#Powered by jobs: WorkSource makes a difference for Washington employers

We close out 2018 with a wish for all of Washington’s employers: May you always be Powered by Jobs!

While most of Employment Security’s 2018 blog posts focused on job seekers finding work through WorkSource, we also posted 11 stories about how WorkSource helps businesses find the talent they need to be Powered by Jobs. We collected those stories and posted links to them below to underscore how important it is for Washington’s employers to be healthy and successful.

In addition to employment services offered in WorkSource employment centers throughout the state, Employment Security offers business friendly programs. We help businesses find talent, retain their skilled employees, connect them to federal tax credits and bonding programs, offer free data and analysis of Washington’s labor market, avoid layoffs and administer a fair and equitable unemployment tax system.

See this flyer for more information on business friendly programs and watch this video to learn about WorkSourceWA.com, the largest talent database in the state.

The Powered by Jobs posts of 2018:


  • Feb. 7Mark Brown, Comcast
    The Comcast Service Center in Lynnwood used WorkSourceWA.com to promote job openings and attended numerous veteran-focused hiring events in Snohomish County in 2017. As a result, Comcast named the company’s Washington Recruiting Region No. 1 in the nation.




  • Aug. 29Sophia Arellano, MOD Pizza
    WorkSource helps Arellano, a recruiter for MOD Pizza, to fill jobs across Washington state. In fact, she used WorkSource herself when she was looking for a job.



  • Sept. 26Christina Chesnut, Thurston County Chamber
    Chesnut collaborated with WorkSource to organize a job fair for retailers in Thurston County. Job fairs are just one of the many services WorkSource provides to businesses looking to fill open positions.


Happy New Year! Make a New Year’s resolution to use WorkSource the next time you need talent!

As a partner in Washington’s WorkSource system and the American Job Center Network, the Employment Security Department helps businesses find talent and become Powered by Jobs.

WorkSource also helps people – unemployed or not – find new jobs and learn new skills. We help them experience the life-changing Power of a Job.

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