Hundreds flock to Amazon jobs fair in Kent

Susmita Diyali from Tukwila answers questions in a tent, waiting with others to go inside Amazon’s fulfillment center in Kent to apply for a job Wednesday. (Ellen M. Banner/The Seattle Times) By Ángel González Seattle Times business reporter Amazon.com is looking to hire some 50,000 good women and men to pick, stow and pack itemsContinue reading “Hundreds flock to Amazon jobs fair in Kent”

2017 Seattle Youth Employment Program (SYEP).

YOUTH EMPLOYMENT Read more APPLICATION HERE The Seattle Youth Employment Program (SYEP), in support of the Mayor’s Youth Employment Initiative, provides internship opportunities aimed at meeting the employment needs of underserved youth and young adults in our community. By promoting work readiness and strengthening career development, SYEP helps to prepare and support youth for realContinue reading “2017 Seattle Youth Employment Program (SYEP).”

Work Source: Basic Computer Skills October 7, 2016

This workshop goes over the basics of computer hardware, basic keyboard and mouse skills, using Microsoft Word and using the Internet for job search. Limited space is available. * This workshop provides job search credit for individuals claiming Unemployment Insurance benefits. Fri., Oct. 7, 9:30am – 12pm WorkSource Affiliate Rainier 2531 Rainier Ave. S Seattle,Continue reading “Work Source: Basic Computer Skills October 7, 2016”

Veterans Resource Orientation October 3, 2016

Meet with Vet Reps from YWCA. KC Veterans Program and WA State DVOP. Learn about the benefits and resources available to veterans, spouses and families. Let us assist you with your employment, housing and life stability needs. Mon., Oct. 3, 10:30 – 11:30am WorkSource Affiliate Downtown Seattle 2024 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121

May 5 – Youth 16-24 Seattle Opportunity & Job Fair !

Your Future Starts Here Seattle & King County. Are you between 16 and 24 and not in school or working? More than 30 national and local companies want to hire you! Register now! Hundreds of Interviews & On the Spot Offers – Register TODAY to guarantee your interview! When: May 5th, 9 am to 4Continue reading “May 5 – Youth 16-24 Seattle Opportunity & Job Fair !”

More than 30 major companies to host youth opportunity job fair in Seattle

On May 5, more than 30 major companies will host a hiring fair for youth at CenturyLink Field Event Center. The job fair is part of the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative, a coalition of top U.S. companies that is expanding its national youth hiring movement to Seattle. Together, they will interview hundreds of 16-24 year oldsContinue reading “More than 30 major companies to host youth opportunity job fair in Seattle”

National Workforce Development Week

The Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County (WDC) is celebrating National Workforce Development Week! In honor of National Workforce Development Week, the WDC will be highlighting strategic partnerships with industry, education, community organizations, and labor within King County’s regional workforce development ecosystem. Join the conversation on Twitter to learn more about how business-led local workforceContinue reading “National Workforce Development Week”

Murray announces additional details on Income Inequality Symposium March 24, 2014

Also see the Ask the Mayor video from MARCH 25, 2014 Mayor Murray, Seattle University and Local Progress are presenting a one-day conference addressing income inequality and the role of the minimum wage in Seattle. The conference will be held on March 27 at Seattle University. It is free, open to the public, and willContinue reading “Murray announces additional details on Income Inequality Symposium March 24, 2014”

Workforce CEO Marlena Sessions Honored

Workforce CEO Sessions Honored: South celebrates Marlena Sessions with first annual Workforce South Seattle Community College President Gary Oertli presented Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County CEO Marlena Sessions with the Workforce Champion Award in December. Since becoming Chief Executive Officer for the Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County in 2009, Marlena Sessions has workedContinue reading “Workforce CEO Marlena Sessions Honored”

Jobaline: Start-up helps hourly workers land jobs through text messaging

KIRKLAND, Wash. – A Kirkland-based tech start-up is revolutionizing the way hourly workers find jobs, and all that’s needed is a phone that can text. As a former Microsoft manager, Jobaline founder and CEO Luis Salazar saw a serious problem plaguing hourly workers trying to connect with employers. This digital divide, he said, is notContinue reading “Jobaline: Start-up helps hourly workers land jobs through text messaging”