Mayor`s Media Availability: Seattle Jobs Plan Update

Date: 10/17/2012 Standing with business, labor and community leaders two years after the launch of the Seattle Jobs Plan, Mayor Mike McGinn updated the public on progress made and future efforts to support job creation in Seattle. Time: 54:56. See Mayor Mike McGinn Jobs Plan speech full video here

FREE MICROSOFT E-LEARNING!

WorkSource customers throughout Washington have a unique opportunity to improve their computer skills – for FREE. The Washington State Employment Security Department has contracted with Microsoft to offer more than 1,000 different online courses to WorkSource customers. From first-timer to basic user to expert user to computer professional, you have the opportunity to go as…

NWJobs: Investing in job seekers, both today and tomorrow

Reprinted from: blog.nwjobs.com – Randy Woods writes about job-search tools, networking techniques and other tips to help you land your dream job. As most of the candidates running for local and national office have stated during this long election season, something needs to be done to create jobs during this country’s painfully slow economic recovery….

JOBS! thru WorkSource – Workforce Development Councils

Workforce Development Councils (WDCs) assure quality services to customers in the implementation of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA). The WDCs provide workforce development planning and promote coordination between education, training and employment efforts in their communities. To inquire about services, contact one of the Workforce Development Councils below or a WorkSource Center or Affiliate. Olympic…

From Concerned Eckstein Parents

Urgent Call To Action: We are writing to urge, implore, BEG you to write to all members of the School Board THIS WEEKEND! The Superintendent and District Staff put their BEX levy proposal before the school board on Wednesday. The proposal includes a new middle school at Wilson-Pacific and repurposing the Jane Addams building for…

Family Symposium scheduled for Oct. 20 at Chief Sealth International High School

Families, students, staff and community members of Seattle Public Schools are invited to participate in the annual Family Symposium scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 20 at Chief Sealth International High School. The goal of the symposium is to support families as fundamental partners in their student’s academic success. SPS will offer workshops and other resources for…

‘Career Bridge’ project & Peace for the Street Kids Needs Funds!

News, Updates, and Information THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2012 ‘Career Bridge’ project will support job seekers who face barriers to employment. Mayor McGinn detailed support for the Career Bridge pilot project, an innovative partnership among the City of Seattle, the Seattle Jobs Initiative, and grassroots community groups to help individuals who face significant barriers to employment…