WorkSourceWA.com has many features that can help job seekers find work. Read on to discover how you can use the state’s website to your job search advantage.
Looking for work isn’t easy. Sometimes, you need all the help you can get. What job board do you use? What resumes get the best results? What soft and hard skills are employers currently looking for?
Job search can be overwhelming.
This is why WorkSource Washington’s website holds a plethora of resources for job seekers and employers alike. In this article, we’re going to explore a little of what WorkSourceWA.com can do for you.
4. Access video tutorials
The first step to using WorkSourceWA.com is learning how to use it.
That’s why the site comes loaded with video tutorials to give you the basics on creating a WorkSourceWA account, uploading a resume, searching for jobs, and more. This is a great resource for those who are looking to get their start with WorkSourceWA.com.
To access these video tutorials, click here.
3. Apply for jobs
You can use the WorkSourceWA website to apply to jobs too! Businesses love using our site to post positions and connect with interested job seekers.
You can search for jobs by using the two search bars at the top of page—just enter the type of job and the location. From there, browse through the results, click on the Job Title and then click Apply button.
2. Build a resume
This might be the most valuable resource on all of WorkSourceWA.com. For most of us, resumes are our first impression, so it’s important that we make a good one. WorkSource’s resume builder is a great way to make a professional resume.
On the WorkSourceWA homepage, click on Job Seeker in the upper right corner and sign into your account. Then go to My WorkSource, Resume, and Build a Resume.
If you don’t have a resume, you can create one by clicking on the Create a Resume button. From here, the website will direct you step-by-step to creating your resume. When you’re done, your resume is saved to your account where you can edit it any time or even download it.
1. Access free workshops
Learning is part of a growth mindset and WorkSourceWA.com has many great ways for you to continue your education. Our collections of workshops can help you improve your soft skills and workplace knowledge with a variety of topics.
Here are just some of the workshops we offer:
- Overcoming Ageism
- Decoding the Job Description
- Professional Social Media
- 21st Century Work Ethic
These workshops can demystify the modern job search and help give you the confidence you need to thrive.
To search for a workshop, go to Career Tools, Workshops and Hiring Events, Workshops, and then select your area. Scroll and choose the workshop you are interested in, then click on the link to register.