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Career-related events throughout the Seattle area.

Career-related events throughout the Seattle area.

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August 2014

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Info session: short-term to two-year college training programs

August 6 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Learn about the professional and technical training programs available at South Seattle College and in the Seattle area — including how to pay for your classes. At this Seattle Public Library free workshop, you will learn about medical office professions, computing technology, engineering graphics and design technology, aviation maintenance and aerospace composites, and access to...

Info session: short-term...

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‘Boomers on the Move’ Job Fair

August 7 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

WorkSource’s Opportunity Center for Employment and Education hosts a “Boomers on the Move” Job Fair that will focus on job search assistance for mature job seekers, or anyone who feels his/her age may be affecting their ability to find employment.

‘Boomers on the...

Women 2.0 City Meetup Seattle

August 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join Women 2.0 on the first Thursday of every month for City Meetup in Seattle, a networking event to promote new networks amongst the entire technology ecosystem in innovative cities around the world. This event is open to those who work for, start and fund tech companies. Both women and men are invited to attend....

Women 2.0 City...

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Success with Online Applications lab

August 8 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am

To attend this free WorkSource lab, you must have an email address, a current online profile to update, résumé with you on a flash drive and an employer’s job posting with the online site address. You will learn to target your résumé to job postings and create your profile for online applications.

Success with Online...

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Tacoma Public Schools classified job fair

August 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Tacoma Public Schools, the third largest school district in Washington, is hosting a classified job fair. Learn more about positions such as paraeducator, tutor, nutrition services, IT technicians, transportation, custodial, security, noon hour supervisor, crossing guard and substitute.

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Career mixer

August 12 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The ProLango Career Mixer cultivates relationships between job seekers and hiring companies. Resumes and elevator pitches are discouraged; building strong, sustainable relationships is encouraged. Registration required in advance at ProLango.com.

Career mixer

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Career Search Excellence Seminar

August 13 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Paul Anderson of ProLango will debunk popular interviewing myths and show you how your resume is scored in the employer's Applicant Tracking System (ATS) in this seminar of tips and tricks for professionals seeking a new opportunity.

Career Search Excellence...

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Choice Career Fair

August 14 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

This free Choice Career Fair provides an opportunity to meet face-to-face with hiring decision-makers. Dress professionally and bring resumes.

Choice Career Fair

Career Search Excellence Seminar

August 14 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Paul Anderson of ProLango will debunk popular interviewing myths and show you how your resume is scored in the employer's Applicant Tracking System (ATS) in this seminar of tips and tricks for professionals seeking a new opportunity.

Career Search Excellence...

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Toast of Seattle

August 15 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am

The Toast of Seattle, a Seattle Chamber of Commerce networking program, features three structured rounds of networking over lunch.

Toast of Seattle

‘Workin’ it OUT’ Young Professionals with Pride career fair

August 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

  GSBA‘s Young Professionals with Pride (YPP) group — dedicated to providing Seattle’s LGBT and allied young professionals unique and valuable opportunities to enhance personal and professional development through social, educational, and philanthropic activities — hosts Working it OUT, the 1st Annual GSBA YPP Diversity Career Fair. Open to the public and job seekers of...

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Mock interview workshop

August 19 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Prepare for your job interview by practicing with an expert one-on-one at this free WorkSource workshop. You’ll learn interviewing skills such as the STAR method, your 60-second commercial and using emotional intelligence. You’ll also learn questions you’re likely to be asked, worst things to say in an interview, and what questions you can — and...

Mock interview workshop

Career Search Excellence Seminar

August 19 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Paul Anderson of ProLango will debunk popular interviewing myths and show you how your resume is scored in the employer's Applicant Tracking System (ATS) in this seminar of tips and tricks for professionals seeking a new opportunity.

Career Search Excellence...

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Time Management Excellence Seminar

August 20 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Career-transitions expert Paul Anderson of Prolango shares the time management-strategies he has perfected to take full control of his life. Register for the free seminar at Prolango.

Time Management Excellence...

Young Professionals Network

August 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

YPN, the Seattle Chamber of Commerce's young professional networking group, meets monthly at locations around the city. Register here.

Young Professionals Network

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Career Search Excellence Seminar

August 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Paul Anderson of ProLango will debunk popular interviewing myths and show you how your resume is scored in the employer's Applicant Tracking System (ATS) in this seminar of tips and tricks for professionals seeking a new opportunity.

Career Search Excellence...

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Mature Worker workshop

August 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This free WorkSource workshop is primarily for job seekers over 55 and covers the myths of maturity, networking, assessing strengths, resumes, etc.

Mature Worker workshop

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WorkSource Veterans Orientation

August 25 @ 8:45 am - 9:45 am

The WorkSource Veterans Orientation introduces the veteran services available through WorkSource. Meet with veterans representatives from the YWCA, KC Veterans Program and WA State DVOP. Learn about the benefits and resources available to veterans, spouses and families.

WorkSource Veterans Orientation

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WorkSource Back2Work Now Career Fair

August 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This event organized by WorkSource, Central Washington University, Highline College and the South King County Human Resources Association is for all interested job seekers, but is especially designed for those who have been out of work for six or more months in the past two years. Because space is limited, registration is required in advance...

WorkSource Back2Work Now...

Q&A with Peace Corps recruiter

August 26 @ 4:00 pm - 6:40 pm

  A local Peace Corps representative will answer questions about what it’s like to live, learn and work with a community overseas. Plus, the recruiter will provide tips to guide you through the application process.

Q&A with Peace...

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Boots2Work Military Career Fair

August 27 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Boots2Work Military Career Fair is for transitioning service members, veterans, retired military personnel and family. A variety of industries will be represented, including manufacturing, transportation, financial services, healthcare, information technology, government and retail.

Boots2Work Military Career...

Career Insights Event: Re-entering the Workforce

August 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

If you’ve been taking care of family, your health or your inner child for a while and think it’s time to return to the office, you may need to refresh your awareness of how things have changed, determine how to position your time off, update your skills and revive your professional network. The University of...

Career Insights Event:...

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Advanced LinkedIn training

August 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

  This free WorkSource class is intended for users who already have a LinkedIn account and have created a user profile. The class will include information about conducting a job search and how to network on LinkedIn.

Advanced LinkedIn training

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Interviewing techniques workshop

August 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Being able to handle an employment interview is a necessity for any job seeker. Learn helpful interviewing tips and practice your interviewing skills in a supportive, realistic environment at this free WorkSource workshop.

Interviewing techniques workshop

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Upcoming Events

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August 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Mature Worker workshop

WorkSource Rainier,
2531 Rainier Ave. S., Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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This free WorkSource workshop is primarily for job seekers over 55 and covers the myths of maturity, networking, assessing strengths, resumes, etc.

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August 25 @ 8:45 am - 9:45 am

WorkSource Veterans Orientation

WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle,
2024 Third Ave., Seattle, WA 98121 United States
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The WorkSource Veterans Orientation introduces the veteran services available through WorkSource. Meet with veterans representatives from the YWCA, KC Veterans Program and WA State DVOP. Learn about the benefits and resources available to veterans, spouses and families.

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August 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

WorkSource Back2Work Now Career Fair

Central Washington University at Highline College Higher Education Center, Building 29,
2400 S. 240th St., Des Moines, WA 98198 United States
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This event organized by WorkSource, Central Washington University, Highline College and the South King County Human Resources Association is for all interested job seekers, but is especially designed for those who have been out of work for six or more months in the past two years. Because space is limited, registration is required in advance…

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August 26 @ 4:00 pm - 6:40 pm

Q&A with Peace Corps recruiter

Cafe Ladro,
6314 196th St. S.W., Lynnwood, WA 98036 United States
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  A local Peace Corps representative will answer questions about what it’s like to live, learn and work with a community overseas. Plus, the recruiter will provide tips to guide you through the application process.

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August 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Young Professionals of Seattle

World of Beer,
500 E. Pine St., Seattle, 98122
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The Young Professionals of Seattle (YPOS) networking organization hosts a happy hour on the last Tuesday of each month for networking, going to new places and meeting new people. RSVP and find more information about this month’s event on the YPOS Facebook page.

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August 27 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Boots2Work Military Career Fair

Cheney Stadium,
2502 S. Tyler St., Tacoma, WA 98405 United States
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Boots2Work Military Career Fair is for transitioning service members, veterans, retired military personnel and family. A variety of industries will be represented, including manufacturing, transportation, financial services, healthcare, information technology, government and retail.

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August 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Career Insights Event: Re-entering the Workforce

UW Botanic Gardens - Center for Urban Horticulture – Northwest Horticulture Society (NHS) Hall,
3501 N.E. 41st St., Seattle, WA 98195 United States
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If you’ve been taking care of family, your health or your inner child for a while and think it’s time to return to the office, you may need to refresh your awareness of how things have changed, determine how to position your time off, update your skills and revive your professional network. The University of…

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August 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Advanced LinkedIn training

WorkSource Renton,
500 S.W. Seventh St. #100, Renton, WA 98507 United States
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  This free WorkSource class is intended for users who already have a LinkedIn account and have created a user profile. The class will include information about conducting a job search and how to network on LinkedIn.

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August 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Interviewing techniques workshop

WorkSource Rainier,
2531 Rainier Ave. S., Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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Being able to handle an employment interview is a necessity for any job seeker. Learn helpful interviewing tips and practice your interviewing skills in a supportive, realistic environment at this free WorkSource workshop.

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September 2 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am

Assoc. for Women in Communications Mid-Career Affinity Group

Cafe Allegro,
4214 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105 United States
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The Association for Women in Communications — Seattle Professional Chapter‘s Mid-Career Affinity Group includes professional women communicators in the “middle” of their careers. Meet with old friends and new to share ideas and offer each other support related to a variety of topics. Free for AWIC members; $10 for non-members.

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