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Workshop Registration Required
Fri, Aug 29, 2014
8:30 AM11:00 AM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 325
Language: English
Computer Basics
This class covers what you need to know to be able to work in a Windows environment, to include basic computer terminology, storage devices and physical components of a computer. You will have the tools you need to conduct an effective work search using the Internet and limited computer fundamentals. You will learn how to sign on to the WorkSource computers as well as how to use the WorkSource and labor market information websites for job search. This workshop has both lecture and hands-on components. *SPACE IS LIMITED *Requires same-day sign-up at the WorkSource reception desk, Room #330
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Fri, Aug 29, 2014
10:00 AM12:00 PM
WorkSource Mountlake Terrace
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
Advanced LinkedIn

This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Fri, Aug 29, 2014
1:00 PM3:00 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: #213
Language: English
Introduction to WIA Services
If you are looking for work . . . if you’re already utilizing WorkSource and attending workshops . . . but all of your efforts don’t seem to be enough . . . if you would like to take your job search to the next level . . . come and learn about the WIA Program (WorkForce Investment Act), and how we might be able to help. You can learn more about WIA here http://youtu.be/Skcly0IJlLY
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Fri, Aug 29, 2014
1:30 PM3:30 PM
WorkSource Mountlake Terrace
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
Unemployment Benefits and Training
Are you receiving Unemployment Insurance benefits and considering enrolling in some additional training to enhance your skills or to change your career path? If so, you will need to apply for Commissioner-Approved Training (CAT) and/or Training Benefits (TB). This workshop will guide you through the requirements, processes, and research needed to submit an application.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Tue, Sep 2, 2014
10:00 AM12:00 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 310
Language: English
Job Keeping Strategies
Getting your new position is only one piece of the puzzle!This workshop discusses the preparation and strategy you’ll need to establish yourself during that first six months of employment, to not only keep your job but to build a foundation for forward movement. Included is goal setting and information on how to use a mentor for success during your first year. Don’t wait for a job offer to take this class, prepare now because it’s just a matter of time!
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Tue, Sep 2, 2014
11:00 AM1:00 PM
WorkSource Monroe
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
Getting Back to Work with a Criminal Background
Learn about: "Roadmap to Success" A job readiness program, explaining your criminal history, discussing your background in an interview, your rights, things employer can or cannot as during an interview.
Contact Name: Mark Arnold,
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Tue, Sep 2, 2014
1:30 PM5:30 PM
WorkSource Mountlake Terrace
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
Skills and Abilities
Knowing your strengths and your passions are critical component to your career search. In this workshop, you will uncover and identify skills gained through job(s) and life experiences; and learn how to successfully sell those skills and showcase yourself effectively in today’s job market.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Tue, Sep 2, 2014
2:00 PM4:30 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 325
Language: English
Applications
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 your skills and abilities in a way that stands out from the crowd. You will leave the workshop with a master application that will be helpful when filling out paper and electronic applications, and start you on your way to developing a résumé.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Wed, Sep 3, 2014
8:30 AM11:30 AM
WorkSource Everett
Room: #313
Language: English
Re-Entry into the Workplace for Ex-Offenders
Designed for those facing challenges returning to work due to past criminal offenses. This class will provide a general overview and introduce you to applications, resumes, how to talk to employers, employer incentives, criminal backgrounds and how to read them and disqualifying convictions
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Wed, Sep 3, 2014
2:00 PM3:00 PM
WorkSource Mountlake Terrace
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
Disability? Assistance with Going To Work
DVR believes employment contributes to a person’s ability to live independently and that everyone has a right to work. Our purpose is to empower people with disabilities to achieve a greater quality of life by obtaining and maintaining employment. This introduction will help you determine if DVR is an appropriate resource for you and provide you with more information about how to access our services.
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Thu, Sep 4, 2014
9:00 AM12:00 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 311
Language: English
Job Search Strategies
Take charge of your job search and find the hidden job market! Instead of simply reacting to job postings, learn the tools and research methods that can help you identify companies and/or industries that match your skills and abilities, are a cultural fit for your life and that you want to be a part of. This workshop will take you through a three-step approach: 1) Research 2) Developing an approach to companies and 3) Following through to success.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Thu, Sep 4, 2014
12:30 PM1:30 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 310
Language: English
Tuition Assistance and Training Resources
This workshop is intended for those considering training as an avenue to re-employment. In this workshop you will be provided information and resources regarding the following: 1) Selecting a training program that best suites you and your career goals, 2) Tuition assistance resources and programs available at most public 2-year colleges, and 3) What to do and who to contact once you have identified a training program and potential tuition assistance program/resource.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Thu, Sep 4, 2014
1:30 PM4:30 PM
WorkSource Mountlake Terrace
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
Résumé and Correspondence
Successful job seekers take the time to learn what employers want. Learn how two of the four primary pieces of job-search-related communication convey to a prospective employer who you are, what you know and what you have to offer. Learn which résumé and cover letter formats best display your skills, knowledge and abilities in order to attract employers and lead to more interviews!
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Thu, Sep 4, 2014
2:00 PM4:30 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 311
Language: English
Live Resume Prep (Diversity Labor Exchange)
What is the Diversity Labor Exchange Live Resume Prep? This workshop is a time where job seekers are able to practice and polish their best 60 second commercial, critique and encourage other job seekers and often leave with inspiration and encouragements on how they can best sell themselves during the event.  This is an opportunity for job seekers who would benefit from highlighting and marketing their skills to employers in a non-traditional way.  We also discuss etiquette of a job fair and expectations. This workshop is the mandatory prerequisite for the Diversity Labor Exchange Live Resume opportunity. TO REGISTER: Pre-register online and email your most current resume to Becca Burt at becca.burt@workforcesnohomish.org If you have general questions contact Becca Burt at 425-622-6332 or becca.burt@workforcesnohomish.org.
Contact Name: Becca Burt, Contact Phone: 425-622-6332, Contact Email: becca.burt@workforcesnohomish.org,
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Thu, Sep 4, 2014
2:00 PM5:00 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 310
Language: English
Interview Like a S.T.A.R.
Test drive your interview skills before the "real thing." Learn and practice the S.T.A.R. method of responding to behavior-based interview questions, and strengthen your nonverbal skills. This is a lab, so come dressed for an interview and ready to play your part. Recommended workshop prior to lab: Interviewing Techniques.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Fri, Sep 5, 2014
8:30 AM11:00 AM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 325
Language: English
Resume Lab
Are you unfamiliar with computers and need some beginning guidance? Do you need help creating a résumé in electronic format or creating an email? Come to our résumé lab! You will learn computer skills needed to create a basic chronological resume in Microsoft Word. This workshop has both lecture and hands-on components. PREREQUISITE: Have the résumé worksheet filled out ahead of time. You can find copies in the resource room #330. If you complete your résumé during this workshop you can also work on a generic application and/or a cover letter template. *Requires same-day sign-up at the WorkSource reception desk, Room #330
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Fri, Sep 5, 2014
10:00 AM12:00 PM
WorkSource Mountlake Terrace
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
LinkedIn Basics
Show and Tell – learn how to present yourself online and tell the world about your business skills and abilities. Two hour hands-on lab: overview of the site, how to set up your profile, make business connections, join groups and research companies. You are welcome to bring your own Wi-Fi capable laptop/tablet!
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Fri, Sep 5, 2014
1:00 PM3:00 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: #213
Language: English
Introduction to WIA Services
If you are looking for work . . . if you’re already utilizing WorkSource and attending workshops . . . but all of your efforts don’t seem to be enough . . . if you would like to take your job search to the next level . . . come and learn about the WIA Program (WorkForce Investment Act), and how we might be able to help. You can learn more about WIA here http://youtu.be/Skcly0IJlLY
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Fri, Sep 5, 2014
1:00 PM4:00 PM
Darrington Sno-Isle Library
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
Veteran & Family Members Benefits
Veterans Representatives will be available to answer questions Limited seating capacity, reserve your seat!
Contact Name: Randi Bowman, Contact Phone: 360-746-3146, Contact Email: rbowman@esd.wa.gov,
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Fri, Sep 5, 2014
1:00 PM3:00 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 314
Language: English
LinkedIn Basics
A two-hour, hands-on lab for those who have not yet created a LinkedIn account. Learn how to create an account, set up your profile, make connections, join groups, find job postings and research companies. There will be a Q&A session during the last 30 minutes of the workshop. Prerequisite: You do not yet have a LinkedIn account
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Mon, Sep 8, 2014
9:00 AM11:00 AM
WorkSource Mountlake Terrace
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
Introduction to WIA Services
If you are looking for work . . . if you’re already utilizing WorkSource and attending workshops . . . but all of your efforts don’t seem to be enough . . . if you would like to take your job search to the next level . . . come and learn about the WIA Program (WorkForce Investment Act), and how we might be able to help. You can learn more about WIA here http://youtu.be/Skcly0IJlLY
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Mon, Sep 8, 2014
10:00 AM11:30 AM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 313
Language: English
Ticket to Work
Did you know if you receive SSI or Social Security Disability Insurance benefits, there are many work incentives available to you and WorkSource can be the place to learn more?  WorkSource is authorized by the Social Security Administration as an approved Employment Network for Ticket to Work.  We invite all job seekers who receive Social Security Disability benefits to attend our Ticket Workshop, held on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month from 10-11:30 at WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave. Room 313.  There is no cost for these services.  We are eager to help you on your way toward employment and becoming more self-sufficient!  Hope to see you soon.
Contact Name: Elizabeth Gordon,
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Mon, Sep 8, 2014
10:00 AM12:00 PM
23300 58th Ave W
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
Professional Networking Group (PNG)
This group meets weekly at the Mountlake Terrace Library to cover a variety of topics including job opportunities and networking with your peers. ALL JOB SEEKERS WELCOME ! There is no cost to participate.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Additional Information: MLT Library,
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Mon, Sep 8, 2014
1:00 PM3:30 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: #311
Language: English
Professional Networking Group (PNG)
This group meets the second and fourth Mondays of the month to cover a variety of topics including job opportunities and networking with your peers. ALL JOB SEEKERS ARE WELCOME! There is no cost to participate.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Mon, Sep 8, 2014
1:00 PM3:00 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 325
Language: English
ResCare Academy Lab: Understanding Organizational Power & Politics
This course defines politics in relation to power and influence, distinguishes between negative and positive politicking, and gives instruction on how to be a politically constructive leader in your organization.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Mon, Sep 8, 2014
1:00 PM3:00 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 310
Language: English
When income decreases...but the bills don't.
Unexpected but inevitable financial crises can be difficult to overcome, especially when debt levels are high and savings levels are low. If you are facing a financial setback, it is time for planning, not panic. Learn how to assess the situation, identify resources, set priorities, create a plan, and communicate with your creditors during a financial crisis.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Mon, Sep 8, 2014
1:30 PM4:30 PM
WorkSource Mountlake Terrace
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
Job Search Strategies
Finding out about employers in your area and creating a strategy to target your job search is the key to success. In the Job-Search Strategies class, you will learn a variety of job-search methods! This class provides tips on the value of labor-market information and introduces other strategies like networking, informational interviews and using the Internet to locate job openings.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Mon, Sep 8, 2014
1:30 PM4:30 PM
WorkSource Monroe
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
Resume and Correspondance
Successful job seekers take the time to learn what employers want. Learn how two of the four primary pieces of job-search-related communication convey to a prospective employer who you are, what you know and what you have to offer. Learn which résumé and cover letter formats best display your skills, knowledge and abilities in order to attract employers and lead to more interviews!
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Mon, Sep 8, 2014
1:30 PM4:30 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 314
Language: English
Career Planning
At a career crossroads? This workshop will help provide you the tools to identify and begin planning for your next career.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Tue, Sep 9, 2014
8:00 AM10:00 AM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 311
Language: English
Straight Talk Series (STS): Interview with an Attitude
This group meets weekly to cover a variety of topics including job opportunities and networking with your peers.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Tue, Sep 9, 2014
10:00 AM12:00 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 310
Language: English
Unemployment Benefits & Training
Are you receiving Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits and interested in attending a full-time training program? There is much to know about going to school and remaining eligible for your UI benefits. This workshop will provide information needed to make an informed decision and complete the Commissioner Approved Training and/or Training Benefits Applications.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Tue, Sep 9, 2014
10:30 AM11:30 AM
WorkSource Monroe
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
Introduction to WIA Services
If you are looking for work . . . if you’re already utilizing WorkSource and attending workshops . . . but all of your efforts don’t seem to be enough . . . if you would like to take your job search to the next level . . . come and learn about the WIA Program (WorkForce Investment Act), and how we might be able to help. You can learn more about WIA here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Skcly0IJlLY&feature=youtu.be
Contact Name: Carolyn "CJ" Holmes,
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Tue, Sep 9, 2014
1:00 PM2:30 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 325
Language: English
AM I ELIGIBLE for free or low cost healthcare
PREPARE TO ATTEND LAB: “AM I ELIGIBLE (For Free or Low Cost Health Insurance) For best results, please bring the following to the event: •Social security numbers and dates of birth for everyone in the household •Email address •Unemployment tax returns or financial records from 2013 (or an estimate of your family’s gross monthly income) •If not a US citizen, permanent resident cards or residency visa status information and paperwork •Names and addresses of all employers of household members •Monthly cost of health insurance that any household member currently has
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Tue, Sep 9, 2014
1:30 PM4:30 PM
WorkSource Mountlake Terrace
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
Interviewing
You might have the best résumé ever, but if you don’t interview well, it won’t matter. Being able to handle a job interview is a necessity for any job seeker. Knowing what employers are looking for and being prepared are absolute musts. In this workshop, you will learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answers to frequently asked—and sometimes difficult—questions in a supportive, realistic environment.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Tue, Sep 9, 2014
2:00 PM4:30 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 310
Language: English
Skills & Abilities
Today’s economy requires workers who can transfer skills from one work setting to another and who have the kinds of personal qualities that make organizations successful. In this workshop, you will learn to identify, demonstrate and package, with confidence, your skills and personal qualities in ways that will be meaningful to employers. You also will learn oral communication skills and practice delivering a 60-Second Commercial - a brief, high-impact presentation to potential employers.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Wed, Sep 10, 2014
9:00 AM11:00 AM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 213
Language: English
Renter Certification & Fair Housing Training
Worried about paying rent? Taught by specialists in Landlord-Tenant and Fair Housing from the Volunteers of America Dispute Resolution Center, learn about Landlord-Tenant rights and responsibilities, Fair Housing, what landlords screen for, and conflict resolution skills to help stabilize housing and minimize evictions. Receive a certificate upon completion that entitles you to free Landlord-Tenant mediation and boosts your rental resume.
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Wed, Sep 10, 2014
1:00 PM4:00 PM
WorkSource Monroe
Room: Class room
Language: English
Re-Entry in to the Work Place for Ex-offenders
Designed for those facing challenges returning to work due to past criminal offenses. This class will provide a general overview and introduce you to applications, resumes, how to talk to employers, employer incentives, criminal backgrounds and how to read them and disqualifying convictions
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Wed, Sep 10, 2014
1:30 PM4:30 PM
WorkSource Mountlake Terrace
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
Re-Entry to the Workplace for Ex-Offenders
Designed for those facing challenges returning to work due to past criminal offenses. This class will provide a general overview and introduce you to applications, résumés, how to talk to employers, employer incentives, background checks and how to read them, as well as, disqualifying convictions.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Thu, Sep 11, 2014
9:00 AM10:00 AM
WorkSource Mountlake Terrace
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
Tuition Assistance & Training Resources
This workshop is intended for those considering training as an avenue to re-employment.  In this workshop you will be provided information and resources regarding the following:  1) Selecting a training program that best suites you and your career goals, 2) Tuition assistance resources and programs available at most public 2-year colleges, and 3) What to do and who to contact once you have identified a training program and potential tuition assistance program/resource.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Thu, Sep 11, 2014
9:00 AM12:00 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 311
Language: English
Résumés and Correspondence
Successful job seekers take the time to learn what employers want. Learn how two of the four primary pieces of job-search-related communication convey to a prospective employer who you are, what you know and what you have to offer. Learn which résumé and cover letter formats best display your skills, knowledge and abilities in order to attract employers and lead to more interviews!
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Thu, Sep 11, 2014
10:00 AM11:00 AM
WorkSource Mountlake Terrace
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
Worker Retraining
In coordination with the Employment Security Department, the State Worker Retraining Program provides job training for people who need to gain new skills. Find out if you qualify for tuition assistance and what steps you need to take.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Thu, Sep 11, 2014
10:00 AM12:00 PM
WorkSource Monroe
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
Disability? Assistance with Going to Work
DVR believes employment contributes to a person’s ability to live independently and that everyone has a right to work. Our purpose is to empower people with disabilities to achieve a greater quality of life by obtaining and maintaining employment. This introduction will help you determine if DVR is an appropriate resource for you and provide you with more information about how to access our services.
Contact Name: Hari Chon,
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Thu, Sep 11, 2014
12:30 PM1:30 PM
WorkSource Monroe
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
AM I ELIGIBLE for free or low cost healthcare
PREPARE TO ATTEND LAB: "AM I ELIGIBLE (for Free or Low Cost Health Insurance) For best results, please bring the following to the event: • Social security numbers and dates of birth for everyone in the household • Email address • Unemployment tax returns or financial records from 2013 (or an estimate of your family's gross monthly income) • If not a US citizen, permanent resident cards or residency visa status information and paperwork • Names and addresses of all employers of household members • Monthly cost of health insurance that any household member currently has
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Thu, Sep 11, 2014
1:30 PM4:30 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 311
Language: English
Myths of Maturity
This workshop sheds light on the challenges the mature job seeker faces, discussing the myths of maturity that may bias some employers against older workers. You will learn interview strategies that help proactively counter these myths and put your best foot forward. This is an interactive workshop.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Thu, Sep 11, 2014
2:00 PM4:00 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 310
Language: English
Strategic Planning For Self Employment
If you are thinking of opening a business, WorkSource Snohomish County can help! We invite you to spend part of your day discovering if becoming a small business owner is the right fit for you and discuss the beginning research that is the foundation of a solid business. In addition, you will be provided business planning and support resources that are available through the internet and the community  that can help you with the next steps of forming a business.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Fri, Sep 12, 2014
8:30 AM11:00 AM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 325
Language: English
Computer Basics
This class covers what you need to know to be able to work in a Windows environment, to include basic computer terminology, storage devices and physical components of a computer. You will have the tools you need to conduct an effective work search using the Internet and limited computer fundamentals. You will learn how to sign on to the WorkSource computers as well as how to use the WorkSource and labor market information websites for job search. This workshop has both lecture and hands-on components. *SPACE IS LIMITED *Requires same-day sign-up at the WorkSource reception desk, Room #330
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Fri, Sep 12, 2014
10:00 AM12:00 PM
WorkSource Mountlake Terrace
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
Advanced LinkedIn
It’s not just what you know, it’s who you know.  In this workshop you will learn how to present yourself using LinkedIn, the world’s leading online networking tool, and tell the world about your business skills and abilities. A Two hour hands-on lab, overview of the site, how to set up your profile, make business connections, join groups, research companies and much more.  Pre-requisite for Advanced LinkedIn-Must have a LinkedIn Account.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Fri, Sep 12, 2014
1:00 PM3:00 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: #213
Language: English
Introduction to WIA Services
If you are looking for work . . . if you’re already utilizing WorkSource and attending workshops . . . but all of your efforts don’t seem to be enough . . . if you would like to take your job search to the next level . . . come and learn about the WIA Program (WorkForce Investment Act), and how we might be able to help. You can learn more about WIA here http://youtu.be/Skcly0IJlLY
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Fri, Sep 12, 2014
1:30 PM3:30 PM
WorkSource Mountlake Terrace
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
Unemployment Benefits and Training
Are you receiving Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits and interested in attending a full-time training program? This workshop discusses the approval you will need to attend school and remain eligible for UI benefits, to include the eligibility, provisions, benefits and application processes for Commissioner Approved Training (CAT) and Training Benefits (TB).
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Mon, Sep 15, 2014
9:00 AM11:00 AM
WorkSource Mountlake Terrace
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
Introduction to WIA Services
If you are looking for work . . . if you’re already utilizing WorkSource and attending workshops . . . but all of your efforts don’t seem to be enough . . . if you would like to take your job search to the next level . . . come and learn about the WIA Program (WorkForce Investment Act), and how we might be able to help. You can learn more about WIA here http://youtu.be/Skcly0IJlLY
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Mon, Sep 15, 2014
1:30 PM4:30 PM
WorkSource Mountlake Terrace
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
Resume Lab
This class is designed for the job seeker who does not have a résumé AND has limited or no computer skills. Participants should bring work history information with them for creating & completing the résumé.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Mon, Sep 15, 2014
1:30 PM4:30 PM
WorkSource Monroe
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
Interviewing
You might have the best résumé ever, but if you don’t interview well, it won’t matter. Being able to handle a job interview is a necessity for any job seeker. Knowing what employers are looking for and being prepared are absolute musts. In this workshop, you will learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answers to frequently asked—and sometimes difficult—questions in a supportive, realistic environment.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Contact Name: Carolyn "CJ" Holmes,
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Mon, Sep 15, 2014
2:00 PM4:30 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 314
Language: English
Help for Existing Résumés
Have a résumé and need it critiqued? Is your résumé getting you interviews? Bring your résumé in and let us help you make it better. We strongly recommend that you attend the Effective Résumé & Cover Letters and Putting Your Skills to Work workshops prior to attending this class. This class uses MS Word and you MUST HAVE BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS. *Space is limited.
**You MUST have a résumé on disk, cd, flash drive or email (and in MS Word or RTF Format!!)

This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Mon, Sep 15, 2014
2:00 PM4:30 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 311
Language: English
Interviewing
You might have the best résumé ever, but if you don’t interview well, it won’t matter. Being able to handle a job interview is a necessity for any job seeker. Knowing what employers are looking for and being prepared are absolute musts. In this workshop, you will learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answers to frequently asked—and sometimes difficult—questions in a supportive, realistic environment.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Mon, Sep 15, 2014
3:00 PM4:00 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: #310
Language: English
Career Planning for Recent Graduates
“If you’ve recently graduated from college and you’re having trouble finding work or have found work you don’t enjoy, we can help! In this workshop you will learn all about WorkSource services and walk away with some great job search tips that will empower you to find great opportunities in the career you always imagined.
Contact Name: Teri Reade, Contact Phone: 425-258-6320,
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Tue, Sep 16, 2014
11:00 AM1:00 PM
WorkSource Monroe
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
Getting Back to Work with a Criminal Background
Learn about: "Roadmap to Success" A job readiness program, explaining your criminal history, discussing your background in an interview, your rights, things employer can or cannot as during an interview.
Contact Name: Mark Arnold,
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Tue, Sep 16, 2014
1:00 PM3:00 PM
WorkSource Monroe
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
“When income decreases…but the bills don’t.”
Unexpected but inevitable financial crises can be difficult to overcome, especially when debt levels are high and savings levels are low. If you are facing a financial setback, it is time for planning, not panic. Learn how to assess the situation, identify resources, set priorities, create a plan, and communicate with your creditors during a financial crisis.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Contact Name: RSVP,
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Tue, Sep 16, 2014
1:30 PM5:30 PM
WorkSource Mountlake Terrace
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
Skills and Abilities
Knowing your strengths and your passions are critical component to your career search. In this workshop, you will uncover and identify skills gained through job(s) and life experiences; and learn how to successfully sell those skills and showcase yourself effectively in today’s job market.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Tue, Sep 16, 2014
2:00 PM4:30 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 325
Language: English
Applications
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 your skills and abilities in a way that stands out from the crowd. You will leave the workshop with a master application that will be helpful when filling out paper and electronic applications, and start you on your way to developing a résumé.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Wed, Sep 17, 2014
8:30 AM11:30 AM
WorkSource Everett
Room: #213
Language: English
Re-Entry into the Workplace for Ex-Offenders
Designed for those facing challenges returning to work due to past criminal offenses. This class will provide a general overview and introduce you to applications, resumes, how to talk to employers, employer incentives, criminal backgrounds and how to read them and disqualifying convictions
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Wed, Sep 17, 2014
1:30 PM3:30 PM
WorkSource Monroe
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
Retraining or College Bound? How do I choose – Things to consider & know
Trying to decide between college and retraining? This two hour workshop provides information to help you make the right decision for yourself. A variety of topics are covered including tuition assistance
Contact Name: Robert Prosch,
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Wed, Sep 17, 2014
2:00 PM3:00 PM
WorkSource Mountlake Terrace
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
Disability? Assistance with Going To Work
DVR believes employment contributes to a person’s ability to live independently and that everyone has a right to work. Our purpose is to empower people with disabilities to achieve a greater quality of life by obtaining and maintaining employment. This introduction will help you determine if DVR is an appropriate resource for you and provide you with more information about how to access our services.
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Thu, Sep 18, 2014
9:00 AM12:00 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 311
Language: English
Job Search Strategies
Take charge of your job search and find the hidden job market! Instead of simply reacting to job postings, learn the tools and research methods that can help you identify companies and/or industries that match your skills and abilities, are a cultural fit for your life and that you want to be a part of. This workshop will take you through a three-step approach: 1) Research 2) Developing an approach to companies and 3) Following through to success.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Thu, Sep 18, 2014
9:30 AM12:30 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 310
Language: English
Smart Money
Budgeting, Checking Accounts & Banking Services- Discover practical ways to make the most of the money you have. Track monthly spending, balance your budget and set financial goals for now and the future. Consumer Rights, Credit Repair, Managing Personal Finances & Saving- Take control of your finances! Determine your income and expenses, prioritize bill payments, set financial goals, discover resources to help you deal with credit card debt.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Thu, Sep 18, 2014
12:30 PM1:30 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 310
Language: English
Tuition Assistance and Training Resources
This workshop is intended for those considering training as an avenue to re-employment. In this workshop you will be provided information and resources regarding the following: 1) Selecting a training program that best suites you and your career goals, 2) Tuition assistance resources and programs available at most public 2-year colleges, and 3) What to do and who to contact once you have identified a training program and potential tuition assistance program/resource.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Thu, Sep 18, 2014
1:30 PM3:30 PM
WorkSource Monroe
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
Unemployment Benefits and Training
Are you receiving Unemployment Insurance benefits and considering enrolling in some additional training to enhance your skills or to change your career path? If so, you will need to apply for Commissioner-Approved Training (CAT) and/or Training Benefits (TB). This workshop will guide you through the requirements, processes, and research needed to submit an application.
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Thu, Sep 18, 2014
1:30 PM4:30 PM
WorkSource Mountlake Terrace
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
Résumé and Correspondence
Successful job seekers take the time to learn what employers want. Learn how two of the four primary pieces of job-search-related communication convey to a prospective employer who you are, what you know and what you have to offer. Learn which résumé and cover letter formats best display your skills, knowledge and abilities in order to attract employers and lead to more interviews!
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Thu, Sep 18, 2014
2:00 PM5:00 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 311
Language: English
Interview Like a S.T.A.R.
Test drive your interview skills before the "real thing." Learn and practice the S.T.A.R. method of responding to behavior-based interview questions, and strengthen your nonverbal skills. This is a lab, so come dressed for an interview and ready to play your part. Recommended workshop prior to lab: Interviewing Techniques.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Fri, Sep 19, 2014
8:30 AM11:00 AM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 325
Language: English
Resume Lab
Are you unfamiliar with computers and need some beginning guidance? Do you need help creating a résumé in electronic format or creating an email? Come to our résumé lab! You will learn computer skills needed to create a basic chronological resume in Microsoft Word. This workshop has both lecture and hands-on components. PREREQUISITE: Have the résumé worksheet filled out ahead of time. You can find copies in the resource room #330. If you complete your résumé during this workshop you can also work on a generic application and/or a cover letter template. *Requires same-day sign-up at the WorkSource reception desk, Room #330
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Fri, Sep 19, 2014
10:00 AM12:00 PM
WorkSource Mountlake Terrace
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
LinkedIn Basics
Show and Tell – learn how to present yourself online and tell the world about your business skills and abilities. Two hour hands-on lab: overview of the site, how to set up your profile, make business connections, join groups and research companies. You are welcome to bring your own Wi-Fi capable laptop/tablet!
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Fri, Sep 19, 2014
1:00 PM3:00 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 314
Language: English
Advanced LinkedIn
Two hour hands-on lab for those with an existing LinkedIn account. Learn how to enhance your profile, customize your news feeds, engage with groups, use LinkedIn Applications, and obtain quality endorsements. There will be a Q&A session during the last 30 minutes of the workshop. Prerequisite: You have established a LinkedIn account
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Fri, Sep 19, 2014
1:00 PM3:00 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: #213
Language: English
Introduction to WIA Services
If you are looking for work . . . if you’re already utilizing WorkSource and attending workshops . . . but all of your efforts don’t seem to be enough . . . if you would like to take your job search to the next level . . . come and learn about the WIA Program (WorkForce Investment Act), and how we might be able to help. You can learn more about WIA here http://youtu.be/Skcly0IJlLY
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Fri, Sep 19, 2014
1:30 PM3:30 PM
WorkSource Mountlake Terrace
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
“When the income decreases…but the bills don’t”
Unexpected but inevitable financial crises can be difficult to overcome, especially when debt levels are high and savings levels are low. If you are facing a financial setback, it is time for planning, not panic. Learn how to assess the situation, identify resources, set priorities, create a plan, and communicate with your creditors during a financial crisis.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Mon, Sep 22, 2014
9:00 AM11:00 AM
WorkSource Mountlake Terrace
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
Introduction to WIA Services
If you are looking for work . . . if you’re already utilizing WorkSource and attending workshops . . . but all of your efforts don’t seem to be enough . . . if you would like to take your job search to the next level . . . come and learn about the WIA Program (WorkForce Investment Act), and how we might be able to help. You can learn more about WIA here http://youtu.be/Skcly0IJlLY
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Mon, Sep 22, 2014
10:00 AM11:30 AM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 313
Language: English
Ticket to Work
Did you know if you receive SSI or Social Security Disability Insurance benefits, there are many work incentives available to you and WorkSource can be the place to learn more?  WorkSource is authorized by the Social Security Administration as an approved Employment Network for Ticket to Work.  We invite all job seekers who receive Social Security Disability benefits to attend our Ticket Workshop, held on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month from 10-11:30 at WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave. Room 313.  There is no cost for these services.  We are eager to help you on your way toward employment and becoming more self-sufficient!  Hope to see you soon.
Contact Name: Elizabeth Gordon,
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Mon, Sep 22, 2014
1:00 PM3:00 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 325
Language: English
ResCare Academy Lab: Leadership Essentials
In this course, you will be guided through numerous methods and strategies for effectively influencing a team to accept your ideas, the importance of political awareness and the essential skills involved in using positive politics and avoiding negative politics when persuading others.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Mon, Sep 22, 2014
1:00 PM3:30 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: #311
Language: English
Professional Networking Group (PNG)
This group meets the second and fourth Mondays of the month to cover a variety of topics including job opportunities and networking with your peers. ALL JOB SEEKERS ARE WELCOME! There is no cost to participate.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Mon, Sep 22, 2014
1:30 PM4:30 PM
WorkSource Monroe
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
Skills and Abilities
Today’s economy requires workers who can transfer skills from one work setting to another and who have the kinds of personal qualities that make organizations successful. In this workshop, you will learn to identify, demonstrate and package, with confidence, your skills and personal qualities in ways that will be meaningful to employers. You also will learn oral communication skills and practice delivering a 60-Second Commercial - a brief, high-impact presentation to potential employers.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Contact Name: TBD,
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Mon, Sep 22, 2014
1:30 PM4:30 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 314
Language: English
Career Planning
At a career crossroads? This workshop will help provide you the tools to identify and begin planning for your next career.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Mon, Sep 22, 2014
1:30 PM4:30 PM
WorkSource Mountlake Terrace
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
Job Search Strategies
Finding out about employers in your area and creating a strategy to target your job search is the key to success. In the Job-Search Strategies class, you will learn a variety of job-search methods! This class provides tips on the value of labor-market information and introduces other strategies like networking, informational interviews and using the Internet to locate job openings.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Tue, Sep 23, 2014
10:00 AM12:00 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 310
Language: English
Job Keeping Strategies
Getting your new position is only one piece of the puzzle!This workshop discusses the preparation and strategy you’ll need to establish yourself during that first six months of employment, to not only keep your job but to build a foundation for forward movement. Included is goal setting and information on how to use a mentor for success during your first year. Don’t wait for a job offer to take this class, prepare now because it’s just a matter of time!
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Tue, Sep 23, 2014
10:00 AM12:00 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 311
Language: English
Unemployment Benefits & Training
Are you receiving Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits and interested in attending a full-time training program? There is much to know about going to school and remaining eligible for your UI benefits. This workshop will provide information needed to make an informed decision and complete the Commissioner Approved Training and/or Training Benefits Applications.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Tue, Sep 23, 2014
10:30 AM11:30 AM
WorkSource Monroe
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
Introduction to WIA Services
If you are looking for work . . . if you’re already utilizing WorkSource and attending workshops . . . but all of your efforts don’t seem to be enough . . . if you would like to take your job search to the next level . . . come and learn about the WIA Program (WorkForce Investment Act), and how we might be able to help. You can learn more about WIA here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Skcly0IJlLY&feature=youtu.be
Contact Name: Carolyn "CJ" Holmes,
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Tue, Sep 23, 2014
1:00 PM2:30 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 325
Language: English
AM I ELIGIBLE for free or low cost healthcare
PREPARE TO ATTEND LAB: “AM I ELIGIBLE (For Free or Low Cost Health Insurance) For best results, please bring the following to the event: •Social security numbers and dates of birth for everyone in the household •Email address •Unemployment tax returns or financial records from 2013 (or an estimate of your family’s gross monthly income) •If not a US citizen, permanent resident cards or residency visa status information and paperwork •Names and addresses of all employers of household members •Monthly cost of health insurance that any household member currently has
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Tue, Sep 23, 2014
1:30 PM4:30 PM
WorkSource Mountlake Terrace
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
Interviewing
You might have the best résumé ever, but if you don’t interview well, it won’t matter. Being able to handle a job interview is a necessity for any job seeker. Knowing what employers are looking for and being prepared are absolute musts. In this workshop, you will learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answers to frequently asked—and sometimes difficult—questions in a supportive, realistic environment.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Tue, Sep 23, 2014
2:00 PM4:30 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 310
Language: English
Skills & Abilities
Today’s economy requires workers who can transfer skills from one work setting to another and who have the kinds of personal qualities that make organizations successful. In this workshop, you will learn to identify, demonstrate and package, with confidence, your skills and personal qualities in ways that will be meaningful to employers. You also will learn oral communication skills and practice delivering a 60-Second Commercial - a brief, high-impact presentation to potential employers.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Wed, Sep 24, 2014
1:00 PM3:00 PM

Room: Not Specified
Language: English
Straight Talk Series:
The Straight Talk Workshop Series (STS) is open to everyone and will rotate through a variety of Job Search Related topics, such as: Essential Job Search Tools, Interviewing, Networking, The Impact of Attitude and much more.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Wed, Sep 24, 2014
1:00 PM3:00 PM
WorkSource Monroe
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
Renter Certification and Fair Housing Workshop
Worried about paying rent? Taught by specialists in Fair Housing and Landlord-Tenant from the Volunteers of America Dispute Resolution Center, learn about Landlord-Tenant rights and responsibilities, Fair Housing, what landlords screen for, and conflict resolution skills to help stabilize housing and minimize evictions. Receive a certificate upon completion that entitles you to free Landlord-Tenant mediation and boosts your rental resume.
Contact Name: Ilse,
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Wed, Sep 24, 2014
1:00 PM4:00 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 325
Language: English
Certification in Customer Service
Do you consider yourself to have a disability and are interested in pursuing a career or job that requires excellent customer service?  Do you want to show employers that you have the quality customer service skills they need to add value to their company?  If you answered yes to all of the above then this workshop is for you!  We will conduct a customer care assessment and help you achieve certification.  Successful workshop attendees will be certified in customer care through the Association of Washington Businesses, an impressive credential to give you a leg up on your job search.
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Thu, Sep 25, 2014
9:00 AM12:00 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 311
Language: English
Résumés and Correspondence
Successful job seekers take the time to learn what employers want. Learn how two of the four primary pieces of job-search-related communication convey to a prospective employer who you are, what you know and what you have to offer. Learn which résumé and cover letter formats best display your skills, knowledge and abilities in order to attract employers and lead to more interviews!
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Thu, Sep 25, 2014
9:00 AM10:00 AM
WorkSource Mountlake Terrace
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
Tuition Assistance & Training Resources
This workshop is intended for those considering training as an avenue to re-employment.  In this workshop you will be provided information and resources regarding the following:  1) Selecting a training program that best suites you and your career goals, 2) Tuition assistance resources and programs available at most public 2-year colleges, and 3) What to do and who to contact once you have identified a training program and potential tuition assistance program/resource.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Thu, Sep 25, 2014
10:00 AM11:00 AM
WorkSource Mountlake Terrace
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
Worker Retraining
In coordination with the Employment Security Department, the State Worker Retraining Program provides job training for people who need to gain new skills. Find out if you qualify for tuition assistance and what steps you need to take.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Thu, Sep 25, 2014
12:30 PM1:30 PM
WorkSource Monroe
Room: Not Specified
Language: English,Spanish
AM I ELIGIBLE for free or low cost healthcare
PREPARE TO ATTEND LAB: "AM I ELIGIBLE (for Free or Low Cost Health Insurance) For best results, please bring the following to the event: • Social security numbers and dates of birth for everyone in the household • Email address • Unemployment tax returns or financial records from 2013 (or an estimate of your family's gross monthly income) • If not a US citizen, permanent resident cards or residency visa status information and paperwork • Names and addresses of all employers of household members • Monthly cost of health insurance that any household member currently has
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Thu, Sep 25, 2014
1:30 PM4:30 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 311
Language: English
Myths of Maturity
This workshop sheds light on the challenges the mature job seeker faces, discussing the myths of maturity that may bias some employers against older workers. You will learn interview strategies that help proactively counter these myths and put your best foot forward. This is an interactive workshop.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Fri, Sep 26, 2014
8:30 AM11:00 AM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 325
Language: English
Computer Basics
This class covers what you need to know to be able to work in a Windows environment, to include basic computer terminology, storage devices and physical components of a computer. You will have the tools you need to conduct an effective work search using the Internet and limited computer fundamentals. You will learn how to sign on to the WorkSource computers as well as how to use the WorkSource and labor market information websites for job search. This workshop has both lecture and hands-on components. *SPACE IS LIMITED *Requires same-day sign-up at the WorkSource reception desk, Room #330
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Fri, Sep 26, 2014
10:00 AM12:00 PM
WorkSource Mountlake Terrace
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
Advanced LinkedIn
It’s not just what you know, it’s who you know.  In this workshop you will learn how to present yourself using LinkedIn, the world’s leading online networking tool, and tell the world about your business skills and abilities. A Two hour hands-on lab, overview of the site, how to set up your profile, make business connections, join groups, research companies and much more.  Pre-requisite for Advanced LinkedIn-Must have a LinkedIn Account.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Job Fair
Fri, Sep 26, 2014
10:00 AM2:00 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
NW Region Government & Non Profit Agency Career Fair
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Veterans Preference 10 am -11 am General Public 11 am - 2 pm Weyerhaeuser Room (4th Floor) Dress in Business Attire & Bring Your Resume! ~ SCHEDULED TO ATTEND ~
  • Everett Public Schools  
  • NS Everett & Whidbey Island  
  • Everett Community College
  • Department of Corrections
  • Department of Social & Health Services
  • City of Everett
  • US Postal Service
  • Federal Bureau of Prisons
  • Port of Seattle
  • Border Patrol
  • Community Transit
  • NW Hospital & Medical Center
For more information contact:  James W. Lapsley, Jr. Local Veterans Employment Representative (425) 258-6309 jlapsley@esd.wa.gov Jeff Dunleavy Business Solutions Representative (425) 258-6326 jdunleavy@esd.wa.gov Esther Ayers Business Solutions Representative (425) 412-6857 elayers@esd.wa.gov
Contact Name: James Lapsley, Contact Phone: (425) 258-6309,
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Fri, Sep 26, 2014
1:00 PM3:00 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: #213
Language: English
Introduction to WIA Services
If you are looking for work . . . if you’re already utilizing WorkSource and attending workshops . . . but all of your efforts don’t seem to be enough . . . if you would like to take your job search to the next level . . . come and learn about the WIA Program (WorkForce Investment Act), and how we might be able to help. You can learn more about WIA here http://youtu.be/Skcly0IJlLY
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Fri, Sep 26, 2014
1:30 PM3:30 PM
WorkSource Mountlake Terrace
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
Unemployment Benefits and Training
Are you receiving Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits and interested in attending a full-time training program? This workshop discusses the approval you will need to attend school and remain eligible for UI benefits, to include the eligibility, provisions, benefits and application processes for Commissioner Approved Training (CAT) and Training Benefits (TB).
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Mon, Sep 29, 2014
9:00 AM11:00 AM
WorkSource Mountlake Terrace
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
Introduction to WIA Services
If you are looking for work . . . if you’re already utilizing WorkSource and attending workshops . . . but all of your efforts don’t seem to be enough . . . if you would like to take your job search to the next level . . . come and learn about the WIA Program (WorkForce Investment Act), and how we might be able to help. You can learn more about WIA here http://youtu.be/Skcly0IJlLY
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Mon, Sep 29, 2014
1:30 PM4:30 PM
WorkSource Mountlake Terrace
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
Resume Lab
This class is designed for the job seeker who does not have a résumé AND has limited or no computer skills. Participants should bring work history information with them for creating & completing the résumé.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Mon, Sep 29, 2014
1:30 PM4:30 PM
WorkSource Monroe
Room: Not Specified
Language: English
Job Search Strategies
Finding out about employers in your area and creating a strategy to target your job search is the key to success. In the Job-Search Strategies class, you will learn a variety of job-search methods! This class provides tips on the value of labor-market information and introduces other strategies like networking, informational interviews and using the Internet to locate job openings.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Contact Name: Carolyn "CJ" Holmes,
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop Registration Required
Mon, Sep 29, 2014
2:00 PM4:30 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 314
Language: English
Help for Existing Résumés
Have a résumé and need it critiqued? Is your résumé getting you interviews? Bring your résumé in and let us help you make it better. We strongly recommend that you attend the Effective Résumé & Cover Letters and Putting Your Skills to Work workshops prior to attending this class. This class uses MS Word and you MUST HAVE BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS. *Space is limited.
**You MUST have a résumé on disk, cd, flash drive or email (and in MS Word or RTF Format!!)

This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Mon, Sep 29, 2014
2:00 PM4:30 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 311
Language: English
Interviewing
You might have the best résumé ever, but if you don’t interview well, it won’t matter. Being able to handle a job interview is a necessity for any job seeker. Knowing what employers are looking for and being prepared are absolute musts. In this workshop, you will learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answers to frequently asked—and sometimes difficult—questions in a supportive, realistic environment.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Tue, Sep 30, 2014
2:00 PM4:30 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 325
Language: English
Applications
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 your skills and abilities in a way that stands out from the crowd. You will leave the workshop with a master application that will be helpful when filling out paper and electronic applications, and start you on your way to developing a résumé.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Click here to REGISTER or obtain more information.
Workshop
Wed, Oct 1, 2014
8:30 AM11:30 AM
WorkSource Everett
Room: #313
Language: English
Re-Entry into the Workplace for Ex-Offenders
Designed for those facing challenges returning to work due to past criminal offenses. This class will provide a general overview and introduce you to applications, resumes, how to talk to employers, employer incentives, criminal backgrounds and how to read them and disqualifying convictions
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
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Workshop
Thu, Oct 2, 2014
12:30 PM1:30 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 310
Language: English
Tuition Assistance and Training Resources
This workshop is intended for those considering training as an avenue to re-employment. In this workshop you will be provided information and resources regarding the following: 1) Selecting a training program that best suites you and your career goals, 2) Tuition assistance resources and programs available at most public 2-year colleges, and 3) What to do and who to contact once you have identified a training program and potential tuition assistance program/resource.
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
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Workshop Registration Required
Thu, Oct 2, 2014
2:00 PM4:30 PM
WorkSource Everett
Room: 311
Language: English
Live Resume Prep (Diversity Labor Exchange)
What is the Diversity Labor Exchange Live Resume Prep? This workshop is a time where job seekers are able to practice and polish their best 60 second commercial, critique and encourage other job seekers and often leave with inspiration and encouragements on how they can best sell themselves during the event.  This is an opportunity for job seekers who would benefit from highlighting and marketing their skills to employers in a non-traditional way.  We also discuss etiquette of a job fair and expectations. This workshop is the mandatory prerequisite for the Diversity Labor Exchange Live Resume opportunity. TO REGISTER: Pre-register online and email your most current resume to Becca Burt at becca.burt@workforcesnohomish.org If you have general questions contact Becca Burt at 425-622-6332 or becca.burt@workforcesnohomish.org.
Contact Name: Becca Burt, Contact Phone: 425-622-6332, Contact Email: becca.burt@workforcesnohomish.org,
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