Sept. 14: 50+ Job Fair: The "Hire Experience" job fair is for job-seekers over 50 who want to update their job-hunting skills, spruce up...
Sept. 14: 50+ Job Fair: The “Hire Experience” job fair is for job-seekers over 50 who want to update their job-hunting skills, spruce up their résumé and acquire information about where to find jobs. The event, sponsored by the Mature Workers Alliance of Puget Sound, will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 14, at the Seattle Center House (305 Harrison St.). Employers will have representatives available to discuss employment opportunities. Workshops will include information about starting a business, job-hunting strategies and résumé critiquing. Information: Lois Kohaski-Sinclair 206-838-8163.
Worker retraining: Shoreline Community College provides worker retraining orientations for dislocated workers, displaced homemakers and the unemployed. Sessions are Wednesdays from 2 to 3 p.m. at the college, 16101 Greenwood Ave. N., Room 2925, Information: 206-546-5882 or www.shoreline.edu
Worker retraining: South Seattle Community College gives a free weekly overview of its services and assistance for the unemployed and those laid off at weekly open houses, 1 p.m. Thursdays in Room 81, Robert Smith Building, 6000 16th Ave. S.W. Information: 206-764-5835.
Worker retraining: North Seattle Community College gives a free, weekly overview of its services and assistance for dislocated or unemployed workers through its worker-retraining program, 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays in Room 3449, College Center Building, 9600 College Way N. Information: 206-527-3787.
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Employment-networking group: 10 a.m. to noon Fridays, North Creek Presbyterian Church, 621 164th St. S.E., Mill Creek. Topics include résumés, interviewing and following up. Information: 425-743-2386 or www.northcreekpres.org.
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