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OneEastside Job Board
East King County comprises 23 cities and towns a few miles east of Seattle, including the larger cities of Bellevue, Redmond, Kirkland, Renton, and Issaquah. Nearly two-thirds of King County’s residents reside in East King County and the area boasts one of the largest employment centers in Washington state due to the large information technology and manufacturing sectors. Explore jobs by industry and start your career in East King County.
Greater Puget Sound:
- Craig's List - Washington
- Washington Healthcare Careers
- Monster.com is the world's largest commercial Job Board, recently acquired HotJobs to become Yahoo's exclusive provider of career and job content. Find a job, post your resume, research careers, compare salaries and get career advice.
- US.jobs is provided by leading U.S. employers in alliance with the National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) as a public service for all employers and all job seekers.
- Indeed.com is a search engine for jobs, allowing job seekers to find jobs posted on thousands of company career sites and job boards. Search job sites, newspapers, associations and company career pages.
- Simply Hired is a search engine company which hopes to build the largest online database of jobs on the planet. Their goal is to make finding your next job a simple yet effective, enjoyable journey.
- CareerBuilder, owned by three of the nation's largest newspaper chains, CareerBuilder is the nation's second largest recruitment resource.
- Government Jobs is a platform for individuals to find jobs in government and the public sector.
- Technology Alliance Group for Northwest Washington is a resource for technology jobs in Whatcom County. Find entry-level to executive technology jobs in IT, software development, networking, engineering, higher education, manufacturing, quality assurance, research and development and more.
- College Recruiter.com, featuring hundreds of thousands of internships for college students and entry level jobs for recent graduates. Selected by WEDDLE's as a Top Job Board 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010.
- CoolWorks, find a seasonal job or career in some of the greatest places on Earth. Get a summer job in a national park, ski resorts, ranches, theme parks, and tour companies.
- DICE.com is a national job board tailored to independent contractors in the high tech industry. Searchable by state, area code, keywords, and type of employment - eg. Contract, Full Time, etc.
- GettingHired.com is committed to helping people with disabilities reach their full potential in the workplace, and increasing their visibility to prospective employers. Our mission goes hand-in-hand with yours: advocating for the rights and dignity of individuals living with disabilities.
- GeekWork from GeekWire offers a jobs board listing tech and startup- related jobs.
- Wellfound connects job seekers with startups and lists jobs from top companies
- Built in Seattle lists tech, finance, legal, HR, and many other niche/data skill jobs
Below are some helpful tools and resources to support your job search journey:
- Self- Sufficiency Calculator - The calculator helps you create steps to plan for the future by calculating wages/income, expenses, and environmental surroundings (like number of family members) that you will need to be "economically sufficient".
- Basic Food, Employment, and Training (BFET) SBCTC - BFET provides access and services to food stamp recipients in Washington state. Services include job search and job search training, education and skills training, and support services to Basic Food recipients not participating in the state’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.
- Bellevue College Basic and Transitional Studies (BATS) - BATS provides students of all levels of experience with high-quality basic and pre-college Math and English literacy education for academic, personal, family, work and community engagement while cultivating leadership potential within collaborative student, staff, and faculty learning communities.
- King County Library System Digital Navigators - Do you need a computer or new or better Internet access at home? Digital Navigators can help you find low-cost options. Digital Navigators can also help you with learn basic computer and internet skills.
- King County Library System Job and Career Information - Find resources for tutoring and training on skills that employers look for in competitive candidates.
- King County Library System Invest in Yourself - Explore a collection of books and e-books that provide insight on many different job titles. Learn if a certain career is a good fit for you.
- Resume Builder Senior Employment Programs - This guide helps seniors looking to re-enter into the workforce with a guide on the Senior Community Service Employment Program, resources for older senior age veterans, and employment resources.
Questions about Work Permits:
Employment Authorization Document (EAD)
An EAD or Work Permit refers to a work authorization card that authorizes someone who is not a citizen or green card holder to lawfully hold a job in the US. It demonstrates that an individual is permitted to work in the US.
Food Worker Card
Washington State requires that all food workers have food safety training before handling food served to the public. Food workers who take a food safety training class and pass the State of Washington exam on food safety basics are issued a Food Worker Card (also called a Food Handler Permit).
You can work for up to 14 days before you get your card – if you get food safety training from your employer.
Take the food safety training program online, available in 13 languages!
(English, Spanish, Korean, Russian, Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese, Cambodian, Burmese, Thai, Punjabi, Arabic, Tagalog)