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, Nov 21, 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, Nov 21, 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, Nov 21, 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
Mon, Nov 26, 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: Job Search Techniques

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, Nov 26, 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, Nov 26, 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, Nov 26, 2018 from 9:00 AM-2:00 PM
Location
Monroe Boys & Girls Club, , 261 Sky River Parkway, , Monroe, WA 98272
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 Brent Arbes at bwarbes@esd.wa.gov for any additional questions or changes.
Date / TIme
Mon, Nov 26, 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, Nov 26, 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, Nov 26, 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
Mon, Nov 26, 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, Nov 26, 2018 from 9:00 PM-10:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
Are you interested in a career and not just a job? The Entry to Apprenticeship Workshop is a good place to start to gather information about a career making a livable wage ($19-$30 hourly) in numerous apprenticeship occupations. Earn while you learn! This workshop will introduce you to numerous trades that offer apprenticeship programs to train future skilled workers. Information provided includes: defining what apprenticeship programs are; benefits of an apprenticeship, minimum requirements; required documents; application process; selection process and timeline. Women and youth are encouraged to attend. Find out if apprenticeship is for you.
Contact name and email:  Katherine Ward khunter@esd.wa.gov
Date / TIme
Tue, Nov 27, 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, Nov 27, 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, Nov 27, 2018 from 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave, Everett, WA 98201, Suite #325
Description
FINANCIAL CAPABILITIES UNIT 1: PERCEPTIONS OF MONEY - WHERE DOES MY (ATTITUDE TOWARDS) MONEY COME FROM? (2-Day Workshop meets Tuesday and Wednesday 1-3)

CONCEPTS: Perceptions of money, financial empowerment, personal values, goal setting, understanding types of income, timing of income, and community resources

DESCRIPTION: Explore your personal relationship with and views of money - and understand your sources and timing of income.

This is a six-week series that meets two times per week. The aim of the class is to empower students to make informed and prudent decisions when it comes to dealing with their financial situations.
Date / TIme
Tue, Nov 27, 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, Nov 27, 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, Nov 28, 2018 from 8:30 AM-11:30 AM
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
Wed, Nov 28, 2018 from 9:30 AM-12:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave #330 (3rd Floor Resource Room), Everett, WA 98201
Description
Express Employment Professionals is Hiring Full Time Evaluation to hire positions:

Monroe -  Laminators
Monroe - Industrial Electrician
Monroe - Machine Operator
Monroe - Quality Control
Everett - Delivery Driver
Everett - General Laborer
Arlington - Welders
Arlington - Powder Coater

Wages range from $13.50 to $23.00 per hour

To see detailed job postings, go to the WorkSource website and type Express Employment Professionals into the search field.

Competitive Benefits are available to eligible Express Associates and include:  Medical, Dental, Holiday Pay, 401(K) Retirement Savings Plan, Vacation Pay, Scholarship Program and more

Express Employment Professionals can help you find the type of job that is a perfect fit for your needs and abilities, and you'll never pay a fee for our services and support. Express can place you in a wide range of jobs that meet your employment goals, including Administrative, Commercial and Professional positions.
Date / TIme
Wed, Nov 28, 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, Nov 28, 2018 from 1:30 PM-4:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave #330 (3rd Floor Resource Room), Everett, WA 98201
Description
Hiring for the following Everett area jobs:
  • Data Entry -  $14 plus DOE
  • Production Assistant / Customer Service Representative -  $19 plus DOE
  • Facilities Maintenance Tech - $17 plus DOE
  • Supervisor CNC Aerospace - $65,000 plus DOE
  • Machinist - $16 plus DOE
  • Associate Care Representative - $14 plus DOE
  • Assembly - $14.50 plus DOE
  • Shop Assistant - $14 plus DOE
  • Production Specialist  - $15 plus DOE
At Advantage Staffing Group, we understand the impact your career has on your life and will work hard to make sure you are placed in a position that meets or exceeds your expectations.  We strive to work with companies that take great care of their employees and who are as committed to your success as we are.  We ve built this company for you and are excited to be of service.

Bring your resume!

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

Attention Job Seeker:
Please register at www.worksourcewa.com as a job seeker prior to attending this hiring event.

To see detailed job postings, go to the WorkSource.com website and type Advantage Staffing into the search field.
Date / TIme
Wed, Nov 28, 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
Thu, Nov 29, 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, Nov 29, 2018 from 9:00 AM-11:00 AM
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. This is vital information for those who plan to attend school/training while collecting UI. 

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, Nov 29, 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, Nov 29, 2018 from 2:00 PM-4:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave., Suite 310, 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
Thu, Nov 29, 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, Nov 30, 2018 from 8:30 AM-11:30 AM
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
Fri, Nov 30, 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, Nov 30, 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
Fri, Nov 30, 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, bring 3-4 copies of your resume, and be 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, Dec 3, 2018 from 9:00 AM-11:00 AM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave., Suite 310, Everett, WA 98201
Description
ENGAGE Empowerment, Network, Get Results, Assistance, Grow, Explore

TOPIC OF THE WEEK: Personal Branding

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, Dec 3, 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:

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, Dec 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
Mon, Dec 3, 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, Dec 4, 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, Dec 4, 2018 from 1:30 PM-4:30 PM
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
Wed, Dec 5, 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, Dec 5, 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, Dec 6, 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, Dec 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
Fri, Dec 7, 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, Dec 10, 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:

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, Dec 10, 2018 from 9:00 AM-2:00 PM
Location
Monroe Boys & Girls Club, , 261 Sky River Parkway, , Monroe, WA 98272
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 Brent Arbes at bwarbes@esd.wa.gov for any additional questions or changes.
Date / TIme
Mon, Dec 10, 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, Dec 10, 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, Dec 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
Mon, Dec 10, 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, Dec 11, 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, Dec 11, 2018 from 9:00 AM-11:00 AM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
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, Dec 11, 2018 from 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave, Everett, WA 98201, Suite #325
Description
FINANCIAL CAPABILITIES UNIT 2: WHERE DOES MY MONEY GO? (2-Day Workshop meets Tuesday and Wednesday 1-3)

CONCEPTS: Investigation of spending behaviors, tracking spending, differentiating between needs and wants, personal financial habits, societal influences of consumption, monthly bill calendar, making prudent choices, where and how to cut costs.

DESCRIPTION:  Investigate your spending habits as you construct a total picture of their finances.

This is a six-week series that meets two times per week. The aim of the class is to empower students to make informed and prudent decisions when it comes to dealing with their financial situations.
Date / TIme
Tue, Dec 11, 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
Tue, Dec 11, 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, Dec 11, 2018 from 9:00 PM-10:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Lynnwood, 18009 Hwy 99, Suite A, Lynnwood, WA 98037
Description
Are you interested in a career and not just a job? The Entry to Apprenticeship Workshop is a good place to start to gather information about a career making a livable wage ($19-$30 hourly) in numerous apprenticeship occupations. Earn while you learn! This workshop will introduce you to numerous trades that offer apprenticeship programs to train future skilled workers. Information provided includes: defining what apprenticeship programs are; benefits of an apprenticeship, minimum requirements; required documents; application process; selection process and timeline. Women and youth are encouraged to attend. Find out if apprenticeship is for you.
Contact name and email:  Katherine Ward khunter@esd.wa.gov
Date / TIme
Wed, Dec 12, 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, Dec 12, 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, Dec 13, 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, Dec 13, 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
Thu, Dec 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
Fri, Dec 14, 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, Dec 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: Community Engagement
Building relationships for the purpose of  building awareness, personal involvement and civic responsibility.

Please contact Todd Morgan at tmorgan@esd.wa.gov for any additional questions or changes.
Date / TIme
Mon, Dec 17, 2018 from 9:00 AM-2:00 PM
Location
Monroe Boys & Girls Club, , 261 Sky River Parkway, , Monroe, WA 98272
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 Brent Arbes at bwarbes@esd.wa.gov for any additional questions or changes.
Date / TIme
Mon, Dec 17, 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:

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, Dec 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: 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
Mon, Dec 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, Dec 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 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, Dec 18, 2018 from 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave, Everett, WA 98201, Suite #325
Description
FINANCIAL CAPABILITIES UNIT 3: MAKING CHANGES WITH YOUR MONEY (2-Day Workshop meets Tuesday and Wednesday 1-3)

CONCEPTS: Goal setting, creating healthy financial habits, understanding where and how changes need to be made to meet goals, cash flow, banks and financial institutions, reading and interpreting a bank statement, determining if banks and financial institutions meet your needs.

DESCRIPTION: Consider your financial goals and habits and how to use banks and financial institutions.

This is a six-week series that meets two times per week. The aim of the class is to empower students to make informed and prudent decisions when it comes to dealing with their financial situations.
Date / TIme
Wed, Dec 19, 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, Dec 20, 2018 from 12:00 PM-1:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave., Suite 110, 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, Dec 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, Dec 20, 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, Dec 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
Thu, Dec 20, 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
Mon, Dec 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
Tue, Dec 25, 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
Wed, Dec 26, 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, Dec 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.
Date / TIme
Mon, Dec 31, 2018 from 9:30 PM-11:30 PM
Location
Description
Workshop Language Option: English
Event Registration: First Come First Served
In-person job search activity: No
Date / TIme
Wed, Jan 2, 2019 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, Jan 2, 2019 from 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave, Everett, WA 98201, Suite #325
Description
FINANCIAL CAPABILITIES UNIT 4: HOW CAN I GET EXTRA MONEY OUT OF MY SITUATION? (2-Day Workshop meets Wednesday and Thursday this week, 1-3).

CONCEPTS: Debt, credit, interest, predatory lending, true costs of purchases, increasing income, leveraging current assets, long term career changes.

DESCRIPTION: Understand the opportunities and pitfalls that come with debt as well as consider ways in which to increase income.

This is a six-week series that meets two times per week. The aim of the class is to empower students to make informed and prudent decisions when it comes to dealing with their financial situations.
Date / TIme
Thu, Jan 3, 2019 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, Jan 4, 2019 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
Mon, Jan 7, 2019 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, Jan 8, 2019 from 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave, Everett, WA 98201, Suite #325
Description
FINANCIAL CAPABILITIES UNIT 5: Empowered to Make Tough Choices (2-Day Workshop meets Tuesday and Wednesday 1-3)

CONCEPTS: Financial habits, prioritization, dealing with debt, dealing with creditors, interpreting credit scores and implications, obtaining credit report, understanding credit and credit history

DESCRIPTION: Learn how to deal with current debt situation, and how to make positive changes moving forward.

This is a six-week series that meets two times per week. The aim of the class is to empower students to make informed and prudent decisions when it comes to dealing with their financial situations.
Date / TIme
Wed, Jan 9, 2019 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, Jan 10, 2019 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
Sun, Jan 13, 2019 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
Mon, Jan 14, 2019 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, Jan 15, 2019 from 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave, Everett, WA 98201, Suite #325
Description
FINANCIAL CAPABILITIES UNIT 6: Our Money, Our future (2-Day Workshop meets Tuesday and Wednesday 1-3)

CONCEPTS: Long-term money decisions, investments and mortgages, kids and money, education, physical and financial health, taxes, insurance, consumer protection, and ID theft

DESCRIPTION: Examine how choices today will impact your future and the future of your children

This is a six-week series that meets two times per week. The aim of the class is to empower students to make informed and prudent decisions when it comes to dealing with their financial situations.
Date / TIme
Thu, Jan 17, 2019 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, Jan 17, 2019 from 12:00 PM-1:30 PM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave., Suite 110, 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, Jan 17, 2019 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, Jan 21, 2019 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, Jan 24, 2019 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, Jan 24, 2019 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, Jan 28, 2019 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, Jan 29, 2019 from 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
Location
WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave, Everett, WA 98201, Suite #325
Description
FINANCIAL CAPABILITIES UNIT 1: PERCEPTIONS OF MONEY - WHERE DOES MY (ATTITUDE TOWARDS) MONEY COME FROM? (2-Day Workshop meets Tuesday and Wednesday 1-3)

CONCEPTS: Perceptions of money, financial empowerment, personal values, goal setting, understanding types of income, timing of income, and community resources

DESCRIPTION: Explore your personal relationship with and views of money - and understand your sources and timing of income.

This is a six-week series that meets two times per week. The aim of the class is to empower students to make informed and prudent decisions when it comes to dealing with their financial situations.
Date / TIme
Thu, Jan 31, 2019 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, Jan 31, 2019 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.