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.

MultiCare Virtual Hiring Event | Wednesday, January 20th | 11:00am-2:00pm | FREE

MultiCare will be hosting a hiring event focusing on Patient Access Tech Float Pool 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. Interviews will be done virtually during the event. If you want to be interviewed, you need to login through a computer, not through a phone. Also, please have your camera/audio able to use for interviews.

Lowe’s Virtual Hiring Event | Thursday, January 21st | 10:30am-11:30am | FREE

Lowe’s in Fircrest is hiring! Meet with the Hiring Team and learn how you can start working within days. Hiring for over 15 full and part-time positions, both entry-level and some experience required.

Seafarer’s Virtual Hiring Event | Thursday, January 21st | 1:00pm-3:00pm | FREE

Seafarers have been giving Washington State residents a living wage for decades. After training/apprenticeship, pay is a livable wage, typically starting at $5,500 a month. Career advancement is easy with the Seafarers, and applicants get benefits/retirement.

They are currently recruiting for new apprentices/workers and will be holding a two-part (session) event on January 21st. One, recruiting for Cooks (Stewart’s Department) at 1 PM. The other, for Deck Hands (Able Seamen) at 2 PM.

Layoff Assistance | Friday, January 22nd | 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

CHI Franciscan Virtual Hiring Event | Friday, January 22nd | 10:00am-2:00pm | FREE

The health and safety of our patients, team members and candidates is very important to us. We continue to provide care for our patients and families, as well as one another, and are therefore still taking applications and filling open positions. Due to the current situation related to the most recent coronavirus (COVID-19), we’re using online tools to ensure we can continue to recruit top talent at CHI Franciscan Rehabilitation Hospital.

Submit your resume and cover letter, and register for this online event now! Sign-on bonuses for FT RN and CNA positions!

*FedEx Hiring Event | Saturday, January 23rd | 9:00am-12:00pm | FREE

FedEx in Fife is hiring for freight handlers for their Fife warehouse. Stongly recommend completing online application prior to attending this event. Event is being held in-person and based on RSVPs.

Résumé and Cover Letter Workshop | Monday, January 25th | 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!

Skills & Abilities Analysis | Tuesday, January 26th | 9:00am-12:00pm | FREE

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.

*Aero Precision Hiring Event | Tuesday, January 26th | 11:00am-3:00pm | FREE

Aero Precision in Tacoma is GROWING and we have multiple openings on all shifts for Shipping and Warehouse Assembly.

Qualified applicants will be scheduled for interviews on a first come, first served basis. You MUST complete an online application prior to this event. Once your application is reviewed, qualified applicants will receive an invite to attend.

Layoff Assistance | Tuesday, January 26th | 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

Discover WIOA | Wednesday, January 27th | 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.

*McLane Virtual Hiring Event | Wednesday, January 27th | 11:00am-2:00pm | FREE

Becoming a McLane teammate is to become part of an honest, stable, and reliable company with 125 years of success. We are looking for teammates with perseverance who will take the extra step for our customers, our community, and the company. In return, we will pay you well and offer you the opportunity to go as far in your career as you want to go.

A teammate in this position learns the essential functions of the Driver job including the accurate and timely distribution of products to various customer locations. The Driver Trainee gains exposure to warehouse and other operational functions as part of the developmental process of becoming a McLane Driver.

Please complete the online application prior to attending this event. Job offers on the spot.

Pathways to Tech Careers | Thursday, January 28th | 9:00am-10:00am | FREE

Learn about the application process and skills needed for the job, help with interview prep, question and answer sessions and a featured employer spotlight. Presentations including Generation USA, Tableau Software, Year Up, DigiPen, and Wizards of the Coast.

Around the Sound Virtual Hiring Event | Thursday, January 28th

10:30am-11:30am | FREE

Around The Sound is currently hiring for 15 Full-Time and Part-Time CDL and NON-CDL DRIVERS. Family owned and operated, Around The Sound is pleased to be the foremost transportation service in the Puget Sound, WA, serving those with special needs, as well as customers seeking point-to-point driver services. If you have great customer service skills and a compassionate personality, this is the job for you!

Salary range: $13.50 – $19.19 per hour, currently providing Covid-19 transportation with hazardous PAY of $25.00 per hour, full-time and part-time positions, benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision).

*JBLM Housing Maintenance Hiring Event | Tuesday, February 2nd | 8:00am-1:00pm

FREE

Looking for a great career with a great company? Lincoln Military Housing has an awesome company culture and is committed to the growth and advancement of its employees. JBLM has immediate openings for Maintenance Service Technicians, entry level to experienced. We are also looking for an Electrician.

Once you have applied online, which includes uploading a resume and completing our online Employment Application, we will contact you to schedule your in-person interview. Apply quickly, we expect our interview time slots to fill up fast! You MUST apply online prior to this event: you will be sent an invitation to interview. Walk-ins will not be able to participate.

Find Work Friday | Friday, February 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.

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.