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. Workshop duration 2 ½ hours. Registration required. Register online @ www.piercecountylibrary.org/
Buckley Pierce County Library
123 S. River Ave. 98321
Effective Applications and Resumes Thursday, June 5, 11 a.m.
The Job Doctor Thursday, June 5, 2 p.m.
Eatonville Pierce County Library
Advertising Your Abilities Thursday, May 22, 11 a.m.
Presenting Yourself as a Polished Professional Thursday, May 22, 2 p.m.
Gig Harbor Pierce County Library
4424 Point Fosdick Drive N.W. 98335 • 253-548-3305
Effective Applications and Resumes Tuesday, June 17, 11 a.m.
LinkedIn Help Tuesday, June 17, 2 p.m.
Graham Pierce County Library
9202 224th St. E. 98338 • 253-548-3322
Presenting Yourself as a Polished Professional Thursday, May 8, 11 a.m.
Advertising Your Abilities Thursday, May 8, 2 p.m.
Key Center Pierce County Library
Lakebay 98349 • 253-548-3309
Advertising Your Abilities Thursday, June 19, 11 a.m.
Presenting Yourself as a Polished Professional Thursday, June 19, 2 p.m.
Milton/Edgewood Pierce County Library
Surprise Lake Square, 900 Meridian E., Suite 29
Milton 98354 • 253-548-3325
Advertising Your Abilities Thursday, June 12, 2 p.m.
Parkland/Spanaway Pierce County Library
13718 Pacific Ave. S.
Tacoma 98444 • 253-548-3304
Effective Applications and Resumes Monday, April 7, 11 a.m.
Job Seeker Services – Russian Monday, April 7, 2 p.m.
Presenting Yourself as a Polished Professional Monday, June 9, 11 a.m.
South Hill Pierce County Library
15420 Meridian E. 98375 • 253-548-3303
LinkedIn Help Thursday, April 3, 11 a.m.
Advertising Your Abilities Thursday, April 3, 2 p.m.
Steilacoom Pierce County Library
2950 Steilacoom Blvd. 98388 • 253-548-3313
Resources for Vets Thursday, April 24, 11 a.m.
Sumner Pierce County Library
1116 Fryar Ave. 98390 • 253-548-3306
LinkedIn Help Tuesday, May 6, 11 a.m.
Tillicum Pierce County Library
14916 Washington Ave. S.W.
Lakewood 98498 • 253-548-3314
The Job Doctor Tuesday, April 8, 11 a.m.
University Place Pierce County Library
3609 Market Place W., Suite 100
98466 • 253-548-3307
Effective Applications and Resumes Tuesday, May 20, 11 a.m.
The Job Doctor Tuesday, May 20, 2 p.m.
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.