UPCOMING EVENTS

These events are designed to help job seekers upgrade skills, practice interviewing or résumé writing, and connect with employers. They are being provided free of cost by community partners unless otherwise specified, will typically require an advance registration, and may be offered on a variety of different platforms like Zoom, Skype, or Teams, which may require that you have access to that app on your device. Hiring events often ask that you submit a résumé before the date of the event in order to be considered for a same day interview. Events marked with an asterisk (*) are being held in-person. Please read all registration information carefully.

Strategies for Success (Module 1) | Monday, March 1st – Thursday, March 4th

9:00am-12:00pm Daily | FREE

Strategies for Success is a series of 20-hour life-skills workshops, and open to everyone. It is flexible and customizable – each workshop module can stand-alone or combined with other modules to provide a personalized experience.

Each of the six modules are four days long, starting on the first business day of each week. Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account. Sign-up is required to attend this workshop.

Important Interview Techniques | Tuesday, March 2nd  | 11:00am-12:00pm | FREE

Ace the interview, we walk through how to best answer difficult questions and how following up benefits the confirmation to choose you.

La Petite Virtual Hiring Event | Wednesday, March 3rd  | 10:00am – 6:00pm | FREE

Hiring for multiple locations! We are searching for dedicated team members for full and part-time positions, including child care professionals, lead teachers, and cooks/food specialists. RSVP today and reserve your interview time!

Cascade Care Virtual Hiring Event | Wednesday, March 3rd  | 11:00am | FREE

Cascade Park Communities and myCNAjobs.com invite you to an upcoming Virtual Hiring Event. We’re recruiting multiple Resident Aides to fill a variety of roles in our memory care community located in Tacoma. Attend the video-based hiring event from your computer or mobile phone – it’s easy! During the event, learn more about our company benefits, available shifts, company, and openings. The event will last about an hour and we’ll get to know your background and what you’re looking for in a career. Ask questions and get to know our team.

Please RSVP now to reserve your guaranteed slot!

Discover WIOA | Wednesday, March 3rd  | 11:00am | FREE

Time to bet on you! Come learn about WIOA services.

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) assists job seekers with accessing employment, education, training, and other supports they need to meet employers’ requirements and succeed in our labor market.

Women in Trades Virtual Event | Wednesday, March 3rd  | 3:30pm-7:00pm | FREE

Are you a woman interested in working in the trades for the City of Tacoma? Join us in a non-formal setting to hear from female leaders within the city, discuss careers in the trades, learn about our hiring process, salaries, benefits, and more! This is an open house forum where you will have the opportunity to discuss a potential career path of Trades!

TruFit Staffing Virtual Hiring Event | Thursday, March 4th  | 9:30am – 10:30am | FREE

TruFit Staffing is a local staffing agency looking to help a skilled workforce find suitable employment. TruFit is a Second Chance Friendly Employer. All positions are temp to hire or direct hire. Currently searching for Manufacturing Associates & Food Manufacturing Associates in Fife and Kent locations!

Join this WebEx event to learn more!

Layoff Assistance | Friday, March 5th | 10:00am | FREE

Facing a layoff, furlough, or job loss? We’re here to help! Attend one of our free online Layoff Assistance Sessions to learn about benefits and resources available to you.

Topics covered in the session include:

Unemployment benefits and how to file for assistance
What to do about health care and/or retirement benefits
Expanding your job skills through training and educational programs
Career guidance, job search assistance, and other resources at no cost to you

Strategies for Success (Module 2) | Monday, March 8th – Thursday, March 11th

9:00am-12:00pm Daily | FREE

Strategies for Success is a series of 20-hour life-skills workshops, and open to everyone. It is flexible and customizable – each workshop module can stand-alone or combined with other modules to provide a personalized experience.

Each of the six modules are four days long, starting on the first business day of each week. Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account. Sign-up is required to attend this workshop.

Discover WIOA | Wednesday, March 10th  | 11:00am | FREE

Time to bet on you! Come learn about WIOA services.

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) assists job seekers with accessing employment, education, training, and other supports they need to meet employers’ requirements and succeed in our labor market.

Résumé Reboot| Wednesday, March 10th  | 2:00pm | FREE

The workshop will cover 3 key areas to help you reboot your resume:

• How to create a keyword-rich résumé that hiring managers find so irresistible, they’d be crazy not to make the call;
• What design elements draw the reader’s attention to your skills, competencies, and results;
• Strategies for showcasing your value so you land more interviews and higher-paying positions.

Layoff Assistance | Wednesday, March 10th | 3:00pm | FREE

Facing a layoff, furlough, or job loss? We’re here to help! Attend one of our free online Layoff Assistance Sessions to learn about benefits and resources available to you.

Topics covered in the session include:

Unemployment benefits and how to file for assistance
What to do about health care and/or retirement benefits
Expanding your job skills through training and educational programs
Career guidance, job search assistance, and other resources at no cost to you

Find Work Friday | Friday, March 12th | 1:30pm-3:30pm | FREE

Find Work Friday features Thurston County employers looking for employees. You will have the opportunity to hear from each company for 15 minutes and ask questions at the end. This event is held the second Friday of each month and feature different employers each month.

Strategies for Success (Module 3) | Monday, March 15th – Thursday, March 18th

9:00am-12:00pm Daily | FREE

Strategies for Success is a series of 20-hour life-skills workshops, and open to everyone. It is flexible and customizable – each workshop module can stand-alone or combined with other modules to provide a personalized experience.

Each of the six modules are four days long, starting on the first business day of each week. Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account. Sign-up is required to attend this workshop.

*General Laborer Hiring Event | Tuesday, March 16th  | 7:30am-12:30pm | FREE

DON’T MISS IT! Concrete Technology Corporation is holding a 2-day Hiring Event to fill the multiple General Laborer positions available. Become a member of Local 252, earn a great starting wage and excellent benefits. This hiring event is being held in-person at 1123 Port of Tacoma Rd., Tacoma, WA 98421 – please call (253) 404-2240 today to reserve your interview time!!!

*James Hardie Hiring Event | Tuesday, March 16th  | 12:00pm-4:00pm | FREE

James Hardie has become an industry leader in the building products sector! We are hiring for exceptional machine operators, Forklift drivers and Quality technicians to help us meet our goals. If you are looking for a long term career with plenty of room for growth, we encourage you to join us for our in person hiring event. You MUST book an appointment to attend!

Positions start at $17 per hour and we offer a great benefits package as well. Reserve your interview time today!

Discover WIOA | Wednesday, March 17th  | 11:00am | FREE

Time to bet on you! Come learn about WIOA services.

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) assists job seekers with accessing employment, education, training, and other supports they need to meet employers’ requirements and succeed in our labor market.

*General Laborer Hiring Event | Tuesday, March 19th  | 7:30am-12:30pm | FREE

DON’T MISS IT! Concrete Technology Corporation is holding a 2-day Hiring Event to fill the multiple General Laborer positions available. Become a member of Local 252, earn a great starting wage and excellent benefits. This hiring event is being held in-person at 1123 Port of Tacoma Rd., Tacoma, WA 98421 – please call (253) 404-2240 today to reserve your interview time!!!

Layoff Assistance | Friday, March 19th | 10:00am | FREE

Facing a layoff, furlough, or job loss? We’re here to help! Attend one of our free online Layoff Assistance Sessions to learn about benefits and resources available to you.

Topics covered in the session include:

Unemployment benefits and how to file for assistance
What to do about health care and/or retirement benefits
Expanding your job skills through training and educational programs
Career guidance, job search assistance, and other resources at no cost to you

Discover WIOA | Wednesday, March 24th  | 11:00am | FREE

Time to bet on you! Come learn about WIOA services.

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) assists job seekers with accessing employment, education, training, and other supports they need to meet employers’ requirements and succeed in our labor market.

Layoff Assistance | Wednesday, March 24th | 3:00pm | FREE

Facing a layoff, furlough, or job loss? We’re here to help! Attend one of our free online Layoff Assistance Sessions to learn about benefits and resources available to you.

Topics covered in the session include:

Unemployment benefits and how to file for assistance
What to do about health care and/or retirement benefits
Expanding your job skills through training and educational programs
Career guidance, job search assistance, and other resources at no cost to you

Job Hunting for Mature Workers | Thursday, March 25th | 1:30pm-3:30pm | FREE

Are you concerned that age may be affecting your job search? This workshop addresses many apprehensions mature workers have relating to their job search. Topics include:
•Myths and realities about maturity in the workforce
•Addressing your strengths
•Focusing resumes on skills, NOT age
•Over-qualification issues

Provides employment tips for job seekers who fear their age is a barrier to employment.

Strategies for Success (Module 4) | Monday, March 29th – Thursday, April 1st

9:00am-12:00pm Daily | FREE

Strategies for Success is a series of 20-hour life-skills workshops, and open to everyone. It is flexible and customizable – each workshop module can stand-alone or combined with other modules to provide a personalized experience.

Each of the six modules are four days long, starting on the first business day of each week. Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account. Sign-up is required to attend this workshop.

Discover WIOA | Wednesday, March 31st  | 11:00am | FREE

Time to bet on you! Come learn about WIOA services.

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) assists job seekers with accessing employment, education, training, and other supports they need to meet employers’ requirements and succeed in our labor market.

Strategies for Success (Module 5) | Monday, April 5th – Thursday, April 8th

9:00am-12:00pm Daily | FREE

Strategies for Success is a series of 20-hour life-skills workshops, and open to everyone. It is flexible and customizable – each workshop module can stand-alone or combined with other modules to provide a personalized experience.

Each of the six modules are four days long, starting on the first business day of each week. Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account. Sign-up is required to attend this workshop. **Based on public health guidelines, in-person workshops may resume beginning 4/1 – please check your registration to verify whether this workshop will be offered online or in-person at the Puyallup DSHS office.**

Strategies for Success (Module 5) | Monday, April 12th – Thursday, April 15th

9:00am-12:00pm Daily | FREE

Strategies for Success is a series of 20-hour life-skills workshops, and open to everyone. It is flexible and customizable – each workshop module can stand-alone or combined with other modules to provide a personalized experience.

Each of the six modules are four days long, starting on the first business day of each week. Please go to WorkSourceWA.com and create your account. Sign-up is required to attend this workshop. **Based on public health guidelines, in-person workshops may resume beginning 4/1 – please check your registration to verify whether this workshop will be offered online or in-person at the Puyallup DSHS office.**

The events above are offered by community partners and outside organizations, and are not necessarily sponsored by or affiliated with the Pierce County Library System.