WorkSource Weekly Updates

WorkSource Weekly is an email service for jobseekers and community partners specifically run and maintained by WorkSource Pierce in Tacoma, WA. Its mission is to connect jobseekers and community partners with information and opportunities to conduct a successful job search.

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JobFest 2020 – Washington’s Largest Young Adult Job Fair

JobFest provides young adults ages 16-24 access to employers who are ready to hire full-time, part-time and seasonal positions; as well as community resources and training providers who can help you build your future.

Flagger Training is back!

Flagger Training is back!

RI International Hiring Event – July 22nd

RI International is hiring 16 to 20 staff.

WorkSource Pierce Welcomes a new Administrator!

WorkSource Pierce is pleased to announce that Manny Aybar will begin work as our new WS Pierce Interim Administrator on July 1st.

EMPLOYER EXTRA: Customer Experience Coordinator

Pierce County Library System is recruiting for a Customer Experience Coordinator – Workforce and Economic Development.

GED Completion Classes – Summer season

WorkSource and Clover Park Technical College have partnered up to offer GED Completion classes.


The United States Census Bureau is now recruiting for Census Takers throughout Pierce County.

WA Department of Corrections Virtual Hiring Event

WA Department of Corrections is hiring for Correctional Officers.

Advanced Health Care Virtual Hiring Event – July 9th

Hiring for: CNA caregivers SAFE and SECURE WORK! Work 1:1 with Clients in their own homes! Job Requirements: Must have a current NAR/NAC license Current CPR Certificate 7hrs HIV/Aids Training […]

TCC Career and College Pathways Academy

The Career and College Pathway Academy (CCPA) is a small cohort of students who work with two instructors to earn dual credits (HS and college), increase their academics to college readiness, and explore career and education options at the same time!

TPS Virtual Hiring Event – July 1st

TPS is a non-profit organization that helps people find non-driving jobs in the Transportation Industry.  TPS works with over 1200 local employers who have a wide variety of positions.  

VIRTUAL CAREER BOOST: Human Resource June 25th

Hear about possible funding for training and get connected. Bet on you!

VIRTUAL CAREER BOOST: Truck Driving & Transportation June 24th

Hear about possible funding for training and get connected. Bet on you!

New – Discover WIOA workshops

Time to bet on you! Come learn about WIOA services.

WIOA Program Information for Job Seekers

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) assists job seekers with accessing employment, education, training, and other supports they need to meet employers’ requirements and succeed in our labor market.

GAF Roofing Academy Pre-apprenticeship

No-cost Roofing Construction Pre-Apprenticeship.

Columbia Bank Virtual Hiring Event – June 23rd

WorkSource Pierce is hosting a Virtual Hiring Event for Columbia Bank.  They will be hiring for several positions.

VIRTUAL EVENT: TruFit Staffing Hiring Event -June 10th

Hiring For Manufacturing Associate, Travel Field Service Tech.

Tacoma Community College Careers Pathways Academy

Enrolling for summer and fall!


KFC is hiring for KFC Team Members.

EMPLOYER EXTRA: Farmer’s Insurance Protégé Apprentice Agent

Farmer’s Insurance is now recruiting for Protégé Apprentice Agents in University Place.

EMPLOYER EXTRA: District Associate Agent

Farmer’s Insurance is now recruiting for District Associate Agents in University Place.

GAF Roofing Academy program

Today’s roofing industry is responsive, innovative, and widely respected, instituting ever-higher standards across the board and enabling hard-working, dedicated individuals to build well-paying and enabling hard-working, dedicated individuals to build […]

Virtual Career Boost: Truck Driving & Transportation – June 4th

Come hear about possible funding and get connected to be a Truck Driver in the Transportation Industry. Time to bet on you!

EMPLOYER EXTRA: In-home caregivers

Korean Women’s Association (KWA) is seeking to hire full time/part-time Home Care Aides (Caregivers).

Hot Jobs – 23 Misc. Essential Openings in Lakewood, WA

Here is a list of jobs that essential providers in the LAKEWOOD area to be filled immediately. To see the full job posting and apply online, click on the corresponding link to go directly to the announcement.

Commencement Bay Marine Services Hiring Event – June 4th

Commencement Bay Marine Services is a full-service marine vessel repair.  They are hiring Journeyman Mechanics.

Economic Security for All Program

WorkForce Central and its community partners are connecting the East Side with tools to gain financial security.

U.S. Department of the Navy Virtual Job Fair – May 28th

  Participate from a computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone! Hosted by Navy Talent Acquisition Group Pacific Northwest The  Navy Talent Acquisition Group Pacific Northwest is the main driving force behind the […]

Service Industry Specialist Hiring Event – June 3rd

Security Industry Specialists, Inc. provides unique security solutions to some of the most successful names in business including Fortune 500 companies, designer brands, international events, celebrities, and high-profile executives. Hiring For: […]

EMPLOYER EXTRA: Patient Access Technicians (Float Pool)

Extra Extra: MultiCare MultiCare is now recruiting for Patient Access Technician positions at various local MultiCare facilities.  Do you have customer service skills and a passion for health care?  We are seeking Patient […]

VIRTUAL HIRING EVENT: Advanced Healthcare – May 19th

Hiring for:  CNA Caregivers SAFE and SECURE WORK!  Work 1:1 with Clients in their own homes! Job Requirements: Must have a current NAR/NAC license Current CPR Certificate 7 hrs HIV/Aids Training Certificate […]

EMPLOYER EXTRA: General Laborers

Concrete Technology Corporation is now recruiting for Entry-Level General Laborers at manufacturing plant in Tacoma

Virtual Hiring Event: Pierce County Elections

Pierce County Elections Division is hiring election workers!

EMPLOYER EXTRA: Central Service Technicians (CS Techs)

Extra Extra: MultiCare MultiCare is now recruiting for Central Service Technician positions at Tacoma General Hospital. Do you have a heart and passion to support a healthcare team, by cleaning, sterilizing, and packaging […]

Virtual Event: AJAC Information Session May 20th

Are you looking to get into Advanced Manufacturing? Do you want a living wage career within Advanced Manufacturing? Please come to this presentation Wednesday, May 20th at 11:00 am to […]

Companies Hiring to Fill Urgent Demands

Originally posted on Find more of their career advice articles here Looking for companies hiring immediately? You’re not alone. The coronavirus is impacting the jobs market in a way […]

Drive-in WiFi hotspots

Drive-in Wi-Fi Hotspots Sent on behalf of Washington State Department of Commerce. Depending on where you live, lack of high-speed internet access means some seniors can’t refill prescriptions, furloughed workers […]

VIRTUAL HIRING EVENT: Advanced Healthcare – May 19th

Hiring for: CNA Caregivers SAFE and SECURE WORK! Work 1:1 with Clients in their own homes! Job Requirements: Must have a current NAR/NAC license Current CPR Certificate 7 hrs HIV/Aids […]

VIRTUAL HIRING EVENT: Around the Sound May 14th

Around The Sound is currently hiring for 16 Full-Time and Part-Time CDL and NON-CDL DRIVERS. Family owned and operated, Around The Sound is pleased to be the foremost transportation service in the Puget Sound, WA, serving […]

Monthly Spotlighted Employer Video Interviews

EMPLOYER SPOTLIGHT FOR JULY 2020 Department of Corrections Positions Hiring: Correctional Officers, Nursing, Food Service, Electricians, Engineering, and more! Ready to Apply? Apply for this job by visiting

ESD.WA.GOV has a new look!

The new ESD.WA.GOV Employment Security Department has overhauled their website to make it more accessible and easier to navigate. Simplified homepage for easier navigation to the pages people need most right […]

Interested in college? Funds may be available!

Are you interested in going to school? Funds may be available. The following resources are available to assist potential students with tuition and additional academic supports while earning a professional or technical certificate […]

Economic Impact Payment information

The IRS will soon be issuing Economic Impact Payments to every eligible American. Help is needed to reach individuals who do not normally file because they do not have enough […]

COVID-19 Resources now on our blog!

WorkSource Weekly has added a COVID-19 resource page to its blog! Resources to help you in these rough times It’s hard enough living with the many impacts that the current […]

Education Resources for UI claimants and WorkSource Customers

Sent on behalf of Washington Student Achievement Council The Washington Student Achievement Council (WSAC) has a new online resource: College & Career Compass is a tool that empowers adults to return to school, […]

COVID-19 Information for Businesses

Direct Links to Employer Resources: City of Tacoma Stabilization Loan Pre-application Pierce County Emergency Small Business Relief Loan Program Washington State Layoff Assistance Shared Work Temporary Layoffs / Standby Federal […]

COVID-19 Information for Workers

Unemployment information Update from the Employment Security Department Unemployment Benefits update 4/27: Read here the Claimant Email sent out April 27th Unemployment Benefits update 4/18:  Read here the Claimant Emails sent out […]

COVID-19 Community Resources to Help

Click below to jump to a section Washington State COVID-19 resource page Coronavirus Stimulus Payments information (updated 4/10) Rent, Housing and Utilities assistance Food assistance Other assistance Health and Wellness […]

Unemployment Claimant Filing Updates

ESD has launched a new webinar program to help unemployed workers better navigate the unemployment insurance process during the COVID-19 emergency. Interested individuals can navigate to this page and choose from 5 […]

COVID-19 Updates at WorkSource Pierce

WorkSource Pierce is committed to providing the best possible job seeker and employer services in Pierce County. In this difficult time, that focus has not changed; however, we are also […]

Test event post

Active Duty Military Spouse or Transitioning Service Member looking to get into the workforce? Hear about possible funding for online training and get connected. Bet on you! Click Link here […]

Inclement Weather Notice

WorkSource Pierce will open today at 10 am. We are looking at weather and road conditions and will re-evaluate if necessary. This morning’s Social Media and Job Search class, scheduled for 10 am, is cancelled.

Resume Kit 2020 is now available!

WorkSource Pierce Resume Kit 2020 is now available! You can download a PDF copy of the WorkSource Pierce Resume Kit or samples of resumes and cover letters. Click below to […]