Upcoming WorkSource Events

Below is a list of upcoming WorkSource Events for Snohomish County, for a list of WorkSource events for all counties please visit WorkSourceWA

Date / TIme
Wed, Jul 18, 2018 from 9:00 AM-10:00 AM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Avenue, Suite 310, Everett, WA 98201
Description
In this workshop participants will gain a better understanding of the security challenges of searching and applying for jobs online.  Participants will learn online safety strategies to assist them in their job search, application processes, and how to identify safe websites and emails in order to avoid common internet scams.
Date / TIme
Wed, Jul 18, 2018 from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave., Suite 314, Everett, WA 98201
Description
You need more than just a resume for a successful job search.  You also need a cover letter, thank you letter and both professional and personal references.  In this lab you will be assisted in using a template to create supporting documents for your job search.  This workshop is an excellent complement to the Resume Lab.

Prerequisites: 
1. Must have basic computer skills. If you do not have basic computer skills, please attend our Computer Basics workshop before attending.

2. Bring a job announcement/posting for which you d like to apply, as well as the contact information (name, address, telephone number and email address) for three professional and three personal references.

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

In consideration of customers and staff who suffer from scent allergy/sensitivity, we ask that you refrain from wearing perfume/cologne and other heavily scented products. Thank you for your consideration!
Date / TIme
Wed, Jul 18, 2018 from 9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
ENGAGE Empowerment, Network, Get Results, Assistance, Grow, Explore
Networking is the best way to find a job! Energize your job search by building new connections. Recognize and learn the needed skills to promote yourself to employers. This group meets to network, enhance skills and discuss job opportunities with professionals and peers.
ALL JOB SEEKERS ARE WELCOME
This is an opportunity to discuss a variety of topics:
* Job search strategies
* Tips on successfully re-entering the workplace
* Networking with job seekers and professionals
* Learn about employment opportunities
* Find out more about Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA)
* Stay engaged in your career development
Date / TIme
Wed, Jul 18, 2018 from 1:30 PM-4:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
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 strategies that help proactively counter these myths and put your best foot forward. This is an interactive workshop.
Date / TIme
Wed, Jul 18, 2018 from 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
SEAP offers a valuable option to eligible people who wish to run their own business. It is a unique opportunity for you to enter into self-employment entrepreneurial training and receive business counseling while you collect unemployment benefits.
Date / TIme
Wed, Jul 18, 2018 from 1:30 PM-4:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave., Suite 310, Everett, WA 98201
Description
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 strategies that help proactively counter these myths and put your best foot forward. This is an interactive workshop.

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

In consideration of customers and staff who suffer from scent allergy/sensitivity, we ask that you refrain from wearing perfume/cologne and other heavily scented products. Thank you for your consideration!
Date / TIme
Thu, Jul 19, 2018 from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave., Suite 311, Everett, WA 98201
Description
You might have the best r sum 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, different styles of interviews (behavioral, structured, phone, etc.) and have the chance to discuss frequently asked and sometimes difficult questions in a supportive environment.

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

In consideration of customers and staff who suffer from scent allergy/sensitivity, we ask that you refrain from wearing perfume/cologne and other heavily scented products. Thank you for your consideration!
Date / TIme
Thu, Jul 19, 2018 from 12:00 PM-1:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave., Suite 310, Everett, WA 98201
Description
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. From Idea to Open for Business , this session is all about getting started, and we will cover the following:

Key Factors for Evaluating Business Readiness
Business Plan Development
Structuring Your Business
Business Start-up Checklist
Business & Market Research Library Resources
Loan Process & Guidelines
Financial Statements & Cash Flow Projection
Small Business Resources in Washington State

Presented by the Small Business Administration & Business Impact NW.
Date / TIme
Thu, Jul 19, 2018 from 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave #330 (Resource Room), Everett, WA 98201
Description
Hiring for the following Snohomish County Positions:

  Apartment Maintenance Technicians
  Assistant Community Managers
  Groundskeepers
  Leasing Agents
  Property Accountants
  Training Director

To see detailed job postings, go to www.WorkSourceWA.com and type Coast Real Estate into the search field or click here.

Coast has a comprehensive benefits package that includes a choice of 3 different medical plans, as well as access to a Health Savings Account (HSA). Additionally their plan features:

Dental and Vision Care
Company paid life insurance
Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)
AFLAC Voluntary Benefits
HealthCare Bluebook
401K
TeleDoc, Nurses Online, Doctors Online and more!

Come and meet with this employer, first come, first served.

Attention Job Seeker: Please register at www.worksourcewa.com as a job seeker prior to attending this hiring event.
Date / TIme
Thu, Jul 19, 2018 from 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
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.
Date / TIme
Thu, Jul 19, 2018 from 3:00 PM-4:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
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. From Idea to Open for Business , this session is all about getting started, and we will cover the following:
Key Factors for Evaluating Business Readiness
Business Plan Development
Structuring Your Business
Business Start-up Checklist
Business & Market Research Library Resources
Loan Process & Guidelines
Financial Statements & Cash Flow Projection
Small Business Resources in Washington State
Presented by the Small Business Administration & Business Impact NW.
Date / TIme
Thu, Jul 19, 2018 from 9:00 PM-11:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave., Suite 110, Everett, WA 98201
Description
What does Self Efficacy have to do with obtaining employment? In this class you will learn:
  • The importance of staying focused on your strengths.
  • Discuss the importance of confidence and resiliency as it relates to job search activities, and employment retention.
  • Look at specific ways to build self-esteem.

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

In consideration of customers and staff who suffer from scent allergy/sensitivity, we ask that you refrain from wearing perfume/cologne and other heavily scented products. Thank you for your consideration!
Date / TIme
Fri, Jul 20, 2018 from 9:00 AM-11:30 AM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave., Suite 314, Everett, WA 98201
Description
Have a r sum and need it critiqued? Is your r sum getting you interviews? Bring your r sum in and let us help you make it better. We strongly recommend that you attend the R sum and Correspondence workshop as well as Skills and Abilities, prior to attending this class.

This class uses MS Word. You must have basic computer skills AND have a resume (in Word or RTF format) on a flash drive or in your email.

SPACE IS LIMITED
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

In consideration of customers and staff who suffer from scent allergy/sensitivity, we ask that you refrain from wearing perfume/cologne and other heavily scented products. Thank you for your consideration!
Date / TIme
Fri, Jul 20, 2018 from 1:30 PM-4:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
Do you need help creating a resume?  Come to our resume lab where you will be assisted in creating a basic  resume in Microsoft Word. It is strongly recommended that everyone attend the Resume and Correspondence workshop  before attending this
PREREQUISITES:
1. Must have basic computer skills. If you do not have basic computer skills, please attend our Computer Basics workshop before attending.
2. Should take the Resume and Correspondence workshop before attending the Lab.
3. Must be registered with account on   Worksourcewa.com   (please come early if you need help)
Date / TIme
Fri, Jul 20, 2018 from 1:30 PM-4:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave., Suite 311, Everett, WA 98201
Description
Test drive your interview skills before the "real thing" by practicing in a Mock Interview setting. 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 Pre-Requisite: Interviewing

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

In consideration of customers and staff who suffer from scent allergy/sensitivity, we ask that you refrain from wearing perfume/cologne and other heavily scented products. Thank you for your consideration!
Date / TIme
Mon, Jul 23, 2018 from 9:00 AM-2:00 PM
Location
Creekside Plaza, 20311 52nd Avenue West , Lynnwood, WA 98036
Description
Thank you for your registration. Seating is limited first placement requires a referral from the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).
                           
If you were not referred by DSHS, you will be placed on the waitlist if there is not a seat available for you and you provided an email during registration you will be notified by 3pm the Friday before the class.

Title: Work Concepts
This course is the culmination of what was learned in the previous Strategy modules.

Please contact Todd Morgan at tmorgan@esd.wa.gov for any additional questions or changes.
Date / TIme
Mon, Jul 23, 2018 from 9:00 AM-11:00 AM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave., Suite 311, Everett, WA 98201
Description
ENGAGE Empowerment, Network, Get Results, Assistance, Grow, Explore

TOPIC OF THE WEEK: Interviewing

Networking is the best way to find a job! Energize your job search by building new connections. Recognize and learn the needed skills to promote yourself to employers. This group meets to network, enhance skills and discuss job opportunities with professionals and peers.

ALL JOB SEEKERS ARE WELCOME

This is an opportunity to discuss a variety of topics:
* Job search strategies
* Tips on successfully re-entering the workplace
* Networking with job seekers and professionals
* Learn about employment opportunities
* Find out more about Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA)
* Stay engaged in your career development

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

In consideration of customers and staff who suffer from scent allergy/sensitivity, we ask that you refrain from wearing perfume/cologne and other heavily scented products. Thank you for your consideration!
Date / TIme
Mon, Jul 23, 2018 from 9:00 AM-2:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave., Suite 325, Everett, WA 98201
Description
Thank you for your registration. Seating is limited first placement requires a referral from the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).
                           
If you were not referred by DSHS, you will be placed on the waitlist if there is not a seat available for you and you provided an email during registration you will be notified by 3pm the Friday before the class.

Title: Work Concepts
This course is the culmination of what was learned in the previous Strategy modules.

Please contact Teri Reade at treade@esd.wa.gov for any additional questions or changes.
Date / TIme
Mon, Jul 23, 2018 from 9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Location
Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave W, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043
Description
Networking is the best way to find a job!
This group meets 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. The Professional Networking Group (PNG) meets every Monday to discuss a variety of topics:
job search strategies
tips on successfully re-entering the workplace
networking with other professionals
learn about employment opportunities
All job seekers are welcome and there is no membership cost in order to participate!
No registration is required.
Location: MountLake Terrace Library
      23300 58th Ave W, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043
Date / TIme
Mon, Jul 23, 2018 from 10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave., Suite 313, Everett, WA 98201
Description
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.
Date / TIme
Mon, Jul 23, 2018 from 1:30 PM-4:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave., Suite 311, Everett, WA 98201
Description
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.

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

In consideration of customers and staff who suffer from scent allergy/sensitivity, we ask that you refrain from wearing perfume/cologne and other heavily scented products. Thank you for your consideration!
Date / TIme
Mon, Jul 23, 2018 from 1:30 PM-4:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
You might have the best r sum 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.
Date / TIme
Tue, Jul 24, 2018 from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave., Suite 314, Everett, WA 98201
Description
You need more than a resume for a successful job search.  For the most effective job search you need the current labor market information.  This hands-on computer lab will guide you through online resources to help you identify needed skills and abilities, salary ranges and knowing which jobs are in demand.

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

In consideration of customers and staff who suffer from scent allergy/sensitivity, we ask that you refrain from wearing perfume/cologne and other heavily scented products. Thank you for your consideration!
Date / TIme
Tue, Jul 24, 2018 from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave., Suite 310, Everett, WA 98201
Description
Marysville Goodwill Job Training & Education Center wants to help you help yourself. In this workshop you will get tips and strategies for dressing for an interview, as well as the opportunity to buy an interview outfit with a $25 gift card at their Goodwill Store.

You will learn:
The importance of a first impression
The proper body language for an interview
How to dress for an interview
How to select an appropriate interview outfit

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

In consideration of customers and staff who suffer from scent allergy/sensitivity, we ask that you refrain from wearing perfume/cologne and other heavily scented products. Thank you for your consideration!
Date / TIme
Tue, Jul 24, 2018 from 1:30 PM-4:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
At a career crossroads? This workshop will help provide you the tools to identify and begin planning for your next career.
Date / TIme
Tue, Jul 24, 2018 from 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave., Suite 310, Everett, WA 98201
Description
DVR (Division of Vocational Rehabilitation) 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.

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

In consideration of customers and staff who suffer from scent allergy/sensitivity, we ask that you refrain from wearing perfume/cologne and other heavily scented products. Thank you for your consideration!
Date / TIme
Wed, Jul 25, 2018 from 9:00 AM-11:00 AM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Avenue, Suite 310, Everett, WA 98201
Description
This workshop is designed to help participants explore careers in information technology (IT).  Topics will include types of IT careers, what makes an effective IT professional, career development pathways, and first steps to take to get you started.
Date / TIme
Wed, Jul 25, 2018 from 9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
ENGAGE Empowerment, Network, Get Results, Assistance, Grow, Explore
Networking is the best way to find a job! Energize your job search by building new connections. Recognize and learn the needed skills to promote yourself to employers. This group meets to network, enhance skills and discuss job opportunities with professionals and peers.
ALL JOB SEEKERS ARE WELCOME
This is an opportunity to discuss a variety of topics:
* Job search strategies
* Tips on successfully re-entering the workplace
* Networking with job seekers and professionals
* Learn about employment opportunities
* Find out more about Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA)
* Stay engaged in your career development
Date / TIme
Wed, Jul 25, 2018 from 1:30 PM-4:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
Test drive your interview skills before the "real thing" by practicing in a Mock Interview setting. 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.
Please create your profile on   Worksourcewa.com     before attending class in order for us to complete your registration while you are here.
Date / TIme
Wed, Jul 25, 2018 from 1:30 PM-4:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave., Suite 314, Everett, WA 98201
Description
Do you need help creating a resume?  Come to our resume lab where you will be assisted in creating a basic chronological resume in Microsoft Word. This workshop is an excellent complement to the Job Search Supporting Documents Lab.

PREREQUISITES:
1. Must have basic computer skills. If you do not have basic computer skills, please attend our Computer Basics workshop before attending.

2. Complete a resume worksheet and bring it with you. The workhsheet can be found in the resource room, #330.

3. Bring a job announcement/posting for which you'd like to apply.

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

In consideration of customers and staff who suffer from scent allergy/sensitivity, we ask that you refrain from wearing perfume/cologne and other heavily scented products. Thank you for your consideration!
Date / TIme
Wed, Jul 25, 2018 from 2:00 PM-4:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave., Suite 310, Everett, WA 98201
Description
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.

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

In consideration of customers and staff who suffer from scent allergy/sensitivity, we ask that you refrain from wearing perfume/cologne and other heavily scented products. Thank you for your consideration!
Date / TIme
Thu, Jul 26, 2018 from 8:30 AM-11:00 AM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
This class will introduce you to what you need to know to be able to work in a Windows PC environment, to include basic computer terminology, storage devices, and physical components of a computer. You will begin to acquire the knowledge that you will need to conduct an effective work search using the Internet and limited computer skills. You will be introduced to Microsoft Word, basic email functions, and the chance to create an email account. Additional computer training resources will be shared. Designed for the beginner computer user, but everyone is welcome! SPACE IS LIMITED!
Date / TIme
Thu, Jul 26, 2018 from 9:30 AM-12:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave., Suite 311, Everett, WA 98201
Description
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 r sum and cover letter formats best display your skills, knowledge and abilities in order to attract employers and lead to more interviews!

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

In consideration of customers and staff who suffer from scent allergy/sensitivity, we ask that you refrain from wearing perfume/cologne and other heavily scented products. Thank you for your consideration!
Date / TIme
Thu, Jul 26, 2018 from 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
Facing rental challenges? 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 awareness, 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.
Date / TIme
Thu, Jul 26, 2018 from 1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
What does Self Efficacy have to do with obtaining employment? In this class you will learn:
The importance of staying focused on your strengths.
Discuss the importance of confidence and resiliency as it relates to job search activities, and employment retention.
Look at specific ways to build self-esteem.
Date / TIme
Thu, Jul 26, 2018 from 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
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.
Date / TIme
Fri, Jul 27, 2018 from 9:00 AM-11:30 AM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave., Suite 314, Everett, WA 98201
Description
An important part of any job search is to understand the employer s point of view. In this workshop, you'll  learn how employers read applications and how to be better prepared to meet an employer s expectations.

The workshop explores how to organize and communicate your skills and abilities in a way that stands out from the crowd. You'll leave the workshop with a master application that's helpful when filling out paper and electronic applications, and start you on your way to developing a r sum .

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

In consideration of customers and staff who suffer from scent allergy/sensitivity, we ask that you refrain from wearing perfume/cologne and other heavily scented products. Thank you for your consideration!
Date / TIme
Fri, Jul 27, 2018 from 1:30 PM-4:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave., Suite 314, Everett, WA 98201
Description
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.

*Please bring an electronic copy of your resume
(USB/Email/WSWA acct).

Prerequisites:
 - You have established a LinkedIn account.
 - Must have basic computer skills.

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

In consideration of customers and staff who suffer from scent allergy/sensitivity, we ask that you refrain from wearing perfume/cologne and other heavily scented products. Thank you for your consideration!
Date / TIme
Fri, Jul 27, 2018 from 1:30 PM-4:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
Have a r sum and need it critiqued? Is your r sum getting you interviews? Bring your r sum in and let us help you make it better. We strongly recommend that you attend the Effective R sum & Correspondence and Skills and Abilities 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 r sum on disk, cd, flash drive or email (MS Word or RTF Format)
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 In consideration of customers and staff who suffer from scent allergy/sensitivity, we ask that you refrain from wearing perfume/cologne and other heavily scented products. Thank you for your consideration!
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Date / TIme
Mon, Jul 30, 2018 from 9:00 AM-11:00 AM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave., Suite 311, Everett, WA 98201
Description
ENGAGE Empowerment, Network, Get Results, Assistance, Grow, Explore

TOPIC OF THE WEEK: SMART Goals

Networking is the best way to find a job! Energize your job search by building new connections. Recognize and learn the needed skills to promote yourself to employers. This group meets to network, enhance skills and discuss job opportunities with professionals and peers.

ALL JOB SEEKERS ARE WELCOME

This is an opportunity to discuss a variety of topics:
* Job search strategies
* Tips on successfully re-entering the workplace
* Networking with job seekers and professionals
* Learn about employment opportunities
* Find out more about Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA)
* Stay engaged in your career development

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

In consideration of customers and staff who suffer from scent allergy/sensitivity, we ask that you refrain from wearing perfume/cologne and other heavily scented products. Thank you for your consideration!
Date / TIme
Mon, Jul 30, 2018 from 9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Location
Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave W, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043
Description
Networking is the best way to find a job!
This group meets 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. The Professional Networking Group (PNG) meets every Monday to discuss a variety of topics:
job search strategies
tips on successfully re-entering the workplace
networking with other professionals
learn about employment opportunities
All job seekers are welcome and there is no membership cost in order to participate!
No registration is required.
Location: MountLake Terrace Library
      23300 58th Ave W, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043
Date / TIme
Mon, Jul 30, 2018 from 1:30 PM-4:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave., Suite 311, Everett, WA 98201
Description
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.

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

In consideration of customers and staff who suffer from scent allergy/sensitivity, we ask that you refrain from wearing perfume/cologne and other heavily scented products. Thank you for your consideration!
Date / TIme
Mon, Jul 30, 2018 from 2:00 PM-4:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave., Suite 314, Everett, WA 98201
Description
This class will introduce you to what you need to know to be able to work in a Windows PC environment, to include basic computer terminology, storage devices, and physical components of a computer. You will begin to acquire the knowledge that you will need to conduct an effective work search using the Internet and limited computer skills. You will be introduced to Microsoft Word, basic email functions, and the chance to create an email account. Additional computer training resources will be shared. Designed for the beginner computer user, but everyone is welcome! Space is limited.

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

In consideration of customers and staff who suffer from scent allergy/sensitivity, we ask that you refrain from wearing perfume/cologne and other heavily scented products. Thank you for your consideration!
Date / TIme
Tue, Jul 31, 2018 from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave., Suite 314, Everett, WA 98201
Description
You need more than a resume for a successful job search.  For the most effective job search you need the current labor market information.  This hands-on computer lab will guide you through online resources to help you identify needed skills and abilities, salary ranges and knowing which jobs are in demand.

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

In consideration of customers and staff who suffer from scent allergy/sensitivity, we ask that you refrain from wearing perfume/cologne and other heavily scented products. Thank you for your consideration!
Date / TIme
Tue, Jul 31, 2018 from 2:00 PM-4:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
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. You will also learn about other tuition assistance resources available at most public 2-year colleges.
Date / TIme
Tue, Jul 31, 2018 from 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave., Suite 310, Everett, WA 98201
Description
DVR (Division of Vocational Rehabilitation) 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.

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

In consideration of customers and staff who suffer from scent allergy/sensitivity, we ask that you refrain from wearing perfume/cologne and other heavily scented products. Thank you for your consideration!
Date / TIme
Wed, Aug 1, 2018 from 9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
ENGAGE Empowerment, Network, Get Results, Assistance, Grow, Explore
Networking is the best way to find a job! Energize your job search by building new connections. Recognize and learn the needed skills to promote yourself to employers. This group meets to network, enhance skills and discuss job opportunities with professionals and peers.
ALL JOB SEEKERS ARE WELCOME
This is an opportunity to discuss a variety of topics:
* Job search strategies
* Tips on successfully re-entering the workplace
* Networking with job seekers and professionals
* Learn about employment opportunities
* Find out more about Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA)
* Stay engaged in your career development
Date / TIme
Thu, Aug 2, 2018 from 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
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.
Date / TIme
Mon, Aug 6, 2018 from 9:00 AM-2:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave., Suite 325, Everett, WA 98201
Description
Thank you for your registration. Seating is limited first placement requires a referral from the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).
                            
If you were not referred by DSHS, you will be placed on the waitlist if there is not a seat available for you and you provided an email during registration you will be notified by 3pm the Friday before the class.

Title: Work Concepts
This course introduces topics necessary to prepare for work, a career and life.

Please contact Teri Reade at treade@esd.wa.gov for any additional questions or changes.
Date / TIme
Mon, Aug 6, 2018 from 9:00 AM-2:00 PM
Location
Creekside Plaza, 20311 52nd Avenue West , Lynnwood, WA 98036
Description
Thank you for your registration. Seating is limited first placement requires a referral from the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).
                            
If you were not referred by DSHS, you will be placed on the waitlist if there is not a seat available for you and you provided an email during registration you will be notified by 3pm the Friday before the class.

Title: Work Concepts
This course introduces topics necessary to prepare for work, a career and life.

Please contact Todd Morgan at tmorgan@esd.wa.gov for any additional questions or changes.
Date / TIme
Mon, Aug 6, 2018 from 9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Location
Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave W, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043
Description
Networking is the best way to find a job!
This group meets 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. The Professional Networking Group (PNG) meets every Monday to discuss a variety of topics:
job search strategies
tips on successfully re-entering the workplace
networking with other professionals
learn about employment opportunities
All job seekers are welcome and there is no membership cost in order to participate!
No registration is required.
Location: MountLake Terrace Library
      23300 58th Ave W, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043
Date / TIme
Mon, Aug 6, 2018 from 1:30 PM-4:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
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 r sum and cover letter formats best display your skills, knowledge and abilities in order to attract employers and lead to more interviews!

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
Date / TIme
Tue, Aug 7, 2018 from 1:30 PM-4:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
Job seekers increase their chances of finding a job by 47% by utilizing LinkedIn. This workshop will teach you how to market yourself and become proficient in online networking while using basic LinkedIn skills. learning Basic LinkedIn.
Date / TIme
Wed, Aug 8, 2018 from 9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
ENGAGE Empowerment, Network, Get Results, Assistance, Grow, Explore
Networking is the best way to find a job! Energize your job search by building new connections. Recognize and learn the needed skills to promote yourself to employers. This group meets to network, enhance skills and discuss job opportunities with professionals and peers.
ALL JOB SEEKERS ARE WELCOME
This is an opportunity to discuss a variety of topics:
* Job search strategies
* Tips on successfully re-entering the workplace
* Networking with job seekers and professionals
* Learn about employment opportunities
* Find out more about Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA)
* Stay engaged in your career development
Date / TIme
Wed, Aug 8, 2018 from 1:30 PM-4:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
Test drive your interview skills before the "real thing" by practicing in a Mock Interview setting. 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.
Please create your profile on   Worksourcewa.com     before attending class in order for us to complete your registration while you are here.
Date / TIme
Thu, Aug 9, 2018 from 8:30 AM-11:00 AM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
This class will introduce you to what you need to know to be able to work in a Windows PC environment, to include basic computer terminology, storage devices, and physical components of a computer. You will begin to acquire the knowledge that you will need to conduct an effective work search using the Internet and limited computer skills. You will be introduced to Microsoft Word, basic email functions, and the chance to create an email account. Additional computer training resources will be shared. Designed for the beginner computer user, but everyone is welcome! SPACE IS LIMITED!
Date / TIme
Thu, Aug 9, 2018 from 1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
Ever wonder why some employees get any job they want, always get promotions and become star employees? This course will teach you what employers are really looking for and how you can capitalize on that when looking for a job or promotion.
Date / TIme
Thu, Aug 9, 2018 from 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
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.
Date / TIme
Fri, Aug 10, 2018 from 1:30 PM-4:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
Do you need help creating a resume?  Come to our resume lab where you will be assisted in creating a basic  resume in Microsoft Word. It is strongly recommended that everyone attend the Resume and Correspondence workshop  before attending this
PREREQUISITES:
1. Must have basic computer skills. If you do not have basic computer skills, please attend our Computer Basics workshop before attending.
2. Should take the Resume and Correspondence workshop before attending the Lab.
3. Must be registered with account on   Worksourcewa.com   (please come early if you need help)
Date / TIme
Mon, Aug 13, 2018 from 9:00 AM-2:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave., Suite 325, Everett, WA 98201
Description
Thank you for your registration. Seating is limited first placement requires a referral from the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).
                           
If you were not referred by DSHS, you will be placed on the waitlist if there is not a seat available for you and you provided an email during registration you will be notified by 3pm the Friday before the class.

Title: Health and Well Being
This course covers topics on work life, personal wellness and balance.

Please contact Teri Reade at treade@esd.wa.gov for any additional questions or changes.
Date / TIme
Mon, Aug 13, 2018 from 9:00 AM-2:00 PM
Location
Creekside Plaza, 20311 52nd Avenue West , Lynnwood, WA 98036
Description
Thank you for your registration. Seating is limited first placement requires a referral from the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).
                           
If you were not referred by DSHS, you will be placed on the waitlist if there is not a seat available for you and you provided an email during registration you will be notified by 3pm the Friday before the class.

Title: Health and Well Being
This course covers topics on work life, personal wellness and balance.

Please contact Todd Morgan at tmorgan@esd.wa.gov for any additional questions or changes.
Date / TIme
Mon, Aug 13, 2018 from 9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Location
Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave W, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043
Description
Networking is the best way to find a job!
This group meets 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. The Professional Networking Group (PNG) meets every Monday to discuss a variety of topics:
job search strategies
tips on successfully re-entering the workplace
networking with other professionals
learn about employment opportunities
All job seekers are welcome and there is no membership cost in order to participate!
No registration is required.
Location: MountLake Terrace Library
      23300 58th Ave W, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043
Date / TIme
Mon, Aug 13, 2018 from 1:30 PM-4:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
You might have the best r sum 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.
Date / TIme
Tue, Aug 14, 2018 from 8:30 AM-11:30 AM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
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.
Date / TIme
Tue, Aug 14, 2018 from 2:00 PM-4:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
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. You will also learn about other tuition assistance resources available at most public 2-year colleges.
Date / TIme
Wed, Aug 15, 2018 from 9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
ENGAGE Empowerment, Network, Get Results, Assistance, Grow, Explore
Networking is the best way to find a job! Energize your job search by building new connections. Recognize and learn the needed skills to promote yourself to employers. This group meets to network, enhance skills and discuss job opportunities with professionals and peers.
ALL JOB SEEKERS ARE WELCOME
This is an opportunity to discuss a variety of topics:
* Job search strategies
* Tips on successfully re-entering the workplace
* Networking with job seekers and professionals
* Learn about employment opportunities
* Find out more about Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA)
* Stay engaged in your career development
Date / TIme
Wed, Aug 15, 2018 from 1:30 PM-4:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
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 strategies that help proactively counter these myths and put your best foot forward. This is an interactive workshop.
Date / TIme
Thu, Aug 16, 2018 from 12:00 PM-1:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave., Suite 310, Everett, WA 98201
Description
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. From Idea to Open for Business , this session is all about getting started, and we will cover the following:

Key Factors for Evaluating Business Readiness
Business Plan Development
Structuring Your Business
Business Start-up Checklist
Business & Market Research Library Resources
Loan Process & Guidelines
Financial Statements & Cash Flow Projection
Small Business Resources in Washington State

Presented by the Small Business Administration & Business Impact NW.
Date / TIme
Thu, Aug 16, 2018 from 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
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.
Date / TIme
Thu, Aug 16, 2018 from 3:00 PM-4:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
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. From Idea to Open for Business , this session is all about getting started, and we will cover the following:
Key Factors for Evaluating Business Readiness
Business Plan Development
Structuring Your Business
Business Start-up Checklist
Business & Market Research Library Resources
Loan Process & Guidelines
Financial Statements & Cash Flow Projection
Small Business Resources in Washington State
Presented by the Small Business Administration & Business Impact NW.
Date / TIme
Fri, Aug 17, 2018 from 1:30 PM-4:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
Have a r sum and need it critiqued? Is your r sum getting you interviews? Bring your r sum in and let us help you make it better. We strongly recommend that you attend the Effective R sum & Correspondence and Skills and Abilities 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 r sum on disk, cd, flash drive or email (MS Word or RTF Format)
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 In consideration of customers and staff who suffer from scent allergy/sensitivity, we ask that you refrain from wearing perfume/cologne and other heavily scented products. Thank you for your consideration!
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Date / TIme
Mon, Aug 20, 2018 from 9:00 AM-2:00 PM
Location
Creekside Plaza, 20311 52nd Avenue West , Lynnwood, WA 98036
Description
Thank you for your registration. Seating is limited first placement requires a referral from the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).
                           
If you were not referred by DSHS, you will be placed on the waitlist if there is not a seat available for you and you provided an email during registration you will be notified by 3pm the Friday before the class.

Title: Communications
This course covers topics including learning about communication styles and knowing your audience.

Please contact Todd Morgan at tmorgan@esd.wa.gov for any additional questions or changes.
Date / TIme
Mon, Aug 20, 2018 from 9:00 AM-2:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave., Suite 325, Everett, WA 98201
Description
Thank you for your registration. Seating is limited first placement requires a referral from the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).
                           
If you were not referred by DSHS, you will be placed on the waitlist if there is not a seat available for you and you provided an email during registration you will be notified by 3pm the Friday before the class.

Title: Communications
This course covers topics including learning about communication styles and knowing your audience.

Please contact Teri Reade at treade@esd.wa.gov for any additional questions or changes.
Date / TIme
Mon, Aug 20, 2018 from 9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Location
Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave W, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043
Description
Networking is the best way to find a job!
This group meets 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. The Professional Networking Group (PNG) meets every Monday to discuss a variety of topics:
job search strategies
tips on successfully re-entering the workplace
networking with other professionals
learn about employment opportunities
All job seekers are welcome and there is no membership cost in order to participate!
No registration is required.
Location: MountLake Terrace Library
      23300 58th Ave W, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043
Date / TIme
Mon, Aug 20, 2018 from 1:30 PM-4:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
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 r sum and cover letter formats best display your skills, knowledge and abilities in order to attract employers and lead to more interviews!

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
Date / TIme
Tue, Aug 21, 2018 from 1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
This workshop is designed to help people be more successful working in teams on the job.  It provides opportunities for students to consider the importance of partnership, communication, and dedication on the job.

Here are the Competencies:
Understands how each job contributes to the success of a business
Knows strategies for improving attendance
Knows strategies for improving communication during conflict
Completed an action plan to improve work and team performance.
Date / TIme
Tue, Aug 21, 2018 from 1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
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.
Date / TIme
Wed, Aug 22, 2018 from 9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
ENGAGE Empowerment, Network, Get Results, Assistance, Grow, Explore
Networking is the best way to find a job! Energize your job search by building new connections. Recognize and learn the needed skills to promote yourself to employers. This group meets to network, enhance skills and discuss job opportunities with professionals and peers.
ALL JOB SEEKERS ARE WELCOME
This is an opportunity to discuss a variety of topics:
* Job search strategies
* Tips on successfully re-entering the workplace
* Networking with job seekers and professionals
* Learn about employment opportunities
* Find out more about Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA)
* Stay engaged in your career development
Date / TIme
Wed, Aug 22, 2018 from 1:30 PM-4:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
Test drive your interview skills before the "real thing" by practicing in a Mock Interview setting. 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.
Please create your profile on   Worksourcewa.com     before attending class in order for us to complete your registration while you are here.
Date / TIme
Thu, Aug 23, 2018 from 8:30 AM-11:00 AM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
This class will introduce you to what you need to know to be able to work in a Windows PC environment, to include basic computer terminology, storage devices, and physical components of a computer. You will begin to acquire the knowledge that you will need to conduct an effective work search using the Internet and limited computer skills. You will be introduced to Microsoft Word, basic email functions, and the chance to create an email account. Additional computer training resources will be shared. Designed for the beginner computer user, but everyone is welcome! SPACE IS LIMITED!
Date / TIme
Thu, Aug 23, 2018 from 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
Facing rental challenges? 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 awareness, 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.
Date / TIme
Thu, Aug 23, 2018 from 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
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.
Date / TIme
Fri, Aug 24, 2018 from 1:30 PM-4:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
Do you need help creating a resume?  Come to our resume lab where you will be assisted in creating a basic  resume in Microsoft Word. It is strongly recommended that everyone attend the Resume and Correspondence workshop  before attending this
PREREQUISITES:
1. Must have basic computer skills. If you do not have basic computer skills, please attend our Computer Basics workshop before attending.
2. Should take the Resume and Correspondence workshop before attending the Lab.
3. Must be registered with account on   Worksourcewa.com   (please come early if you need help)
Date / TIme
Mon, Aug 27, 2018 from 9:00 AM-2:00 PM
Location
Creekside Plaze, 20311 52nd Avenue West , Lynnwood, WA 98036
Description
Thank you for your registration. Seating is limited first placement requires a referral from the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).
                           
If you were not referred by DSHS, you will be placed on the waitlist if there is not a seat available for you and you provided an email during registration you will be notified by 3pm the Friday before the class.

Title: Personal Strength Builders
this course covers topics including exploring what you do best and your personal development.

Please contact Todd Morgan at tmorgan@esd.wa.gov for any additional questions or changes.
Date / TIme
Mon, Aug 27, 2018 from 9:00 AM-2:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave., Suite 325, Everett, WA 98201
Description
Thank you for your registration. Seating is limited first placement requires a referral from the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).
                           
If you were not referred by DSHS, you will be placed on the waitlist if there is not a seat available for you and you provided an email during registration you will be notified by 3pm the Friday before the class.

Title: Personal Strength Builders
this course covers topics including exploring what you do best and your personal development.

Please contact Teri Reade at treade@esd.wa.gov for any additional questions or changes.
Date / TIme
Mon, Aug 27, 2018 from 9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Location
Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave W, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043
Description
Networking is the best way to find a job!
This group meets 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. The Professional Networking Group (PNG) meets every Monday to discuss a variety of topics:
job search strategies
tips on successfully re-entering the workplace
networking with other professionals
learn about employment opportunities
All job seekers are welcome and there is no membership cost in order to participate!
No registration is required.
Location: MountLake Terrace Library
      23300 58th Ave W, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043
Date / TIme
Mon, Aug 27, 2018 from 1:30 PM-4:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
You might have the best r sum 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.
Date / TIme
Tue, Aug 28, 2018 from 1:30 PM-4:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
At a career crossroads? This workshop will help provide you the tools to identify and begin planning for your next career.
Date / TIme
Wed, Aug 29, 2018 from 9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
ENGAGE Empowerment, Network, Get Results, Assistance, Grow, Explore
Networking is the best way to find a job! Energize your job search by building new connections. Recognize and learn the needed skills to promote yourself to employers. This group meets to network, enhance skills and discuss job opportunities with professionals and peers.
ALL JOB SEEKERS ARE WELCOME
This is an opportunity to discuss a variety of topics:
* Job search strategies
* Tips on successfully re-entering the workplace
* Networking with job seekers and professionals
* Learn about employment opportunities
* Find out more about Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA)
* Stay engaged in your career development
Date / TIme
Thu, Aug 30, 2018 from 1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
Everyone has to deal with difficult people now and again. This course covers an artful approach to improving self-management skills when working with angry, irritated, or frustrated people at work. You will learn how to recognize difficult behavior, how to keep your cool and the difference between a display of confidence vs. attitude.
Date / TIme
Thu, Aug 30, 2018 from 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
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.
Date / TIme
Fri, Aug 31, 2018 from 1:30 PM-4:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
Have a r sum and need it critiqued? Is your r sum getting you interviews? Bring your r sum in and let us help you make it better. We strongly recommend that you attend the Effective R sum & Correspondence and Skills and Abilities 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 r sum on disk, cd, flash drive or email (MS Word or RTF Format)
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 In consideration of customers and staff who suffer from scent allergy/sensitivity, we ask that you refrain from wearing perfume/cologne and other heavily scented products. Thank you for your consideration!
This workshop counts as an in person job seeking activity
Date / TIme
Mon, Sep 3, 2018 from 9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Location
Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave W, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043
Description
Networking is the best way to find a job!
This group meets 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. The Professional Networking Group (PNG) meets every Monday to discuss a variety of topics:
job search strategies
tips on successfully re-entering the workplace
networking with other professionals
learn about employment opportunities
All job seekers are welcome and there is no membership cost in order to participate!
No registration is required.
Location: MountLake Terrace Library
      23300 58th Ave W, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043
Date / TIme
Tue, Sep 4, 2018 from 9:00 AM-2:00 PM
Location
Creekside Plaza, 20311 52nd Avenue West , Lynnwood, WA 98036
Description
Thank you for your registration. Seating is limited first placement requires a referral from the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).
                           
If you were not referred by DSHS, you will be placed on the waitlist if there is not a seat available for you and you provided an email during registration you will be notified by 3pm the Friday before the class.

Title: Community Engagement
Building relationships for the purpose of  building awareness, personal involvement and civic responsibility.
Date / TIme
Tue, Sep 4, 2018 from 9:00 AM-2:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave., Suite 325, Everett, WA 98201
Description
Thank you for your registration. Seating is limited first placement requires a referral from the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).
                           
If you were not referred by DSHS, you will be placed on the waitlist if there is not a seat available for you and you provided an email during registration you will be notified by 3pm the Friday before the class.

Title: Community Engagement
Building relationships for the purpose of  building awareness, personal involvement and civic responsibility.

Please contact Teri Reade at treade@esd.wa.gov for any additional questions or changes.
Date / TIme
Wed, Sep 5, 2018 from 10:00 AM-1:00 PM
Location
Monroe Correctional Complex , Captain Jimmie Evans Performance Center, 16774 170th Dr SE, Monroe, WA 98272
Description
Come and meet with City, County, State & Federal Agencies who are recruiting for both Law Enforcement and Support Positions.

Participating Agencies:
-- City of Bothell
-- City of Everett
-- City of Lake Stevens
-- City of Mukilteo
-- Federal Air Marshall
-- Federal Bureau of Prisons
-- King Co. Dept. Adult & Juv Detn
-- National Testing Network
-- Naval Station Everett/US Navy
-- Port of Seattle Police Dept.
-- Seattle Police
-- Snohomish County Sheriff
-- US Customs & Border Patrol
-- Wash St. Dept. of Corrections
-- Wash St. Patrol
-- And More

Attention Job Seeker
If you have not already created a profile at www.worksourcewa.com as a job seeker, please complete prior to attending this job fair.

For Expedited Check-in at Event, complete the Advanced Sign-up at: https://goo.gl/uqD8cq or click here
Date / TIme
Thu, Sep 6, 2018 from 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
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.
Date / TIme
Mon, Sep 10, 2018 from 9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Location
Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave W, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043
Description
Networking is the best way to find a job!
This group meets 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. The Professional Networking Group (PNG) meets every Monday to discuss a variety of topics:
job search strategies
tips on successfully re-entering the workplace
networking with other professionals
learn about employment opportunities
All job seekers are welcome and there is no membership cost in order to participate!
No registration is required.
Location: MountLake Terrace Library
      23300 58th Ave W, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043
Date / TIme
Thu, Sep 13, 2018 from 2:00 PM-4:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
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. You will also learn about other tuition assistance resources available at most public 2-year colleges.
Date / TIme
Thu, Sep 13, 2018 from 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
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.
Date / TIme
Mon, Sep 17, 2018 from 9:00 AM-2:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave., Suite 325, Everett, WA 98201
Description
Thank you for your registration. Seating is limited first placement requires a referral from the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).
                           
If you were not referred by DSHS, you will be placed on the waitlist if there is not a seat available for you and you provided an email during registration you will be notified by 3pm the Friday before the class.

Title: Work Concepts
This course is the culmination of what was learned in the previous Strategy modules.

Please contact Teri Reade at treade@esd.wa.gov for any additional questions or changes.
Date / TIme
Mon, Sep 17, 2018 from 9:00 AM-2:00 PM
Location
Creekside Plaza, 20311 52nd Avenue West , Lynnwood, WA 98036
Description
Thank you for your registration. Seating is limited first placement requires a referral from the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).
                           
If you were not referred by DSHS, you will be placed on the waitlist if there is not a seat available for you and you provided an email during registration you will be notified by 3pm the Friday before the class.

Title: Work Concepts
This course is the culmination of what was learned in the previous Strategy modules.

Please contact Todd Morgan at tmorgan@esd.wa.gov for any additional questions or changes.
Date / TIme
Mon, Sep 17, 2018 from 9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Location
Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave W, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043
Description
Networking is the best way to find a job!
This group meets 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. The Professional Networking Group (PNG) meets every Monday to discuss a variety of topics:
job search strategies
tips on successfully re-entering the workplace
networking with other professionals
learn about employment opportunities
All job seekers are welcome and there is no membership cost in order to participate!
No registration is required.
Location: MountLake Terrace Library
      23300 58th Ave W, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043
Date / TIme
Tue, Sep 18, 2018 from 1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
This workshop is designed to help people be more successful working in teams on the job.  It provides opportunities for students to consider the importance of partnership, communication, and dedication on the job.

Here are the Competencies:
Understands how each job contributes to the success of a business
Knows strategies for improving attendance
Knows strategies for improving communication during conflict
Completed an action plan to improve work and team performance.
Date / TIme
Tue, Sep 18, 2018 from 2:00 PM-4:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
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. You will also learn about other tuition assistance resources available at most public 2-year colleges.
Date / TIme
Thu, Sep 20, 2018 from 12:00 PM-1:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave., Suite 310, Everett, WA 98201
Description
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. From Idea to Open for Business , this session is all about getting started, and we will cover the following:

Key Factors for Evaluating Business Readiness
Business Plan Development
Structuring Your Business
Business Start-up Checklist
Business & Market Research Library Resources
Loan Process & Guidelines
Financial Statements & Cash Flow Projection
Small Business Resources in Washington State

Presented by the Small Business Administration & Business Impact NW.
Date / TIme
Thu, Sep 20, 2018 from 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
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.
Date / TIme
Mon, Sep 24, 2018 from 9:00 AM-2:00 PM
Location
Creekside Plaza, 20311 52nd Avenue West , Lynnwood, WA 98036
Description
Thank you for your registration. Seating is limited first placement requires a referral from the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).
                            
If you were not referred by DSHS, you will be placed on the waitlist if there is not a seat available for you and you provided an email during registration you will be notified by 3pm the Friday before the class.

Title: Work Concepts
This course introduces topics necessary to prepare for work, a career and life.

Please contact Todd Morgan at tmorgan@esd.wa.gov for any additional questions or changes.
Date / TIme
Mon, Sep 24, 2018 from 9:00 AM-2:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave., Suite 325, Everett, WA 98201
Description
Thank you for your registration. Seating is limited first placement requires a referral from the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).
                            
If you were not referred by DSHS, you will be placed on the waitlist if there is not a seat available for you and you provided an email during registration you will be notified by 3pm the Friday before the class.

Title: Work Concepts
This course introduces topics necessary to prepare for work, a career and life.

Please contact Teri Reade at treade@esd.wa.gov for any additional questions or changes.
Date / TIme
Mon, Sep 24, 2018 from 9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Location
Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave W, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043
Description
Networking is the best way to find a job!
This group meets 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. The Professional Networking Group (PNG) meets every Monday to discuss a variety of topics:
job search strategies
tips on successfully re-entering the workplace
networking with other professionals
learn about employment opportunities
All job seekers are welcome and there is no membership cost in order to participate!
No registration is required.
Location: MountLake Terrace Library
      23300 58th Ave W, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043
Date / TIme
Thu, Sep 27, 2018 from 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
Facing rental challenges? 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 awareness, 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.
Date / TIme
Thu, Sep 27, 2018 from 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
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.