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Job Calendar | WorkSource Veterans Orientation

The WorkSource Veterans Orientation introduces the veteran services available through WorkSource. Meet with veterans representatives from the YWCA, KC Veterans Program and WA State DVOP. Learn about the benefits and resources available to veterans, spouses and families.

Job Calendar | Washington Army National Guard job and resource fair

Employers, various veterans resources, and apprenticeship and educational program will be represented at the Washington Army National Guard job and resource fair. The fair is sponsored by the Washington National Guard and NAVSTA Everett

Job Calendar | Mature Workers Job Club

WorkSource's supportive small group for older workers and veterans focuses on maintaining a positive, action-oriented attitude during job search. It is peer-facilitated and includes guest speakers and job search topics for networking and confidently looking for a job.

Career Center Blog | The brighter side of taxes for job seekers

By now, you've probably received your W-2s, 1099s and various other tax documents you'll need for the annual April bloodletting. For those of you who have been laid off, you may also get a surprise slap in the face by

Job Calendar | Military Sealift Command civilian mariner hiring event

Learn more about employment opportunities with the Military Sealift Command at this free career fair. The command operates approximately 110 noncombatant, civilian-crewed ships that replenish U.S. Navy ships, conduct specialized missions, strategically preposition combat cargo at sea around the world

Job Calendar | 'Hire a Vet' Employer Panel & Job Fair

WorkSource is partnering with South Seattle Community College, SKCHRA, Employment Security Department Veterans, and the King County Veterans' Program to host the 'Hire a Vet' Employer Panel & Job Fair. The Employer Panel is at 1 p.m., followed by the

Job Calendar | Veterans Job Club

Veterans are invited to attend this WorkSource job club to network, gain helpful tips in your job search and connect with a Veterans Employment Representative.

Job Calendar | Veterans orientation

This free WorkSource orientation introduces the services that are available to veterans, including employment, housing and life stability needs.

Job Calendar | RecruitMilitary Seattle veteran job fair

RecruitMilitary, a veteran-owned firm dedicated to helping veterans achieve their educational and career dreams, hosts a free job fair. Register here.

Job Calendar | Veterans Job and Resource Fair

The King County Veterans' Program hosts a free Veterans Job and Resource Fair. Bring a resume and network with employers, agencies and other job seekers.

Job Calendar | Engineering, Technology & Security Clearance Career Expo

Meet face-to-face with employers hiring for engineering, defense, aerospace, software development, purchasing and many other disciplines at the free Engineering, Technology & Security Clearance Expo.

Job Calendar | Veterans' Government Career Fair

Bring resumes and meet with representatives from U.S. Border Patrol/Customs; Veterans Administration; Washington State; Monroe, Everett and Mukilteo school districts; Port of Seattle; King County Metro; Dept. of Corrections; Snohomish County; University of Washington and other agencies. Preregistration required at

Job Calendar | Boots 2 Work Military Career Fair

WorkForce Central's Boots2Work is a military-only career fair with activities, workshops and presentations to help former military and their spouses land the perfect job with more than 60 companies representing a variety of industries, including manufacturing, transportation, financial services, health

Job Calendar | Veterans Career Fair

The JobXchange hosts a Veterans Resource and Career Fair to promote employment, educational and resource opportunities to veterans. Register here.

Job Calendar | Hire America's Heroes Career Day

An anticipated 75 corporations such as Amazon, Boeing, Microsoft and Starbucks will be looking to connect with military job seekers at Hire America's Heroes Career Day.

Job Calendar | Open lab for Elevate America for veterans and spouses

WorkSource and Microsoft are distributing vouchers that will enable veterans to obtain, at no cost, select e-learning and certification for Windows 7 Essentials and Microsoft Office 2010. This premium collection of 20 self-paced e-learning courses will help you become familiar

Job Calendar | Veteran services hiring event

Bates Technical College is hostimg a hiring event featuring 55 employers. This event is open to the public. Bring a resume and be prepared to interview for jobs.

Job Calendar | Open training lab for veterans and spouses

WorkSource and Microsoft are distributing vouchers that will enable veterans to obtain, at no cost, select e-learning and certification for Windows 7 Essentials and Microsoft Office 2010.

Career Center Blog | Coming home whole: PTSD doesn't have to end a career

A few weeks ago, President Obama mentioned in his State of the Union speech that, through the course of this year, 34,000 troops stationed in Afghanistan will be brought back home as part of an overall strategy to remove all

Job Calendar | Veterans Networking Group

The Veterans Networking Group is facilitated by the WorkSource Local Veterans Employment Representative (LVER), who is also a veteran. Each meeting has a different topic focusing on veterans including how to transfer military occupations to the civilian sector, job search

Job Calendar | Milicruit virtual career fair

Active-duty service members, veterans and military spouses are invited to log on to veteranscareerfair.com to meet with multiple employers and government agencies from across the country.

Career Center Blog | Veterans get VIP treatment for career assistance

To be a soldier, one must develop the discipline and endurance to take on any challenge. It also means you are part of a team that always has your back. U.S. Army veteran Ryan Shannon of West Seattle learned these

Job Calendar | Veterans and hiring managers networking event

Seattle Society for Human Resource Management is hosting a networking event to connect veterans and hiring managers. Validated parking and refreshments available. Veterans register here; employers register here.

Job Calendar | PSCDA meeting: Helping Veterans Find Their Place

The Puget Sound Career Development Association's monthly meeting will feature a discussion on "Helping Veterans Find Their Place," including the following topics: -- How can we facilitate veterans' transitions from a military culture to the civilian world? -- How can

Job Calendar | NAVSEA Virtual Career Expo

Chat live with recruiters and discover civilian and active duty opportunities with the federal government via the Naval Sea Systems Command Virtual Career Expo. Register in advance here.

Career Center Blog | Vets reinterpret job skills in manufacturing program

Finding the right job is like finding the perfect mate; sometimes a matchmaker can help find hidden similarities between two parties and pair them up. For the resurgent Puget Sound manufacturing sector, one of these matchmakers is Thomas McLaughlin, who

Career Center Blog | Preparing vets for the bumpy transition to civilian job search

If the roaring hydroplanes and the screaming F/A-18 Hornets overhead weren't enough to remind you, we just enjoyed another Seattle Seafair this weekend. While strolling on the waterfront past the mighty U.S. Navy and Coast Guard ships, I couldn't help

Career Center Blog | Some career-independence assistance from ESD

The smoke from the fireworks has cleared and the picnic leftovers are in the fridge, but two recent announcements from the Washington state Employment Security Department (ESD) are continuing the independence celebrations a little longer. One is a new page

Job Calendar | Workshop: Translating Military Skills to a Resume

The free, one-time WorkSource workshop will show job seekers how to translate military skills into civilian language for a dynamic resume.

Job Calendar | Veterans hiring event and resource fair

WorkSource Redmond announces a hiring event and community resource fair, featuring employers such AFLAC, Northwest Hospital, AeroJet, Snoqualmie Casino, TLG, Allied Barton, Wireless Data Services (WDS), Securitas Inc., and Ajilon.

Job Calendar | Military Spouse Virtual Career Fair

Military spouses from all over the world are invited to participate in a Milicruit virtual career fair on May 7. Meet and interact with more than 40 participating employers in real time online. Register in advance.

Career Center Blog | Midwinter tax deduction reminders for job seekers

Groundhog Day is once again upon us, and you know what that means for the average worker: 6 to 10 more weeks of tax preparation, of course. (Unlike the choices of a certain Keystone State rodent, this is one prediction

Career Center Blog | November program encourages hiring of returning vets

Last month, President Obama made the announcement that the nearly 40,000 non-combat security forces of Operation Iraqi Freedom will be coming home by the end of this year, effectively ending the nine-year misadventure in Iraq that cost nearly 4,500 American

Career Center Blog | Job-search help for returning veterans

It's already Memorial Day, so summer has unofficially arrived, at least in terms of summer vacations, if not weather. While many of us have scattered to various locations (I happen to be deep in the Methow Valley right now), we

Career Center Blog | Groundhog Day check-in: Job hope springs eternal

With the winter midway point of Groundhog Day nearly upon us, I think a certain Pennsylvania-based rodent might look favorably on its outlook for Seattle for the next six weeks and beyond -- not just for our warmer weather, but

Career Center Blog | Advice to help you break away from the job-hunt pack

For this week's roundup of networking and job-search events, I'm pleased to announce a new entry into the regular stable of weekly and monthly offerings. Joe Perez, a professional resume consultant and CEO of Writing Wolf, is holding a new

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