By Mary Getchell, Communications Director
People will learn valuable tools and techniques to search for jobs during free workshops at Pierce County Library System, beginning Tuesday, Feb. 1 at 10:30 a.m. Participants will devise strategies for making their skills irresistible to employers, and learn how to create employment opportunities in a difficult economy.
- Bonney Lake Pierce County Library, 18501 90th St. E., Wednesday, March 16, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
- Buckley Pierce County Library, 123 S. River Ave., Monday, March 21, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
- Eatonville Pierce County Library, 205 Center St. W., Wednesday, Feb. 9, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
- Graham Pierce County Library, 9202 224th St. E., Tuesday, Feb. 1, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
- Key Center Pierce County Library, 8905 KPN, Thursday, April 14, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
- Steilacoom Pierce County Library, 2950 Steilacoom Blvd., Thursday, March 24, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
- Summit Pierce County Library, 5107 112th St. E., Wednesday, April 20, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Class instructor Susanne Boone’s extensive portfolio of experience includes job developer for WorkForce Central and the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, labor market analyst with Employment Security Department, and career counselor for Clover Park Technical College. The following organizations provided funding for the Library’s Job and Business Centers:
- FRIENDS of Lakewood Library
- Lucky Seven Foundation
- The Norcliffe Foundation
- Paul G. Allen Family Foundation
- Pierce County Library Foundation
Renew Washington grant program, administered by the Washington state Library and funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Institute of Museum and Library Services WorkForce-Central, an investor.