Jobs | Small Business Resources
If you’re unemployed, changing careers, growing new skills, or your small business has been affected by the coronavirus, Everett Public Library is here for you.
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 425-257-8000 between Monday-Friday 10 am- 5pm to speak with a librarian about your job search needs.
- Set up a one-on-one session to work on job search strategies, skills, and resources with a librarian by phone or video.
Primary General Resources for Businesses and Workers
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- Job Searching
- Small Business
- Library Databases
- Business Information
- Other Helpful Resources
WA Employment Security Department
Clearing house for unemployment, paid leave and job information in Washington state. Includes a daily webinar on setting up a SAW account, filing unemployment insurance claims, and services offered through WorkSource.
Economic Impact Payments (Stimulus Funds)
Information on eligibility and process for receiving economic impact (stimulus) payments.
Calculate all federal benefits available for individuals based on a survey.
Trade Act for Lost or Reduced Hours
Governmental program for lost or reduced hours.Hotline: 425-861-3704.
Snohomish County Human Services
Includes a wide range of social and health resources.
Refugee and Immigrant Services NW
Provides unemployment assistance services for individuals. This means they can help you navigate the unemployment system in your own language! Call 425- 977-6404 to connect with a specialist in Bosnian, Vietnamese, Spanish, Russian, Arabic, French, Farsi, Pasto, or Chuukese.
Jobseeker Skills and Resources
A Library program series dedicated to helping you mount an organized and effective job search.
Worksource Jobs Bulletin
A current list of several local job opportunities, organized by our partners at WorkSource.
WorkSource Essential Workforce Job Listings
Job listings for grocery stores, cleaning companies, healthcare, government services, and others.
Offers job seekers access to thousands of jobs and advanced job search tools. Call 833-572-8400 to connect with a specialist.
Workforce Board: Career Planning Resources
Workforce is a WA state agency committed to sustaining Washington’s economic vitality through a highly skilled workforce. The main tool on this particular part of the site is CareerBridge, but it also includes links to additional career resources.
The overarching goal of Workforce Snohomish’s work is to underpin economic health and vitality in Snohomish County for both job seekers and businesses.
Everett Community College: Job Center Resources
A variety of local jobs and career planning resources.
Grow Your Small Business
A Library program series presenting resources and strategies to grow your small business in light of the current circumstances.
Washington State Small Business Liaison Team
A Washington State resource to connect entrepreneurs and small businesses to Washington State resources.
A division of the U.S. Small Business Administration that offers one-on-one small business counseling at no cost.
Shared Work (for Reduced Hours)
This resource allows employers to reduce hours and let employees collect partial unemployment benefits to replace a portion of lost wages.
Temporary Layoffs, Standby, and Furloughs
Employers who temporarily shut down and put their employees on standby can apply for relief of some benefit charges if their operations were directly impacted by COVID-19.
Employment Security Department’s COVID-19 Resources for Employers
Employment Security has programs to help Washington’s employers weather the financial impacts of COVID-19.
Washington State Dept. of Commerce Grants for Small Business
Supports small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Up to $5 million in funds will be provided through the Governor’s Strategic Reserve Fund and administered by the Department of Commerce. The grant program will provide a limited number of qualifying Washington businesses with a grant of up to $10,000.
SBA Coronavirus Relief Funding Program
Offers multiple funding options for small businesses seeking financial relief.
Washington State Department of Commerce Crisis Planning Tools and Resources
A guide to resources available from state and federal resources and COVID-19 related programs, such as the Paycheck Protection Program and SBA debt relief.
Snohomish County Office of Economic Recovery and Resiliency
Resources for businesses to use to recover from the economic impacts of COVID-19, including links to local, state and federal business resources.
The Everett Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (Everett CARES) Grant Program will provide support to Everett small businesses and nonprofit organizations.
Port of Seattle Webinars for Small Businesses
Offers free webinars to help small businesses understand and access the resources being distributed as part of the Federal CARES Act.
Kanopy Streaming Video
A collection of over 26,000 streaming videos including career development, business skills, and more.
Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom.
Immediate scoring on more than 300 interactive practice tests including ACT, SAT, GED, ASVAB, Firefighter, Police Officer, U.S. Citizenship, Postal Worker.
Lynda.com offers a wide variety of expert-taught courses on topics including photography, business/management training, web design, graphic design, computer coding, and much more.
Microsoft Imagine Academy
Online videos and tutorials covering MS Office and other Microsoft technologies.
City of Everett Open Data Portal
Includes a list of licensed businesses in the City of Everett as well as other data sets on public safety, economics, and workforce development in Everett.
Mergent Intellect is a flexible web-based application that features a deep collection of worldwide business information that enables companies to generate insightful business intelligence. Coupling Mergent’s expertise in developing products for the reference marketplace with Dun & Bradstreet’s private company database, Mergent Intellect offers new and existing clients a unique opportunity to access private and public U.S and international business data, industry news, facts and figures, executive contact information, the ability to access industry profiles and much more.
Provides directory information for over 10 million U.S. businesses, organizations, & governmental agencies, along with white page directory information for individuals for the entire U.S.
Details on over 6,000 education and training programs at Washington’s schools, colleges and universities. Search hundreds of apprenticeships that provide a paycheck while you learn a high-wage skill.
Computer, Software, Resume, Cover Letter, Math & Reading Tutorials
A wide range of free tutorials to choose from for learners of all needs and skill levels in computers, job success, reading, math, and technology. Includes resources for English language learners.
Innovations in Creating Access To Careers in Healthcare (iCATCH) provides healthcare training support for individuals.
Robotics and automation is the future of manufacturing. This state-of-the-art training integrates skills in electrical mechanics, computerized components, and industrial manufacturing and assembly to prepare you for an in-demand job as an electro-mechanical technician working in robotics operations, testing, and equipment maintenance.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
The Occupational Outlook Handbook provides information on careers and industries, including job outlooks for a wide variety of occupations.
A primary source of occupational information with hundreds of standardized and occupation-specific descriptors on almost 1,000 occupations covering the entire U.S. economy.