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 6) | Monday, June 7th – Thursday, June 10th

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

ANEW Pre-Apprenticeship Info Session | Monday, June 7th | 12:30pm | FREE

Interested in learning about careers in construction? Want to get started today? Join us for 4 weeks of classes for adults where you can earn industry recognized certifications like; Osha 10, flagger, and forklift! To find out more or to get enrolled join us in one of our info sessions!

Enterprise Virtual Hiring Event | Tuesday, June 8th | 9:00am-2:00pm | FREE

Enterprise Holdings is a family-owned, world-class portfolio of brands. We operate a global network that covers nearly 100 countries, nearly 80,000 dedicated team members, and nearly 1.7 million vehicles taking customers wherever they need to go. In any way you want to think about it, we lead the transportation service industry. We are currently hiring for management trainees, so RSVP to reserve your interview time today!

Effective Communication | Tuesday, June 8th | 11:00am-12:00pm | FREE

Information to upskill your communication style and effectively network during your job search from application to interview.

Maximizing the Gig Economy | Wednesday, June 9th | 1:00pm | FREE

A featured presentation by Goodwill Digital Work Opportunity Center & LaPria Bonner, AFC with Clover Park Technical College.

Maximizing the Gig Economy! Increase your income using your current skills! Have an eye for photography? Organizing genius? Enjoy sewing? Turn your skills into income!

Young Adult Exceed Workshop | Thursday, June 10th | 2:00pm-2:45pm | FREE

Kickstarting a new series of workshops, the Young Adult team presents vital topics for 16-24 year olds entering the workforce. These include subjects like how to build a resume, how to prepare for an interview, what are some of our internship opportunities, and plenty more. Drop on by to learn something new!

Exploring Pierce County Colleges | Friday, June 11th | 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 1) | Monday, June 14th – Thursday, June 17th

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

Module 1: 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

Best Practices: LinkedIn | Tuesday, June 15th | 11:00am-12:00pm | FREE

Identify the best ways to utilize Linkedin, access learning, unlock the hidden job market and create your Professional online presence.

Discover WIOA | Wednesday, June 16th | 11:00am-12:00pm | FREE

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.

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

Young Adult Exceed Workshop | Thursday, June 17th | 2:00pm-2:45pm | FREE

Kickstarting a new series of workshops, the Young Adult team presents vital topics for 16-24 year olds entering the workforce. These include subjects like how to build a resume, how to prepare for an interview, what are some of our internship opportunities, and plenty more. Drop on by to learn something new!

Layoff Assistance Session | Friday, June 18th | 10:00am-12:00pm | FREE

Career planning with a criminal background can be a daunting task, luckily we’re in your corner! Join us  for our Chance for Change career boost. We’ll be partnering with experts to help you get a career plan in place and give you the steps to make it happen.

Strategies For Success (Module 2) | Monday, June 21st – Thursday, June 24th

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

Module 2: 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

Finding the Hidden Job Market | Tuesday, June 22nd | 11:00am-12:00pm | FREE

Learn how to access the majority jobs available found only on the Hidden Job Market – Only 20% of jobs are found through online listings. Enhance your Networking and Communication skills to gain insight into the Hidden Job Market.

City Jobs: A NeoGov Help Session | Tuesday, June 22nd | 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.

Maximizing the Gig Economy | Wednesday, June 23rd | 1:00pm | FREE

A featured presentation by Goodwill Digital Work Opportunity Center & LaPria Bonner, AFC with Clover Park Technical College.

Maximizing the Gig Economy! Maximizing the Gig Economy! Putting the pieces together: Platforms and ways to sell your skills. Know your worth! Understanding the Tax implications.

Young Adult Exceed Workshop | Thursday, June 24th | 2:00pm-2:45pm | FREE

Kickstarting a new series of workshops, the Young Adult team presents vital topics for 16-24 year olds entering the workforce. These include subjects like how to build a resume, how to prepare for an interview, what are some of our internship opportunities, and plenty more. Drop on by to learn something new!

Exploring Pierce County Colleges | Friday, June 25th | 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 3) | Monday, June 28th – Thursday, July 1st

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.

Tuesdays @ 2 | Tuesday, June 29th | 2:00pm-3:00pm | FREE

JBLM Opportunities Unlimited’s weekly Facebook Live segment. This week’s topic: American Corporate Partners (ACP). Join via Facebook.

Discover WIOA | Wednesday, June 30th | 11:00am-12:00pm | FREE

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.

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

Young Adult Exceed Workshop | Thursday, July 1st | 2:00pm-2:45pm | FREE

Kickstarting a new series of workshops, the Young Adult team presents vital topics for 16-24 year olds entering the workforce. These include subjects like how to build a resume, how to prepare for an interview, what are some of our internship opportunities, and plenty more. Drop on by to learn something new!

Social Media & Job Hunting | Wednesday, July 7th | 2:00pm | FREE

Brainfuse is excited to present our next job focused workshop: with a Nationally Certified Résumé Writer (NCRW) and Nationally Certified Online Profile Expert (NCOPE), this is a free to help you learn how to effectively use social media while job hunting.

The workshop will cover 3 key areas:
• How you can use social media to land your next job.
• 7 reasons you need to be on LinkedIn.
• What hiring teams look for when browsing candidate profiles online.

Young Adult Exceed Workshop | Thursday, July 8th | 2:00pm-2:45pm | FREE

Kickstarting a new series of workshops, the Young Adult team presents vital topics for 16-24 year olds entering the workforce. These include subjects like how to build a resume, how to prepare for an interview, what are some of our internship opportunities, and plenty more. Drop on by to learn something new!

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.