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.

US Army Civilian Hiring Event | Thursday, October 14th | 11:00am-12:00pm | FREE

The Human Resources Office on Joint Base Lewis-McChord recruits and hires Civilian Personnel to work on the Military Installation. Come learn about the wide variety of jobs and industries they serve!

Hiring Immediately for a Variety of Positions, including Food Services, Maintenance,
Custodial, Child & Youth Services, Outdoor Recreation, Fitness, Aquatics, Administrative& More!

Job Search Strategies | Thursday, October 14th | 1:00pm-4:00pm | FREE

Finding out about employers in your area and creating a strategy to target your job search is the key to success. In the Job-Search Strategies class, you will learn a variety of job-search methods! This class provides tips on the value of labor-market information and introduces other strategies like networking, informational interviews and using the Internet to locate job openings.

Habilidades y Capacidades | Thursday, October 14th | 1:00pm-4:00pm | FREE

¿Cuáles son sus habilidades? ¿Cómo puede transferir sus habilidades de un sitio de trabajo a otro? En este taller, aprenderá a identificar, demonstrar y presentar sus destrezas y cualidades. Aprenderá sobre como presentarse a empleadores de una manera breve y de alto impacto mediante la creación de un “comercial” personal.

*Warehouse Associate Hiring Event | Friday, October 15th | 9:00am-3:00pm | FREE

Quality Custom Distribution Center is currently searching for Warehouse Associates to join our growing team. We offer super competitive starting wages, benefits, and sign-on benefits! Schedule an interview today and we’ll see you soon! *This event is being held in-person. Please plan to follow recommended Covid-19 safety guidelines when attending.

Strategies For Success (Module 3) | Monday, October 18th – Thursday, October 21st

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

Module 3: Communication – Communication is a skill that never stops growing! Come learn how to improve your skills and odds of landing that next job!

  • Learn about interpersonal and business communication and discover your own style
  • Develop better listening, writing, computer and presentation skills
  • Find out about verbal & non-verbal cues, practice conflict resolution and get tips on emotional control
  • Get tips on how to present yourself the right way on the phone, in email and on social media.

Interviewing Techniques | Monday, October 18th | 1:00pm-4:00pm | FREE

You might have the best résumé ever, but if you don’t interview well, it won’t matter. Being able to handle a job interview is a necessity for any job seeker. Knowing what employers are looking for and being prepared are absolute musts. In this workshop, you will learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answers to frequently asked—and sometimes difficult—questions in a supportive, realistic environment.

Résumé and Cover Letter Workshop | Tuesday, October 19th | 9:00am-12:00pm | FREE

Successful job seekers take the time to learn what employers want. Learn how two of the four primary pieces of job-search-related communication convey to a prospective employer who you are, what you know and what you have to offer. Learn which résumé and cover letter formats best display your skills, knowledge and abilities in order to attract employers and lead to more interviews!

*Delta Airlines Hiring Event | Tuesday, October 19th | 9:00am-4:00pm | FREE

Delta Airlines is searching for motivated Ramp and Cargo Agents to join our SeaTac team! Discover our competitive wages and great travel perks, benefits, and team atmosphere. RSVP today! *This event is being held in person: please plan to follow current Covid-19 safety guidelines when attending.

MultiCare Hiring Event | Tuesday, October 19th | 10:30am-2:30pm | FREE

MultiCare will be collaborating with WorkSource to host a hiring event focusing on Patient Access Tech openings. This is Medical Office work, working within the MultiCare system. These positions are perfect for individuals who need a flexible job where they can hand pick their shifts.

Pre-registering for the event and completing your online application prior to the event are required.

Important Interview Techniques | Tuesday, October 19th | 11:00am-12:00pm | FREE

Interviewing! The key that unlocks the door to employment. There’s only one thing standing between you and a great interview – YOU! Let’s discuss some best practices around interviewing; whether it be in person, virtual, recorded, panel or otherwise – prepare to get prepared so you get the job you deserve.

Right At School Hiring Event | Tuesday, October 19th | 11:00am-6:00pm | FREE

Right At School provides safe, fun, and meaningful student enrichment programs across North America. We do this to inspire a love of learning, support schools and give parents peace of mind. We are currently searching for energetic, positive Child Care Teachers to join our amazing team! RSVP today to secure your virtual interview!

FedEx Office Hiring Event | Tuesday, October 19th | 3:00pm-5:00pm | FREE

We believe our greatest competitive advantage is our team members. At FedEx Office, we are currently seeking Manufacturing Print Operators and Digital Print Operators to join our amazing team. RSVP on Indeed today to reserve your interview time!

FedEx Office Hiring Event | Wednesday, October 20th | 9:00am-11:00am | FREE

We believe our greatest competitive advantage is our team members. At FedEx Office, we are currently seeking Manufacturing Print Operators and Digital Print Operators to join our amazing team. RSVP on Indeed today to reserve your interview time!

CNA Hiring Event | Wednesday, October 20th | 10:00am-3:00pm | FREE

CHI Franciscan is currently seeking qualified CNAs to join our team at our 60-bed rehabilitation facility in Tacoma. Please RSVP to reserve an interview time!

Hot Jobs Info Session | Wednesday, October 20th | 2:00pm-3:00pm | FREE

Learn about full-time temporary employment opportunities in Pierce County: these info sessions are held every Wednesday!

What is needed for the event?
– Just bring yourself! Many of our participants also like to take notes during these events
– We recommend logging in a few minutes early to make sure your sound is working properly

Hire Pierce County Job Fair | Thursday, October 21st | 9:00am-1:00pm | FREE

Our goal is to connect employers with job seekers and job seekers to employers. At this free virtual job fair, you will connect with employers throughout Pierce County who are ready to hire right now. Multiple employers have come together to share information about job opportunities ranging from healthcare to manufacturing and everything in between. You don’t want to miss this event! This event is open to the public. Registration is required.

*FedEx Hiring Event | Thursday, October 21st | 11:30am-6:00pm | FREE

FedEx Freight is looking for Forklift Operators to join our Kent Service Center. We offer competitive starting pay and we will train you! Apply online and RSVP to reserve an interview time! *This event is being held in person: please plan to follow current Covid-19 safety guidance when attending.

Job Search Strategies | Thursday, October 21st | 1:00pm-4:00pm | FREE

Finding out about employers in your area and creating a strategy to target your job search is the key to success. In the Job-Search Strategies class, you will learn a variety of job-search methods! This class provides tips on the value of labor-market information and introduces other strategies like networking, informational interviews and using the Internet to locate job openings.

Técnicas para Entrevistas | Thursday, October 21st | 1:00pm-4:00pm | FREE

Usted podría tener el mejor resume pero si no actúa bien en una entrevista, no importará. El poder controlar una entrevista de trabajo es una necesidad para cualquier buscador de empleo. Es imperativo el saber qué buscan los empleadores y estar preparado para la entrevista. En este taller aprenderá técnicas de entrevista y tendrá la oportunidad de practicar las preguntas más frecuentes, y algunas veces difíciles, pero en un ambiente de apoyo mutuo y realístico.

Estrategias de Búsqueda de Empleo | Friday, October 22nd | 9:00am-12:00pm | FREE

Conocer a los empleadores en su área y crear una estrategia para orientar su búsqueda de empleo es la clave del éxito. En la clase Estrategias de búsqueda de empleo, aprenderá una variedad de métodos de búsqueda de empleo! Esta clase proporciona consejos sobre el valor de la información del mercado laboral e introduce otras estrategias como redes sociales con meta de trabajo, entrevistas informativas y el uso de Internet para localizar ofertas de trabajo.

Exploring Pierce County Colleges | Friday, October 22nd | 1:30pm-2:30pm | FREE

Explore education and training programs available through the Pierce County Community and Technical Colleges including: Certificate, Associate Degrees, Applied Bachelor Degrees, GED/HS21, Apprenticeship/pre-apprenticeship, and Continuing Education. College representatives will explain available funding options and other general college information to help you get started today.

Strategies For Success (Module 4) | Monday, October 25th – Thursday, October 28th

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

Module 4: Personal strength builders – What makes you shine? Explore the skills it takes for work-place success (and grow the ones you already have)!

  • Learn how to improve your attitude, find motivation, overcome fears, plan for success, improve your situation and create great time management skills
  • Explore how to project self-worth, integrity, flexibility and adaptability
  • Get hold of your finances by forming good spending habits, getting rid of bad behaviors and become financially literate

From Résumé to Interview | Tuesday, October 26th | 11:00am-12:00pm | FREE

Open Forum Question and Answer session: topics include applications, cover letters, résumés, interview and any other questions you have prepared. This workshop is a great way to get quick answers to the questions you just don’t know who or how to ask.

CNA Hiring Event | Tuesday, October 26th | 11:00am-1:30pm | FREE

Harborview Medical Center in Seattle is currently hiring for CNAs! Must have current certification, a positive attitude, and a desire to join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community. RSVP now to reserve your interview time!

City Jobs: Help Session | Tuesday, October 26th | 12:30pm-2:00pm | FREE

Presented in partnership with City of Tacoma. City of Tacoma has a wide range of career opportunities. Are you interested in applying? What important information should you have to be a successful candidate? A representative from City of Tacoma’s Human Resources department has the information you need. In addition to the City Jobs resources, the session offers a workshop on workplace diversity.

Interviewing Techniques | Wednesday, October 27th | 9:00pm-12:00pm | FREE

You might have the best résumé ever, but if you don’t interview well, it won’t matter. Being able to handle a job interview is a necessity for any job seeker. Knowing what employers are looking for and being prepared are absolute musts. In this workshop, you will learn valuable interviewing tips and have the chance to practice answers to frequently asked—and sometimes difficult—questions in a supportive, realistic environment.

Discover WIOA | Wednesday, October 27th | 11:00am-12:00pm | 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.

Currículum Vítae y Correspondencia | Friday, October 29th | 9:00am-12:00pm | FREE

Quienes han tiene éxito con su búsqueda de trabajo se ha tomado el tiempo para saber qué buscan los empleadores. Aprenderá como dos de las cuatro partes principales de la comunicación relacionada con la búsqueda de trabajo le dice al empleador quien es usted, lo que sabe y lo que ofrece. Aprenderá cual formato es mejor para su résumé y carta de presentación para que enfatizar sus destrezas y habilidades en un orden que atraiga a los empleadores y lo conduzcan a tener más entrevistas.

Perfeccionamiento de Solicitudes | Friday, October 29th | 1:00pm-4:00pm | FREE

Una parte importante de cualquier búsqueda de trabajo es de comprender el punto de vista del empleador. En este taller, aprenderá cómo empleadores leen aplicaciones, y como prepararse mejor para cumplir con los requisitos del empleador. Aprenderá cómo organizar, escribir, y comunicar sus habilidades y capacidades de una manera que conseguirá la atención de empleadores.

Strategies For Success (Module 5) | Monday, November 1st – Thursday, November 4th

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

Module 5: Community engagement – Why are we such social creatures? We will show you how communities can lift each other up and how even the tiniest gestures can change the world!

  • Discover what it means when people talk about an individual’s culture or self-identity, and what it means to be sensitive to it
  • Learn about your personal and social rights, demonstrating citizenship and civic engagement

Strategies For Success (Module 6) | Monday, November 8th – Friday, November 12th

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

Module 6: Work concepts II – You found the perfect job; now let us talk about how to land and keep it!

  • Learn how to multitask and stay motivated
  • Explore your personal leadership and organization skills
  • Learn to evaluate trauma vs. drama and how to manage the unexpected
  • Understand cognitive bias and how it impacts every decision we make
  • Develop a solid vision for a professional future

Exploring Pierce County Colleges | Friday, November 12th | 1:30pm-2:30pm | FREE

Explore education and training programs available through the Pierce County Community and Technical Colleges including: Certificate, Associate Degrees, Applied Bachelor Degrees, GED/HS21, Apprenticeship/pre-apprenticeship, and Continuing Education. College representatives will explain available funding options and other general college information to help you get started today.

City Jobs: Help Session | Tuesday, November 23rd | 12:30pm-2:00pm | FREE

Presented in partnership with City of Tacoma. City of Tacoma has a wide range of career opportunities. Are you interested in applying? What important information should you have to be a successful candidate? A representative from City of Tacoma’s Human Resources department has the information you need. In addition to the City Jobs resources, the session offers a workshop on workplace diversity.

Exploring Pierce County Colleges | Friday, December 10th | 1:30pm-2:30pm | FREE

Explore education and training programs available through the Pierce County Community and Technical Colleges including: Certificate, Associate Degrees, Applied Bachelor Degrees, GED/HS21, Apprenticeship/pre-apprenticeship, and Continuing Education. College representatives will explain available funding options and other general college information to help you get started today.

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.