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Transitions: May 4, 2018

Published: 01:55PM May 3rd, 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.

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

WDVA Apprenticeship Workshop Wednesday-Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hawk Transition Center, located at 11577 41st Division Drive. 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.

SFL-TAP Dress for Success Thursday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Hawk Transition Center in Room 217. Builds on the skills learned during the DOL Employment Workshop by providing the necessary tools to identify characteristics of workplace dress codes based on industry/organizational policies, proper grooming, what is appropriate for the civilian workforce and characteristics of the various levels of business attire. For more information, call 253-967-3258.

SFL-TAP Skills Development Thursday from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Hawk Transition Center in Room 217 11577. Understand the importance of skills and skill sets, identify: skills pertinent to their goals, how and when to use the information and skills pertinent to their employment or education. 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

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 can help you land a job in a position commensurate with knowledge, skills, abilities and experience. For more information, visit: or email

C2C Targeted Resume May 11 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Hawk Transition Center in Room 214. Identify the difference between a master and targeted resume, translate military skill sets and match skills and experiences to a job description. Most importantly, participants will create key results that show employers the value they bring to the job. This is not a basic resume class, so please bring your resume or use to create one. Bring your resume and a description for the type of job you want. To register, call 253-967-0319.

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.

Onward to Opportunity The NW Edge is a six-week program facilitated by different partnering agencies providing specialized transition workshops covering: speaking civilian, social media-LinkedIn, WA state economic demographics, resume tailoring, interviews, WA state opportunities, and a NW Edge social with employers. For more information, email Ben Dufay at


Insulation Northwest — Salary: DOQ. Insulation Northwest is Washington State’s most knowledgeable and respected insulation company that insulates everything from the smallest remodel to the largest commercial building. Now seeking candidates for training. Come join the team and build a bright future together. All training is paid at a rate of $20 per hour. All tools and training will be provided by Insulation Northwest at our expense. The training process is completed within 60 days; one month with a trainer, one month with partner. For more information, call 253-846-0121.


Aramark — Salary: $18.05 per hour. The route sales support driver builds solid, positive working relationships with customers and is highly motivated to exceed their expectations and requirements. AUS operates in a very competitive environment and successful employees must be able to balance exceptional customer service with meeting and exceeding individual sales growth goals. As advocates for the organization, employees strive to generate goodwill and loyalty for the organization while performing their work in a professional manner at all times. For more information, visit