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Transitions: Feb. 17, 2017

Published: 01:23PM February 16th, 2017


The following is a snapshot look into some upcoming employment fairs and networking opportunities:

Operation GoodJobs! Fridays 2 p.m. Starbucks, 10314 S. Tacoma Way, Lakewood. For more information, email or call 253-573-6789.

Career Skills Program Briefings take place Mondays at Hawk Transition Center Auditorium. Walk-ins are welcome. Noon: trades/skills/technology/business brief.

Mini Career Technical, Apprenticeship and Education Fair takes place Mondays (except DONSAs and federal holidays) at Hawk Transition Center Auditorium at 10:30 a.m. Walk-ins are welcome.

Work of Honor Networking Event Wednesday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at SODO Kitchen in Seattle. Outstanding business networking opportunity for veterans, spouses and business professionals. Guest speakers will provide valuable insight on how veterans are using their military experience in enhancing civilian business operations. For more information and to RSVP, visit

Worksource Pierce Weekly Meetings Every Thursday from 1 to 4 p.m., the WorkSource Pierce Career Center hosts a meeting for job seekers unemployed for 27 weeks or longer, seeking assistance to re-enter the workforce. Location is 1305 Tacoma Ave. South, Tacoma. Fore more information, call 253-593-7300 or email

Camo2Commerce has orientations Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. at the Stone Education Center on Lewis Main for military leaders in mid-level management roles, ideally staff and senior noncommissioned officers and junior to mid-grade officers in transition. Camo2Commerce has created the Heroes Corporate Fellowship Academy to help you land a job in a position commensurate with knowledge, skills, abilities and experience. For more information, visit: or email

WorkSource Veterans Service Orientation Briefings take place the first and third Wednesdays of the month from 9 to 11 a.m. at 500 SW 7th St., Renton, Wash. The next meeting is March 1. For more information, call 206-205-3500.

What’s My Next Move? Second Monday of the month from 1:45 to 3:15 p.m. at Work Source Pierce. Next meeting is March 13. Email or call 253-552-2547.

Boots to Business A three-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 three consist of a field trip. To register call 253-967-5599 or 253-967-3258.

Spotlight Events and

Employer Hiring Check for employer spotlight events on social media at for more information. Sign up at or with your SFL-TAP Center at 253-967-3258/5599.