruction and two hours of extended learning and projects , Certificates are… Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, March 4, 2019, 8:30 AM – Thursday, March 7, 2019, 11:30 AM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

Skills and Abilities*

WorkSource Auburn You will learn to identify, demonstrate and package your skills and personal qualities to be meaningful to employers.  You will also learn oral communication skills and practice delivering a 60-Second Commercial – a brief, high impact presentation to potential employers. . Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, March 4, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE, Auburn, WA 98002.

Strategies for Success Module 1

WorkSource North Seattle Module 1: Work Concepts I – Every good plan needs a great road map – develop yours here! • Develop a roadmap to success while discussing self-motivation, exploring careers, and learning what employers really want • Learn how to prepare and apply for jobs, package yourself like a professional and share your story • Understand what employers mean when they say customer service, workplace diversity, team building and professionalism. Contact Name: Sarah Gardner. Contact Phone: 206-934-6085. Contact Email: sgardner@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Strategies for Success is a series of 20-hour, life-skills workshops, and open to everyone. It is flexible and customizable – each workshop module can stand-alone or combined with other modules to provide a personalized experience. Each of the six modules are four days long, starting on the first business day of each week. Some details vary by location, typically: • Each day consist of three hours of in-class instruction and two hours of extended learning and projects. • Certificates are distr… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, March 4, 2019, 9:00 AM – Thursday, March 7, 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 workshop prepares you for work, 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, March 4, 2019, 9:30 AM – Thursday, March 7, 2019, 12:30 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

SEAP Information Session

WorkSource Auburn Thinking about self-employment or starting a business? The Self-Employment Assistance Program (SEAP) can help you with Self Employment Training (SET), receive business coaching/counseling, develop a business plan, and identify resources available to help your business; an overview of financing options while continuing to receive your weekly unemployment benefits while in the SEAP program. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: No. Monday, March 4, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Veterans Job Club*

WorkSource Rainier Veterans are invited to attend this job club to network and gain helpful tips in your job search and connect with a veterans employment representative. *Indicates UI Job Search Credit. Contact Name: David Madden. Contact Email: dmadden@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to WorkSourceWa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, March 4, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144. For more info visit www.worksourcewa.com.

Benefits Hub/WithinReach

South Seattle Community College In partnership with United Way, WithinReach is a part of the South Seattle College Benefits Hub. In case you’re not already familiar, the Benefits Hub is an on campus resource available to any student interested in connecting to a variety of benefits and support services. In addition to offering ORCA LIFT enrollment, the Benefits Hub has specialists available to provide 1-on-1 help with things like financial coaching services, assistance applying for public benefit programs such as health insurance/Medicaid and food stamps, help applying for financial aid, tax prep, and legal services.  Students can drop-in anytime during the hub service hours. Room: LIB 217 & 219. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to www.worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. Monday, March 4, 2019, 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM. South Seattle College 6000 16th Avenue SW Seattle, WA 98106. For more info visit www.uwkc.org.

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, March 4, 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, March 4, 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! *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to WorkSourceWA.com to create your account prior to attending the workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 9:00 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. 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, March 5, 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, March 5, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Financial Education 101

WorkSource Rainier If financial stability is your biggest worry, this course is for you. You’ll learn how to prioritize your budget along with goal setting, understand a credit report, saving and investing. This interactive class will help you build healthy relationship with money while balancing your personal and professional life. The purpose of this session is to provide the participants with the tools and resources for saving money in order to achieve their personal financial goals. After this workshop, participants should leave with the knowledge and confidence to: • Establish financial goals • Saving for emergencies and long-term goals • How to understand a credit report/score • Importance of paying yourself first • Equipped to start building or reestablishing positive credit history. Contact Name: Larissa Lincoln. Contact Email: llincoln@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

Benefits Hub/WithinReach

South Seattle Community College In partnership with United Way, WithinReach is a part of the South Seattle College Benefits Hub. In case you’re not already familiar, the Benefits Hub is an on campus resource available to any student interested in connecting to a variety of benefits and support services. In addition to offering ORCA LIFT enrollment, the Benefits Hub has specialists available to provide 1-on-1 help with things like financial coaching services, assistance applying for public benefit programs such as health insurance/Medicaid and food stamps, help applying for financial aid, tax prep, and legal services.  Students can drop-in anytime during the hub service hours. Room: LIB 217 and 219. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to www.worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM. South Seattle College 6000 16th Avenue SW Seattle, WA 98106. For more info visit www.uwkc.org.

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, March 6, 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, March 6, 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. *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to WorkSourceWA.com to create your account prior to attending the workshop. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, March 7, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE Auburn, WA 98002.

College Resources & CAT/TB Overview

WorkSource Rainier This informational session will explain the difference between the unemployment applications for training approval.  The workshop will provide an overview of required information and documents for the application process for Commissioner Approved Training (CAT) and Training Benefits (TB). Contact Name: Jonathan Joudrey or Terry Weber. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. Thursday, March 7, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

Veterans Service Orientation

WorkSource Auburn This briefing is a coalition of veteran service providers, State and King County to assist veterans with employment, life stability, crisis intervention needs and more.  We will give you a better understanding of available resources, answer your questions and connect you to the right services and experts to meet your needs and interests. *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, March 7, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Veterans Housing Assistance

WorkSource Auburn This workshop is for VETERANS that are homeless or in danger of becoming homeless! You will learn about various housing programs and services offered by several different agencies in the King County Region.  Participating agency will be: Supportive Services for Veterans Community Psychiatric Clinic.  Following the workshop presentation you will be able to meet individually with the representative to address your specific housing needs. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, March 7, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:15 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, March 7, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

Embedded Career Specialist (ECS) 1:1

South Seattle Community College Want to apply what you’re learning in the classroom at work? Are you excited to gain experience in your area of study and industry? Come meet with an Embedded Career Specialist to get help with your resume and discuss internship options. Internships can be paid and used to gain academic credits, while furthering your experience in the field. Room: RSB79D. Contact Name: Le'Onna Lee. Contact Phone: 206-934-7962. Contact Email: leonna.lee@seattlecolleges.edu. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, March 7, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. South Seattle College 6000 16th Ave. SW Seattle, WA 98106 Robert Smith Building (RSB) 79. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

CAT/TB

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, March 7, 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, March 7, 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, March 8, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. 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, March 8, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144 USA.

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, March 8, 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, March 8, 2019, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

Strategies for Success Module 6

WorkSource Rainier Module 6: Work concepts II – You found the perfect job; now let us talk about how to land and keep it! Learn how to multitask and stay motivated , Explore your personal leadership and organization skills , Learn to evaluate trauma vs. drama and how to manage the unexpected , Understand cognitive bias and how it impacts every decision we make , Develop a solid vision for a professional future. Contact Name: Larissa Lincoln. Contact Email: llincoln@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Strategies for Success is a series of 20-hour, life-skills workshops, and open to everyone. It is flexible and customizable – each workshop module can stand-alone or combined with other modules to provide a personalized experience. Each of the six modules are four days long, starting on the first business day of each week. Some details vary by location, typically: Each day consist of three hours of in-class instruction and two hours of extended learning and projects , Certificates are… Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, March 11, 2019, 8:30 AM – Thursday, March 14, 2019, 11:30 AM. 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, March 11, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Strategies for Success Module 2

WorkSource North Seattle Module 2: Health and Well-Being – What is ‘work-life’ balance? How do I take care of me while taking care of everyone else? Come learn with us! • Examine your inner-professional, core values, life choices and personal integrity • Learn how to be personally and professionally self-aware, establish boundaries, and develop better stress and time management skills • Evaluate your social readiness and online footprint • Learn to access community resources and expand networking skills • Improve your ability to solve problems, set goals, and develop new action planning techniques. Contact Name: Sarah Gardner. Contact Phone: 206-934-6085. Contact Email: sgardner@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Description: Strategies for Success is a series of 20-hour, life-skills workshops, and open to everyone. It is flexible and customizable – each workshop module can stand-alone or combined with other modules to provide a personalized experience. Each of the six modules are four days long, starting on the first business day of each week. Some details vary by location, typically: • Each day consist of three hours of in-class instruction and two hours of extended learning and projects. • Certifi… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, March 11, 2019, 9:00 AM – Thursday, March 14, 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 course 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. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, March 11, 2019, 9:30 AM – Thursday, March 14, 2019, 12:30 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Benefits Hub/WithinReach

South Seattle Community College In partnership with United Way, WithinReach is a part of the South Seattle College Benefits Hub. In case you’re not already familiar, the Benefits Hub is an on campus resource available to any student interested in connecting to a variety of benefits and support services. In addition to offering ORCA LIFT enrollment, the Benefits Hub has specialists available to provide 1-on-1 help with things like financial coaching services, assistance applying for public benefit programs such as health insurance/Medicaid and food stamps, help applying for financial aid, tax prep, and legal services.  Students can drop-in anytime during the hub service hours. Room: LIB 217 & 219. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to www.worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. Monday, March 11, 2019, 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM. South Seattle College 6000 16th Avenue SW Seattle, WA 98106. For more info visit www.uwkc.org.

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, March 11, 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! *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to WorkSourceWA.com to create your account prior to attending the workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, March 12, 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, March 12, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 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. 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, March 12, 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, March 12, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Financial Education 101

WorkSource Rainier If financial stability is your biggest worry, this course is for you. You’ll learn how to prioritize your budget along with goal setting, understand a credit report, saving and investing. This interactive class will help you build healthy relationship with money while balancing your personal and professional life. The purpose of this session is to provide the participants with the tools and resources for saving money in order to achieve their personal financial goals. After this workshop, participants should leave with the knowledge and confidence to: • Establish financial goals • Saving for emergencies and long-term goals • How to understand a credit report/score • Importance of paying yourself first • Equipped to start building or reestablishing positive credit history. Contact Name: Larissa Lincoln. Contact Email: llincoln@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Tuesday, March 12, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 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 professionally dressed. Strongly Recommend Attending Interviewing Workshop In Advance Of Mock Interview Session. *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, March 13, 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. *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Benefits Hub/WithinReach

South Seattle Community College In partnership with United Way, WithinReach is a part of the South Seattle College Benefits Hub. In case you’re not already familiar, the Benefits Hub is an on campus resource available to any student interested in connecting to a variety of benefits and support services. In addition to offering ORCA LIFT enrollment, the Benefits Hub has specialists available to provide 1-on-1 help with things like financial coaching services, assistance applying for public benefit programs such as health insurance/Medicaid and food stamps, help applying for financial aid, tax prep, and legal services.  Students can drop-in anytime during the hub service hours. Room: LIB 217 and 219. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to www.worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM. South Seattle College 6000 16th Avenue SW Seattle, WA 98106. For more info visit www.uwkc.org.

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, March 13, 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, March 13, 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, March 13, 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, March 13, 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. *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to WorkSourceWA.com to create your account prior to attending the workshop. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, March 14, 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, March 14, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Embedded Career Specialist (ECS) 1:1

South Seattle Community College Want to apply what you’re learning in the classroom at work? Are you excited to gain experience in your area of study and industry? Come meet with an Embedded Career Specialist to get help with your resume and discuss internship options. Internships can be paid and used to gain academic credits, while furthering your experience in the field. Room: RSB79D. Contact Name: Le'Onna Lee. Contact Phone: 206-934-7962. Contact Email: leonna.lee@seattlecolleges.edu. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, March 14, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. South Seattle College 6000 16th Ave. SW Seattle, WA 98106 Robert Smith Building (RSB) 79. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

CAT/TB

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, March 14, 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, March 14, 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.

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, March 15, 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, March 15, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Re-Entry Orientation

WorkSource Auburn Jumpstart your job search with this Reentry Orientation, open to the public. This workshop is designed to assist job seekers who have experienced a barrier to employment. Workshop participants will receive an orientation to services and workshops; establish a profile on WorkSourceWA.com; receive job search resources; learn how to remove objections and upsell the WOTC Tax Credit and Fidelity Bonds; receive an update on Fair Chance Employment (Ban the Box); and practice a 30-Second Speech. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, March 15, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE Auburn, WA 98002.

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, March 15, 2019, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

*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, March 18, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Strategies for Success Module 3

WorkSource North Seattle Module 3: Communication – Communication is a skill that never stops growing! Come learn how to improve your skills and odds of landing that next job! • Learn about interpersonal and business communication and discover your own style • Develop better listening, writing, computer and presentation skills • Find out about verbal & non-verbal cues, practice conflict resolution, and get tips on emotional control • Get tips on how to present yourself the right way on the phone, in email, and on social media. Contact Name: Sarah Gardner. Contact Phone: 206-934-6085. Contact Email: sgardner@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Description: Strategies for Success is a series of 20-hour, life-skills workshops, and open to everyone. It is flexible and customizable – each workshop module can stand-alone or combined with other modules to provide a personalized experience. Each of the six modules are four days long, starting on the first business day of each week. Some details vary by location, typically: • Each day consist of three hours of in-class instruction and two hours of extended learning and projects. • Certifi… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, March 18, 2019, 9:00 AM – Thursday, March 21, 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 3 (4-day class)

WorkSource Redmond Title: Communications This workshop focuses on how to know your audience and communicate with them. Please contact Susan Gabrielle at sgabrielle@esd.wa.gov for any additional questions. Contact Name: Susan Gabrielle. Contact Phone: 206-714-4805. Contact Email: sgabrielle@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Unemployment clients receive three job-search credits for attending all four days. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, March 18, 2019, 9:30 AM – Thursday, March 21, 2019, 12:30 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Benefits Hub/WithinReach

South Seattle Community College In partnership with United Way, WithinReach is a part of the South Seattle College Benefits Hub. In case you’re not already familiar, the Benefits Hub is an on campus resource available to any student interested in connecting to a variety of benefits and support services. In addition to offering ORCA LIFT enrollment, the Benefits Hub has specialists available to provide 1-on-1 help with things like financial coaching services, assistance applying for public benefit programs such as health insurance/Medicaid and food stamps, help applying for financial aid, tax prep, and legal services.  Students can drop-in anytime during the hub service hours. Room: LIB 217 & 219. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to www.worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. Monday, March 18, 2019, 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM. South Seattle College 6000 16th Avenue SW Seattle, WA 98106. For more info visit www.uwkc.org.

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, March 18, 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, March 18, 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! *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to WorkSourceWA.com to create your account prior to attending the workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 9:00 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. 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, March 19, 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, March 19, 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. *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

SEAP Information Session

WorkSource Auburn SEAP INFORMATION Thinking about self-employment or starting a business? The Self-Employment Assistance Program (SEAP) can help you with Self Employment Training (SET), receive business coaching/counseling, develop a business plan, and identify resources available to help your business; an overview of financing options while continuing to receive your weekly unemployment benefits while in the SEAP program. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Benefits Hub/WithinReach

South Seattle Community College In partnership with United Way, WithinReach is a part of the South Seattle College Benefits Hub. In case you’re not already familiar, the Benefits Hub is an on campus resource available to any student interested in connecting to a variety of benefits and support services. In addition to offering ORCA LIFT enrollment, the Benefits Hub has specialists available to provide 1-on-1 help with things like financial coaching services, assistance applying for public benefit programs such as health insurance/Medicaid and food stamps, help applying for financial aid, tax prep, and legal services.  Students can drop-in anytime during the hub service hours. Room: LIB 217 and 219. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to www.worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM. South Seattle College 6000 16th Avenue SW Seattle, WA 98106. For more info visit www.uwkc.org.

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, March 20, 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, March 20, 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. *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to WorkSourceWA.com to create your account prior to attending the workshop. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, March 21, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Applications Lab

WorkSource Rainier From the first steps of creating a basic master applicaiton to updating or targeting a current applicaiton.  We can help.  Staff is available to assist with coaching, helpful tips, targeting companies and how you can get started with a basic or advanced application. It is recommended you take the Applications workshop first. Please bring a flash drive to the workshop. Limited space is available. . Workshop Language Option: English. Thursday, March 21, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Veterans Service Orientation*

WorkSource Auburn This briefing is a coalition of veteran service providers, State and King County to assist veterans with employment, life stability, crisis intervention needs and more.  We will give you a better understanding of available resources, answer your questions and connect you to the right services and experts to meet your needs and interests. *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, March 21, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Young Men's Group

WorkSource Tukwila This focus group will cover life skills in a safe environment specifically for young men ages 16-24 years of age.  Lunch provided.  For more information, please contact Korey Strozier at . Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, March 21, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource/YouthSource Tukwila 645 Andover Park West Suite 200 Tukwila, WA 98188.

Veterans Job Club*

WorkSource Auburn Veterans are invited to attend this Job Club to network and gain helpful tips in your job search and connect with a Veterans Employment Representative. *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, March 21, 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, March 21, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

Embedded Career Specialist (ECS) 1:1

South Seattle Community College Want to apply what you’re learning in the classroom at work? Are you excited to gain experience in your area of study and industry? Come meet with an Embedded Career Specialist to get help with your resume and discuss internship options. Internships can be paid and used to gain academic credits, while furthering your experience in the field. Room: RSB79D. Contact Name: Le'Onna Lee. Contact Phone: 206-934-7962. Contact Email: leonna.lee@seattlecolleges.edu. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, March 21, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. South Seattle College 6000 16th Ave. SW Seattle, WA 98106 Robert Smith Building (RSB) 79. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

CAT/TB

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, March 21, 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, March 21, 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, March 22, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Resume Lab

WorkSource Rainier Develop your resume and cover letter assisted by a staff member. You must first take the Effective Resume & Cover Letters workshop. To attend this workshop, you must have basic computer skills. Please bring an electronic copy of your resume (either a resume sent to your email or a copy on a USB flash drive). Room: Computer Lab. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, March 22, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Rainier Affiliate 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

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, March 22, 2019, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

Strategies for Success Module 1

WorkSource Rainier Module 1: Work Concepts I – Every good plan needs a great road map – develop yours here! • Develop a roadmap to success while discussing self-motivation, exploring careers, and learning what employers really want • Learn how to prepare and apply for jobs, package yourself like a professional and share your story • Understand what employers mean when they say customer service, workplace diversity, team building and professionalism. Contact Name: Larissa Lincoln. Contact Email: llincoln@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Additional Information: Strategies for Success is a series of 12-hour, life-skills workshops, and open to everyone. It is flexible and customizable – each workshop module can stand-alone or combined with other modules to provide a personalized experience. Each of the six modules are four days long, starting on the first business day of each week. Some details vary by location, typically: • Each day consist of three hours of in-class instruction and projects. • Certificates are distributed af… In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, March 25, 2019, 8:30 AM – Thursday, March 28, 2019, 11:30 AM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

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, March 25, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Strategies for Success Module 4

WorkSource North Seattle Module 4: Personal Strength Builders – What makes you shine? Explore the skills it takes for work-place success (and grow the ones you already have)! • Learn how to improve your attitude, find motivation, overcome fears, plan for success, improve your situation, and create great time management skills • Explore how to project self-worth, integrity, flexibility, and adaptability • Get hold of your finances by forming good spending habits, getting rid of bad behaviors, and become financially literate. Contact Name: Sarah Gardner. Contact Phone: 206-934-6085. Contact Email: sgardner@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Strategies for Success is a series of 20-hour, life-skills workshops, and open to everyone. It is flexible and customizable – each workshop module can stand-alone or combined with other modules to provide a personalized experience. Each of the six modules are four days long, starting on the first business day of each week. Some details vary by location, typically: • Each day consist of three hours of in-class instruction and two hours of extended learning and projects. • Certificates are distr… In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, March 25, 2019, 9:00 AM – Thursday, March 28, 2019, 2:00 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Strategies for Success Module 4 (4-day class)

WorkSource Redmond Title: Personal Strength Builders This workshop helps you to understand what you do best and how you can use your strengths for work. Please contact Susan Gabrielle at sgabrielle@esd.wa.gov for any additional questions. Contact Name: Susan Gabrielle. Contact Phone: 206-714-4805. Contact Email: sgabrielle@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Unemployment clients receive three job-search credits for attending all four days. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, March 25, 2019, 9:30 AM – Thursday, March 28, 2019, 12:30 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Benefits Hub/WithinReach

South Seattle Community College In partnership with United Way, WithinReach is a part of the South Seattle College Benefits Hub. In case you’re not already familiar, the Benefits Hub is an on campus resource available to any student interested in connecting to a variety of benefits and support services. In addition to offering ORCA LIFT enrollment, the Benefits Hub has specialists available to provide 1-on-1 help with things like financial coaching services, assistance applying for public benefit programs such as health insurance/Medicaid and food stamps, help applying for financial aid, tax prep, and legal services.  Students can drop-in anytime during the hub service hours. Room: LIB 217 & 219. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to www.worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. Monday, March 25, 2019, 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM. South Seattle College 6000 16th Avenue SW Seattle, WA 98106. For more info visit www.uwkc.org.

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, March 25, 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! *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to WorkSourceWA.com to create your account prior to attending the workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE Auburn, WA 98002.

SBA/BINW

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. Additional Information: Please go to www.worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 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. 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. Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 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. 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, March 26, 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. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Financial Education 101

WorkSource Rainier If financial stability is your biggest worry, this course is for you. You’ll learn how to prioritize your budget along with goal setting, understand a credit report, saving and investing. This interactive class will help you build healthy relationship with money while balancing your personal and professional life. The purpose of this session is to provide the participants with the tools and resources for saving money in order to achieve their personal financial goals. After this workshop, participants should leave with the knowledge and confidence to: • Establish financial goals • Saving for emergencies and long-term goals • How to understand a credit report/score • Importance of paying yourself first • Equipped to start building or reestablishing positive credit history. Contact Name: Larissa Lincoln. Contact Email: llincoln@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 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, March 27, 2019, 9:15 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE Auburn, WA 98002.

LinkedIn Part II*

WorkSource Auburn This class focuses on expanding Internet networking, job search and company research using LinkedIn.  You must have a current LinkedIn profile and familiarity with LinkedIn, the Internet and using the computer. *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Benefits Hub/WithinReach

South Seattle Community College In partnership with United Way, WithinReach is a part of the South Seattle College Benefits Hub. In case you’re not already familiar, the Benefits Hub is an on campus resource available to any student interested in connecting to a variety of benefits and support services. In addition to offering ORCA LIFT enrollment, the Benefits Hub has specialists available to provide 1-on-1 help with things like financial coaching services, assistance applying for public benefit programs such as health insurance/Medicaid and food stamps, help applying for financial aid, tax prep, and legal services.  Students can drop-in anytime during the hub service hours. Room: LIB 217 and 219. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to www.worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM. South Seattle College 6000 16th Avenue SW Seattle, WA 98106. For more info visit www.uwkc.org.

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, March 27, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Resume Workshop

South Seattle Community College A resume is one of the first chances you have to impress a potential employer and a necessity in your job search.  During the Resume workshop, you will have support in developing a strong resume tailored to the position you’re applying to. Get assistance with formatting, content, proofreading and more. Room: WorkSource Conference Room. Contact Name: Le'Onna Lee. Contact Phone: 206-934-7962. Contact Email: leonna.lee@seattlecolleges.edu. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. South Seattle College WorkSource Office 6000 16th Ave. SW, Seattle, WA 98106 Robert Smith Building #79. For more info visit worksourcewa.

Applications*

WorkSource Auburn You will learn how employers read applications and be better prepared to meet an employer's expectations. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, March 27, 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, March 27, 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. *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to WorkSourceWA.com to create your account prior to attending the workshop. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, March 28, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Applications Lab

WorkSource Rainier From the first steps of creating a basic master applicaiton to updating or targeting a current applicaiton.  We can help.  Staff is available to assist with coaching, helpful tips, targeting companies and how you can get started with a basic or advanced application. It is recommended you take the Applications workshop first. Please bring a flash drive to the workshop. Limited space is available. . Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, March 28, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Embedded Career Specialist (ECS) 1:1

South Seattle Community College Want to apply what you’re learning in the classroom at work? Are you excited to gain experience in your area of study and industry? Come meet with an Embedded Career Specialist to get help with your resume and discuss internship options. Internships can be paid and used to gain academic credits, while furthering your experience in the field. Room: RSB79D. Contact Name: Le'Onna Lee. Contact Phone: 206-934-7962. Contact Email: leonna.lee@seattlecolleges.edu. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, March 28, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. South Seattle College 6000 16th Ave. SW Seattle, WA 98106 Robert Smith Building (RSB) 79. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

CAT/TB

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, March 28, 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, March 28, 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, March 29, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Resume Lab

WorkSource Rainier Develop your resume and cover letter assisted by a staff member. You must first take the Effective Resume & Cover Letters workshop. To attend this workshop, you must have basic computer skills. Please bring an electronic copy of your resume (either a resume sent to your email or a copy on a USB flash drive). Room: Computer Lab. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, March 29, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Rainier Affiliate 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, March 29, 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, March 29, 2019, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

Strategies for Success Module 2

WorkSource Rainier Module 2: Health and Well-Being – What is ‘work-life’ balance? How do I take care of me while taking care of everyone else? Come learn with us! • Examine your inner-professional, core values, life choices and personal integrity • Learn how to be personally and professionally self-aware, establish boundaries, and develop better stress and time management skills • Evaluate your social readiness and online footprint • Learn to access community resources and expand networking skills • Improve your ability to solve problems, set goals, and develop new action planning techniques. Contact Name: Larissa Lincoln. Contact Email: llincoln@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Additional Information: Strategies for Success is a series of 12-hour, life-skills workshops, and open to everyone. It is flexible and customizable – each workshop module can stand-alone or combined with other modules to provide a personalized experience. Each of the six modules are four days long, starting on the first business day of each week. Some details vary by location, typically: • Each day consist of three hours of in-class instruction and projects. • Certificates are distributed af… In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, April 1, 2019, 8:30 AM – Thursday, April 4, 2019, 11:30 AM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

Skills and Abilities*

WorkSource Auburn You will learn to identify, demonstrate and package your skills and personal qualities to be meaningful to employers.  You will also learn oral communication skills and practice delivering a 60-Second Commercial – a brief, high impact presentation to potential employers. . Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, April 1, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE, Auburn, WA 98002.

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. Please contact Susan Gabrielle at sgabrielle@esd.wa.gov for any additional questions. Contact Name: Susan Gabrielle. Contact Phone: 206-714-4805. Contact Email: sgabrielle@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Unemployment clients receive three job-search credits for attending all four days. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, April 1, 2019, 9:30 AM – Thursday, April 4, 2019, 12:30 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Veterans Job Club*

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

Benefits Hub/WithinReach

South Seattle Community College In partnership with United Way, WithinReach is a part of the South Seattle College Benefits Hub. In case you’re not already familiar, the Benefits Hub is an on campus resource available to any student interested in connecting to a variety of benefits and support services. In addition to offering ORCA LIFT enrollment, the Benefits Hub has specialists available to provide 1-on-1 help with things like financial coaching services, assistance applying for public benefit programs such as health insurance/Medicaid and food stamps, help applying for financial aid, tax prep, and legal services.  Students can drop-in anytime during the hub service hours. Room: LIB 217 & 219. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to www.worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. Monday, April 1, 2019, 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM. South Seattle College 6000 16th Avenue SW Seattle, WA 98106. For more info visit www.uwkc.org.

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, April 1, 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, April 1, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:45 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Strategies for Success Module 5

WorkSource North Seattle Module 5: Community Engagement – Why are we such social creatures? We will show you how communities can lift each other up and how even the tiniest gestures can change the world! • Discover what it means when people talk about an individual’s culture or self-identity, and what it means to be sensitive to it • Learn about your personal and social rights, demonstrating citizenship, and civic engagement. Contact Name: Sarah Gardner. Contact Phone: 206-934-6085. Contact Email: sgardner@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Strategies for Success is a series of 20-hour, life-skills workshops, and open to everyone. It is flexible and customizable – each workshop module can stand-alone or combined with other modules to provide a personalized experience. Each of the six modules are four days long, starting on the first business day of each week. Some details vary by location, typically: • Each day consist of three hours of in-class instruction and two hours of extended learning and projects. • Certificates are distr… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, April 1, 2019, 9:00 PM – Thursday, April 4, 2019, 2:00 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Resume and Correspondence*

WorkSource Auburn You will learn how two of the primary pieces of job search communication convey who you are, what you know and what you have to offer.  Learn what resume and cover letter format best displays your skills, knowledge and abilities to attract employers and lead to more interviews! *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to WorkSourceWA.com to create your account prior to attending the workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 9:00 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. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, April 2, 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, April 2, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Financial Education 101

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

Benefits Hub/WithinReach

South Seattle Community College In partnership with United Way, WithinReach is a part of the South Seattle College Benefits Hub. In case you’re not already familiar, the Benefits Hub is an on campus resource available to any student interested in connecting to a variety of benefits and support services. In addition to offering ORCA LIFT enrollment, the Benefits Hub has specialists available to provide 1-on-1 help with things like financial coaching services, assistance applying for public benefit programs such as health insurance/Medicaid and food stamps, help applying for financial aid, tax prep, and legal services.  Students can drop-in anytime during the hub service hours. Room: LIB 217 and 219. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to www.worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM. South Seattle College 6000 16th Avenue SW Seattle, WA 98106. For more info visit www.uwkc.org.

Paying For College Information Session

WorkSource Auburn This informational session will give you an overview of the Worker Retraining Programs and other funding sources through the college system.   If you want to explore training while receiving unemployment benefits, the training benefits program could offer additional weeks of unemployment benefits if eligible.  Attend this session if you are interested in upgrading your skillset or transitioning to a different field. Room: Eagle Room. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, April 3, 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, April 3, 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. *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to WorkSourceWA.com to create your account prior to attending the workshop. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, April 4, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 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. *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, April 4, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Veterans Housing Assistance

WorkSource Auburn This workshop is for VETERANS that are homeless or in danger of becoming homeless! You will learn about various housing programs and services offered by several different agencies in the King County Region.  Participating agency will be: Supportive Services for Veterans Community Psychiatric Clinic.  Following the workshop presentation you will be able to meet individually with the representative to address your specific housing needs. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, April 4, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:15 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, April 4, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

Embedded Career Specialist (ECS) 1:1

South Seattle Community College Want to apply what you’re learning in the classroom at work? Are you excited to gain experience in your area of study and industry? Come meet with an Embedded Career Specialist to get help with your resume and discuss internship options. Internships can be paid and used to gain academic credits, while furthering your experience in the field. Room: RSB79D. Contact Name: Le'Onna Lee. Contact Phone: 206-934-7962. Contact Email: leonna.lee@seattlecolleges.edu. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, April 4, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. South Seattle College 6000 16th Ave. SW Seattle, WA 98106 Robert Smith Building (RSB) 79. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

CAT/TB

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, April 4, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Seattle Central College Room 5012 1701Broadway Seattle, WA 98122.

CAT/TB Workshop

South Seattle Community College Walk through the process of Commissioner Approved Training/Training Benefits application for UI claimant's, in order to sign up for school. Room: RSB 79 Conference Room. Contact Name: Terry Weber. Contact Phone: 206-934-5304. Contact Email: Terry.Weber@seattlecolleges.edu. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please Note: **Please create an account at https://www.worksourcewa.com/home.aspx? before attending the workshop. If you need to use our computers to set up your account, please arrive 30 minutes early.** Please allow time for parking. Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, April 4, 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, April 5, 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, April 5, 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, April 5, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Interview Skilks

WorkSource Downtown Seattle Need to brush up on your interviewing skills? In this workshop, you will practice responding to typical interview questions and begin the necessary preparation to ace a job interview. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, April 5, 2019, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

Strategies for Success Module 3

WorkSource Rainier Module 3: Communication – Communication is a skill that never stops growing! Come learn how to improve your skills and odds of landing that next job! • Learn about interpersonal and business communication and discover your own style • Develop better listening, writing, computer and presentation skills • Find out about verbal & non-verbal cues, practice conflict resolution, and get tips on emotional control • Get tips on how to present yourself the right way on the phone, in email, and on social media. Contact Name: Larissa Lincoln. Contact Email: llincoln@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Strategies for Success is a series of 12-hour, life-skills workshops, and open to everyone. It is flexible and customizable – each workshop module can stand-alone or combined with other modules to provide a personalized experience. Each of the six modules are four days long, starting on the first business day of each week. Some details vary by location, typically: • Each day consist of three hours of in-class instruction and projects. • Certificates are distributed after four days of attendanc… In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, April 8, 2019, 8:30 AM – Thursday, April 11, 2019, 11:30 AM. 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, April 8, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Strategies for Success Module 6

WorkSource North Seattle Module 6: Work Concepts II – You found the perfect job; now let us talk about how to land and keep it! • Learn how to multitask and stay motivated • Explore your personal leadership and organization skills • Learn to evaluate trauma vs. drama and how to manage the unexpected • Understand cognitive bias and how it impacts every decision we make • Develop a solid vision for a professional future. Contact Name: Sarah Gardner. Contact Phone: 206-934-6085. Contact Email: sgardner@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Strategies for Success is a series of 20-hour, life-skills workshops, and open to everyone. It is flexible and customizable – each workshop module can stand-alone or combined with other modules to provide a personalized experience. Each of the six modules are four days long, starting on the first business day of each week. Some details vary by location, typically: • Each day consist of three hours of in-class instruction and two hours of extended learning and projects. • Certificates are distr… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, April 8, 2019, 9:00 AM – Thursday, April 11, 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 II 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, April 8, 2019, 9:30 AM – Thursday, April 11, 2019, 12:30 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Benefits Hub/WithinReach

South Seattle Community College In partnership with United Way, WithinReach is a part of the South Seattle College Benefits Hub. In case you’re not already familiar, the Benefits Hub is an on campus resource available to any student interested in connecting to a variety of benefits and support services. In addition to offering ORCA LIFT enrollment, the Benefits Hub has specialists available to provide 1-on-1 help with things like financial coaching services, assistance applying for public benefit programs such as health insurance/Medicaid and food stamps, help applying for financial aid, tax prep, and legal services.  Students can drop-in anytime during the hub service hours. Room: LIB 217 & 219. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to www.worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. Monday, April 8, 2019, 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM. South Seattle College 6000 16th Avenue SW Seattle, WA 98106. For more info visit www.uwkc.org.

Resume (Open) Lab

WorkSource Auburn A resume is one of the first chances you have to impress a potential employer and a necessity in your job search.  During the Resume Lab, you will have support in developing a strong resume tailored to the position you’re applying to.  Get assistance with formatting, content, proofreading and more. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to WorkSourceWA.com to create your account prior to attending the workshop. In-person job search activity: No. Monday, April 8, 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! *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to WorkSourceWA.com to create your account prior to attending the workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 9:00 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. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, April 9, 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, April 9, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Financial Education 101

WorkSource Rainier If financial stability is your biggest worry, this course is for you. You’ll learn how to prioritize your budget along with goal setting, understand a credit report, saving and investing. This interactive class will help you build healthy relationship with money while balancing your personal and professional life. The purpose of this session is to provide the participants with the tools and resources for saving money in order to achieve their personal financial goals. After this workshop, participants should leave with the knowledge and confidence to: • Establish financial goals • Saving for emergencies and long-term goals • How to understand a credit report/score • Importance of paying yourself first • Equipped to start building or reestablishing positive credit history. Contact Name: Larissa Lincoln. Contact Email: llincoln@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

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. *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Benefits Hub/WithinReach

South Seattle Community College In partnership with United Way, WithinReach is a part of the South Seattle College Benefits Hub. In case you’re not already familiar, the Benefits Hub is an on campus resource available to any student interested in connecting to a variety of benefits and support services. In addition to offering ORCA LIFT enrollment, the Benefits Hub has specialists available to provide 1-on-1 help with things like financial coaching services, assistance applying for public benefit programs such as health insurance/Medicaid and food stamps, help applying for financial aid, tax prep, and legal services.  Students can drop-in anytime during the hub service hours. Room: LIB 217 and 219. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to www.worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM. South Seattle College 6000 16th Avenue SW Seattle, WA 98106. For more info visit www.uwkc.org.

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, April 10, 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, April 10, 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, April 10, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.