PIERCE COUNTY, Washington – Is 2020 the year for a new job? The Pierce County Library System can help with expert job help, free workshops and training in partnership with WorkSource Washington.
“We know many people set a New Year’s resolution to get a new job, and we are here to help them meet their goal,” said Pierce County Library’s Executive Director Georgia Lomax. “With the improved skills, stand-out resumes and solid interview techniques, the Get Hired workshops help an applicant stand out from the crowd.”
Upcoming classes include:
Drop-In Basic Adult Education Referrals
Interested in getting a high school diploma or GED? Learning English? Building skills
for college? Ask about basic education for adults in Pierce County and how to get started.
*Second and fourth Mondays, 2-4 p.m., Lakewood Pierce County Library, 6300 Wildaire
Join group meetings and share employment tips, get support in job search, and learn from other job seekers.
Second and fourth Fridays, Jan. 10-March 27, 1-3 p.m. South Hill Pierce County Library, 15420 Meridian E., Puyallup
Participate in cutting-edge career workshops to overcome challenges finding employment in Pierce County. Meet with an employer-of-the-day, receive one-on-one coaching and network.
Wednesday, Feb. 5, March 4, 1-4 p.m., Parkland/Spanaway Pierce County Library, 13718 Pacific Ave. S., Tacoma
Drop-In Help with WorkSource
WorkSource employment experts help with specific questions about all things employment-related—resumes, unemployment claims, job coaching and interview prep.
*Mondays, 10 a.m.-noon, Parkland/Spanaway Pierce County Library, 13718 Pacific Ave. S., Tacoma
*Mondays, 10 a.m.-noon, University Place Pierce County Library, 3609 Market Place W.,
Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-noon, Lakewood Pierce County Library, 6300 Wildaire
Job Hunting for Mature Workers
Concerned that age is impacting the job search? Address issues such as over-qualification or career changes.
Thursday, Jan. 23, 2-4 p.m., South Hill Pierce County Library, 15420 Meridian E., Puyallup
Wednesday, March 18, noon-2 p.m., Steilacoom Pierce County Library, 2950 Steilacoom Blvd.
Prepare for Job Interviews
Learn the benefits of pre-interview prep and how to respond to challenging questions in a positive way. All attendees will receive an interview survival handout.
Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2-4 p.m., Lakewood Pierce County Library, 6300 Wildaire
Thursday, March 26, 2-4 p.m., Summit Pierce County Library, 5107 112th St. E., Tacoma
*Library is closed Monday, Jan. 20 and Feb. 17
Visit gethired.pcls.us for more information and additional resources to strengthen the skills and knowledge needed for career success.Print This Post