Connecting You To Local Employers

Each county’s WorkSource office can provide you with excellent resources to find a job or career that gives you a great sense of accomplishment. Staffs that are knowledgeable about their communities, local employers, and jobs can guide you to jobs that are currently in-demand and fields that are emerging, such as green occupations.  Many of the services and programs offered are free to the public.  We encourage you to visit your local WorkSource for these free services:

Free use of computers, copiers, phones, faxes and other career resources
Information on the fastest growing jobs and wages
Free internet access to jobs and labor market information
Access to Unemployment Insurance
Classes on how to get and keep a job
Job referrals and placement support
Referrals to community resources
Job search workshops is an easy-to-use web site that allows you to view the details of and apply for thousands of jobs posted by the state’s WorkSource system, the national jobs database, and the national jobs repository: Jobcentral. You can search by a variety of criteria and also set up automatic email notification of newly posted jobs that meet your criteria.

Self-Sufficiency Calculator can help you look at your overall budget. See the Self Sufficiency Standard cost-of-living approximation for your family type and where you live, and learn about resources that can assist you in planning and making progress towards economic Self Sufficiency.

Jobs in Demand , a listing developed by PMWDC and based on labor market data provided by the Washington State Employment Security Department (ESD), can help you target your job search.

My Next Move for Veterans is a new interactive tool designed to help U.S. veterans learn about their career options. The site has tasks, skills, salary information, job listings, and more for over 900 different careers. Veterans can find careers through keyword search; by browsing industries that employ different types of workers; or by discovering civilian careers that are similar to their job in the military.

Career Guidance for Youth: New supplemental lesson plans are available to help students navigate the Career Bridge website and explore the Where Are You Going? career guide. View these free lesson plans from the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction in the Grades 9-10 and 11-12 sections.

Low income Youth and Adults, Dislocated Workers, and other targeted groups are served by programs available to help you prepare for just the right job.