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Transitions: May 11, 2018

Published: 12:15PM May 10th, 2018

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

C2C Targeted Resume Friday 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.

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.

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. 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 Drop-In Resume Lab Thursday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Hawk Transition Center in Room 216. 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 preregistration is required. For more information, email Rachel Turner-Bensen at

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

The Entrepreneur’s Source May 18 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Hawk Transition Center in Room 216. Attend this interactive and informative workshop to explore business ownership no matter where home is. For more information, email Mark Bloomquist at or call 651-249-4166.

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.


WSDOT — Salary: $21.26 to $28.60 hourly. The Washington State Department of Transportation Division of Accounting and Financial Services is seeking a highly-skilled procurement professional to fill the procurement and supply specialist 3 position on the procurement and materials management team. For more information, call 360-705-7747 or email to


City of Renton — Salary: $56,005 to $75,312 annually. Employee will assist with technical duties in the area of traffic signals, street lighting and electronic transportation and communication devices. For more information, email or call 425-430-7660.


Global Diving and Salvage — Salary: DOQ. Global Diving and Salvage, Inc. is the largest diving contractor on the west coast, based out of Seattle, a leading provider of marine construction and infrastructure support services in the United States and an internationally-recognized casualty responder. Global is currently seeking a warehouse assistant to join the team in Seattle. For more information, visit