C2C Federal Job Seekers Workshop, 21 Mar from 8:30am to 11:30am at the Hawk Transition Center, Rm 214 (11577 41st Division Dr, JBLM). Learn the process of seeking and competing for Federal employment and discuss the required steps through the entire Federal hiring process. Featured guest instructor is a Veteran HR Specialist. Additional time available after class for questions and lab work. Registration
C2C Linked In Workshop, 21 Mar from 1:00pm to 3:30pm at the Hawk Transition Center, Rm 214 (11577 41st Division Dr, JBLM). Build your LinkedIn Profile. Connect with employers, develop a robust professional network and identify potential new career pathways. Additional time available after class for questions and lab work. Registration
Federal Aviation Administration Event, 21 Mar from 11:00am to 2:30pm at the Hawk Transition Center, Auditorium (11577 41st Division Dr, JBLM). Working at FAA offers a unique opportunity to experience a career where your impact not only reaches throughout the aviation industry but around the world as well. You'll be a part of a diverse workforce utilizing the latest technology and systems dedicated to maintaining the safety and integrity of our civil airspace. FAA employees work from locations throughout the nation - at airports, regional offices and centers, and our headquarters in Washington, D.C. As a large-scale organization with a far-reaching and critical mission, FAA employs a wide array of technical, industrial and business professionals. For more information contact Elvie Email.
WorkSource Skills & Abilities Workshop, 22 Mar from 9am to 11:30am at the Hawk Transition Center, Rm 217 (11577 41st Division Dr, JBLM). You will learn to identify, demonstrate and package your skills and personal qualities to be meaningful to employers. You will also learn oral communication skills and practice delivering a 60-Second Commercial – a brief, high impact presentation to potential employers. For more information call Hawk Transition Center, 253-967-3258.
WorkSource Interview Techniques, 22 Mar from1:30pm to 3:30pm at the Hawk Transition Center, Rm 217 (11577 41st Division Dr, JBLM). Being able to handle a job interview is a necessity for any job seeker. In this workshop you will learn valuable interviewing tips to answering difficult questions in a supportive and realistic environment. For more information call Hawk Transition Center, 253-967-3258.
Work of Honor Corporate Networking Workshop, 28 Mar from 1pm to 2:30pm at the Hawk Transition Center, Auditorium(11577 41st Division Dr, JBLM). Learn how to network. Connecting companies with veterans, military spouses and business professionals. Registration
Lean 6 Sigma White Belt Workshops, 28-29 Mar from 11:30am to 2:00pm at the Hawk Transition Center, Rm 217 (11577 41st Division Dr, JBLM). Geared toward providing you with fundamental comprehension of the Lean Six Sigma (also known as LSS) outline involving process improvement, variability, process performance, and the specific roles that different team members play. Students who attend this workshop lend support to the process improvement projects as either a Project Leader or as a Team Member. For more information call Hawk Transition Center, 253-967-3258.
C2C presents Cleared Candidate IT Recruitment Event, 29 Mar from 11am to 2pm at the Hawk Transition Center, Auditorium (11577 41st Division Dr, JBLM). Meet with recruiters from Amazon Web Services and POWTEC Solutions for opportunities in IT for Secret and Top Secret Clearance holders. Pre-registration is encouraged but not required: https://cleareditcandidatejblm.eventbrite.com For more information contact Michele Helfgott-Waters at firstname.lastname@example.org
Apprenticeship Job Fair, 18 Apr from 9am to 12pm on Camp Murray, Bldg 91, Dupont. Interested in living wage job in the technical trades? The Apprenticeship Job Fair will connect you with training directors, employers and apprenticeship coordinators from industries throughout Washington State. Hear from industry panelists, learn about your GI Bill® benefits, and see what job opportunities await you in Washington State. Washington State is one of the fastest growing states in America and employers want to hire veterans. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to network and start a new career. Learn more about the apprenticeships in the below industries:Construction, Aerospace Manufacturing, Information Technology, Maritime, and more! For more information contact Rachel Roberts at email@example.com.
Brown Bag Mini Job Fair will be held Wednesdays from 11:30am to 1:30pm in the Hawk Transition Center Lobby. (Job Seeker walk-ins welcome, Employer Registration is now required by emailing Shena.
Military to Manufacturing Career Pathways Program (M2M) is a manufacturing industry driven program sponsored by CAMPS (Center for Advanced Manufacturing Puget Sound). M2M is a two day workshop focusing on entry-level, semi-skilled, skilled and leadership positions in the manufacturing industry. Special emphasis is placed on helping military personnel understand advanced manufacturing and the skills translation from military to manufacturing positions. CAMPS works through the process that results in job placement. Contact: Stacie Buchanan or Marcus Warren
Onward to Opportunity – the NW Edge is 6 week program, meeting every Tuesday, facilitated by different partnering agencies providing specialized transition workshops covering: Speaking Civilian, Social Media-LinkedIn, WA State Economic Demographics, Resume Tailoring, Interview Workshop, Mock Interviews, WA State Opportunities, and a NW Edge Social with employers. For more information contact Ben Dufay
Career Technical Training (CTT) will assist transitioning Service member in identifying civilian technical occupations, establishing career goals, highlight VA education benefits, and beginning applications for credentialing and vocation training. Late arrivals will be required to reschedule appointment. Classes are located at Hawk Transition Center. For more info or to register call 253-967-3258.
Accessing Higher Education (HE) track prepares you to transition as a full-time student. The 3 day class and field trip focuses on identifying personal education goals, researching schools and obtaining financial assistance, and contacting /applying for admission to colleges and universities with a goal of obtaining a degree. By selecting this track you will create a customized plan for a successful transition to a higher education institution.
Boots to Business - A 2 day workshop how to start a business: gain tools and knowledge needed to identify a business opportunity, draft a plan and launch an enterprise. Day 3 consists of a field trip. Classes are located at Hawk Transition Center. For more info or to register call 253-967-3258.
Career Skills Program is civilian advancement opportunities, that prepare service members, veterans, and spouses for industry-specific job training and certifications including job placement assistance. For more informationcall (253)477-4748/4743. Mandatory Briefings are held every Monday at 12 pm at Crittenberger Career Skills Center (Bldg. 3271 next to Evergreen Chapel) (walk-ins welcome)
Employer Outreach POC, Shane Watson (253) 477-4758.
Camo2Commerce (C2C): provides opportunities for career development and jobs to Service members transitioning out of JBLM into civilian life in Washington. We offer customized services including: one-on-one career coaching, job placement services, short-term training, hiring fairs and more. Our goal is to enable transitioning service members to seamlessly shift into the civilian workforce, and specifically into high-demand career opportunities in the local area. For More Information: Hawk Transition Center Rm.124, North Fort @253-967-0319.
Operation GoodJobs provides job placement services, employer networking opportunities, skills training, resume writing skills and mock interviews, as well as quarterly hiring events on JBLM, all at no cost. For information, attend an orientation every Friday at 1:50 PM at the Starbucks at 10314 S. Tacoma Way, Lakewood, WA (exit 127 off I-5) or on the 4th Thursday of every month at the Lacey Veterans Service Hub at 4232 6th Avenue SE, #202. More at Operation GoodJobs or (253)573-6789.
Hire America’s Heroes (HAH) connects America’s major corporations with the rich skills and abilities of military Service members and their families for the purpose of employment in the corporate workforce. HAH promotes best practices and success strategies in military to-corporate transitions, recruiting, hiring, on‐boarding, and retention. Located at 1901 Jefferson Ave, Suite 214, Tacoma, WA 98402; firstname.lastname@example.org; 425.301.5445; Standard work hours Monday-Friday 8-5 pm. Serving transitioning Service members and spouses from all services and components to include Active Duty (3-18 months prior to ETS), Reserves and National Guard. For more information: Hire America's Heroes
USO provides connections to public, private and corporate resources and programs for transitioning Service members, veterans and military families. The services are all free of charge, for employment, education, benefits, housing, family programs, finance and legal assistance. Located in Lakewood at 9881 Bridgeport Way SW, Hours M-F 9-5. For more information: USO Pathfinder
Work of Honor is a community of veterans and business professionals committed to combining the best in class business and military operational strategies to create a strong economic community. WOH works with Veterans as well as the business community to facilitate job placement by hosting networking events, providing mentors and hosting a robust website that connects the two together. For more information please see their website Work of Honor. They are located at 1901 Jefferson Ave., Ste 214, Tacoma, WA 98402, (206)686-2898.
Boots 2 Shoes accomplishes its mission by engaging and training volunteers from the business community to be mentors for transitioning veterans. BTS mentors are trained to provide coaching for resumes, job search plans, interview skills and echo the bottom line: appreciation for the veterans’ service to country. Through a combination of one-on-one meetings and phone conversations, a mentor provides business knowledge as a veteran plans and conducts a job search. For more information please see their website at Boots to Shoes or call (425) 284-1453.
VIE-25- is a initiative designed to help exiting service members obtain a professional/technical certificate while they are still on active duty. The VIE-25 has a partnership with seven of the Community and Technical Colleges in the surrounding area that allow service members the opportunity to complete a certificate program that is usually 1-2 quarters. By using the MOA, a service member has the opportunity to attend classes as a student during normal duty hours for the last six months of their active duty service. Funding for this initiative is through the Workforce Education/Worker Retraining grant. The Workforce Education/Worker Retraining dollars have been allocated federally and by the state in order to assist service members in paying for these professional/technical certificates as they transition out of the military and into a new career field or to enhance the work they have done while on active duty by obtaining one of the many certificates in some of the nation's and Washington's top industries.
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