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Boots2Work Military Career Fair

    June 21, 2016, 4th Annual Boots2Work Military Career Fair at the Tacoma Dome, Tacoma, WA

    WSHRC an Affiliate of SHRM in partnership with

    WorkSource King & Pierce County & WorkForce Central

     

    Hello and thank you to all SHRM Affiliate Volunteers of the 4th Annual Boots2Work Military Career Fair at the Tacoma Dome!  As promised see below photo and video link received today.

    Washington State Human Resources (WSHRC) an Affiliate of SHRM hosted a booth  in partnership with WorkSource King & Pierce County and WorkForce Central

    Ten SHRM Council and Chapter Affiliate members volunteered to provide one-on-one resume writing, interviewing, salary negotiations and career guidance tips to transitioning Military Service Members, Veterans and their Family Members.  Volunteers at this career fair can claim 1 PDC per year for a volunteer event like this.

    Again, thank you to all volunteers of the local council and chapter members for giving  back to the community by supporting transitioning service members / veterans, spouses and their family members. 

    An event summary report will be emailed to your Workforce Readiness and Diversity & Inclusion Chapter and Council Representatives as well as Presidents. Please email questions, quotes, and corrections to roleta.batiste@kingcounty.gov .

     

    “Thank you for all the support..transitioning from military to civilian workplace can be overwhelming at times.”   A quote from a military member.

    Left to Right

    John Glynn, Lake Washington Human Resources (LWHRA) Affiliate of SHRM
    Karin Runett, Lake Washington Human Resources (LWHRA) Affiliate of SHRM
    Jen Schomer, Lake Washington Human Resources (LWHRA) Affiliate of SHRM
    Chance Brimhall, Washington State Human Resources Council (WSHRC) Affiliate of SHRM
    Roleta Batiste, Washington State Human Resources Council (WSHRC) Affiliate of SHRM

    Not pictured:

    Karissa Carpenter, South Puget Sound Chapter Affiliate of SHRM
    Jacquie Edelen, South King County SHRM Chapter Affiliate of SHRM / aka SKCHRA
    Caitlin Gray, AT Large Cheyanne Schaefer South Puget Sound
    Greg Mowat South Puget Sound Chapter Affiliate of SHRM
    Kim Wohrley, Lake Washington Human Resources Association (LWHRA) Affiliate of SHRM
    Maria Zontine, Seattle SHRM, Affiliate of SHRM


    Check out the video link to the SHRM Booth - Resume Reviews, Interview and Salary Negotiations Tips for Job Seekers: https://vimeo.com/171869710/f3b5f327e0


    Name and Chapter from Left to Right:

    Caitlin Gray, At Large Member
    Karin Runett, Chapter Member, Lake Washington Human Resources Association (LWHRA) Affiliate of SHRM
    Jacquie Edelen,  Arrangement Chair, South King County SHRM Chapter Affiliate of SHRM / aka SKCHRA
    Jen Schomer, Chapter Member, Lake Washington Chapter  (LWHRA) Affiliate of SHRM
    Chance Brimhall, Director Elect, Washington State Human Resources Council  (WSHRC) Affiliate of SHRM
    Roleta Batiste, Diversity & Inclusion Director, Washington State Human Resources Council  (WSHRC) Affiliate of SHRM

    Video by Dmitry Kvasnyuk

    Web links
    South Puget Sound, http://sps.shrm.org/ Affiliate of SHRM   
    Lake Washington Human Resources Association (LWHRA) Affiliate of SHRM  http://www.lwhra.org/
    South King County SHRM Chapter Affiliate of SHRM / aka SKCHRA http://skchra.shrm.org/
    Seattle SHRM, Affiliate of SHRM http://shrm-seattle.site-ym.com/