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Transitions: April 13, 2018

Published: 02:01PM April 12th, 2018

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.

Hawk Job Fair take place Mondays (except DONSAs and federal holidays) at Hawk Transition Center Auditorium at 11 a.m. Come out and speak to recruiters with employment opportunities. Walk-ins are welcome.

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

Operation: GoodJobs Networking Event Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the American Lake Conference Center, sponsored by Goodwill’s Military and Veteran Services and its Operation: GoodJobs program. Transitioning military, veterans and spouses have the opportunity to meet with human resource and recruiters who are looking to hire. Attendees are introduced to multi-state employers where they can network with government and private sector employees and have on-the-spot resume and LinkedIn reviews. For more information, visit

Apprenticeship Job Fair Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon on Camp Murray, Building 91, DuPont. The Apprenticeship Job Fair will connect you with training directors, employers and apprenticeship coordinators from industries throughout Washington State. Learn more about the apprenticeships in the below industries: construction, aerospace manufacturing, information technology, maritime and more. For more information, email

Brown Bag Mini Job Fair Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Hawk Transition Center’s lobby. Walk-ins are welcome. Employer registration is now required by emailing and

WorkSource Veterans Service Orientation Briefings First and third Wednesdays of the month from 9 to 11 a.m. at 500 SW Seventh St., Renton. For more information, call 206-205-3500.

Get job training with Microsoft Military Program Staff from the Pierce County Public Library are at McChord and Grandstaff libraries the fourth Wednesday of each month at noon to explain the benefits of the Microsoft Military Program. Pierce County Library. Staff members are also available from 11 a.m. to noon and 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. to answer individual questions. Once you enroll in this free program, you can take Microsoft certification tests for the office specialist and technical assistant certifications. Tests are free, and study materials are available. For more information, email Grandstaff and Book Patch libraries are at 2109 N. 10th Street on Pendleton Avenue at Lewis Main; 253-967-5889. McChord Library is at 851 Lincoln Blvd. at McChord Field; 253-982-3454.

C2C Walk-In Resume Lab Thursday from 1 to 3 p.m. at Hawk Transition Center’s auditorium, located at 11577 41st Division Drive. One-on-one assistance is provided during the walk-in resume lab. A short overview is given at the start; however, participants can attend at their convenience. No registration required. For more information, email

SFL-TAP Interview Techniques/Salary Negotiations Training Thursday from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Hawk Transition Center in Room 217. Get information about power posture negotiating techniques, preparing for negotiations, how to determine your worth, what is in a job offer and what to do with multiple offers. For more information, call 253-967-3258.

Worksource Pierce Weekly Meetings Thursdays 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

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


R&R Party Rentals — Salary: $14.10 to $15.10 per hour. R&R Party Rentals is hiring new operations associates that will make happy memories for our customers. From building tents to delivering tables and chairs, R&R Party Rentals offers a fast-paced work environment that is constantly changing. We need motivated, fit individuals who want to learn and develop in our company and who care about making our customers happy. For more information, email or visit


FUJIFILM Sonosite Inc. — Salary: DOQ. The senior program manager is responsible for leading the planning, coordination and execution of product development projects that result in new products or feature additions or enhancements to existing products. Acts as lead with marketing, engineering, operations, sales and service to establish and manage project plans to meet commitments and company objectives. Facilitates the resolution of conflicts in the areas of product definition, project strategy and resource deployment. Ensures compliance with established procedures for product development in a regulated environment. Manages all program management trainings and execution for the global teams. For more information, visit