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Job Corps Orientation

Job Corps is a program administered by the US Department of Labor that offers free-of-charge education and vocational training to young men and women ages 16 to 24. Attend an Information Session/Orientation to learn more about this program. Earn your GED or High School Diploma (applicants that already have this still qualify)  Live on a campus that provides room and board  Train in one of the top trade industries: • Automotive • Business & Computer Programming • Construction & Facilities • Medical & Health • Forestry & Fire Fighting • Culinary Arts (specialties include training in Japanese cuisine)  • And much more!  100% Free program for qualifying applicants! Basic Qualifications: o 16-24 years of age o Meet income standards (varies by applicant) o No pending court dates o No court fines over $500 o Motivated and committed This program is completely FREE to eligible students! Questions?  Contact your local Admissions Counselor Alice Harder. Contact Name: Alice Harder. Contact Phone: 509-734-5914. Contact Email: harder.alice@jobcorps.org. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336. For more info visit www.jobcorps.gov.

Curriculums Vitae Eficaces Y Cartas De Presentacion

Aprenda las reglas básicas para llenar una solicitud de trabajo Descubra lo que buscan los empleadores en la solicitud Los errores más comunes en las solicitudes Llenar una solicitud maestro. Classes en espanol: Curriculums Vitae Eficaces Y Cartas De Presentacion. Room: 6. Contact Phone: 509.734.5900. Workshop Language Option: Spanish. Additional Information: Todos los talleres durarán aproximadamente 3 horas. Matriculación comienza ½ hora antes del comienzo del taller en la recepción. Puntualidad es un valor importante; llegadas tardías no se permitirán entrar a la clase tarde. Favor de arreglar el cuidado de niños antes del taller. Completar cualquier taller de 3 horas satisfacerá una búsqueda de trabajo requerida por la semana. Por favor regístrese en WorkSourceWA.com antes de asistir. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Mock Interview Event

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.  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.  At this time we are only able to offer 2 mock interview per hour at 3 or 4 PM.  First-come, first-interviewed.  Sign up at front podium to reserve your spot for your one hour session. Contact Phone: 509.734.5900. Workshop Language Option: English. Spanish. Additional Information: Pre-requisites for mock interview: 1. Must attend Interviewing Techniques Workshop held on Friday AM at WorkSource. 2. Must have a job interview scheduled. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Solicitudes Y Entrevistars

Aprenda las reglas básicas para llenar una solicitud de trabajo Descubra lo que buscan los empleadores en la solicitud Los errores más comunes en las solicitudes Llenar una solicitud maestro. Classes en espanol: Solicitudes Y Entrevistars. Room: 6. Contact Phone: 509.734.5900. Workshop Language Option: Spanish. Additional Information: Todos los talleres durarán aproximadamente 3 horas. Matriculación comienza ½ hora antes del comienzo del taller en la recepción. Puntualidad es un valor importante; llegadas tardías no se permitirán entrar a la clase tarde. Favor de arreglar el cuidado de niños antes del taller. Completar cualquier taller de 3 horas satisfacerá una búsqueda de trabajo requerida por la semana. Por favor regístrese en WorkSourceWA.com antes de asistir. Friday, November 15, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Open Résumé Lab

Build your Résumé the Smart Way Create a résumé that gets you the job you want.  WorkSource specialists will be available to guide you through the process in our state-of-the-art computer lab.  Come prepared with your work history, education and training information. Walk-ins Welcome! Room: 11. Contact Phone: 509.734.5900. Workshop Language Option: English. Friday, November 15, 2019, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

2nd Chance Job Club

"The best gift in life is a second chance," 2nd Chance Job Club - what’s in it for you? Learn about the Bonding Program. , Work Opportunity Tax Credit information. , Understand the importance of using the resources and tools that are available to you. , Learn how to disclose your conviction background. Program incorporation info: Understand the WA State Bonding Program. , Understand what WorkSource has to offer and programs available. , Job Hunter and Strategies for Success workshop access. Other assistance: Washington work history. , Community resources. , Background checks. , Legal financial obligation resources. , Child support resources. 2nd Chance Job Club is open to the public. "If you are lucky enough to get a second chance, don't waste it.". Contact Name: Stacey Hofler 509.734.5944 shofler@esd.wa.gov. Contact Phone: Jose Sandoval 509.734.5298 jsandoval@esd.wa.gov. Monday, November 18, 2019, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Strategies for Success Module 6

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. Room: 7. Contact Name: Olivia Mendoza. Contact Phone: 509.734.5296. Contact Email: omendoza@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: 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. Some details vary by location, typically: • Each day consist of three hours of in-class instruction and two hours of extended learning and projects. • Certificates are distr… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, November 18, 2019, 9:00 AM – Friday, November 22, 2019, 2:00 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Veterans Access

Vets Access is an open time for all veterans and qualifying spouses to have access to the veterans services team, employers and local partner agencies. At Vets Access the team will address your needs. Listed below are some areas of assistance that will be available. Veterans Information, Benefits, and Referrals: • Vets Access- Every Monday 10am-1pm for ANY need    o No appointment needed    o Discuss anything veteran or employment related • Veterans assistance with    o Private Sector Resume    o Federal Applications    o Mock Interviews    o LinkedIn to Hidden Jobs • Veterans Benefits Information, Referrals and Assistance including    o Veterans Affairs (VA) for medical, dental, education,    o Washington Department of Veteran Affairs (WDVA) • Education Programs Information, Referrals and Assistance    o Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) and other GI Bill    o CDL Programs (local and national)    o Dislocated Worker Program    o College Application Assistance including financ… Room: 11 - Computer Lab. Contact Name: Arturo Espinoza. Contact Phone: 509.734.5972. Contact Email: WSCBVeterans@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Spanish. Additional Information: Go to WorkSourceWA.com to create an account prior to attending the workshop. Monday, November 18, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Skills and Abilities Analysis

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. Room: 6. Contact Phone: 509.734.5900. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Create your account on WorkSourceWA.com prior to attending workshop. Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Adult and Dislocated Worker Program Orientation

ADULT & DISLOCATED WORKER PROGRAM ORIENTATION JOB READINESS Career exploration and Labor Market Analysis Résumé Critique and Assistance Cover Letter and Application Guidance Interview Preparation Employer Advocate TRAINING OPTIONS Tuition & Occupational training assistance Certifications Fast Track to Pre-Apprenticeships Paid Internships On-the-job Training SUPPORT SERVICES Learn more about the program options by attending twice monthly orientation. Room: Room 8. Contact Name: Jamilet Nerell. Contact Phone: 509.734.5917. Contact Email: jnerell@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Spanish. Additional Information: Program eligibility will apply to qualify for all services. Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Job Corps Orientation

Job Corps is a program administered by the US Department of Labor that offers free-of-charge education and vocational training to young men and women ages 16 to 24. Attend an Information Session/Orientation to learn more about this program. Earn your GED or High School Diploma (applicants that already have this still qualify)  Live on a campus that provides room and board  Train in one of the top trade industries: • Automotive • Business & Computer Programming • Construction & Facilities • Medical & Health • Forestry & Fire Fighting • Culinary Arts (specialties include training in Japanese cuisine)  • And much more!  100% Free program for qualifying applicants! Basic Qualifications: o 16-24 years of age o Meet income standards (varies by applicant) o No pending court dates o No court fines over $500 o Motivated and committed This program is completely FREE to eligible students! Questions?  Contact your local Admissions Counselor Alice Harder. Contact Name: Alice Harder. Contact Phone: 509-734-5914. Contact Email: harder.alice@jobcorps.org. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336. For more info visit www.jobcorps.gov.

Job Search Strategies

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. Room: 6. Contact Phone: 509.734.5900. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Create your WorkSourceWA.com account prior to attending workshop. Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Orientation to Commissioner-Approved Training (CAT) and Training Benefits (TB)

Are you receiving Unemployment Insurance benefits and considering enrolling in some additional training to enhance your skills or to change your career path? If so, you will need to apply for Commissioner-Approved Training (CAT) and/or Training Benefits (TB). This workshop will guide you through the requirements, processes, and research needed to submit an application. Room: 11. Contact Name: Michele Brown. Contact Phone: 509.734.5974. Contact Email: mdbrown@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Résumé and Cover Letter

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! Room: 11. Contact Phone: 509.734.5900. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Create your WorkSourceWA.com account prior to attending workshop. Thursday, November 21, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Mock Interview Event

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.  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.  At this time we are only able to offer 2 mock interview per hour at 3 or 4 PM.  First-come, first-interviewed.  Sign up at front podium to reserve your spot for your one hour session. Contact Phone: 509.734.5900. Workshop Language Option: English. Spanish. Additional Information: Pre-requisites for mock interview: 1. Must attend Interviewing Techniques Workshop held on Friday AM at WorkSource. 2. Must have a job interview scheduled. Thursday, November 21, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Interviewing Techniques

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. Room: 6. Contact Phone: 509.734.5900. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Create your WorkSourceWA.com account prior to attending workshop. Friday, November 22, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

New Courtyard by Marriott Hotel Hiring Event

“Striving for the Best…Delivering Greatness” New Hotel Hiring Event November 2 2nd 2019 10am-1pm Room 8 A/B 815 N. Kellogg St. Suite D Kennewick WA 99336 We are excited to announce that A1-Hospitality Group is now hiring for the brand new Courtyard By Marriott Pasco Tri-Cities Airport! Front Office Department - Front Desk Agent - Full-Time / Part-Time - Night Auditor - Full-Time / Part-Time Housekeeping Department - Housekeeping Manager - Full-Time - Assistant Head Housekeeper - Full-Time - Housekeeper - Full-Time - Houseperson  - Full-Time - Laundry Attendant - Full-Time / Part-Time Maintenance Department - Maintenance Supervisor - Full-Time Food & Beverage Department - Restaurant Supervisor - Full-Time - Barista - Full-Time / Part-Time - Bartender - Full-Time / Part-Time - Cook - Full-Time / Part-Time - Server - Full-Time / Part-Time Key Preparation for Interview Same Day - Resume - - Professional References - - Professional Dress Attire. Contact Name: Carya Bair. Contact Phone: 509.734.5953. Contact Email: WSCBemployers@esd.wa.gov. Friday, November 22, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336. For more info visit a1hospitalitygroup.com.

Open Résumé Lab

Build your Résumé the Smart Way Create a résumé that gets you the job you want.  WorkSource specialists will be available to guide you through the process in our state-of-the-art computer lab.  Come prepared with your work history, education and training information. Walk-ins Welcome! Room: 11. Contact Phone: 509.734.5900. Workshop Language Option: English. Friday, November 22, 2019, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

2nd Chance Job Club

"The best gift in life is a second chance," 2nd Chance Job Club - what’s in it for you? Learn about the Bonding Program. , Work Opportunity Tax Credit information. , Understand the importance of using the resources and tools that are available to you. , Learn how to disclose your conviction background. Program incorporation info: Understand the WA State Bonding Program. , Understand what WorkSource has to offer and programs available. , Job Hunter and Strategies for Success workshop access. Other assistance: Washington work history. , Community resources. , Background checks. , Legal financial obligation resources. , Child support resources. 2nd Chance Job Club is open to the public. "If you are lucky enough to get a second chance, don't waste it.". Contact Name: Stacey Hofler 509.734.5944 shofler@esd.wa.gov. Contact Phone: Jose Sandoval 509.734.5298 jsandoval@esd.wa.gov. Monday, November 25, 2019, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Veterans Access

Vets Access is an open time for all veterans and qualifying spouses to have access to the veterans services team, employers and local partner agencies. At Vets Access the team will address your needs. Listed below are some areas of assistance that will be available. Veterans Information, Benefits, and Referrals: • Vets Access- Every Monday 10am-1pm for ANY need    o No appointment needed    o Discuss anything veteran or employment related • Veterans assistance with    o Private Sector Resume    o Federal Applications    o Mock Interviews    o LinkedIn to Hidden Jobs • Veterans Benefits Information, Referrals and Assistance including    o Veterans Affairs (VA) for medical, dental, education,    o Washington Department of Veteran Affairs (WDVA) • Education Programs Information, Referrals and Assistance    o Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) and other GI Bill    o CDL Programs (local and national)    o Dislocated Worker Program    o College Application Assistance including financ… Room: 11 - Computer Lab. Contact Name: Arturo Espinoza. Contact Phone: 509.734.5972. Contact Email: WSCBVeterans@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Spanish. Additional Information: Go to WorkSourceWA.com to create an account prior to attending the workshop. Monday, November 25, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Analisis de Destrezas y Habilidades

Aprenda las reglas básicas para llenar una solicitud de trabajo Descubra lo que buscan los empleadores en la solicitud Los errores más comunes en las solicitudes Llenar una solicitud maestro. Classes en espanol: Analisis de Destrezas y Habilidades. Room: 6. Contact Phone: 509.734.5900. Workshop Language Option: Spanish. Additional Information: Todos los talleres durarán aproximadamente 3 horas. Matriculación comienza ½ hora antes del comienzo del taller en la recepción. Puntualidad es un valor importante; llegadas tardías no se permitirán entrar a la clase tarde. Favor de arreglar el cuidado de niños antes del taller. Completar cualquier taller de 3 horas satisfacerá una búsqueda de trabajo requerida por la semana. Por favor regístrese en WorkSourceWA.com antes de asistir. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, November 26, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Job Corps Orientation

Job Corps is a program administered by the US Department of Labor that offers free-of-charge education and vocational training to young men and women ages 16 to 24. Attend an Information Session/Orientation to learn more about this program. Earn your GED or High School Diploma (applicants that already have this still qualify)  Live on a campus that provides room and board  Train in one of the top trade industries: • Automotive • Business & Computer Programming • Construction & Facilities • Medical & Health • Forestry & Fire Fighting • Culinary Arts (specialties include training in Japanese cuisine)  • And much more!  100% Free program for qualifying applicants! Basic Qualifications: o 16-24 years of age o Meet income standards (varies by applicant) o No pending court dates o No court fines over $500 o Motivated and committed This program is completely FREE to eligible students! Questions?  Contact your local Admissions Counselor Alice Harder. Contact Name: Alice Harder. Contact Phone: 509-734-5914. Contact Email: harder.alice@jobcorps.org. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Wednesday, November 27, 2019, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336. For more info visit www.jobcorps.gov.

Estrategias de búsqueda de empleo y Perfeccionamiento de Solicitudes

Aprenda las reglas básicas para llenar una solicitud de trabajo Descubra lo que buscan los empleadores en la solicitud Los errores más comunes en las solicitudes Llenar una solicitud maestro. Room: 6. Contact Phone: 509.734.5900. Workshop Language Option: Spanish. Additional Information: Todos los talleres durarán aproximadamente 3 horas. Matriculación comienza ½ hora antes del comienzo del taller en la recepción. Puntualidad es un valor importante; llegadas tardías no se permitirán entrar a la clase tarde. Favor de arreglar el cuidado de niños antes del taller. Completar cualquier taller de 3 horas satisfacerá una búsqueda de trabajo requerida por la semana. Por favor regístrese en WorkSourceWA.com antes de asistir. In-person job search activity: Yes. Wednesday, November 27, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

HOLIDAY - WorkSource Closed

Workshop Language Option: English. Thursday, November 28, 2019. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

HOLIDAY - WorkSource Closed

Workshop Language Option: English. Friday, November 29, 2019. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

2nd Chance Job Club

"The best gift in life is a second chance," 2nd Chance Job Club - what’s in it for you? Learn about the Bonding Program. , Work Opportunity Tax Credit information. , Understand the importance of using the resources and tools that are available to you. , Learn how to disclose your conviction background. Program incorporation info: Understand the WA State Bonding Program. , Understand what WorkSource has to offer and programs available. , Job Hunter and Strategies for Success workshop access. Other assistance: Washington work history. , Community resources. , Background checks. , Legal financial obligation resources. , Child support resources. 2nd Chance Job Club is open to the public. "If you are lucky enough to get a second chance, don't waste it.". Contact Name: Stacey Hofler 509.734.5944 shofler@esd.wa.gov. Contact Phone: Jose Sandoval 509.734.5298 jsandoval@esd.wa.gov. Monday, December 2, 2019, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Strategies for Success Module 1

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. Room: 7. Contact Name: Olivia Mendoza. Contact Phone: 509.734.5296. Contact Email: omendoza@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: 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. Some details vary by location, typically: • Each day consist of three hours of in-class instruction and two hours of extended learning and projects. • Certificates are distr… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, December 2, 2019, 9:00 AM – Friday, December 6, 2019, 2:00 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Veterans Access

Vets Access is an open time for all veterans and qualifying spouses to have access to the veterans services team, employers and local partner agencies. At Vets Access the team will address your needs. Listed below are some areas of assistance that will be available. Veterans Information, Benefits, and Referrals: • Vets Access- Every Monday 10am-1pm for ANY need    o No appointment needed    o Discuss anything veteran or employment related • Veterans assistance with    o Private Sector Resume    o Federal Applications    o Mock Interviews    o LinkedIn to Hidden Jobs • Veterans Benefits Information, Referrals and Assistance including    o Veterans Affairs (VA) for medical, dental, education,    o Washington Department of Veteran Affairs (WDVA) • Education Programs Information, Referrals and Assistance    o Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) and other GI Bill    o CDL Programs (local and national)    o Dislocated Worker Program    o College Application Assistance including financ… Room: 11 - Computer Lab. Contact Name: Arturo Espinoza. Contact Phone: 509.734.5972. Contact Email: WSCBVeterans@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Spanish. Additional Information: Go to WorkSourceWA.com to create an account prior to attending the workshop. Monday, December 2, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

50+ Mature Worker Workshop

Calling all job seekers—40 years or over! This workshop will dispel myths on aging and help you reenergize your job search and leave with renewed confidence. This workshop counts as an In-Person Job Search Activity. Room: 9. Contact Name: Michele Brown. Contact Phone: 509.734.5974. Contact Email: mdbrown@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Skills and Abilities Analysis

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. Room: 6. Contact Phone: 509.734.5900. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Create your account on WorkSourceWA.com prior to attending workshop. Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Adult and Dislocated Worker Program Orientation

ADULT & DISLOCATED WORKER PROGRAM ORIENTATION JOB READINESS Career exploration and Labor Market Analysis Résumé Critique and Assistance Cover Letter and Application Guidance Interview Preparation Employer Advocate TRAINING OPTIONS Tuition & Occupational training assistance Certifications Fast Track to Pre-Apprenticeships Paid Internships On-the-job Training SUPPORT SERVICES Learn more about the program options by attending twice monthly orientation. Room: Room 8. Contact Name: Jamilet Nerell. Contact Phone: 509.734.5917. Contact Email: jnerell@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Spanish. Additional Information: Program eligibility will apply to qualify for all services. Wednesday, December 4, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Job Corps Orientation

Job Corps is a program administered by the US Department of Labor that offers free-of-charge education and vocational training to young men and women ages 16 to 24. Attend an Information Session/Orientation to learn more about this program. Earn your GED or High School Diploma (applicants that already have this still qualify)  Live on a campus that provides room and board  Train in one of the top trade industries: • Automotive • Business & Computer Programming • Construction & Facilities • Medical & Health • Forestry & Fire Fighting • Culinary Arts (specialties include training in Japanese cuisine)  • And much more!  100% Free program for qualifying applicants! Basic Qualifications: o 16-24 years of age o Meet income standards (varies by applicant) o No pending court dates o No court fines over $500 o Motivated and committed This program is completely FREE to eligible students! Questions?  Contact your local Admissions Counselor Alice Harder. Contact Name: Alice Harder. Contact Phone: 509-734-5914. Contact Email: harder.alice@jobcorps.org. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Wednesday, December 4, 2019, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336. For more info visit www.jobcorps.gov.

Job Search Strategies

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. Room: 6. Contact Phone: 509.734.5900. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Create your WorkSourceWA.com account prior to attending workshop. Wednesday, December 4, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Veterans Federal Résumé Workshop

Calling all Veterans! Active, Guard, or Reserve Federal jobs are out there, but getting through the screening process is different than the private sector and can be more difficult. WorkSource assists by giving you the skills to successfully navigate the USAJobs website, targeting your resume and insight into the applications review process. Professional Federal or State staff will be on hand to facilitate this class. This workshop is for Veterans and qualifying spouses. Room: 11 Computer Lab. Contact Name: Arturo Espinoza. Contact Phone: 509.734.5972. Contact Email: aespinoza@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Spanish. Additional Information: Go to WorkSourceWA.com to create your account prior to attending this workshop. Wednesday, December 4, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Résumé and Cover Letter

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! Room: 11. Contact Phone: 509.734.5900. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Create your WorkSourceWA.com account prior to attending workshop. Thursday, December 5, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Mock Interview Event

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.  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.  At this time we are only able to offer 2 mock interview per hour at 3 or 4 PM.  First-come, first-interviewed.  Sign up at front podium to reserve your spot for your one hour session. Contact Phone: 509.734.5900. Workshop Language Option: English. Spanish. Additional Information: Pre-requisites for mock interview: 1. Must attend Interviewing Techniques Workshop held on Friday AM at WorkSource. 2. Must have a job interview scheduled. Thursday, December 5, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Interviewing Techniques

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. Room: 6. Contact Phone: 509.734.5900. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Create your WorkSourceWA.com account prior to attending workshop. Friday, December 6, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Open Résumé Lab

Build your Résumé the Smart Way Create a résumé that gets you the job you want.  WorkSource specialists will be available to guide you through the process in our state-of-the-art computer lab.  Come prepared with your work history, education and training information. Walk-ins Welcome! Room: 11. Contact Phone: 509.734.5900. Workshop Language Option: English. Friday, December 6, 2019, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

2nd Chance Job Club

"The best gift in life is a second chance," 2nd Chance Job Club - what’s in it for you? Learn about the Bonding Program. , Work Opportunity Tax Credit information. , Understand the importance of using the resources and tools that are available to you. , Learn how to disclose your conviction background. Program incorporation info: Understand the WA State Bonding Program. , Understand what WorkSource has to offer and programs available. , Job Hunter and Strategies for Success workshop access. Other assistance: Washington work history. , Community resources. , Background checks. , Legal financial obligation resources. , Child support resources. 2nd Chance Job Club is open to the public. "If you are lucky enough to get a second chance, don't waste it.". Contact Name: Stacey Hofler 509.734.5944 shofler@esd.wa.gov. Contact Phone: Jose Sandoval 509.734.5298 jsandoval@esd.wa.gov. Monday, December 9, 2019, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Strategies for Success Module 2

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. Room: 7. Contact Name: Olivia Mendoza. Contact Phone: 509.734.5296. Contact Email: omendoza@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: 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. Some details vary by location, typically: • Each day consist of three hours of in-class instruction and two hours of extended learning and projects. • Certificates are distr… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, December 9, 2019, 9:00 AM – Friday, December 13, 2019, 2:00 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Veterans Access

Vets Access is an open time for all veterans and qualifying spouses to have access to the veterans services team, employers and local partner agencies. At Vets Access the team will address your needs. Listed below are some areas of assistance that will be available. Veterans Information, Benefits, and Referrals: • Vets Access- Every Monday 10am-1pm for ANY need    o No appointment needed    o Discuss anything veteran or employment related • Veterans assistance with    o Private Sector Resume    o Federal Applications    o Mock Interviews    o LinkedIn to Hidden Jobs • Veterans Benefits Information, Referrals and Assistance including    o Veterans Affairs (VA) for medical, dental, education,    o Washington Department of Veteran Affairs (WDVA) • Education Programs Information, Referrals and Assistance    o Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) and other GI Bill    o CDL Programs (local and national)    o Dislocated Worker Program    o College Application Assistance including financ… Room: 11 - Computer Lab. Contact Name: Arturo Espinoza. Contact Phone: 509.734.5972. Contact Email: WSCBVeterans@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Spanish. Additional Information: Go to WorkSourceWA.com to create an account prior to attending the workshop. Monday, December 9, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Get CAREER Fit! Workshop

GET CAREER FIT - A workshop to help tune-up your non-technical skills This workshop is designed to:•Identify your non-technical skills •Show you how to communicate soft skills to employers •Improve your resume using non-technical skills •Enhance your interviewing skills •You've got the job; learn how to keep it! Room: 9. Contact Name: Michele Brown. Contact Phone: 509.734.5974. Contact Email: mdbrown@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, December 9, 2019, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Job Corps Orientation

Job Corps is a program administered by the US Department of Labor that offers free-of-charge education and vocational training to young men and women ages 16 to 24. Attend an Information Session/Orientation to learn more about this program. Earn your GED or High School Diploma (applicants that already have this still qualify)  Live on a campus that provides room and board  Train in one of the top trade industries: • Automotive • Business & Computer Programming • Construction & Facilities • Medical & Health • Forestry & Fire Fighting • Culinary Arts (specialties include training in Japanese cuisine)  • And much more!  100% Free program for qualifying applicants! Basic Qualifications: o 16-24 years of age o Meet income standards (varies by applicant) o No pending court dates o No court fines over $500 o Motivated and committed This program is completely FREE to eligible students! Questions?  Contact your local Admissions Counselor Alice Harder. Contact Name: Alice Harder. Contact Phone: 509-734-5914. Contact Email: harder.alice@jobcorps.org. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Wednesday, December 11, 2019, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336. For more info visit www.jobcorps.gov.

Curriculums Vitae Eficaces Y Cartas De Presentacion

Aprenda las reglas básicas para llenar una solicitud de trabajo Descubra lo que buscan los empleadores en la solicitud Los errores más comunes en las solicitudes Llenar una solicitud maestro. Classes en espanol: Curriculums Vitae Eficaces Y Cartas De Presentacion. Room: 6. Contact Phone: 509.734.5900. Workshop Language Option: Spanish. Additional Information: Todos los talleres durarán aproximadamente 3 horas. Matriculación comienza ½ hora antes del comienzo del taller en la recepción. Puntualidad es un valor importante; llegadas tardías no se permitirán entrar a la clase tarde. Favor de arreglar el cuidado de niños antes del taller. Completar cualquier taller de 3 horas satisfacerá una búsqueda de trabajo requerida por la semana. Por favor regístrese en WorkSourceWA.com antes de asistir. Thursday, December 12, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Mock Interview Event

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.  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.  At this time we are only able to offer 2 mock interview per hour at 3 or 4 PM.  First-come, first-interviewed.  Sign up at front podium to reserve your spot for your one hour session. Contact Phone: 509.734.5900. Workshop Language Option: English. Spanish. Additional Information: Pre-requisites for mock interview: 1. Must attend Interviewing Techniques Workshop held on Friday AM at WorkSource. 2. Must have a job interview scheduled. Thursday, December 12, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Solicitudes Y Entrevistars

Aprenda las reglas básicas para llenar una solicitud de trabajo Descubra lo que buscan los empleadores en la solicitud Los errores más comunes en las solicitudes Llenar una solicitud maestro. Classes en espanol: Solicitudes Y Entrevistars. Room: 6. Contact Phone: 509.734.5900. Workshop Language Option: Spanish. Additional Information: Todos los talleres durarán aproximadamente 3 horas. Matriculación comienza ½ hora antes del comienzo del taller en la recepción. Puntualidad es un valor importante; llegadas tardías no se permitirán entrar a la clase tarde. Favor de arreglar el cuidado de niños antes del taller. Completar cualquier taller de 3 horas satisfacerá una búsqueda de trabajo requerida por la semana. Por favor regístrese en WorkSourceWA.com antes de asistir. Friday, December 13, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Open Résumé Lab

Build your Résumé the Smart Way Create a résumé that gets you the job you want.  WorkSource specialists will be available to guide you through the process in our state-of-the-art computer lab.  Come prepared with your work history, education and training information. Walk-ins Welcome! Room: 11. Contact Phone: 509.734.5900. Workshop Language Option: English. Friday, December 13, 2019, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

2nd Chance Job Club

"The best gift in life is a second chance," 2nd Chance Job Club - what’s in it for you? Learn about the Bonding Program. , Work Opportunity Tax Credit information. , Understand the importance of using the resources and tools that are available to you. , Learn how to disclose your conviction background. Program incorporation info: Understand the WA State Bonding Program. , Understand what WorkSource has to offer and programs available. , Job Hunter and Strategies for Success workshop access. Other assistance: Washington work history. , Community resources. , Background checks. , Legal financial obligation resources. , Child support resources. 2nd Chance Job Club is open to the public. "If you are lucky enough to get a second chance, don't waste it.". Contact Name: Stacey Hofler 509.734.5944 shofler@esd.wa.gov. Contact Phone: Jose Sandoval 509.734.5298 jsandoval@esd.wa.gov. Monday, December 16, 2019, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Strategies for Success Module 3

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. Room: 7. Contact Name: Olivia Mendoza. Contact Phone: 509.734.5296. Contact Email: omendoza@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: 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. Some details vary by location, typically: • Each day consist of three hours of in-class instruction and two hours of extended learning and projects. • Certificates are distr… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, December 16, 2019, 9:00 AM – Friday, December 20, 2019, 2:00 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Veterans Access

Vets Access is an open time for all veterans and qualifying spouses to have access to the veterans services team, employers and local partner agencies. At Vets Access the team will address your needs. Listed below are some areas of assistance that will be available. Veterans Information, Benefits, and Referrals: • Vets Access- Every Monday 10am-1pm for ANY need    o No appointment needed    o Discuss anything veteran or employment related • Veterans assistance with    o Private Sector Resume    o Federal Applications    o Mock Interviews    o LinkedIn to Hidden Jobs • Veterans Benefits Information, Referrals and Assistance including    o Veterans Affairs (VA) for medical, dental, education,    o Washington Department of Veteran Affairs (WDVA) • Education Programs Information, Referrals and Assistance    o Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) and other GI Bill    o CDL Programs (local and national)    o Dislocated Worker Program    o College Application Assistance including financ… Room: 11 - Computer Lab. Contact Name: Arturo Espinoza. Contact Phone: 509.734.5972. Contact Email: WSCBVeterans@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Spanish. Additional Information: Go to WorkSourceWA.com to create an account prior to attending the workshop. Monday, December 16, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Skills and Abilities Analysis

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. Room: 6. Contact Phone: 509.734.5900. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Create your account on WorkSourceWA.com prior to attending workshop. Tuesday, December 17, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Adult and Dislocated Worker Program Orientation

ADULT & DISLOCATED WORKER PROGRAM ORIENTATION JOB READINESS Career exploration and Labor Market Analysis Résumé Critique and Assistance Cover Letter and Application Guidance Interview Preparation Employer Advocate TRAINING OPTIONS Tuition & Occupational training assistance Certifications Fast Track to Pre-Apprenticeships Paid Internships On-the-job Training SUPPORT SERVICES Learn more about the program options by attending twice monthly orientation. Room: Room 8. Contact Name: Jamilet Nerell. Contact Phone: 509.734.5917. Contact Email: jnerell@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Spanish. Additional Information: Program eligibility will apply to qualify for all services. Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Job Corps Orientation

Job Corps is a program administered by the US Department of Labor that offers free-of-charge education and vocational training to young men and women ages 16 to 24. Attend an Information Session/Orientation to learn more about this program. Earn your GED or High School Diploma (applicants that already have this still qualify)  Live on a campus that provides room and board  Train in one of the top trade industries: • Automotive • Business & Computer Programming • Construction & Facilities • Medical & Health • Forestry & Fire Fighting • Culinary Arts (specialties include training in Japanese cuisine)  • And much more!  100% Free program for qualifying applicants! Basic Qualifications: o 16-24 years of age o Meet income standards (varies by applicant) o No pending court dates o No court fines over $500 o Motivated and committed This program is completely FREE to eligible students! Questions?  Contact your local Admissions Counselor Alice Harder. Contact Name: Alice Harder. Contact Phone: 509-734-5914. Contact Email: harder.alice@jobcorps.org. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Go to worksourcewa.com and create your account prior to attending this workshop. Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336. For more info visit www.jobcorps.gov.

Job Search Strategies

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. Room: 6. Contact Phone: 509.734.5900. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Create your WorkSourceWA.com account prior to attending workshop. Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Orientation to Commissioner-Approved Training (CAT) and Training Benefits (TB)

Are you receiving Unemployment Insurance benefits and considering enrolling in some additional training to enhance your skills or to change your career path? If so, you will need to apply for Commissioner-Approved Training (CAT) and/or Training Benefits (TB). This workshop will guide you through the requirements, processes, and research needed to submit an application. Room: 11. Contact Name: Michele Brown. Contact Phone: 509.734.5974. Contact Email: mdbrown@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Résumé and Cover Letter

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! Room: 11. Contact Phone: 509.734.5900. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Create your WorkSourceWA.com account prior to attending workshop. Thursday, December 19, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Mock Interview Event

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.  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.  At this time we are only able to offer 2 mock interview per hour at 3 or 4 PM.  First-come, first-interviewed.  Sign up at front podium to reserve your spot for your one hour session. Contact Phone: 509.734.5900. Workshop Language Option: English. Spanish. Additional Information: Pre-requisites for mock interview: 1. Must attend Interviewing Techniques Workshop held on Friday AM at WorkSource. 2. Must have a job interview scheduled. Thursday, December 19, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Interviewing Techniques

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. Room: 6. Contact Phone: 509.734.5900. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Create your WorkSourceWA.com account prior to attending workshop. Friday, December 20, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Open Résumé Lab

Build your Résumé the Smart Way Create a résumé that gets you the job you want.  WorkSource specialists will be available to guide you through the process in our state-of-the-art computer lab.  Come prepared with your work history, education and training information. Walk-ins Welcome! Room: 11. Contact Phone: 509.734.5900. Workshop Language Option: English. Friday, December 20, 2019, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

2nd Chance Job Club

"The best gift in life is a second chance," 2nd Chance Job Club - what’s in it for you? Learn about the Bonding Program. , Work Opportunity Tax Credit information. , Understand the importance of using the resources and tools that are available to you. , Learn how to disclose your conviction background. Program incorporation info: Understand the WA State Bonding Program. , Understand what WorkSource has to offer and programs available. , Job Hunter and Strategies for Success workshop access. Other assistance: Washington work history. , Community resources. , Background checks. , Legal financial obligation resources. , Child support resources. 2nd Chance Job Club is open to the public. "If you are lucky enough to get a second chance, don't waste it.". Contact Name: Stacey Hofler 509.734.5944 shofler@esd.wa.gov. Contact Phone: Jose Sandoval 509.734.5298 jsandoval@esd.wa.gov. Monday, December 23, 2019, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Veterans Access

Vets Access is an open time for all veterans and qualifying spouses to have access to the veterans services team, employers and local partner agencies. At Vets Access the team will address your needs. Listed below are some areas of assistance that will be available. Veterans Information, Benefits, and Referrals: • Vets Access- Every Monday 10am-1pm for ANY need    o No appointment needed    o Discuss anything veteran or employment related • Veterans assistance with    o Private Sector Resume    o Federal Applications    o Mock Interviews    o LinkedIn to Hidden Jobs • Veterans Benefits Information, Referrals and Assistance including    o Veterans Affairs (VA) for medical, dental, education,    o Washington Department of Veteran Affairs (WDVA) • Education Programs Information, Referrals and Assistance    o Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) and other GI Bill    o CDL Programs (local and national)    o Dislocated Worker Program    o College Application Assistance including financ… Room: 11 - Computer Lab. Contact Name: Arturo Espinoza. Contact Phone: 509.734.5972. Contact Email: WSCBVeterans@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Spanish. Additional Information: Go to WorkSourceWA.com to create an account prior to attending the workshop. Monday, December 23, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Analisis de Destrezas y Habilidades

Aprenda las reglas básicas para llenar una solicitud de trabajo Descubra lo que buscan los empleadores en la solicitud Los errores más comunes en las solicitudes Llenar una solicitud maestro. Classes en espanol: Analisis de Destrezas y Habilidades. Room: 6. Contact Phone: 509.734.5900. Workshop Language Option: Spanish. Additional Information: Todos los talleres durarán aproximadamente 3 horas. Matriculación comienza ½ hora antes del comienzo del taller en la recepción. Puntualidad es un valor importante; llegadas tardías no se permitirán entrar a la clase tarde. Favor de arreglar el cuidado de niños antes del taller. Completar cualquier taller de 3 horas satisfacerá una búsqueda de trabajo requerida por la semana. Por favor regístrese en WorkSourceWA.com antes de asistir. In-person job search activity: Yes. Tuesday, December 24, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

HOLIDAY - WorkSource Closed

Workshop Language Option: English. Wednesday, December 25, 2019. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Mock Interview Event

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.  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.  At this time we are only able to offer 2 mock interview per hour at 3 or 4 PM.  First-come, first-interviewed.  Sign up at front podium to reserve your spot for your one hour session. Contact Phone: 509.734.5900. Workshop Language Option: English. Spanish. Additional Information: Pre-requisites for mock interview: 1. Must attend Interviewing Techniques Workshop held on Friday AM at WorkSource. 2. Must have a job interview scheduled. Thursday, December 26, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Open Résumé Lab

Build your Résumé the Smart Way Create a résumé that gets you the job you want.  WorkSource specialists will be available to guide you through the process in our state-of-the-art computer lab.  Come prepared with your work history, education and training information. Walk-ins Welcome! Room: 11. Contact Phone: 509.734.5900. Workshop Language Option: English. Friday, December 27, 2019, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

2nd Chance Job Club

"The best gift in life is a second chance," 2nd Chance Job Club - what’s in it for you? Learn about the Bonding Program. , Work Opportunity Tax Credit information. , Understand the importance of using the resources and tools that are available to you. , Learn how to disclose your conviction background. Program incorporation info: Understand the WA State Bonding Program. , Understand what WorkSource has to offer and programs available. , Job Hunter and Strategies for Success workshop access. Other assistance: Washington work history. , Community resources. , Background checks. , Legal financial obligation resources. , Child support resources. 2nd Chance Job Club is open to the public. "If you are lucky enough to get a second chance, don't waste it.". Contact Name: Stacey Hofler 509.734.5944 shofler@esd.wa.gov. Contact Phone: Jose Sandoval 509.734.5298 jsandoval@esd.wa.gov. Monday, December 30, 2019, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Strategies for Success Module 4

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. Room: 7. Contact Name: Olivia Mendoza. Contact Phone: 509.734.5296. Contact Email: omendoza@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: 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. Some details vary by location, typically: • Each day consist of three hours of in-class instruction and two hours of extended learning and projects. • Certificates are distr… Event Registration: Sign Up Required. In-person job search activity: Yes. Monday, December 30, 2019, 9:00 AM – Tuesday, December 31, 2019, 2:00 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Veterans Access

Vets Access is an open time for all veterans and qualifying spouses to have access to the veterans services team, employers and local partner agencies. At Vets Access the team will address your needs. Listed below are some areas of assistance that will be available. Veterans Information, Benefits, and Referrals: • Vets Access- Every Monday 10am-1pm for ANY need    o No appointment needed    o Discuss anything veteran or employment related • Veterans assistance with    o Private Sector Resume    o Federal Applications    o Mock Interviews    o LinkedIn to Hidden Jobs • Veterans Benefits Information, Referrals and Assistance including    o Veterans Affairs (VA) for medical, dental, education,    o Washington Department of Veteran Affairs (WDVA) • Education Programs Information, Referrals and Assistance    o Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) and other GI Bill    o CDL Programs (local and national)    o Dislocated Worker Program    o College Application Assistance including financ… Room: 11 - Computer Lab. Contact Name: Arturo Espinoza. Contact Phone: 509.734.5972. Contact Email: WSCBVeterans@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Spanish. Additional Information: Go to WorkSourceWA.com to create an account prior to attending the workshop. Monday, December 30, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Skills and Abilities Analysis

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. Room: 6. Contact Phone: 509.734.5900. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Create your account on WorkSourceWA.com prior to attending workshop. Tuesday, December 31, 2019, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

HOLIDAY - WorkSource Closed

Workshop Language Option: English. Wednesday, January 1, 2020. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Strategies for Success Module 4

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. Room: 7. Contact Name: Olivia Mendoza. Contact Phone: 509.734.5296. Contact Email: omendoza@esd.wa.gov. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: 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. Some details vary by location, typically: • Each day consist of three hours of in-class instruction and two hours of extended learning and projects. • Certificates are distr… In-person job search activity: Yes. Thursday, January 2, 2020, 9:00 AM – Friday, January 3, 2020, 2:00 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Résumé and Cover Letter

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! Room: 11. Contact Phone: 509.734.5900. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Create your WorkSourceWA.com account prior to attending workshop. Thursday, January 2, 2020, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.

Interviewing Techniques

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. Room: 6. Contact Phone: 509.734.5900. Workshop Language Option: English. Additional Information: Create your WorkSourceWA.com account prior to attending workshop. Friday, January 3, 2020, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM. WorkSource Columbia Basin 815 North Kellogg Street, Suite D Kennewick, WA 99336.