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ONLINE Interviewing Techniques (Yakima)

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. Room: WebEx. Contact Name: WorkSource Yakima. Contact Phone: 509-574-0105. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Video conferencing will use a large portion of bandwidth and data. Before signing up, be sure you have a data plan or reliable WiFi access that can accommodate this. To attend the workshop, you are encouraged to use a device capable of viewing video and content and have audio capability. For information on how to join a WebEx meeting to attend the workshop, go HERE. For the best experience, download the free WebEx app… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Tuesday, August 16, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. WebEx Online Meeting: Register for the workshop and the instructor will email meeting links to you the morning of the class by 8:30am.

STATEWIDE VIRTUAL WORKSHOP - Skills and Abilities Analysis

Today’s economy requires workers who can transfer skills from one work setting to another and who have the kinds of personal qualities that make organizations successful. In this workshop, you will learn to identify, demonstrate and package, with confidence, your skills and personal qualities in ways that will be meaningful to employers. You also will learn oral communication skills and practice delivering a 60-Second Commercial - a brief, high-impact presentation to potential employers. Room: WebEx. Contact Name: Karen Nordeng and Ken. Contact Phone: karen.nordeng@esd.wa.gov. Contact Email: esdgpvirtualservices@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Video conferencing will use a large portion of bandwidth and data. Before signing up, be sure you have a data plan or reliable WiFi access that can accommodate this. To attend the workshop, you are encouraged to use a device capable of viewing video and content and have audio capability. For information on how to join a WebEx meeting to attend the workshop, go HERE. For the best experience, download the free WebEx… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Tuesday, August 16, 2022, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WebEx Online Meeting: Link and meeting information will be shared by email at least 1 hour before the online workshop begins.

Computacion Basica 1 (Yakima-en persona)

La clase de computación básica nivel 2 incluirá: Aprenderá de crear una cuenta de correo electrónico, abreviados del teclado, como almacenar un documento en la computadora en el sitio Web de WorkSource y como enviar documentos por correo electrónico a los empleadores. Este curso incluirá como hacer una búsqueda en la Internet como Google.com, para conseguir direcciones y poder localizar empleadores con direcciones y mapas. El curso también cubrirá la navegación del sitio Web WorkSourcewa.com para hacer la búsqueda de empleo. Room: Mt Rainier Room. Contact Name: WorkSource Yakima. Contact Phone: 509-574-0108. Workshop Language Option: Spanish. Additional Information: Si le interesa asistir a talleres puede inscribirse llamando (509) 574-0105, o en el sitio de web www.worksourcewa.com, con su consejero o con un representante de WorkSource.  WorkSource es un empleador/programa con oportunidades equitativas. Previa solicitud equipos auxiliares y servicios están disponibles para los individuos con discapacidades. Servicio de Retransmisión Washington: El cliente tendrá que registrarse en WorkSourceWA.com antes de la clase. Tambien tendra que.traer una unidad de flash a la… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Wednesday, August 17, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Yakima WorkSource 1205 Ahtanum Ridge Drive Union Gap, WA 98903.

STATEWIDE VIRTUAL WORKSHOP - Résumé and Cover Letter

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!  Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In some cases, messages from the facilitators or Trumba may be directed by your email provider to your junk/spam folder. Please check the folder for system and facilitator messages or invites. When you sign up for this event, please use the same name and email address that you use with your worksourcewa.com account, if possible. Waitlists are automated and if a registrant cancels their registration, the next registrant on the waitlist will be invited to register. (If you are waitlisted and receive the automated message that you are invited… Room: WebEx. Contact Name: Brete Underhill and Ken. Contact Phone: julien.underhill@esd.wa.gov. Contact Email: esdgpvirtualservices@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Video conferencing will use a large portion of bandwidth and data. Before signing up, be sure you have a data plan or reliable WiFi access that can accommodate this. To attend the workshop, you are encouraged to use a device capable of viewing video and content and have audio capability. For information on how to join a WebEx meeting to attend the workshop, go HERE. For the best experience, download the free WebEx application for your device. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Wednesday, August 17, 2022, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WebEx Online Meeting: Link and meeting information will be shared by email at least 1 hour before the online workshop begins.

Microsoft PowerPoint, 1 of 4 in series (For Yakima/Sunnyside/Kittitas County Residents Only)

Microsoft 2013 PowerPoint allows the job seeker to learn how to produce slides to use in an academic, business, or other environment such as a job interview.  This workshop will teach you how to enhance an oral presentation by reinforcing the speaker's message while helping the audience retain information when they see diagrams, charts, tables, pictures, shapes, video, sound and animation effects, which allows your presentation transition slide flow.  This workshop will offer the job seeker the knowledge to create a PowerPoint.  Attendance of all four sessions is required, you will only need to register for the first session of the series. After completion of the course, you will receive a WorkSource certificate honoring 8 hours of Microsoft PowerPoint focused development.  Please install WebEx for class participation and the ability to share your screen.   **Due to the overwhelming amount of customers registering for these Microsoft courses, please see "Additional Information" for priority of service.**… Room: WebEx. Contact Name: Mariana Gonzalez. Contact Phone: 509-574-0183. Contact Email: mariana.gonzalez@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. If class registration is full and participants are waitlisted, all registrations (regular and waitlist) will be evaluated according to the following criteria for deferment or acceptance into class: 1. Program referrals 2. Veterans 3. Continuing or returning students (those working through the series of modules) 4. Repeating students (those who have previously completed the module) 5. Local Residents/Walk-ins (n… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Wednesday, August 17, 2022, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. WebEx Online Meeting: Register for the workshop and the facilitator will email meeting links to you no later than 30 minutes before the workshop starts.

ONLINE Resume and Cover Letter (Yakima)

Today’s economy requires workers who can transfer skills from one work setting to another and who have the kinds of personal qualities that make organizations successful. In this workshop, you will learn to identify, demonstrate and package, with confidence, your skills and personal qualities in ways that will be meaningful to employers. You also will learn oral communication skills and practice delivering a 60-Second Commercial - a brief, high-impact presentation to potential employers. Room: WebEx. Contact Name: Yakima WorkSource. Contact Phone: 509-574-0105. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Video conferencing will use a large portion of bandwidth and data. Before signing up, be sure you have a data plan or reliable WiFi access that can accommodate this. To attend the workshop, you are encouraged to use a device capable of viewing video and content and have audio capability. For information on how to join a WebEx meeting to attend the workshop, go HERE. For the best experience, download the free WebEx app… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Thursday, August 18, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. WebEx Online Meeting: Register for the workshop and the instructor will email meeting links to you the morning of the class by 8:30am.

EN LÍNEA Estrategias de Búsqueda de Empleo (en todo el estado)

Conocer a los empleadores en su área y crear una estrategia para orientar su búsqueda de empleo es la clave del éxito. En la clase Estrategias de búsqueda de empleo, aprenderá una variedad de métodos de búsqueda de empleo! Esta clase proporciona consejos sobre el valor de la información del mercado laboral e introduce otras estrategias como redes sociales con meta de trabajo, entrevistas informativas y el uso de Internet para localizar ofertas de trabajo. Room: WebEx. Contact Name: Alisha Garcia. Contact Email: alisha.garcia@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: Spanish. Additional Information: El cliente tendrá que registrarse en WorkSourceWA.com antes de la clase. Este taller se ofrece en línea a través de las reuniones de WebEx. La videoconferencia utilizará una gran parte del ancho de banda de internet y una gran cantidad de datos. Antes de participar, asegúrese de tener un plan de datos o acceso WiFi confiable que pueda acomodar esto. Para asistir el taller, debe usar un dispositivo, o una combinación de dispositivos, con capaz de ver video y contenido (computadora, dispositivo móvil o… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Thursday, August 18, 2022, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Reunión en línea de WebEx: La información del enlace y de la reunión se compartirá por correo electrónico como mínimo 1 hora antes de que comience el taller en línea.

STATEWIDE VIRTUAL WORKSHOP - Perfecting Applications

An important part of any job search is to understand the employer’s point of view. In this workshop, you'll  learn how employers read applications and how to be better prepared to meet an employer’s expectations. The workshop explores how to organize and communicate your skills and abilities in a way that stands out from the crowd. You'll leave the workshop with a master application that's helpful when filling out paper and electronic applications, and start you on your way to developing a résumé. Room: WebEx. Contact Name: Sheila Hudgens and Ken. Contact Phone: sheila.hudgens@esd.wa.gov. Contact Email: esdgpvirtualservices@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Video conferencing will use a large portion of bandwidth and data. Before signing up, be sure you have a data plan or reliable WiFi access that can accommodate this. To attend the workshop, you are encouraged to use a device capable of viewing video and content and have audio capability. For information on how to join a WebEx meeting to attend the workshop, go HERE. For the best experience, download the free WebEx… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Thursday, August 18, 2022, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WebEx Online Meeting: Link and meeting information will be shared by email at least 1 hour before the online workshop begins.

EN LÍNEA Habilidades y Capacidades (en todo el estado)

¿Cuáles son sus habilidades? ¿Cómo puede transferir sus habilidades de un sitio de trabajo a otro? En este taller, aprenderá a identificar, demonstrar y presentar sus destrezas y cualidades. Aprenderá sobre como presentarse a empleadores de una manera breve y de alto impacto mediante la creación de un “comercial” personal. Room: WebEx. Contact Name: Daiam Navarro. Contact Email: daiam.navarro@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: Spanish. Additional Information: El cliente tendrá que registrarse en WorkSourceWA.com antes de la clase. Este taller se ofrece en línea a través de las reuniones de WebEx. La videoconferencia utilizará una gran parte del ancho de banda de internet y una gran cantidad de datos. Antes de participar, asegúrese de tener un plan de datos o acceso WiFi confiable que pueda acomodar esto. Para asistir el taller, debe usar un dispositivo, o una combinación de dispositivos, con capaz de ver video y contenido (computadora, dispositivo móvil o… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Friday, August 19, 2022, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Reunión en línea de WebEx: La información del enlace y de la reunión se compartirá por correo electrónico como mínimo 1 hora antes de que comience el taller en línea.

STATEWIDE VIRTUAL WORKSHOP - Interviewing Techniques

You might have the best résumé ever, but if you don’t interview well, it won’t matter. Being able to handle a job interview is a necessity for any job seeker. Knowing what employers are looking for and being prepared are absolute musts. In this workshop, you will learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answers to frequently asked—and sometimes difficult—questions in a supportive, realistic environment. Room: WebEx. Contact Name: Todd Morgan and Ken. Contact Phone: todd.morgan@esd.wa.gov. Contact Email: esdgpvirtualservices@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Video conferencing will use a large portion of bandwidth and data. Before signing up, be sure you have a data plan or reliable WiFi access that can accommodate this. To attend the workshop, you are encouraged to use a device capable of viewing video and content and have audio capability. For information on how to join a WebEx meeting to attend the workshop, go HERE. For the best experience, download the free WebEx… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Friday, August 19, 2022, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WebEx Online Meeting: Link and meeting information will be shared by email at least 1 hour before the online workshop begins.

Microsoft PowerPoint, 2 of 4 in series (For Yakima/Sunnyside/Kittitas County Residents Only)

Microsoft 2013 PowerPoint allows the job seeker to learn how to produce slides to use in an academic, business, or other environment such as a job interview.  This workshop will teach you how to enhance an oral presentation by reinforcing the speaker's message while helping the audience retain information when they see diagrams, charts, tables, pictures, shapes, video, sound and animation effects, which allows your presentation transition slide flow.  This workshop will offer the job seeker the knowledge to create a PowerPoint.  Attendance of all four sessions is required, you will only need to register for the first session of the series. After completion of the course, you will receive a WorkSource certificate honoring 8 hours of Microsoft PowerPoint focused development.  Please install WebEx for class participation and the ability to share your screen.   **Due to the overwhelming amount of customers registering for these Microsoft courses, please see "Additional Information" for priority of service.**… Room: WebEx. Contact Name: Mariana Gonzalez. Contact Phone: 509-574-0183. Contact Email: mariana.gonzalez@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. If class registration is full and participants are waitlisted, all registrations (regular and waitlist) will be evaluated according to the following criteria for deferment or acceptance into class: 1. Program referrals 2. Veterans 3. Continuing or returning students (those working through the series of modules) 4. Repeating students (those who have previously completed the module) 5. Local Residents/Walk-ins (n… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Friday, August 19, 2022, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. WebEx Online Meeting: Register for the workshop and the facilitator will email meeting links to you no later than 30 minutes before the workshop starts.

ONLINE Strategies for Success: Personal Strength Builders (Yakima)

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. Room: WebEx. Contact Name: Desiree Garcia. Contact Phone: 509-574-0108. Contact Email: desgarcia@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Strategies for Success is a series of life-skills workshops open to everyone. It is flexible and customizable – each workshop module can stand alone or be combined with other modules to provide a personalized experience. Modules can be taken in any order. Each of the six modules is four days long, starting on the first business day of each week. If class registration is full and participants are waitlisted, all registrations (regular and waitlist) will be evaluated according to the following criteria for… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Monday, August 22, 2022, 8:30 AM – Thursday, August 25, 2022, 1:30 PM. WebEx Online Meeting: Register for the workshop and the instructor will email meeting links to you the morning of the class by 8:15am.

STATEWIDE VIRTUAL WORKSHOP - Perfecting Applications

An important part of any job search is to understand the employer’s point of view. In this workshop, you'll  learn how employers read applications and how to be better prepared to meet an employer’s expectations. The workshop explores how to organize and communicate your skills and abilities in a way that stands out from the crowd. You'll leave the workshop with a master application that's helpful when filling out paper and electronic applications, and start you on your way to developing a résumé. Room: WebEx. Contact Name: Sheila Hudgens and Ken. Contact Phone: sheila.hudgens@esd.wa.gov. Contact Email: esdgpvirtualservices@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Video conferencing will use a large portion of bandwidth and data. Before signing up, be sure you have a data plan or reliable WiFi access that can accommodate this. To attend the workshop, you are encouraged to use a device capable of viewing video and content and have audio capability. For information on how to join a WebEx meeting to attend the workshop, go HERE. For the best experience, download the free WebEx… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Monday, August 22, 2022, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WebEx Online Meeting: Link and meeting information will be shared by email at least 1 hour before the online workshop begins.

Microsoft PowerPoint, 3 of 4 in series (For Yakima/Sunnyside/Kittitas County Residents Only)

Microsoft 2013 PowerPoint allows the job seeker to learn how to produce slides to use in an academic, business, or other environment such as a job interview.  This workshop will teach you how to enhance an oral presentation by reinforcing the speaker's message while helping the audience retain information when they see diagrams, charts, tables, pictures, shapes, video, sound and animation effects, which allows your presentation transition slide flow.  This workshop will offer the job seeker the knowledge to create a PowerPoint.  Attendance of all four sessions is required, you will only need to register for the first session of the series. After completion of the course, you will receive a WorkSource certificate honoring 8 hours of Microsoft PowerPoint focused development.  Please install WebEx for class participation and the ability to share your screen.   **Due to the overwhelming amount of customers registering for these Microsoft courses, please see "Additional Information" for priority of service.**… Room: WebEx. Contact Name: Mariana Gonzalez. Contact Phone: 509-574-0183. Contact Email: mariana.gonzalez@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. If class registration is full and participants are waitlisted, all registrations (regular and waitlist) will be evaluated according to the following criteria for deferment or acceptance into class: 1. Program referrals 2. Veterans 3. Continuing or returning students (those working through the series of modules) 4. Repeating students (those who have previously completed the module) 5. Local Residents/Walk-ins (n… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Monday, August 22, 2022, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. WebEx Online Meeting: Register for the workshop and the facilitator will email meeting links to you no later than 30 minutes before the workshop starts.

Computacion Basica 2 (Yakima-en persona)

La clase de computación básica nivel 2 incluirá: Aprenderá de crear una cuenta de correo electrónico, abreviados del teclado, como almacenar un documento en la computadora en el sitio Web de WorkSource y como enviar documentos por correo electrónico a los empleadores. Este curso incluirá como hacer una búsqueda en la Internet como Google.com, para conseguir direcciones y poder localizar empleadores con direcciones y mapas. El curso también cubrirá la navegación del sitio Web WorkSourcewa.com para hacer la búsqueda de empleo. Room: Mt Rainier Room. Contact Name: Yakima WorkSource. Contact Phone: 509-574-0105. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Si le interesa asistir a talleres puede inscribirse llamando (509) 574-0105, o en el sitio de web www.worksourcewa.com, con su consejero o con un representante de WorkSource.  WorkSource es un empleador/programa con oportunidades equitativas. Previa solicitud equipos auxiliares y servicios están disponibles para los individuos con discapacidades. Servicio de Retransmisión Washington: El cliente tendrá que registrarse en WorkSourceWA.com antes de la clase. Tambien tendra que.traer una unidad de flash a la… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Yakima WorkSource Office 1205 Ahtanum Ridge Drive Union Gap, WA 98903.

STATEWIDE VIRTUAL WORKSHOP - Interviewing Techniques

You might have the best résumé ever, but if you don’t interview well, it won’t matter. Being able to handle a job interview is a necessity for any job seeker. Knowing what employers are looking for and being prepared are absolute musts. In this workshop, you will learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answers to frequently asked—and sometimes difficult—questions in a supportive, realistic environment. Room: WebEx. Contact Name: Sheila Hudgens and Ken. Contact Phone: sheila.hudgens@esd.wa.gov. Contact Email: esdgpvirtualservices@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Video conferencing will use a large portion of bandwidth and data. Before signing up, be sure you have a data plan or reliable WiFi access that can accommodate this. To attend the workshop, you are encouraged to use a device capable of viewing video and content and have audio capability. For information on how to join a WebEx meeting to attend the workshop, go HERE. For the best experience, download the free WebEx… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WebEx Online Meeting: Link and meeting information will be shared by email at least 1 hour before the online workshop begins.

Microsoft PowerPoint, 4 of 4 in series (For Yakima/Sunnyside/Kittitas County Residents Only)

Microsoft 2013 PowerPoint allows the job seeker to learn how to produce slides to use in an academic, business, or other environment such as a job interview.  This workshop will teach you how to enhance an oral presentation by reinforcing the speaker's message while helping the audience retain information when they see diagrams, charts, tables, pictures, shapes, video, sound and animation effects, which allows your presentation transition slide flow.  This workshop will offer the job seeker the knowledge to create a PowerPoint.  Attendance of all four sessions is required, you will only need to register for the first session of the series. After completion of the course, you will receive a WorkSource certificate honoring 8 hours of Microsoft PowerPoint focused development.  Please install WebEx for class participation and the ability to share your screen.   **Due to the overwhelming amount of customers registering for these Microsoft courses, please see "Additional Information" for priority of service.**… Room: WebEx. Contact Name: Mariana Gonzalez. Contact Phone: 509-574-0183. Contact Email: mariana.gonzalez@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. If class registration is full and participants are waitlisted, all registrations (regular and waitlist) will be evaluated according to the following criteria for deferment or acceptance into class: 1. Program referrals 2. Veterans 3. Continuing or returning students (those working through the series of modules) 4. Repeating students (those who have previously completed the module) 5. Local Residents/Walk-ins (n… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. WebEx Online Meeting: Register for the workshop and the facilitator will email meeting links to you no later than 30 minutes before the workshop starts.

EN LÍNEA Perfeccionamiento de Solicitudes (en todo el estado)

Una parte importante de cualquier búsqueda de trabajo es de comprender el punto de vista del empleador. En este taller, aprenderá cómo empleadores leen aplicaciones, y como prepararse mejor para cumplir con los requisitos del empleador. Aprenderá cómo organizar, escribir, y comunicar sus habilidades y capacidades de una manera que conseguirá la atención de empleadores. Contact Name: Alisha Garcia. Contact Email: alisha.garcia@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: Spanish. Additional Information: El cliente tendrá que registrarse en WorkSourceWA.com antes de la clase. Este taller se ofrece en línea a través de las reuniones de WebEx. La videoconferencia utilizará una gran parte del ancho de banda de internet y una gran cantidad de datos. Antes de participar, asegúrese de tener un plan de datos o acceso WiFi confiable que pueda acomodar esto. Para asistir el taller, debe usar un dispositivo, o una combinación de dispositivos, con capaz de ver video y contenido (computadora, dispositivo móvil o… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Thursday, August 25, 2022, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Reunión en línea de WebEx: La información del enlace y de la reunión se compartirá por correo electrónico como mínimo 1 hora antes de que comience el taller en línea.

STATEWIDE VIRTUAL WORKSHOP - Résumé and Cover Letter

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!Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In some cases, messages from the facilitators or Trumba may be directed by your email provider to your junk/spam folder. Please check the folder for system and facilitator messages or invites. When you sign up for this event, please use the same name and email address that you use with your worksourcewa.com account, if possible. Waitlists are automated and if a registrant cancels their registration, the next registrant on the waitlist will be invited to register. (If you are waitlisted and receive the automated message that you are invited to… Room: WebEx. Contact Name: Brete Underhill and Ken. Contact Phone: julien.underhill@esd.wa.gov. Contact Email: esdgpvirtualservices@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Video conferencing will use a large portion of bandwidth and data. Before signing up, be sure you have a data plan or reliable WiFi access that can accommodate this. To attend the workshop, you are encouraged to use a device capable of viewing video and content and have audio capability. For information on how to join a WebEx meeting to attend the workshop, go HERE. For the best experience, download the free WebEx application for your device. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Thursday, August 25, 2022, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WebEx Online Meeting: Link and meeting information will be shared by email at least 1 hour before the online workshop begins.

EN LÍNEA Currículum Vítae y Correspondencia (en todo el estado)

Quienes han tiene éxito con su búsqueda de trabajo se ha tomado el tiempo para saber qué buscan los  empleadores. Aprenderá como dos de las cuatro partes principales de la comunicación relacionada con la búsqueda de trabajo le dice al empleador quien es usted, lo que sabe y lo que ofrece. Aprenderá cual formato es mejor para su résumé y carta de presentación para que enfatizar sus destrezas y habilidades en un orden que atraiga a los empleadores y lo conduzcan a tener más entrevistas. Si necesita algún tipo de servicio especial por una condición de discapacidad en este taller de empleo, por favor comuníquese con Jaclyn Cascio, su email: jaclyn.cascio@esd.wa.gov. Deberá facilitar su nombre, el tipo de servicio especial requerido y su ciudad de residencia. Indíquenos los servicios especiales que require cuanto antes para poder acomodarlos. Si su nivel de inglés es limitado y necesita información en otro idioma distinto al inglés, indíqueselo a Jaclyn para poder acomodar el idioma necesario. Room: WebEx. Contact Name: Daiam Navarro. Contact Email: daiam.navarro@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: Spanish. Additional Information: Este taller se ofrece en línea a través de las reuniones de WebEx. La videoconferencia utilizará una gran parte del ancho de banda de internet y una gran cantidad de datos. Antes de participar, asegúrese de tener un plan de datos o acceso WiFi confiable que pueda acomodar esto. Para asistir el taller, debe usar un dispositivo, o una combinación de dispositivos, con capaz de ver video y contenido (computadora, dispositivo móvil o sistema de video) y tener capacidad de audio. Para obtener información sobre… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Friday, August 26, 2022, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Reunión en línea de WebEx: La información del enlace y de la reunión se compartirá por correo electrónico como mínimo 1 hora antes de que comience el taller en línea.

STATEWIDE VIRTUAL WORKSHOP - Skills and Abilities Analysis

Today’s economy requires workers who can transfer skills from one work setting to another and who have the kinds of personal qualities that make organizations successful. In this workshop, you will learn to identify, demonstrate and package, with confidence, your skills and personal qualities in ways that will be meaningful to employers. You also will learn oral communication skills and practice delivering a 60-Second Commercial - a brief, high-impact presentation to potential employers. Room: WebEx. Contact Name: Aletha McGee and Beth Rokstad. Contact Phone: aletha.mcgee@esd.wa.gov. Contact Email: elizabeth.rokstad@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Video conferencing will use a large portion of bandwidth and data. Before signing up, be sure you have a data plan or reliable WiFi access that can accommodate this. To attend the workshop, you are encouraged to use a device capable of viewing video and content and have audio capability. For information on how to join a WebEx meeting to attend the workshop, go HERE. For the best experience, download the free WebEx… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Friday, August 26, 2022, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WebEx Online Meeting: Link and meeting information will be shared by email at least 1 hour before the online workshop begins.

Microsoft Excel 1 of 7 in series (For Yakima/Sunnyside/Kittitas County Residents Only)

Microsoft Excel 2013 is a seven session course that allows job seekers to learn how to create excel spreadsheets to use in academic, business, or personal lives. This workshop will teach you the basics of excel, which allows you to store, organize and analyze information.  Attendance of all seven sessions is required, you will only register for the first session of the series. After completion of the course, you will receive a WorkSource certificate honoring 14 hours of Microsoft Excel focused development.  Please install WebEx for class participation and the ability to share your screen.   **Due to the overwhelming amount of customers registering for these Microsoft courses, please see "Additional Information" for priority of service.**. Room: WebEx. Contact Name: Mariana Gonzalez. Contact Phone: 509-574-0183. Contact Email: mariana.gonzalez@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. If class registration is full and participants are waitlisted, all registrations (regular and waitlist) will be evaluated according to the following criteria for deferment or acceptance into class: 1. Program referrals 2. Veterans 3. Continuing or returning students (those working through the series of modules) 4. Yakima/Kittitas County Residents 5. Local Residents/Walk-ins (not program-connected), wait-listed… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Friday, August 26, 2022, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. WebEx Online Meeting: Register for the workshop and the facilitator will email meeting links to you no later than 30 minutes before the workshop starts.

ONLINE Strategies for Success: Community Engagement (Yakima)

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. Room: WebEx. Contact Name: Desiree Garcia. Contact Phone: 509-574-0108. Contact Email: desiree.garcia@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Strategies for Success is a series of life-skills workshops open to everyone. It is flexible and customizable – each workshop module can stand alone or be combined with other modules to provide a personalized experience. Modules can be taken in any order. Each of the six modules is four days long, starting on the first business day of each week. If class registration is full and participants are waitlisted, all registrations (regular and waitlist) will be evaluated according to the following criteria for… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Monday, August 29, 2022, 8:30 AM – Thursday, September 1, 2022, 1:30 PM. WebEx Online Meeting: Register for the workshop and the instructor will email meeting links to you the morning of the class by 8:15am.

STATEWIDE VIRTUAL WORKSHOP - Skills and Abilities Analysis

Today’s economy requires workers who can transfer skills from one work setting to another and who have the kinds of personal qualities that make organizations successful. In this workshop, you will learn to identify, demonstrate and package, with confidence, your skills and personal qualities in ways that will be meaningful to employers. You also will learn oral communication skills and practice delivering a 60-Second Commercial - a brief, high-impact presentation to potential employers. Room: WebEx. Contact Name: Edward Looby and Deb Kaiser. Contact Phone: edward.looby@esd.wa.gov. Contact Email: deborah.kaiser@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Video conferencing will use a large portion of bandwidth and data. Before signing up, be sure you have a data plan or reliable WiFi access that can accommodate this. To attend the workshop, you are encouraged to use a device capable of viewing video and content and have audio capability. For information on how to join a WebEx meeting to attend the workshop, go HERE. For the best experience, download the free WebEx… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Monday, August 29, 2022, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WebEx Online Meeting: Link and meeting information will be shared by email at least 1 hour before the online workshop begins.

Microsoft Excel 2 of 7 in series (For Yakima/Sunnyside/Kittitas County Residents Only)

Microsoft Excel 2013 is a seven session course that allows job seekers to learn how to create excel spreadsheets to use in academic, business, or personal lives. This workshop will teach you the basics of excel, which allows you to store, organize and analyze information.  Attendance of all seven sessions is required, you will only register for the first session of the series. After completion of the course, you will receive a WorkSource certificate honoring 14 hours of Microsoft Excel focused development.  Please install WebEx for class participation and the ability to share your screen.   **Due to the overwhelming amount of customers registering for these Microsoft courses, please see "Additional Information" for priority of service.**. Room: WebEx. Contact Name: Mariana Gonzalez. Contact Phone: 509-574-0183. Contact Email: mariana.gonzalez@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. If class registration is full and participants are waitlisted, all registrations (regular and waitlist) will be evaluated according to the following criteria for deferment or acceptance into class: 1. Program referrals 2. Veterans 3. Continuing or returning students (those working through the series of modules) 4. Yakima/Kittitas County Residents 5. Local Residents/Walk-ins (not program-connected), wait-listed… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Monday, August 29, 2022, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. WebEx Online Meeting: Register for the workshop and the facilitator will email meeting links to you no later than 30 minutes before the workshop starts.

Virtual Skills & Abilities Analysis (Yakima)

Today’s economy requires workers who can transfer skills from one work setting to another and who have the kinds of personal qualities that make organizations successful. In this workshop, you will learn to identify, demonstrate and package, with confidence, your skills and personal qualities in ways that will be meaningful to employers. You also will learn oral communication skills and practice delivering a 60-Second Commercial - a brief, high-impact presentation to potential employers. Room: WebEx. Contact Name: WorkSource Yakima. Contact Phone: 509-574-0105. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create a job-seeker account prior to attending the workshop. Video conferencing will use a large portion of bandwidth and data. Before signing up, be sure you have a data plan or reliable WiFi access that can accommodate this. To attend the workshop, you are encouraged to use a device capable of viewing video and content and have audio capability. For information on how to join a WebEx meeting to attend the workshop, go HERE. For the best experience, download the free We… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Tuesday, August 30, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. WebEx Online Meeting: Register for the workshop and the instructor will email meeting links to you the morning of the class by 8:30am.

STATEWIDE VIRTUAL WORKSHOP - Perfecting Applications

An important part of any job search is to understand the employer’s point of view. In this workshop, you'll  learn how employers read applications and how to be better prepared to meet an employer’s expectations. The workshop explores how to organize and communicate your skills and abilities in a way that stands out from the crowd. You'll leave the workshop with a master application that's helpful when filling out paper and electronic applications, and start you on your way to developing a résumé. Room: WebEx. Contact Name: Brete Underhill and Ken. Contact Phone: julien.underhill@esd.wa.gov. Contact Email: esdgpvirtualservices@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Video conferencing will use a large portion of bandwidth and data. Before signing up, be sure you have a data plan or reliable WiFi access that can accommodate this. To attend the workshop, you are encouraged to use a device capable of viewing video and content and have audio capability. For information on how to join a WebEx meeting to attend the workshop, go HERE. For the best experience, download the free WebEx… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Tuesday, August 30, 2022, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WebEx Online Meeting: Link and meeting information will be shared by email at least 1 hour before the online workshop begins.

Computer Basics Level 1 (Yakima, In Person)

This course explains the differences between digital devices and their uses, the types of search and storage applications currently available, as well as basic computer usage. This course is for those with little or no experience using a computer. Room: Mt Rainier Room. Contact Name: Yakima WorkSource. Contact Phone: 509-574-0106. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create a job-seeker account prior to attending the workshop. Video conferencing will use a large portion of bandwidth and data. Before signing up, be sure you have a data plan or reliable WiFi access that can accommodate this. To attend the workshop, you are encouraged to use a device capable of viewing video and content and have audio capability. For information on how to join a WebEx meeting to attend the workshop, go HERE. For the best experience, download the free We… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Wednesday, August 31, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Yakima 1205 Ahtanum Ridge Drive Union Gap, WA 98903.

STATEWIDE VIRTUAL WORKSHOP - Job Search Strategies

Finding out about employers in your area and creating a strategy to target your job search is the key to success. In the Job-Search Strategies class, you will learn a variety of job-search methods! This class provides tips on the value of labor-market information and introduces other strategies like networking, informational interviews and using the Internet to locate job openings. Room: WebEx. Contact Name: Aletha McGee and Ken. Contact Phone: aletha.mcgee@esd.wa.gov. Contact Email: esdgpvirtualservices@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Video conferencing will use a large portion of bandwidth and data. Before signing up, be sure you have a data plan or reliable WiFi access that can accommodate this. To attend the workshop, you are encouraged to use a device capable of viewing video and content and have audio capability. For information on how to join a WebEx meeting to attend the workshop, go HERE. For the best experience, download the free WebEx… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Wednesday, August 31, 2022, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WebEx Online Meeting: Link and meeting information will be shared by email at least 1 hour before the online workshop begins.

Microsoft Excel 3 of 7 in series (For Yakima/Sunnyside/Kittitas County Residents Only)

Microsoft Excel 2013 is a seven session course that allows job seekers to learn how to create excel spreadsheets to use in academic, business, or personal lives. This workshop will teach you the basics of excel, which allows you to store, organize and analyze information.  Attendance of all seven sessions is required, you will only register for the first session of the series. After completion of the course, you will receive a WorkSource certificate honoring 14 hours of Microsoft Excel focused development.  Please install WebEx for class participation and the ability to share your screen.   **Due to the overwhelming amount of customers registering for these Microsoft courses, please see "Additional Information" for priority of service.**. Room: WebEx. Contact Name: Mariana Gonzalez. Contact Phone: 509-574-0182. Contact Email: mariana.gonzalez@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. If class registration is full and participants are waitlisted, all registrations (regular and waitlist) will be evaluated according to the following criteria for deferment or acceptance into class: 1. Program referrals 2. Veterans 3. Continuing or returning students (those working through the series of modules) 4. Yakima/Kittitas County Residents 5. Local Residents/Walk-ins (not program-connected), wait-listed… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Wednesday, August 31, 2022, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. WebEx Online Meeting: Register for the workshop and the facilitator will email meeting links to you no later than 30 minutes before the workshop starts.

EPIC Hiring Event at WorkSource Kittitas County

EPIC Hiring Event Thur. Sept. 1 9 a.m. – Noon WorkSource Kittitas County HIRING FOR: Classroom Assistants , Transportation Assistant , Family Advocate , Program Aide & more, REQUIREMENTS: Must be at least 18 and eligible to work in the U.S. , Must be able to pass a pre-employment background check, REMEMBER TO: Bring Resume , Bring Proof of HS Diploma or GED , Come dressed to interview, If unable to attend, apply online at https://www.epicnet.org/jobs/ For businesses interested in hosting their own hiring event at our WorkSource locations, please contact yakimajobs@esd.wa.gov for assistance. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Thursday, September 1, 2022, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 510 N Pine Street, Ellensburg, WA 98926.

Virtual Skills & Abilities Analysis (Yakima)

Today’s economy requires workers who can transfer skills from one work setting to another and who have the kinds of personal qualities that make organizations successful. In this workshop, you will learn to identify, demonstrate and package, with confidence, your skills and personal qualities in ways that will be meaningful to employers. You also will learn oral communication skills and practice delivering a 60-Second Commercial - a brief, high-impact presentation to potential employers. Room: WebEx. Contact Name: WorkSource Yakima. Contact Phone: 509-574-0105. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create a job-seeker account prior to attending the workshop. Video conferencing will use a large portion of bandwidth and data. Before signing up, be sure you have a data plan or reliable WiFi access that can accommodate this. To attend the workshop, you are encouraged to use a device capable of viewing video and content and have audio capability. For information on how to join a WebEx meeting to attend the workshop, go HERE. For the best experience, download the free We… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Thursday, September 1, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. WebEx Online Meeting: Register for the workshop and the instructor will email meeting links to you the morning of the class by 8:30am.

STATEWIDE VIRTUAL WORKSHOP - Interviewing Techniques

You might have the best résumé ever, but if you don’t interview well, it won’t matter. Being able to handle a job interview is a necessity for any job seeker. Knowing what employers are looking for and being prepared are absolute musts. In this workshop, you will learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answers to frequently asked—and sometimes difficult—questions in a supportive, realistic environment. Room: WebEx. Contact Name: Brete Underhill and Ken. Contact Phone: julien.underhill@esd.wa.gov. Contact Email: esdgpvirtualservices@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Video conferencing will use a large portion of bandwidth and data. Before signing up, be sure you have a data plan or reliable WiFi access that can accommodate this. To attend the workshop, you are encouraged to use a device capable of viewing video and content and have audio capability. For information on how to join a WebEx meeting to attend the workshop, go HERE. For the best experience, download the free WebEx… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Thursday, September 1, 2022, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WebEx Online Meeting: Link and meeting information will be shared by email at least 1 hour before the online workshop begins.

STATEWIDE VIRTUAL WORKSHOP - Résumé and Cover Letter

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!  Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In some cases, messages from the facilitators or Trumba may be directed by your email provider to your junk/spam folder. Please check the folder for system and facilitator messages or invites. When you sign up for this event, please use the same name and email address that you use with your worksourcewa.com account, if possible. Waitlists are automated and if a registrant cancels their registration, the next registrant on the waitlist will be invited to register. (If you are waitlisted and receive the automated message that you are invited… Room: WebEx. Contact Name: Aletha McGee and Ken. Contact Phone: aletha.mcgee@esd.wa.gov. Contact Email: esdgpvirtualservices@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Video conferencing will use a large portion of bandwidth and data. Before signing up, be sure you have a data plan or reliable WiFi access that can accommodate this. To attend the workshop, you are encouraged to use a device capable of viewing video and content and have audio capability. For information on how to join a WebEx meeting to attend the workshop, go HERE. For the best experience, download the free WebEx application for your device. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Friday, September 2, 2022, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WebEx Online Meeting: Link and meeting information will be shared by email at least 1 hour before the online workshop begins.

Microsoft Excel 4 of 7 in series (For Yakima/Sunnyside/Kittitas County Residents Only)

Microsoft Excel 2013 is a seven session course that allows job seekers to learn how to create excel spreadsheets to use in academic, business, or personal lives. This workshop will teach you the basics of excel, which allows you to store, organize and analyze information.  Attendance of all seven sessions is required, you will only register for the first session of the series. After completion of the course, you will receive a WorkSource certificate honoring 14 hours of Microsoft Excel focused development.  Please install WebEx for class participation and the ability to share your screen.   **Due to the overwhelming amount of customers registering for these Microsoft courses, please see "Additional Information" for priority of service.**. Room: WebEx. Contact Name: Mariana Gonzalez. Contact Phone: 509-574-0183. Contact Email: mariana.gonzalez@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. If class registration is full and participants are waitlisted, all registrations (regular and waitlist) will be evaluated according to the following criteria for deferment or acceptance into class: 1. Program referrals 2. Veterans 3. Continuing or returning students (those working through the series of modules) 4. Yakima/Kittitas County Residents 5. Local Residents/Walk-ins (not program-connected), wait-listed… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Friday, September 2, 2022, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. WebEx Online Meeting: Register for the workshop and the facilitator will email meeting links to you no later than 30 minutes before the workshop starts.

STATEWIDE VIRTUAL WORKSHOP - Interviewing

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 design answers to frequently asked—and sometimes difficult—questions in a supportive, realistic environment. Room: WebEx. Contact Name: Sheila Hudgens & Ken. Contact Phone: Sheila.hudgens@esd.wa.gov. Contact Email: esdgpvirtualservices@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Video conferencing will use a large portion of bandwidth and data. Before signing up, be sure you have a data plan or reliable WiFi access that can accommodate this. To attend the workshop, you are encouraged to use a device capable of viewing video and content and have audio capability. For information on how to join a WebEx meeting to attend the workshop, go HERE. For the best experience, download the free WebEx… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Tuesday, September 6, 2022, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WebEx Online Meeting: Link and meeting information will be shared by email at least 1 hour before the online workshop begins.

STATEWIDE VIRTUAL WORKSHOP - Skills and Abilities

Today’s economy requires workers who can transfer skills from one work setting to another and who have the kinds of personal qualities that make organizations successful. In this workshop, you will learn to identify, demonstrate and package, with confidence, your skills and personal qualities in ways that will be meaningful to employers. You also will learn oral communication skills and a 60-Second Commercial - a brief, high-impact presentation to potential employers. Room: WebEx. Contact Name: Louis Ihrig & Ken. Contact Phone: louis.ihrig@esd.wa.gov. Contact Email: esdgpvirtualservices@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Video conferencing will use a large portion of bandwidth and data. Before signing up, be sure you have a data plan or reliable WiFi access that can accommodate this. To attend the workshop, you are encouraged to use a device capable of viewing video and content and have audio capability. For information on how to join a WebEx meeting to attend the workshop, go HERE. For the best experience, download the free WebEx… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WebEx Online Meeting: Link and meeting information will be shared by email at least 1 hour before the online workshop begins.

Yakima Job Fair at the Yakima Convention Center

WorkSource will be hosting an in-person job fair from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sep. 8 at the Yakima Convention Center. This event is free to job seekers and counts as an approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity. We suggest you come dressed professionally (for example, khakis and a dress shirt). Be ready to network with potential employers and bring copies of your resume. If you are a business interested in participating in a WorkSource job fair, we recruit months in advance and require businesses to pre-register for our events. For information about upcoming job fairs, contact the Business Solutions Team. Call the Team Lead at 509-574-1950 and ask for Michelle or email michelle@co.yakima.wa.us. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Thursday, September 8, 2022, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. 10 N 8th St, Yakima, WA 98901.

STATEWIDE VIRTUAL WORKSHOP - Job Search Strategies

Finding out about employers in your area and creating a strategy to target your job search is the key to success. In the Job Search Strategies class, you will learn a variety of job-search methods! This class provides tips on the value of labor-market information and introduces other strategies like networking, informational interviews and using the Internet to locate job openings. Room: WebEx. Contact Name: Rocky Robinson & Ken. Contact Phone: rocky.robinson@esd.wa.gov. Contact Email: esdgpvirtualservices@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Video conferencing will use a large portion of bandwidth and data. Before signing up, be sure you have a data plan or reliable WiFi access that can accommodate this. To attend the workshop, you are encouraged to use a device capable of viewing video and content and have audio capability. For information on how to join a WebEx meeting to attend the workshop, go HERE. For the best experience, download the free WebEx… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Thursday, September 8, 2022, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WebEx Online Meeting: Link and meeting information will be shared by email at least 1 hour before the online workshop begins.

STATEWIDE VIRTUAL WORKSHOP – Applications

An important part of any job search is to understand the employer’s point of view. In this workshop, you'll  learn how employers read applications and how to be better prepared to meet an employer’s expectations. The workshop explores how to organize and communicate your skills and abilities in a way that stands out from the crowd. You'll leave the workshop with a master application that's helpful when filling out paper and electronic applications, and start you on your way to developing a résumé. Room: WebEx. Contact Name: Todd Morgan & Carolyn Holmes. Contact Phone: todd.morgan@esd.wa.gov. Contact Email: carolyn.holmes@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Video conferencing will use a large portion of bandwidth and data. Before signing up, be sure you have a data plan or reliable WiFi access that can accommodate this. To attend the workshop, you are encouraged to use a device capable of viewing video and content and have audio capability. For information on how to join a WebEx meeting to attend the workshop, go HERE. For the best experience, download the free WebEx… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Friday, September 9, 2022, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WebEx Online Meeting: Link and meeting information will be shared by email at least 1 hour before the online workshop begins.

Résumé and Cover Letter

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!  Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In some cases, messages from the facilitators or Trumba may be directed by your email provider to your junk/spam folder. Please check the folder for system and facilitator messages or invites. When you sign up for this event, please use the same name and email address that you use with your worksourcewa.com account, if possible. Waitlists are automated and if a registrant cancels their registration, the next registrant on the waitlist will be invited to register. (If you are waitlisted and receive the automated message that you are invited… Room: WebEx. Contact Name: Louis Ihrig & Ken. Contact Phone: louis.ihrig@esd.wa.gov. Contact Email: esdgpvirtualservices@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Video conferencing will use a large portion of bandwidth and data. Before signing up, be sure you have a data plan or reliable WiFi access that can accommodate this. To attend the workshop, you are encouraged to use a device capable of viewing video and content and have audio capability. For information on how to join a WebEx meeting to attend the workshop, go HERE. For the best experience, download the free WebEx application for your device. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Friday, September 9, 2022, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WebEx Online Meeting: Link and meeting information will be shared by email at least 1 hour before the online workshop begins.

ONLINE Strategies for Success: Work Concepts II (Yakima)

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. Room: WebEx. Contact Name: Desiree Garcia. Contact Phone: 509-574-0108. Contact Email: desiree.garcia@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Strategies for Success is a series of life-skills workshops open to everyone. It is flexible and customizable – each workshop module can stand alone or be combined with other modules to provide a personalized experience. Modules can be taken in any order. Each of the six modules is four days long, starting on the first business day of each week. If class registration is full and participants are waitlisted, all registrations (regular and waitlist) will be evaluated according to the following criteria for… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Monday, September 12, 2022, 8:30 AM – Thursday, September 15, 2022, 1:30 PM. WebEx Online Meeting: Register for the workshop and the instructor will email meeting links to you the morning of the class by 8:15am.

STATEWIDE VIRTUAL WORKSHOP - Interviewing

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 discuss answers to frequently asked—and sometimes difficult—questions in a supportive, realistic environment. Room: WebEx. Contact Name: Deb Kaiser & Aletha McGee. Contact Phone: deborah.kaiser@esd.wa.gov. Contact Email: Aletha.mcgee@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Video conferencing will use a large portion of bandwidth and data. Before signing up, be sure you have a data plan or reliable WiFi access that can accommodate this. To attend the workshop, you are encouraged to use a device capable of viewing video and content and have audio capability. For information on how to join a WebEx meeting to attend the workshop, go HERE. For the best experience, download the free WebEx… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Monday, September 12, 2022, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WebEx Online Meeting: Link and meeting information will be shared by email at least 1 hour before the online workshop begins.

STATEWIDE VIRTUAL WORKSHOP - Résumés and Cover Letters

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!  Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In some cases, messages from the facilitators or Trumba may be directed by your email provider to your junk/spam folder. Please check the folder for system and facilitator messages or invites. When you sign up for this event, please use the same name and email address that you use with your worksourcewa.com account, if possible. Waitlists are automated and if a registrant cancels their registration, the next registrant on the waitlist will be invited to register. (If you are waitlisted and receive the automated message that you are invited… Room: WebEx. Contact Name: Sheila Hudgens & Ken. Contact Phone: Sheila.hudgens@esd.wa.gov. Contact Email: esdgpvirtualservices@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Video conferencing will use a large portion of bandwidth and data. Before signing up, be sure you have a data plan or reliable WiFi access that can accommodate this. To attend the workshop, you are encouraged to use a device capable of viewing video and content and have audio capability. For information on how to join a WebEx meeting to attend the workshop, go HERE. For the best experience, download the free WebEx application for your device. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Tuesday, September 13, 2022, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WebEx Online Meeting: Link and meeting information will be shared by email at least 1 hour before the online workshop begins.

STATEWIDE VIRTUAL WORKSHOP – Applications

An important part of any job search is to understand the employer’s point of view. In this workshop, you'll  learn how employers read applications and how to be better prepared to meet an employer’s expectations. The workshop explores how to organize and communicate your skills and abilities in a way that stands out from the crowd. The workshop discusses how a master application can be helpful when filling out paper and electronic applications, and can start you on your way to developing a résumé. Room: WebEx. Contact Name: Sandra Atkinson & Ken. Contact Phone: sandra.atkinson@esd.wa.gov. Contact Email: esdgpvirtualservices@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Video conferencing will use a large portion of bandwidth and data. Before signing up, be sure you have a data plan or reliable WiFi access that can accommodate this. To attend the workshop, you are encouraged to use a device capable of viewing video and content and have audio capability. For information on how to join a WebEx meeting to attend the workshop, go HERE. For the best experience, download the free WebEx… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WebEx Online Meeting: Link and meeting information will be shared by email at least 1 hour before the online workshop begins.

STATEWIDE VIRTUAL WORKSHOP - Skills and Abilities

Today’s economy requires workers who can transfer skills from one work setting to another and who have the kinds of personal qualities that make organizations successful. In this workshop, you will learn to identify, demonstrate and package, with confidence, your skills and personal qualities in ways that will be meaningful to employers. You also will learn oral communication skills and a 60-Second Commercial - a brief, high-impact presentation to potential employers. Room: WebEx. Contact Name: Brete Underhill & Ken. Contact Phone: julien.underhill@esd.wa.gov. Contact Email: esdgpvirtualservices@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Video conferencing will use a large portion of bandwidth and data. Before signing up, be sure you have a data plan or reliable WiFi access that can accommodate this. To attend the workshop, you are encouraged to use a device capable of viewing video and content and have audio capability. For information on how to join a WebEx meeting to attend the workshop, go HERE. For the best experience, download the free WebEx… Thursday, September 15, 2022, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WebEx Online Meeting: Link and meeting information will be shared by email at least 1 hour before the online workshop begins.

STATEWIDE VIRTUAL WORKSHOP - Job Search Strategies

Finding out about employers in your area and creating a strategy to target your job search is the key to success. In the Job-Search Strategies class, you will learn a variety of job-search methods! This class provides tips on the value of labor-market information and introduces other strategies like networking, informational interviews and using the Internet to locate job openings. Room: WebEx. Contact Name: Aletha McGee & Ken. Contact Phone: Aletha.mcgee@esd.wa.gov. Contact Email: esdgpvirtualservices@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Video conferencing will use a large portion of bandwidth and data. Before signing up, be sure you have a data plan or reliable WiFi access that can accommodate this. To attend the workshop, you are encouraged to use a device capable of viewing video and content and have audio capability. For information on how to join a WebEx meeting to attend the workshop, go HERE. For the best experience, download the free WebEx… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Friday, September 16, 2022, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WebEx Online Meeting: Link and meeting information will be shared by email at least 1 hour before the online workshop begins.

ONLINE Strategies for Success: Work Concepts I (Yakima)

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. Room: WebEx. Contact Name: Desiree Garcia. Contact Phone: 509-574-0108. Contact Email: desiree.garcia@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Strategies for Success is a series of life-skills workshops open to everyone. It is flexible and customizable – each workshop module can stand alone or be combined with other modules to provide a personalized experience. Modules can be taken in any order. Each of the six modules is four days long, starting on the first business day of each week. If class registration is full and participants are waitlisted, all registrations (regular and waitlist) will be evaluated according to the following criteria for… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Monday, September 19, 2022, 8:30 AM – Thursday, September 22, 2022, 1:30 PM. WebEx Online Meeting: Register for the workshop and the instructor will email meeting links to you the morning of the class by 8:15am.

ONLINE Strategies for Success: Health & Well-Being (Yakima)

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. Room: WebEx. Contact Name: Desiree Garcia. Contact Phone: 509-574-0108. Contact Email: desiree.garcia@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Strategies for Success is a series of life-skills workshops open to everyone. It is flexible and customizable – each workshop module can stand alone or be combined with other modules to provide a personalized experience. Modules can be taken in any order. Each of the six modules is four days long, starting on the first business day of each week. If class registration is full and participants are waitlisted, all registrations (regular and waitlist) will be evaluated according to the following criteria for… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Approved Unemployment Insurance (UI) Job Search Activity: Yes. Monday, September 26, 2022, 8:30 AM – Thursday, September 29, 2022, 1:30 PM. WebEx Online Meeting: Register for the workshop and the instructor will email meeting links to you the morning of the class by 8:15am.