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Financial Capabilities - Unit 1

WorkSource Auburn Class times: 1:30 - 3:30 (2 day class) Go to WorkSourceWA.com and create an account prior to attending this workshop. Unit One: Perceptions of money: Where does my (attitude towards) money come from? Concepts: Perceptions of money and income Description: Students will explore their personal relationship and views of money and understand their sources and timing of income. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: This is a six week series that meets two times per week.  The aim of the class is to empower students to make informed and prudent decisions when it comes to dealing with their financial situations. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, October 15, 2019 – Wednesday, October 16, 2019. 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, October 15, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) Job Club

WorkSource North Seattle Attention: This workshop is for people with disabilities. DVR (Division of Vocational Rehabilitation) Job Club is for people with disabilities who are motivated to return to work.  All persons with disabilities are welcome to attend.  DVR staff will present fresh material each week as well as job search topics such as interviewing, Résumés, cover letters, responding to an employer via email, networking, dressing for success, and disability disclosure, in addition to periodic guest speakers.  Information will also be provided on how to apply for vocational rehabilitation services if not already connected with DVR.  Please “Dress for Success” when attending. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made availabl… In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Employer of the Day: Haggen Northwest Fresh

WorkSource Redmond Looking for: Meat- 2 Chef Express Sales People! Seafood- 1 Sales person~ (12p-9 shift) Bakery- 1 Donut Fryer, Baker, Asst. Bakery Manager (Scratch Bakery)! Front End- 2 Checkers Food Service- 3 Production Clerks & a Cheese Specialist Floral Designer- 1 person Woodinville Haggen offers:  Flexible work schedules  Medical, dental, vision benefits for PT & FT work  Premium pay for evening shifts  Career advancement opportunities  10% discount on groceries  Retirement benefits  Training provided for all positions  All Wages DOE~ most positions start at $15.00  Many positions are full time. Contact Name: WorkSource Redmond. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

HEP Orientation

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. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

SEAP

WorkSource Downtown Seattle Thinking about self-employment or starting a business? The Self-Employment Assistance Program (SEAP) can help you with Self-Employment Training (SET), receive business coaching/counseling, develop business plan, identify resources available to help your business, an overview of financing options, while continuing to receive your weekly unemployment benefits while in the Self-Assistance Program. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

Paying For College Information Session

WorkSource Auburn This informational session will give you an overview of the Worker Retraining Programs and other funding sources through the college system.   If you want to explore training while receiving unemployment benefits, the training benefits program could offer additional weeks of unemployment benefits if eligible.  Attend this session if you are interested in upgrading your skillset or transitioning to a different field. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. 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. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

Urban Tech Jobs Program

Contact Phone: 206-965-0954. Contact Email: urbantech@urbanleague.org. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. 105 14th Avenue, Suite 200 Seattle, WA 98122.

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, October 15, 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, October 15, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

(CANCELLED) Computer Assisted Job Search

WorkSource Downtown Seattle Need tools and assistance to conduct an effective job search? Attend this workshop if you want assistance setting up an email account, learning where to apply online jobs, completing an online application, converting your resume to TEXT only, posting your resume online, and want information about career exploration tools. Must have basic computer skills. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

CAT/TB Orientation/Commissioner Approved Training and Training Benefits

WorkSource North Seattle If you are receiving Unemployment Insurance benefits and considering enrolling in training or retraining to increase your skills or change career paths, you will need to apply for Commissioner Approved Training (CAT)/Training Benefits (TB). This workshop will guide you through the requirements, processes, and research needed to submit a successful application. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made availabl… In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

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. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 4:00 AM – 8:00 AM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

Targeted Résumés

WorkSource North Seattle Your Ticket to More Interviews: Learn how to target your resume to increase calls from recruiters and land more interviews. Workshop focuses on creating customized resumes to job postings, effectively using key words, recruiter search techniques, Jobscan and applicant Tracking Systems to get your resume in the “to call” pile. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made availabl… In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

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, October 16, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Manufacturing Academy Information Session

Launch your career in manufacturing Get trained for free* in 10 weeks for jobs in aerospace and advanced manufacturing, Develop basic skills to obtain entry-level employment , Meet minimum qualifications for apprenticeship , Tour local companies and network with hiring employers Gain technical skills and industry certifications like:  Forklift certified , OSHA-10 certified , Lean manufacturing certified , CPR, first-aid certified , Shop math , Introduction to machining , Blueprint reading , Precision measuring Walk-in Wednesdays! Attend an information session at one of our locations available each Wednesday at 3pm to learn more.  AJAC office - 6770 E. Marginal Way S, Building A-122, Seattle, WA AMP Training Center - 8605 S 212th Street, Kent, WA. Contact Name: Heather Weeks. Contact Email: info@manufacturingacademy.org. 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. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. 8605 S. 212th Street Kent, WA.

Manufacturing Academy Information Session

Launch your career in manufacturing Get trained for free* in 10 weeks for jobs in aerospace and advanced manufacturing, Develop basic skills to obtain entry-level employment , Meet minimum qualifications for apprenticeship , Tour local companies and network with hiring employers Gain technical skills and industry certifications like:  Forklift certified , OSHA-10 certified , Lean manufacturing certified , CPR, first-aid certified , Shop math , Introduction to machining , Blueprint reading , Precision measuring Walk-in Wednesdays! Attend an information session at one of our locations available each Wednesday at 3pm to learn more.  AJAC office - 6770 E. Marginal Way S, Building A-122, Seattle, WA AMP Training Center - 8605 S 212th Street, Kent, WA. Contact Name: Heather Weeks. Contact Email: info@manufacturingacademy.org. 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. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. AJAC Office 6770 E. Marginal Way S Building A-122 Seattle, WA 98018.

Navigating Federal Resumes & Applications

WorkSource Auburn GO TO EVENTBRITE.COM TO REGISTER, https://www.eventbrite.com/e/navigating-federal-resumes-applications-registration-72541781421. Contact Name: Nora Wallace. Contact Phone: 253) 266-5349. Contact Email: lwallace@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: Sign Up Required. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

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, October 16, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144. For more info visit worksourcwa..

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. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Paying For College Information Session

WorkSource Auburn This informational session will give you an overview of the Worker Retraining Programs and other funding sources through the college system.   If you want to explore training while receiving unemployment benefits, the training benefits program could offer additional weeks of unemployment benefits if eligible.  Attend this session if you are interested in upgrading your skillset or transitioning to a different field. 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, October 16, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Résumé Lab

WorkSource North Seattle In this lab, you will receive a critique of your Résumé and assistance in making it the best it can be.  It is recommended that you have an electronic version of your Résumé either on a flash drive or in the body of an email or attachment to an email that you can access. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made availabl… In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Open Enrollment for Healthcare

WorkSource Redmond Information on choices for Cobra and Affordable Care options for healthcare. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served. In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 1:30 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, October 17, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Resume & Correspondence*

WorkSource Auburn You will learn how two of the primary pieces of job search communication convey who you are, what you know and what you have to offer.  Learn what resume and cover letter format best displays your skills, knowledge and abilities to attract employers and lead to more interviews! Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: 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, October 17, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Skills and Abilities

WorkSource Redmond Identify, demonstrate and package your skills and abilities in ways that are meaningful to employers as well as learn how to transfer your skills and abilities to other occupations. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

College Resources & CAT/TB Overview

WorkSource Rainier This informational session will explain the difference between the unemployment applications for training approval.  The workshop will provide an overview of required information and documents for the application process for Commissioner Approved Training (CAT) and Training Benefits (TB). Contact Name: Jonathan Joudrey or Terry Weber. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

Homeless Veterans Housing Workshop

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. 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. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 12:00 PM – 2:30 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. 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, October 17, 2019, 12:00 PM – 2:30 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, October 17, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

Mature Job Seekers Seminar

WorkSource North Seattle Concerned that you may not be getting job interviews or offers due to your age? This workshop will provide employment tips for individuals 55+ years, though job seekers of all ages are welcome to attend. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made availabl… In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, October 17, 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.).

“How to Become a Better Interviewee”

WorkSource Redmond Once you get to the hiring manager, it is all about your preparation and presentation.  Presented by an IT hiring manager, this workshop will provide you with guidance and insight to help you achieve success in future interviews. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, October 17, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

CAT/TB Orientation

WorkSource Downtown Seattle Frustrated by the way banks treat you? Are you tired of paying for check charges and payday loans fees? Need checking and savings accounts that work for you? Then check out Express Credit Union, made up of members just like you! Express Credit Union offers free check cashing, checking and savings account, fair rates on loans and low cost money transfers. To sign up come to the WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle directly. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, October 17, 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. * This workshop provides job search credit for individuals claiming Unemployment Insurance benefits. 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, October 17, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate South Seattle College 6000 16th Ave. SW Seattle, WA 98106 Robert Smith Bldg. (RSB79). For more info visit www.wa.gov.

Negotiating Salary

WorkSource North Seattle Learn to know your worth, what you can negotiate, timing strategy for the discussion, and more. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made availabl… In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, October 18, 2019, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Online Applications Lab

WorkSource North Seattle To attend this lab you MUST HAVE… •  basic Computer Skills, •  an Email Address, •  your Résumé on a Flash Drive, • an Employer’s Job Posting with their Website Address. Learn to create your profile for online applications. Instruction, feedback and tips for making your application competitive. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made availabl… In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, October 18, 2019, 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

*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. * This workshop provides job search credit for individuals claiming Unemployment Insurance benefits. *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. Friday, October 18, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

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, October 18, 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, October 18, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

“I Want to Work for Myself”

WorkSource Redmond Thinking about self-employment or starting a business? This class will outline the research you need to test your idea, develop a business plan, inform you of the many resources available to help you in Washington State, and present an overview of financing options. Presented by the Small Business Administration. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, October 18, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

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. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, October 18, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Re-Entry Orientation

WorkSource Auburn Jumpstart your job search with this Reentry Orientation, open to the public. This workshop is designed to assist job seekers who have experienced a barrier to employment. Workshop participants will receive an orientation to services and workshops; establish a profile on WorkSourceWA.com; receive job search resources; learn how to remove objections and upsell the WOTC Tax Credit and Fidelity Bonds; receive an update on Fair Chance Employment (Ban the Box); and practice a 30-Second Speech. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Friday, October 18, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Using Labor Market Information Lab

WorkSource Rainier This 2-hour hands-on workshop will help job-seekers learn where to find and how to use labor market information. This workshop will provide job seekers the basics of how to effectively use Labor Market Information (LMI) as an essential tool to make informed, accurate decisions and how to get a job; improve their skills or enhancing their careers. Room: Computer Lab. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Prerequisite: Must have basic computer skills.  If you do not have basic computer skills, please attend our Computer Basics workshop before attending. Please Note: WorkSource services are available to all registered customers. Please be sure to create your WorkSourceWA account prior to attending this workshop. www.worksourcewa.com. Event Registration: First Come First Served. Friday, October 18, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

LinkedIn for Beginners

WorkSource Redmond This workshop will allow you to start building your LinkedIn profile and network.  Requires basic familiarity with the internet and access to your email. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, October 18, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

*Strategies for Success Module 2

WorkSource Auburn Class times: 8:30-11:30 (4 day class) Go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. 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 * This workshop provides job search credit for individuals claiming Unemployment Insurance benefits. *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Strategies for Success is a series of 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. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, October 21, 2019 – Thursday, October 24, 2019. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

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: 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… Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, October 21, 2019, 8:30 AM – Thursday, October 24, 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. Additional Information: Go to WorkSourceWA.com to create your account prior to attending the workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Monday, October 21, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE Auburn, WA 98002.

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. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, October 21, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Strategies for Success Module 5 (4-day class)

WorkSource Redmond Title: Community Engagement This workshop encourages you to learn about your community and how you can help. Please contact Susan Gabrielle at sgabrielle@esd.wa.gov for any additional questions. Contact Name: Susan Gabrielle. Contact Phone: 425.861.3700. Contact Email: sgabrielle@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Unemployment clients receive three job-search credits for attending all four days. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, October 21, 2019, 9:30 AM – Thursday, October 24, 2019, 12:30 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Re-Entry Orientation

WorkSource Rainier • Work On Your Résumé • Create a WorkSourceWA Account • Search for Jobs • Receive Information About Targeted Hiring Events • Get A Job. 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. Monday, October 21, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle WA 98144. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

Resume Critique

WorkSource Downtown Seattle This workshop provides resume critique and assistance from an employment specialist. Must have an electronic version of your resume on a flash drive, an email attachment, or in the body of an email. Must have two job descriptions of jobs you want to apply for. limited eight people. Must sign-up in advance for this workshop. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, October 21, 2019, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM.

Resume workshop - beating the robots

We will explore:  Different resume formats and when to use them How to read a job posting and what you should include on your resume Discuss the difference between a “master” and“targeted” resume Online applications and beating the robots Please register for this event on Eventbrite. Contact Name: RKnuckey@hopelink.org. Contact Phone: 206.487.5457. Monday, October 21, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Shoreline Hopelink Center 17837 Aurora Ave. NE Shoreline, WA 98133. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

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 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 available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, October 21, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Effectively Working With Recruiters

WorkSource Redmond Master the finer points of reaching and communicating with internal and external recruiters, HR professionals and executive search consultants.  Leverage Boolean search techniques in designing your resume to penetrate through the software filters and increase your chances of getting in front of hiring managers. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, October 21, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Resume (Open) Lab

WorkSource Auburn A resume is one of the first chances you have to impress a potential employer and a necessity in your job search.  During the Resume Lab, you will have support in developing a strong resume tailored to the position you’re applying to.  Get assistance with formatting, content, proofreading and more. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to WorkSourceWA.com to create your account prior to attending the workshop. In-person job search activity: No. Monday, October 21, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:45 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Financial capabilities - Unit 2

WorkSource Auburn Class times: 1:30 - 3:30 (2 day class) Go to WorkSourceWA.com and create an account prior to attending this workshop. Unit Two: Where does my money go? Concepts: Total financial picture and spending Description: Students will investigate their spending habits as they construct a total picture of their finances. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: This is a six week series that meets two times per week.  The aim of the class is to empower students to make informed and prudent decisions when it comes to dealing with their financial situations. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, October 22, 2019 – Wednesday, October 23, 2019. 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, October 22, 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, October 22, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Drop-in Computer Lab

WorkSource Rainier To increase computer literacy and knowledge to create long-term technological independence while job searching. Room: Computer Lab. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Rainer Affiliate 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

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, October 22, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) Job Club

WorkSource North Seattle Attention: This workshop is for people with disabilities. DVR (Division of Vocational Rehabilitation) Job Club is for people with disabilities who are motivated to return to work.  All persons with disabilities are welcome to attend.  DVR staff will present fresh material each week as well as job search topics such as interviewing, Résumés, cover letters, responding to an employer via email, networking, dressing for success, and disability disclosure, in addition to periodic guest speakers.  Information will also be provided on how to apply for vocational rehabilitation services if not already connected with DVR.  Please “Dress for Success” when attending. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made availabl… In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

HEP Orientation

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. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

Paying For College Information Session

WorkSource Auburn This informational session will give you an overview of the Worker Retraining Programs and other funding sources through the college system.   If you want to explore training while receiving unemployment benefits, the training benefits program could offer additional weeks of unemployment benefits if eligible.  Attend this session if you are interested in upgrading your skillset or transitioning to a different field. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 10:30 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 resume and cover letter formats best display your skills, knowledge and abilities in order to attract employers and lead to interviews! Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 11:00 AM – 1:00 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, October 22, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

Skills & Abilities

WorkSource North Seattle Today's economy requires workers who can transfer skills from one work setting to another and who have the kinds of personal qualities that make organizations successful. In this workshop you will learn to identify, demonstrate and package, with confidence, your skills and personal qualities in ways that will be meaningful to employers. You will also learn oral communication skills, and practice delivering a 60 Second Commercial--a brief, high-impact presentation to potential employers. Self-knowledge is one half of a job match. Learning "who you are" can affect how you plan, control, and shape your life. Participate in this interactive workshop to gain new and exciting information about yourself. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made availabl… In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, October 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.).

Beating the Robots – How A.I. Impacts Your Job Search

WorkSource Redmond This workshop focuses on how current trends in Artificial Intelligence (AI); ATS, robot interviewing, facial recognition and social media data mining impact your job search and what you can do to be successful. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Interview with Confidence

WorkSource Redmond Join Hopelink Employment specialists to: • Learn how to prepare for an interview • Explore common interview questions and answers • Review interview etiquette and body language • Practice your skills in a mock Interview. Contact Name: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/interview-with-confidence-tickets-74847241113?aff=utm_source%3Deb_email%26utm_medium%3Demail%26utm_campaign%3Dnew_event_email&utm_term=eventurl_text. Contact Phone: 425-943-7559. Contact Email: jboland@hopelink.org. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please sign up at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/interview-with-confidence-tickets-74847241113?aff=utm_source%3Deb_email%26utm_medium%3Demail%26utm_campaign%3Dnew_event_email&utm_term=eventurl_text. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM. Redmond Hopelink 8990 154th Ave. NE Redmond, WA 98052. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

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, October 22, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

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. Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 4:00 AM – 8:00 AM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

Applications, Resumes & Correspondence

WorkSource Rainier You will learn about the characteristics of a complete job application and what employers’ expectations are.  You will learn how to effectively fill out online applications and the importance of generating a master application will be addressed.  You will also learn the do’s and don’ts to presenting effective cover letters and resumes.  Learn which style of cover letter and resume format best displays your knowledge, skills and abilities in order to attract employers that will lead to more interviews! * This workshop provides job search credit for individuals claiming Unemployment Insurance benefits. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Drop-in Computer Lab

WorkSource Rainier To increase computer literacy and knowledge to create long-term technological independence while job searching. Room: Computer Lab. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Rainer Affiliate 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

Manufacturing Academy Information Session

Launch your career in manufacturing Get trained for free* in 10 weeks for jobs in aerospace and advanced manufacturing, Develop basic skills to obtain entry-level employment , Meet minimum qualifications for apprenticeship , Tour local companies and network with hiring employers Gain technical skills and industry certifications like:  Forklift certified , OSHA-10 certified , Lean manufacturing certified , CPR, first-aid certified , Shop math , Introduction to machining , Blueprint reading , Precision measuring Walk-in Wednesdays! Attend an information session at one of our locations available each Wednesday at 3pm to learn more.  AJAC office - 6770 E. Marginal Way S, Building A-122, Seattle, WA AMP Training Center - 8605 S 212th Street, Kent, WA. Contact Name: Heather Weeks. Contact Email: info@manufacturingacademy.org. 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. Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. AJAC Office 6770 E. Marginal Way S Building A-122 Seattle, WA 98018.

Manufacturing Academy Information Session

Launch your career in manufacturing Get trained for free* in 10 weeks for jobs in aerospace and advanced manufacturing, Develop basic skills to obtain entry-level employment , Meet minimum qualifications for apprenticeship , Tour local companies and network with hiring employers Gain technical skills and industry certifications like:  Forklift certified , OSHA-10 certified , Lean manufacturing certified , CPR, first-aid certified , Shop math , Introduction to machining , Blueprint reading , Precision measuring Walk-in Wednesdays! Attend an information session at one of our locations available each Wednesday at 3pm to learn more.  AJAC office - 6770 E. Marginal Way S, Building A-122, Seattle, WA AMP Training Center - 8605 S 212th Street, Kent, WA. Contact Name: Heather Weeks. Contact Email: info@manufacturingacademy.org. 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. Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. 8605 S. 212th Street Kent, WA.

Mock Interviews*

WorkSource Auburn Would you like to get constructive feedback about your interviewing skills? Please bring a resume, a description of a job you have applied for and come dressed for an interview in your occupation/industry. Recommended:  Attend Interviewing Workshop first. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, October 23, 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. *This workshop provides job search credit for individuals claiming Unemployment Insurance benefits. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE Auburn, WA 98002.

LinkedIn for Professionals

WorkSource Redmond Increasingly employers are looking for job applicants online.  And before they extend a job offer they want to see what your social media presence looks like. This workshop is beneficial for mid and senior level professionals across all industries wishing to expand their networking opportunities and enhance their job search. An established LinkedIn profile is required. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Paying For College Information Session

WorkSource Auburn This informational session will give you an overview of the Worker Retraining Programs and other funding sources through the college system.   If you want to explore training while receiving unemployment benefits, the training benefits program could offer additional weeks of unemployment benefits if eligible.  Attend this session if you are interested in upgrading your skillset or transitioning to a different field. 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, October 23, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Explore Free Financial Aid for Training

WorkSource Redmond Learn about a variety of resources available to help pay for training. Resources include funding through college programs and resources from your local WorkSource. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served. In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Resume Writing/Cover Letters 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. * This workshop provides job search credit for individuals claiming Unemployment Insurance benefits. 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, October 23, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate South Seattle College 6000 16th Ave. SW Seattle, WA 98106 Robert Smith Building (RSB79). For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

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, October 23, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Job Search Strategies

WorkSource North Seattle Finding out about employers in your area and creating a strategy of targeted job search is the key to success.  In the Job Search Strategies class you will learn ways to find out which job search methods work best for you. This class provides tips on the value of labor market information and introduces other strategies like networking, informational interviews, and utilizing the Internet to help locate jobs. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made availabl… In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, October 23, 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.).

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. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served. In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Résumés and Correspondence

WorkSource North Seattle Successful job seekers take the time to learn what employers want. Learn how two of the four primary pieces of job search related communication convey to a prospective employer who you are, what you know, and what you have to offer. Learn what Résumé and cover letter format best displays your skills, knowledge, and abilities in order to attract employers and lead to more interviews. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made availabl… In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, October 24, 2019, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Interviewing*

WorkSource Auburn Being able to handle a job interview is a necessity for any job seeker.  In this workshop you will learn valuable interviewing tips to answering difficult questions in a supportive and realistic environment. *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to WorkSourceWA.com to create your account prior to attending the workshop. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, October 24, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Resume & Correspondence*

WorkSource Auburn You will learn how two of the primary pieces of job search communication convey who you are, what you know and what you have to offer.  Learn what resume and cover letter format best displays your skills, knowledge and abilities to attract employers and lead to more interviews! Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: 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, October 24, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Applications

WorkSource North Seattle An important part of any job search is to understand the employer's point of view. In this workshop you will learn how employers read applications and how to be better prepared to meet an employer's expectations. The workshop explores how to organize and communicate, in writing, your skills and abilities in a way that stands out from the crowd.  The master application is helpful when filling out paper and electronic applications and or a basic Résumé. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made availabl… In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, October 24, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

CAT/TB Orientation

WorkSource Downtown Seattle Frustrated by the way banks treat you? Are you tired of paying for check charges and payday loans fees? Need checking and savings accounts that work for you? Then check out Express Credit Union, made up of members just like you! Express Credit Union offers free check cashing, checking and savings account, fair rates on loans and low cost money transfers. To sign up come to the WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle directly. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, October 24, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Seattle Central College Room 5012 1701Broadway Seattle, WA 98122.

WorkLife Reimagined! – Career Club

WorkSource Redmond For experienced workers ready to embark on their second-half or encore career. Think outside the box, and explore options beyond the traditional 40-50 hour week. Create a career that fits for you. Take steps to create the life you want! Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, October 24, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

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. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, October 24, 2019, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

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. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, October 25, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Interviewing

WorkSource Rainier You will learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answering frequently asked and difficult questions in a supportive and realistic environment. * This workshop provides job search credit for individuals claiming Unemployment Insurance benefits. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, October 25, 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, October 25, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Rainier Affiliate 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Interviewing

WorkSource North Seattle You might have the best Résumé ever, but if you don't interview well, it won't matter. Being able to handle a job interview is a necessity for any job seeker. Knowing what employers are looking for, and being prepared, are absolute musts. In this workshop you will learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answers to frequently asked--and sometimes difficult--questions in a supportive, realistic environment. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made availabl… In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, October 25, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Career Coach Job Club

WorkSource Downtown Seattle Career Job Coach is a group of job seekers looking to positively impact their employment options by becoming empowered with 'Job Readiness Trainings". These trainings are centered on a 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 the workshop, to gather work history for the past 10 years prior to attendance as resumes will be constructed and edited. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, October 25, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

WorkSource Orientation

WorkSource Redmond The most difficult part of any job search may be taking the first step.  WorkSource is here to help you!  During this workshop you will be given an overview of the services available at your local WorkSource office to assist with all phases of the job search.  You will also be introduced to www.WorkSourceWA.com, your premier online resource to look for work in Washington State.  This workshop will introduce you to an array of employment and training services and get you connected with staff who are experts in the local labor market.  This information is appropriate for any job seeker to assist with your specific needs.  The Job Search Readiness Inventory will guide you in getting started. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, October 25, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

*Strategies for Success Module 3

WorkSource Auburn Class times: 8:30-11:30 (4 day class) Go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Module 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. * This workshop provides job search credit for individuals claiming Unemployment Insurance benefits. *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Strategies for Success is a series of 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. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, October 28, 2019 – Thursday, October 31, 2019. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

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… Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, October 28, 2019, 8:30 AM – Thursday, October 31, 2019, 11:30 AM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

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. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, October 28, 2019, 9:30 AM – Thursday, October 31, 2019, 12:30 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Re-Entry Orientation

WorkSource Rainier • Work On Your Résumé • Create a WorkSourceWA Account • Search for Jobs • Receive Information About Targeted Hiring Events • Get A Job. 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. Monday, October 28, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle WA 98144. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

Mock Interview

WorkSource Downtown Seattle You might  have the best resume ever, but if you do not interview well, it will not matter. Being able to handle a job interview is a necessity for any job seeker. In this workshop, you will learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice frequently in a supportive and realistic environment. Must call in advance to sign up. . Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, October 28, 2019, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

Targeted Résumés

WorkSource Redmond Ticket to More Interviews: Learn how to target your resume to increase calls from recruiters and land more Your interviews. Workshop focuses on creating customized resumes to job postings, effectively using key words, recruiter search techniques, Jobscan and applicant Tracking Systems to get your resume in the “to call” pile. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, October 28, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Resume (Open) Lab

WorkSource Auburn A resume is one of the first chances you have to impress a potential employer and a necessity in your job search.  During the Resume Lab, you will have support in developing a strong resume tailored to the position you’re applying to.  Get assistance with formatting, content, proofreading and more. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to WorkSourceWA.com to create your account prior to attending the workshop. In-person job search activity: No. Monday, October 28, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:45 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Financial Capabilities - Unit 3

WorkSource Auburn Class times: 1:30 - 3:30 (2 day class) Go to WorkSourceWA.com and create an account prior to attending this workshop. Unit Three: Making changes with your money. Concepts: Choices, cash flow and financial institutions Description: Students will consider their financial goals and habits and how to use banks and financial institutions. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: This is a six week series that meets two times per week.  The aim of the class is to empower students to make informed and prudent decisions when it comes to dealing with their financial situations. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, October 29, 2019 – Wednesday, October 30, 2019. 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, October 29, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE Auburn, WA 98002.

HEP Orientation

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. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

Paying For College Information Session

WorkSource Auburn This informational session will give you an overview of the Worker Retraining Programs and other funding sources through the college system.   If you want to explore training while receiving unemployment benefits, the training benefits program could offer additional weeks of unemployment benefits if eligible.  Attend this session if you are interested in upgrading your skillset or transitioning to a different field. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

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, October 29, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

CAT/TB Orientation/Commissioner Approved Training and Training Benefits

WorkSource North Seattle If you are receiving Unemployment Insurance benefits and considering enrolling in training or retraining to increase your skills or change career paths, you will need to apply for Commissioner Approved Training (CAT)/Training Benefits (TB). This workshop will guide you through the requirements, processes, and research needed to submit a successful application. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made availabl… In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

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. Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 4:00 AM – 8:00 AM. WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121.

Applications, Resumes & Correspondence

WorkSource Rainier You will learn about the characteristics of a complete job application and what employers’ expectations are.  You will learn how to effectively fill out online applications and the importance of generating a master application will be addressed.  You will also learn the do’s and don’ts to presenting effective cover letters and resumes.  Learn which style of cover letter and resume format best displays your knowledge, skills and abilities in order to attract employers that will lead to more interviews! * This workshop provides job search credit for individuals claiming Unemployment Insurance benefits. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Manufacturing Academy Information Session

Launch your career in manufacturing Get trained for free* in 10 weeks for jobs in aerospace and advanced manufacturing, Develop basic skills to obtain entry-level employment , Meet minimum qualifications for apprenticeship , Tour local companies and network with hiring employers Gain technical skills and industry certifications like:  Forklift certified , OSHA-10 certified , Lean manufacturing certified , CPR, first-aid certified , Shop math , Introduction to machining , Blueprint reading , Precision measuring Walk-in Wednesdays! Attend an information session at one of our locations available each Wednesday at 3pm to learn more.  AJAC office - 6770 E. Marginal Way S, Building A-122, Seattle, WA AMP Training Center - 8605 S 212th Street, Kent, WA. Contact Name: Heather Weeks. Contact Email: info@manufacturingacademy.org. 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. Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. AJAC Office 6770 E. Marginal Way S Building A-122 Seattle, WA 98018.

Manufacturing Academy Information Session

Launch your career in manufacturing Get trained for free* in 10 weeks for jobs in aerospace and advanced manufacturing, Develop basic skills to obtain entry-level employment , Meet minimum qualifications for apprenticeship , Tour local companies and network with hiring employers Gain technical skills and industry certifications like:  Forklift certified , OSHA-10 certified , Lean manufacturing certified , CPR, first-aid certified , Shop math , Introduction to machining , Blueprint reading , Precision measuring Walk-in Wednesdays! Attend an information session at one of our locations available each Wednesday at 3pm to learn more.  AJAC office - 6770 E. Marginal Way S, Building A-122, Seattle, WA AMP Training Center - 8605 S 212th Street, Kent, WA. Contact Name: Heather Weeks. Contact Email: info@manufacturingacademy.org. 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. Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. 8605 S. 212th Street Kent, WA.

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. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Paying For College Information Session

WorkSource Auburn This informational session will give you an overview of the Worker Retraining Programs and other funding sources through the college system.   If you want to explore training while receiving unemployment benefits, the training benefits program could offer additional weeks of unemployment benefits if eligible.  Attend this session if you are interested in upgrading your skillset or transitioning to a different field. 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, October 30, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Career Search Workshop

South Seattle Community College This workshop is for those who are searching for employment and are not sure where to start looking. We will primarily focus on using Indeed, LinkedIn, and WorkSource to find your next career. Room: WorkSource Conference Room. Contact Name: Justin Honan. Contact Phone: 206.934.5305. Contact Email: justin.honan@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, October 30, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate South Seattle College 6000 16th Avenue SW Seattle, WA 98106 Robert Smith Building (RSB79). For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

Career Coach (Job Exploration)

WorkSource Redmond This workshop will provide you with the tools and resources you need to help you identify and pursue a new career or make a career change.  At the conclusion of the workshop, you will be able to identify career opportunities that fit your interests, skills, current labor market, and personal situation.  Additionally, you will learn how to use the tools to help you prepare a new resume, cover letter, and successfully begin your job search. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 1:30 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, October 31, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Resume & Correspondence*

WorkSource Auburn You will learn how two of the primary pieces of job search communication convey who you are, what you know and what you have to offer.  Learn what resume and cover letter format best displays your skills, knowledge and abilities to attract employers and lead to more interviews! Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: 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, October 31, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. 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, October 31, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Career Fit Lab

WorkSource Redmond Are you at a turning point in your career?  This class can help you identify careers that could be a good fit for your interests, skills and natural talents.  Together we’ll take various career assessments in the computer lab and discuss the results.  Know more about yourself first before trying to navigate a career change. .  Emphasis is on long term thinking about a career change. Computer skills are required. Contact Phone: 425-861-3700. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. ATTENTION: Admission to workshops is first-come, first served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, October 31, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

CAT/TB Orientation

WorkSource Downtown Seattle Frustrated by the way banks treat you? Are you tired of paying for check charges and payday loans fees? Need checking and savings accounts that work for you? Then check out Express Credit Union, made up of members just like you! Express Credit Union offers free check cashing, checking and savings account, fair rates on loans and low cost money transfers. To sign up come to the WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle directly. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, October 31, 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. * This workshop provides job search credit for individuals claiming Unemployment Insurance benefits. 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, October 31, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate South Seattle College 6000 16th Ave. SW Seattle, WA 98106 Robert Smith Bldg. (RSB79). 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, November 1, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Skills & Abilities Job Search Strategies

WorkSource Rainier This workshop goes over the basics of computer hardware, basic keyboard and mouse skills, using Microsoft Word and using the Internet for job search. Limited space is available. * This workshop provides job search credit for individuals claiming Unemployment Insurance benefits. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, November 1, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle, WA 98144.

*Strategies for Success Module 4

WorkSource Auburn Class times: 8:30-11:30 (4 day class) Go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Module 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 * This workshop provides job search credit for individuals claiming Unemployment Insurance benefits. *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Strategies for Success is a series of 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. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, November 4, 2019 – Thursday, November 7, 2019. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

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 attendance , … Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, November 4, 2019, 8:30 AM – Thursday, November 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, November 4, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE, Auburn, WA 98002.

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: 425.861.3700. Contact Email: sgabrielle@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Unemployment clients receive three job-search credits for attending all four days. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, November 4, 2019, 9:30 AM – Thursday, November 7, 2019, 12:30 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Re-Entry Orientation

WorkSource Rainier • Work On Your Résumé • Create a WorkSourceWA Account • Search for Jobs • Receive Information About Targeted Hiring Events • Get A Job. 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. Monday, November 4, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle WA 98144. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

LinkedIn /Beginner

WorkSource North Seattle Introduction to LinkedIn, this class will be a walk through the beginning registration process and setting up an account. Best for those who do not have a current LinkedIn account or have created one but have never used it.  REQUIREMENTS TO ATTEND: *A current email account to use with LinkedIn (required!!!) *Access to your current email account in class *General computer, internet and email knowledge and experience *Your work and education history to enter into your profile. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made availabl… In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, November 4, 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.).

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

Financial Capabilities - Unit 4

WorkSource Auburn Class times: 1:30 - 3:30 (2 day class) Go to WorkSourceWA.com and create an account prior to attending this workshop. Unit Four: How can I get extra money out of my situation? Concepts: Debt and ways to increase income Description: Students will understand the opportunities and pitfalls that come with debt as well as consider ways in which to increase their income. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: This is a six week series that meets two times per week.  The aim of the class is to empower students to make informed and prudent decisions when it comes to dealing with their financial situations. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, November 5, 2019 – Wednesday, November 6, 2019. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Skills & Abilities

WorkSource North Seattle Today's economy requires workers who can transfer skills from one work setting to another and who have the kinds of personal qualities that make organizations successful. In this workshop you will learn to identify, demonstrate and package, with confidence, your skills and personal qualities in ways that will be meaningful to employers. You will also learn oral communication skills, and practice delivering a 60 Second Commercial--a brief, high-impact presentation to potential employers. Self-knowledge is one half of a job match. Learning "who you are" can affect how you plan, control, and shape your life. Participate in this interactive workshop to gain new and exciting information about yourself. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

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, November 5, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) Job Club

WorkSource North Seattle Attention: This workshop is for people with disabilities. DVR (Division of Vocational Rehabilitation) Job Club is for people with disabilities who are motivated to return to work.  All persons with disabilities are welcome to attend.  DVR staff will present fresh material each week as well as job search topics such as interviewing, Résumés, cover letters, responding to an employer via email, networking, dressing for success, and disability disclosure, in addition to periodic guest speakers.  Information will also be provided on how to apply for vocational rehabilitation services if not already connected with DVR.  Please “Dress for Success” when attending. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made availabl… In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Paying For College Information Session

WorkSource Auburn This informational session will give you an overview of the Worker Retraining Programs and other funding sources through the college system.   If you want to explore training while receiving unemployment benefits, the training benefits program could offer additional weeks of unemployment benefits if eligible.  Attend this session if you are interested in upgrading your skillset or transitioning to a different field. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Urban Tech Jobs Program

Contact Phone: 206-965-0954. Contact Email: urbantech@urbanleague.org. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. 105 14th Avenue, Suite 200 Seattle, WA 98122.

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, November 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: 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, November 5, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

CAT/TB Orientation/Commissioner Approved Training and Training Benefits

WorkSource North Seattle If you are receiving Unemployment Insurance benefits and considering enrolling in training or retraining to increase your skills or change career paths, you will need to apply for Commissioner Approved Training (CAT)/Training Benefits (TB). This workshop will guide you through the requirements, processes, and research needed to submit a successful application. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made availabl… In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Job Search Strategies

WorkSource North Seattle Finding out about employers in your area and creating a strategy of targeted job search is the key to success.  In the Job Search Strategies class you will learn ways to find out which job search methods work best for you. This class provides tips on the value of labor market information and introduces other strategies like networking, informational interviews, and utilizing the Internet to help locate jobs. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

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, November 6, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Manufacturing Academy Information Session

Launch your career in manufacturing Get trained for free* in 10 weeks for jobs in aerospace and advanced manufacturing, Develop basic skills to obtain entry-level employment , Meet minimum qualifications for apprenticeship , Tour local companies and network with hiring employers Gain technical skills and industry certifications like:  Forklift certified , OSHA-10 certified , Lean manufacturing certified , CPR, first-aid certified , Shop math , Introduction to machining , Blueprint reading , Precision measuring Walk-in Wednesdays! Attend an information session at one of our locations available each Wednesday at 3pm to learn more.  AJAC office - 6770 E. Marginal Way S, Building A-122, Seattle, WA AMP Training Center - 8605 S 212th Street, Kent, WA. Contact Name: Heather Weeks. Contact Email: info@manufacturingacademy.org. 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. Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. 8605 S. 212th Street Kent, WA.

Manufacturing Academy Information Session

Launch your career in manufacturing Get trained for free* in 10 weeks for jobs in aerospace and advanced manufacturing, Develop basic skills to obtain entry-level employment , Meet minimum qualifications for apprenticeship , Tour local companies and network with hiring employers Gain technical skills and industry certifications like:  Forklift certified , OSHA-10 certified , Lean manufacturing certified , CPR, first-aid certified , Shop math , Introduction to machining , Blueprint reading , Precision measuring Walk-in Wednesdays! Attend an information session at one of our locations available each Wednesday at 3pm to learn more.  AJAC office - 6770 E. Marginal Way S, Building A-122, Seattle, WA AMP Training Center - 8605 S 212th Street, Kent, WA. Contact Name: Heather Weeks. Contact Email: info@manufacturingacademy.org. 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. Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. AJAC Office 6770 E. Marginal Way S Building A-122 Seattle, WA 98018.

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. *This workshop provides job search credit for individuals claiming Unemployment Insurance benefits. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, November 6, 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. Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Training Resources

WorkSource North Seattle This information session will give you an overview of funding services through the college system if you are interested in training or how to get job search assistance. You need to know if training is the best option and if you meet the eligibility criteria and how to get connected. Attend this workshop if you need to acquire new skills to be competitive or are making a career change. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: No. Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Applications

WorkSource North Seattle An important part of any job search is to understand the employer's point of view. In this workshop you will learn how employers read applications and how to be better prepared to meet an employer's expectations. The workshop explores how to organize and communicate, in writing, your skills and abilities in a way that stands out from the crowd.  The master application is helpful when filling out paper and electronic applications and or a basic Résumé. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, November 7, 2019, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

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, November 7, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Resume & Correspondence*

WorkSource Auburn You will learn how two of the primary pieces of job search communication convey who you are, what you know and what you have to offer.  Learn what resume and cover letter format best displays your skills, knowledge and abilities to attract employers and lead to more interviews! Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: 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, November 7, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. 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, November 7, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

Homeless Veterans Housing Workshop

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, November 7, 2019, 12:00 PM – 2:30 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, November 7, 2019, 12:00 PM – 2:30 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, November 7, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

Using Labor Market Information Lab

WorkSource Rainier This 2-hour hands-on workshop will help job-seekers learn where to find and how to use labor market information. This workshop will provide job seekers the basics of how to effectively use Labor Market Information (LMI) as an essential tool to make informed, accurate decisions and how to get a job; improve their skills or enhancing their careers. Room: Computer Lab. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Prerequisite: Must have basic computer skills.  If you do not have basic computer skills, please attend our Computer Basics workshop before attending. Please Note: WorkSource services are available to all registered customers. Please be sure to create your WorkSourceWA account prior to attending this workshop. www.worksourcewa.com. Event Registration: First Come First Served. Thursday, November 7, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

Mature Job Seekers Seminar

WorkSource North Seattle Concerned that you may not be getting job interviews or offers due to your age? This workshop will provide employment tips for individuals 55+ years, though job seekers of all ages are welcome to attend. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, November 7, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Résumés and Correspondence

WorkSource North Seattle Successful job seekers take the time to learn what employers want. Learn how two of the four primary pieces of job search related communication convey to a prospective employer who you are, what you know, and what you have to offer. Learn what Résumé and cover letter format best displays your skills, knowledge, and abilities in order to attract employers and lead to more interviews. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, November 7, 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.).

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. * This workshop provides job search credit for individuals claiming Unemployment Insurance benefits. 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, November 7, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate South Seattle College 6000 16th Ave. SW Seattle, WA 98106 Robert Smith Bldg. (RSB79). For more info visit www.wa.gov.

Effectively Working With Recruiters

WorkSource North Seattle Get tips from a recruiter’s perspective about what employers are looking for in resumes, cover letters and interviews. Learn the different types of recruiters, where to find them and how to effectively work with them. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, November 8, 2019, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Interviewing

WorkSource North Seattle You might have the best Résumé ever, but if you don't interview well, it won't matter. Being able to handle a job interview is a necessity for any job seeker. Knowing what employers are looking for, and being prepared, are absolute musts. In this workshop you will learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answers to frequently asked--and sometimes difficult--questions in a supportive, realistic environment. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, November 8, 2019, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

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

Holiday - Office Closed

WorkSource North Seattle Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Monday, November 11, 2019, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Holiday - Office Closed

WorkSource Redmond Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Monday, November 11, 2019, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

*Strategies for Success Module 5

WorkSource Auburn Class times: 8:30-11:30 (4 day class) Go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Module 5: Community engagement – Why are we such social creatures? We will show you how communities can lift each other up and how even the tiniest gestures can change the world! Discover what it means when people talk about an individual’s culture or self-identity, and what it means to be sensitive to it , Learn about your personal and social rights, demonstrating citizenship and civic engagement * This workshop provides job search credit for individuals claiming Unemployment Insurance benefits. *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Strategies for Success is a series of 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. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, November 12, 2019 – Friday, November 15, 2019. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Financial Capabilities - Unit 5

WorkSource Auburn Class times: 1:30 - 3:30 (2 day class) Go to WorkSourceWA.com and create an account prior to attending this workshop. Unit Five: Empowered to make tough choices, Concepts: Dealing with debt, creditors and how credit history impacts you Description: Students will learn how deal with their current debt situation and how to make positive changes moving forward. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: This is a six week series that meets two times per week.  The aim of the class is to empower students to make informed and prudent decisions when it comes to dealing with their financial situations. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, November 12, 2019 – Wednesday, November 13, 2019. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Strategies for Success Module 5

WorkSource Rainier Module 5: Community engagement – Why are we such social creatures? We will show you how communities can lift each other up and how even the tiniest gestures can change the world! Discover what it means when people talk about an individual’s culture or self-identity, and what it means to be sensitive to it , Learn about your personal and social rights, demonstrating citizenship and civic engagement. Contact Name: Larissa Lincoln. Contact Email: llincoln@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Strategies for Success is a series of 12-hour, life-skills workshops, and open to everyone. It is flexible and customizable – each workshop module can stand-alone or combined with other modules to provide a personalized experience. Each of the six modules are four days long, starting on the first business day of each week. Some details vary by location, typically: Each day consist of three hours of in-class instruction and projects , Certificates are distributed after four days of attendance , … Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 8:30 AM – Friday, November 15, 2019, 11:30 AM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

Resume and Correspondence*

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

Drop-in Computer Lab

WorkSource Rainier To increase computer literacy and knowledge to create long-term technological independence while job searching. Room: Computer Lab. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Rainer Affiliate 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

Strategies for Success Module 2 (4-day class)

WorkSource Redmond Title: Health and Well-Being This workshop reaches personal wellness and work/life balance. Please contact Susan Gabrielle at sgabrielle@esd.wa.gov for any additional questions. Contact Name: Susan Gabrielle. Contact Phone: 425.861.3700. Contact Email: sgabrielle@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Unemployment clients receive three job-search credits for attending all four days. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 9:30 AM – Friday, November 15, 2019, 12:30 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) Job Club

WorkSource North Seattle Attention: This workshop is for people with disabilities. DVR (Division of Vocational Rehabilitation) Job Club is for people with disabilities who are motivated to return to work.  All persons with disabilities are welcome to attend.  DVR staff will present fresh material each week as well as job search topics such as interviewing, Résumés, cover letters, responding to an employer via email, networking, dressing for success, and disability disclosure, in addition to periodic guest speakers.  Information will also be provided on how to apply for vocational rehabilitation services if not already connected with DVR.  Please “Dress for Success” when attending. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made availabl… In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Paying For College Information Session

WorkSource Auburn This informational session will give you an overview of the Worker Retraining Programs and other funding sources through the college system.   If you want to explore training while receiving unemployment benefits, the training benefits program could offer additional weeks of unemployment benefits if eligible.  Attend this session if you are interested in upgrading your skillset or transitioning to a different field. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Mock Interview

WorkSource Rainier Would you like to get constructive feedback about your interviewing skills? A resume is required in your occupation / industry. *This workshop provides job search credit to individual claiming Unemployment Insurance benefits. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Tuesday, November 12, 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, November 12, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144.

CAT/TB Orientation/Commissioner Approved Training and Training Benefits

WorkSource North Seattle If you are receiving Unemployment Insurance benefits and considering enrolling in training or retraining to increase your skills or change career paths, you will need to apply for Commissioner Approved Training (CAT)/Training Benefits (TB). This workshop will guide you through the requirements, processes, and research needed to submit a successful application. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made availabl… In-person job search activity: No. Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

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, November 13, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Manufacturing Academy Information Session

Launch your career in manufacturing Get trained for free* in 10 weeks for jobs in aerospace and advanced manufacturing, Develop basic skills to obtain entry-level employment , Meet minimum qualifications for apprenticeship , Tour local companies and network with hiring employers Gain technical skills and industry certifications like:  Forklift certified , OSHA-10 certified , Lean manufacturing certified , CPR, first-aid certified , Shop math , Introduction to machining , Blueprint reading , Precision measuring Walk-in Wednesdays! Attend an information session at one of our locations available each Wednesday at 3pm to learn more.  AJAC office - 6770 E. Marginal Way S, Building A-122, Seattle, WA AMP Training Center - 8605 S 212th Street, Kent, WA. Contact Name: Heather Weeks. Contact Email: info@manufacturingacademy.org. 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. Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. 8605 S. 212th Street Kent, WA.

Manufacturing Academy Information Session

Launch your career in manufacturing Get trained for free* in 10 weeks for jobs in aerospace and advanced manufacturing, Develop basic skills to obtain entry-level employment , Meet minimum qualifications for apprenticeship , Tour local companies and network with hiring employers Gain technical skills and industry certifications like:  Forklift certified , OSHA-10 certified , Lean manufacturing certified , CPR, first-aid certified , Shop math , Introduction to machining , Blueprint reading , Precision measuring Walk-in Wednesdays! Attend an information session at one of our locations available each Wednesday at 3pm to learn more.  AJAC office - 6770 E. Marginal Way S, Building A-122, Seattle, WA AMP Training Center - 8605 S 212th Street, Kent, WA. Contact Name: Heather Weeks. Contact Email: info@manufacturingacademy.org. 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. Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. AJAC Office 6770 E. Marginal Way S Building A-122 Seattle, WA 98018.

Mock Interviews*

WorkSource Auburn Would you like to get constructive feedback about your interviewing skills? Please bring a resume, a description of a job you have applied for and come dressed for an interview in your occupation/industry. Recommended:  Attend Interviewing Workshop first. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 9:15 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

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 * This workshop provides job search credit for individuals claiming Unemployment Insurance benefits. 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, November 13, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Affiliate South Seattle College 6000 16th Ave. SW Seattle, WA 98106 Robert Smith Building (RSB79). 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. 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, November 13, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Résumé Lab

WorkSource North Seattle In this lab, you will receive a critique of your Résumé and assistance in making it the best it can be.  It is recommended that you have an electronic version of your Résumé either on a flash drive or in the body of an email or attachment to an email that you can access. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Impacts of AI on your Job Search/ Beating the Robots

WorkSource North Seattle Artificial Intelligence and automation are increasingly being used by employers in the hiring process. We will cover the most recent developments in robotic interviews, social data mining, and ATS systems as how they impact your job search as well as current trends, tips, tricks and techniques to be successful. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Job Club

WorkSource North Seattle Come and join other job seekers to hear about a new job search  topic and discuss your experiences with others. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Interviewing*

WorkSource Auburn Being able to handle a job interview is a necessity for any job seeker.  In this workshop you will learn valuable interviewing tips to answering difficult questions in a supportive and realistic environment. *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to WorkSourceWA.com to create your account prior to attending the workshop. In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Resume & Correspondence*

WorkSource Auburn You will learn how two of the primary pieces of job search communication convey who you are, what you know and what you have to offer.  Learn what resume and cover letter format best displays your skills, knowledge and abilities to attract employers and lead to more interviews! Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: 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, November 14, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

2019 STEM Career Fair

WorkSource North Seattle North Seattle College is excited to host the third-annual career fair focused specifically on positions in SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, and MATHEMATICS: the 2019 STEM Career Fair. Join us Wednesday, November 14th in the Opportunity Center for Employment and Education, right on the North Seattle College campus.  Hiring representatives from both nationally-recognized companies and regional firms will be on site. Attendees can network with the representatives while learning about these organizations and the specific jobs and internships they have available. This event is open to the public. STEM students and alumni of Seattle Colleges and community and technical colleges in the Puget Sound region are highly encouraged to attend. Doors open at 1:00 PM and close at 3:30 PM. Please register on Eventbrite for this event. Sponsor: North Seattle College. Contact Name: Steven Balo. Contact Email: steven.balo@seattlecolleges.edu. In-person job search activity: No. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.). For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

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. * This workshop provides job search credit for individuals claiming Unemployment Insurance benefits. 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, November 14, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate South Seattle College 6000 16th Ave. SW Seattle, WA 98106 Robert Smith Bldg. (RSB79). For more info visit www.wa.gov.

Negotiating Salary

WorkSource North Seattle Learn to know your worth, what you can negotiate, timing strategy for the discussion, and more. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, November 15, 2019, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Online Applications Lab

WorkSource North Seattle To attend this lab you MUST HAVE… •  basic Computer Skills, •  an Email Address, •  your Résumé on a Flash Drive, • an Employer’s Job Posting with their Website Address. Learn to create your profile for online applications. Instruction, feedback and tips for making your application competitive. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made available. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, November 15, 2019, 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM. WorkSource North Seattle 9600 College Way N Seattle, WA 98103 (North Seattle College Campus - South End /Blue Bldg.).

Basic Computer Skills

WorkSource Rainier This workshop goes over the basics of computer hardware, basic keyboard and mouse skills, using Microsoft Word and using the Internet for job search. Limited space is available. * This workshop provides job search credit for individuals claiming Unemployment Insurance benefits. Workshop Language Option: English. In-person job search activity: Yes. Friday, November 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, November 15, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA 98144.

Using Labor Market Information Lab

WorkSource Rainier This 2-hour hands-on workshop will help job-seekers learn where to find and how to use labor market information. This workshop will provide job seekers the basics of how to effectively use Labor Market Information (LMI) as an essential tool to make informed, accurate decisions and how to get a job; improve their skills or enhancing their careers. Room: Computer Lab. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Prerequisite: Must have basic computer skills.  If you do not have basic computer skills, please attend our Computer Basics workshop before attending. Please Note: WorkSource services are available to all registered customers. Please be sure to create your WorkSourceWA account prior to attending this workshop. www.worksourcewa.com. Event Registration: First Come First Served. Friday, November 15, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. WorkSource Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle, WA 98144. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

*Strategies for Success Module 6

WorkSource Auburn Class times: 8:30-11:30 (4 day class) Go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Module 6: Work concepts II – You found the perfect job; now let us talk about how to land and keep it! Learn how to multitask and stay motivated , Explore your personal leadership and organization skills , Learn to evaluate trauma vs. drama and how to manage the unexpected , Understand cognitive bias and how it impacts every decision we make , Develop a solid vision for a professional future * This workshop provides job search credit for individuals claiming Unemployment Insurance benefits. *Indicates UI job search credit. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Strategies for Success is a series of 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. Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, November 18, 2019 – Thursday, November 21, 2019. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Strategies for Success Module 6

WorkSource Rainier Module 6: Work concepts II – You found the perfect job; now let us talk about how to land and keep it! Learn how to multitask and stay motivated , Explore your personal leadership and organization skills , Learn to evaluate trauma vs. drama and how to manage the unexpected , Understand cognitive bias and how it impacts every decision we make , Develop a solid vision for a professional future. Contact Name: Larissa Lincoln. Contact Email: llincoln@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Strategies for Success is a series of 12-hour, life-skills workshops, and open to everyone. It is flexible and customizable – each workshop module can stand-alone or combined with other modules to provide a personalized experience. Each of the six modules are four days long, starting on the first business day of each week. Some details vary by location, typically: Each day consist of three hours of in-class instruction and projects , Certificates are distributed after four days of attendance , … Event Registration: First Come First Served. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, November 18, 2019, 8:30 AM – Thursday, November 21, 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. Additional Information: Go to WorkSourceWA.com to create your account prior to attending the workshop. Event Registration: Sign Up Required. Monday, November 18, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I ST NE Auburn, WA 98002.

Strategies for Success Module 3 (4-day class)

WorkSource Redmond Title: Communication This workshop focuses on how to know your audience and communicate with them. Please contact Susan Gabrielle at sgabrielle@esd.wa.gov for any additional questions. Contact Name: Susan Gabrielle. Contact Phone: 425.861.3700. Contact Email: sgabrielle@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Unemployment clients receive three job-search credits for attending all four days. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, November 18, 2019, 9:30 AM – Thursday, November 21, 2019, 12:30 PM. WorkSource Redmond 7735 178th Place NE Redmond, WA 98052.

Re-Entry Orientation

WorkSource Rainier • Work On Your Résumé • Create a WorkSourceWA Account • Search for Jobs • Receive Information About Targeted Hiring Events • Get A Job. 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. Monday, November 18, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 2531 Rainier Ave South Seattle WA 98144. For more info visit worksourcewa.com.

Career Coach (Job Exploration)

WorkSource North Seattle Career Coach lets you explore any occupation in depth. All in one place, you can find wages, hiring trends and job descriptions, even local job postings. Also has a Résumé builder tool. Requirements: 1) General computer, internet and email knowledge and experience;  2) a current email account to use with Career Coach; 3) access to your current email account in class. Contact Phone: 206-440-2500. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. All workshops and labs are on a first come, first served basis.  Please allow time for parking, which is limited, and sign-in prior to the start of the class as there is no late admittance.  Out of courtesy to other customers and due to space limitations, children are not allowed in workshops or labs. Some accommodations and/or interpretation services may require prior notification before they can be made availabl… In-person job search activity: No. Monday, November 18, 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.).

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, November 18, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:45 PM. WorkSource Auburn 2707 I St NE Auburn, WA 98002.