Directed by business leaders and working with state and local partners, the WDC leads our local American Job Center network --WorkSource Seattle-King County.
WorkSource provides effective workforce employment and training services to a wide variety of youth, adults, and businesses through interagency partnerships, leveraged resources, and the delivery of services.
WorkSource for Job Seekers
The WDC funds operations for the WorkSource system, with over two dozen sites and affiliates, WorkSource brings programs and agencies under one roof, resulting in a dynamic and geographically targeted “one-stop” network focused on customer service, quality, and seamless access to services for businesses and job seekers.
Visit WorkSourceSKC.org to learn more about direct access to support staff, free workshops, and on-site employment services. Services are free and can be accessed at any WorkSource location.
TalentSource for Business
Within WorkSource is TalentSource --offering customized assistance for local businesses to train and maintain their workforce. Staff are available to help in planning activities to market job openings as well as resources for staff development and skills assessment.
The WDC-funded team also offers business resources for working with people with disabilities, obtaining tax credits, addressing human resource needs, as well as assistance when dealing with company closures and layoffs.
Through the WDC's industry research, businesses also have access to current labor market information and local economic trends and sector strategies. Review industry innovation and sector data ›
WDC youth programs serve young people across King County with academic support, career exploration opportunities, and work experience to help them achieve in school and in the workplace.
The WDC Youth Committee provides strategic direction for our youth programs, shaping a youth development system that can both serves youth’s education and vocational needs and readies the next generation of workers in Seattle-King County.