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: Work Concepts I | Tuesday, January 3rd-Friday, January 6th

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

Work concepts I – Every good plan needs a great road map – develop yours here!

    • Develop a roadmap to success while discussing self-motivation, exploring careers and learning what employers really want
    • Learn how to prepare and apply for jobs, package yourself like a professional and share your story
    • Understand what employers mean when they say customer service, workplace diversity, team building and professionalism

Exploring Pierce County Colleges | Friday, January 6th | 3:00pm-4:00pm | FREE

Explore education and training programs available through the Pierce County Community and Technical Colleges. College representatives will discuss available programs, funding options, and other general college information to help you get started today! Learn about;

    • Program and degree options available
    • Bachelors programs offered through the Community and Technical Colleges
    • Pre-Apprenticeships and Apprenticeships
    • IBEST programs
    • High School Completion programs
    • Funding options including Worker Retraining, BFET, WorkFirst and more!

Presenters will be available to answer questions and help you get connected to the college and program of your choice. Join us to learn more!

Strategies for Success: Health & Well-being | Monday, January 9th-Thursday, January 12th

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

Health and well-being – What is ‘work-life’ balance? How do I take care of me while taking care of everyone else? Come learn with us!

    • Examine your inner-professional, core values, life choices and personal integrity
    • Learn how to be personally and professionally self-aware, establish boundaries and develop better stress and time management skills
    • Evaluate your social readiness and online footprint
    • Learn to access community resources and expand networking skills
    • Improve your ability to solve problems, set goals and develop new action planning techniques

Strategies for Success: Communication | Tuesday, January 17th-Friday, January 20th

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

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.

Strategies for Success: Personal Strengths | Monday, January 23rd-Thursday, January 26th

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

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

Exploring Pierce County Colleges | Friday, February 3rd | 3:00pm-4:00pm | FREE

Explore education and training programs available through the Pierce County Community and Technical Colleges. College representatives will discuss available programs, funding options, and other general college information to help you get started today! Learn about;

    • Program and degree options available
    • Bachelors programs offered through the Community and Technical Colleges
    • Pre-Apprenticeships and Apprenticeships
    • IBEST programs
    • High School Completion programs
    • Funding options including Worker Retraining, BFET, WorkFirst and more!

Presenters will be available to answer questions and help you get connected to the college and program of your choice. Join us to learn more!

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.