Greater Seattle Job Fair, Oct. 5: More than 40 companies with hundreds of job openings. Oct. 5, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Qwest Field &...

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Greater Seattle Job Fair, Oct. 5: More than 40 companies with hundreds of job openings. Oct. 5, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Qwest Field & Event Center, 800 Occidental Ave. S., Seattle. Sponsored by Jobbernaut Career Fairs. Info: 800-525-7748 or

Cruise line job fair, Oct. 22-23: NCL America will be recruiting in the Seattle area Oct. 22 and 23 for several hundred culinary, restaurant and hotel-related positions aboard cruise ships based in Hawaii.

The NCLA Job Fair on Oct. 22 will be at the Courtyard by Marriott, 925 Westlake Ave. N., Seattle. On Oct. 23, it will be at the Coast Hotel, 625 116th Ave. N.E., Bellevue. Sessions begin at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Must apply online before attending at:

Age 55+ Job Club Workshop: The next workshop for people 55 and older looking for work will be Oct. 19, 10:30 a.m. to noon, at the Seattle Public Library, 600 5th Ave., Room #6, Level 4. It’s sponsored by the Seattle Mayor’s Office for Senior Citizens. Information: and click on “Age 55+ Employment Resource Center.”

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Worker retraining, Seattle: South Seattle Community College gives a free overview of its services and assistance for the unemployed 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, Seattle: 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.

Worker retraining, Seattle: Seattle Central Community College hosts worker-retraining tuition-assistance sessions for unemployed or dislocated workers, 2 p.m. Thursdays in Room 4180, main campus, 1701 Broadway. Information: 206-587-6310.

Worker retraining, Bothell: Cascadia Community College (Bothell) offers a 1 ½-hour orientation on resources, services and training available for those who have been laid off, were formerly self-employed or are displaced homemakers. Wednesdays at 1 p.m., Room 130, Cascadia Building, 18345 Campus Way N.E., Bothell. 425-352-8132.

Worker retraining, Shoreline: Shoreline Community College provides worker-retraining orientations for dislocated workers, displaced homemakers and the unemployed. Wednesdays from 2 to 3 p.m. at the college, 16101 Greenwood Ave. N., Room 2925, Information: 206-546-5882 or

Worker retraining: Orientation sessions for unemployed workers or displaced homemakers are 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays in Room R-303, Bellevue Community College, 3000 Landerholm Circle S.E., Bellevue. Information: 425-564-4054 or

Support group: The Overlake Christian Church Job Support Program meets at 7 p.m. Thursdays, Westminster Chapel, 13646 N.E. 24th St., Bellevue. Assistance with basic job-hunting skills. 425-562-8028.

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

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