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Apprenticeship & Nontraditional Employment for Women
Helps women learn more about construction trades and industrial careers in King County though free job counseling, financial support and workshops.

Career Bridge
Washington State government website with education programs, career quiz, and labor market data.


Salary information by occupation, location, highest paying jobs.

LearningExpress Library

Online learning with test preparation guides for the ASVAB, GED, GRE, SAT, TOEFL and U.S. Citizenship. Learn software, skills for career advancement, and more.

O*NET OnLine
Information on occupations.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Find education, earnings, working conditions information for careers.

Safari Books Online
Improve your computer and business skills. Access more than 2,000 digital books on computing, databases, programming, Web design and more.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
The principal federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy.

Washington State Department of Labor & Industries
A diverse state agency dedicated to the safety, health and security of Washington's 3.2 million workers.

WOIS/The Career Information System

Washington state information on current salaries, educational programs, schools and training requirements for various occupations. Includes tools to help you choose a career. Remote access is available - call Quick Information at 206-386-4636 for login information.

Workforce Explorer Washington

Labor market information and forecasts from the state of Washington.



Cover Letter & Resume



Resume Builder

Create a resume using an easy, step-by-step resume wizard. Call Quick Information at 206-386-4636 for access code.  



Job Search



AARP Job Search
For people over 50.

Search for jobs by company, industry, category or location.

Job openings in the Seattle area.

Job Openings with King County
Search for King County government jobs.


Search for jobs by category, industry, company, or location - nationwide.

Classified job ads from The Seattle Times.

Puget Sound Business Journal and Book of Lists
Online access to the Puget Sound Business Journal and Book of Lists. Coverage of local business community and ranking of Seattle-area businesses.

Search for U.S. government jobs using the official job site of the United States federal government.

For veterans of military service.

Washington State Employment Security Department
Employment and economic information for job seekers in Washington state.

Working for Washington State

Search for Washington State government jobs.

WorkSource Washington

The state of Washington's official site for online employment services. Find a job, get job search help, locate workforce services in your area, access career information and more.



Unemployment Information



Claim Unemployment Benefits

The Employment Security Department of Washington state has created an Unemployment Benefits Web site to help you file a claim.


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