Job seekers will find help and learn skills during free job search workshops at Pierce County Libraries. These free events are made possible by a partnership with WorkSource and Pierce County Library System.
Buckley Pierce County Library
123 S. River Ave. 98321
LinkedInHelp Thursday, March 6, 11 a.m.
Presenting Yourself as a Polished Professional Thursday, March 6, 2 p.m.
Gig Harbor Pierce County Library
4424 Point Fosdick Drive N.W. 98335 • 253-548-3305
Effective Applications and Resumes Tuesday, Feb. 18, 11 a.m.
The Job Doctor Tuesday, Feb. 18, 11 a.m.
Graham Pierce County Library
9202 224th St. E. 98338 • 253-548-3322
LinkedIn Help Tuesday, Feb. 4, 11 a.m.
Effective Applications and Resumes Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2 p.m.
Milton/Edgewood Pierce County Library
Surprise Lake Square, 900 Meridian E., Suite 29
Milton 98354 • 253-548-3325
Effective Applications and Resumes Thursday, March 13, 2 p.m.
Parkland/Spanaway Pierce County Library
13718 Pacific Ave. S.
Tacoma 98444 • 253-548-3304
Presenting Yourself as a Polished Professional Monday, Feb. 10, 2 p.m.
Steilacoom Pierce County Library
2950 Steilacoom Blvd. 98388 • 253-548-3313
Advertising Your Abilities Thursday, Feb. 20, 11 a.m.
Presenting Yourself as a Polished Professional Thursday, Feb. 20, 2 p.m.
Sumner Pierce County Library
1116 Fryar Ave. 98390 • 253-548-3306
Advertising Your Abilities Wednesday, March 5, 2 p.m.
University Place Pierce County Library
3609 Market Place W., Suite 100
98466 • 253-548-3307
Advertising Your Abilities Friday, Jan. 24, 2 p.m.
Presenting Yourself as a Polished Professional Tuesday, March 18, 11 a.m.
Job Seeker Services – Russian Tuesday, March 18, 2 p.m.
Workshop duration 2 ½ hours
Advertising Your Abilities
Sell yourself and detail your skills to make employers sit up and take notice. Prepare an effective professional profile statement and discover the benefits of using social media.
Effective Applications and Resumes
Navigate sticky situations such as age, background, and reason for leaving a job. Create a winning resume and an effective cover letter you can target for specific positions. You will receive the newly updated Resume Kit.
The Job Doctor
Drop in for resume review, mock interviewing and other job search concerns with help from WorkSource job search specialists.
Job Seeker Services – Russian
Is your primary language Russian, Romanian or Ukrainian? What do employers expect from you? Create a targeted job search strategy, resume and cover letter, develop an effective 60-second commercial, apply for retraining and find hidden jobs.
Have you set up a LinkedIn profile and wonder what’s next? Expand your network, search for advertised jobs, and research employers. Must have a current LinkedIn profile and familiarity with Internet and computers. For help setting up a LinkedIn account, ask a librarian.
Presenting Yourself as a Polished Professional
Do you know what to say/what not to say in an interview? Learn the benefits of pre-interview prep work and how to respond to overqualification, salary and background issues. You will receive an Interview Survival handout.