Wednesday, July 26, 2017 This Week's Paper


Tacoma Goodwill has announced their first free career planning conference, followed by their 2013 job fair. The series is designed to help job seekers with career planning and employment.

Free Career Planning Employment Conference will be held Aug. 6, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at Tacoma Goodwill’s Milgard Work Opportunity Center, 714 S. 27th St. Lunch is provided, space is limited: contact Wendy Martindale at (253) 573-6629 or e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Develop a career plan based upon your areas of interest. Breakout sessions include financial education/budgeting, career success, interview preparation, ways to prepare for college, college 101, using social media for career advancement, overcoming disabilities, and strategies for mature workers. Sponsored by Washington Women’s Employment & Education, Recovery Innovations, Brandman University, Washington State WorkSource, Suited for Success a Program of Catholic Community Services and Tacoma Goodwill.

The free job fair will be held Aug. 22, 1-4 p.m., at Tacoma Community College Student Services Building 11, 6501 S. 19th St., Tacoma.

Preregister with Wendy Martindale at (253) 573-6629 or e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Jump-start your career and get hired. The job fair is open to everyone and will include a special emphasis on assisting women and military veterans. Organizers expect more than 300 job seekers and 25-30 businesses representing youth services, marine industry, banking, grocery, hardware and other retail, education, food service, security and police. Job Fair 2013 is sponsored by Tacoma Community College and Tacoma Goodwill.