Employment Assistance from States
Every state has some type of department of labor, assisting job seekers with all aspects of job search, employment, unemployment, and training; most have government and private sector job vacancies posted online. There are websites and offices throughout the state; Find Your State.
In Washington, it is called the Employment Security Department. A good starting point is the Employment and Economic page. The office in Spokane is called WorkSource, and is located at 130 S. Arthur Street Spokane, WA 99202. The telephone number is 509-532-3000. Veterans and military spouses should identify themselves as such
The WorkSource Center offers a number of workshops designed to teach you how to create a resume, brush up on interviewing skills, research job leads and even prepare for a new career. http://www.wa.gov/esd/spokane/workshops.htm
Meet the Employers at Spokane WorkSource Center
Each week focuses on a different industry. Please call WorkSource for current information, 509-532-3000
Washington State Workforce Directory
Lists programs and resources available to help adults and youth obtain job skills. It includes vocational, OJT, technical, and basic skills. There are groupings of services that when opened provide links to information pages describing each program, who it serves, and the characteristics of the program
Washington Demand/Decline Occupations
Washington Employment Trends, by Area
Washington State Job Bank
Offers over 600 skills tests, assessment and screening services and products; some are free. Provides online certifications mainly in the Information Technology field and others in general; may be accepted by some employers as proof of competency. Educational tools, including practice tests and a learning center to help improve skills.
Employers who wish to have job announcements posted on our Facebook page may submit a short blurb and application instructions via e-mail (see Contact FAFB A&FRC tab at left)
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