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The Talent Solutions Business Center is temporarily closed, but we are still prepared to support your business's needs through our virtual online services.


Are you currently hiring?

Although many businesses are struggling to stay open during this health crisis, we recognize that many others are short-staffed and need to find talent quickly.  If you are hiring, we can add your company to our list of employers with open jobs that are being shared with job seekers. 

To be added, contact our team at talentsolutions@esd.wa.gov or (509) 532-3186.

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Resources for Maintaining or Reducing Workforce

If COVID-19 has affected your workforce, our partners at the Employment Security Department (ESD) have options to help navigate your workforce solution.

Whether you need to retain employees or need to temporarily or permanently reduce the workforce, options are available to support your needs. To learn more about the SharedWork, Partial Employment and Standby options visit their websites by clicking below. 

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Self-Employed and Independent Contractors

Under the new federal CARES Act, unemployment benefits are now available to self-employed and independent contractors who have lost work because of the COVID-19 crisis. This includes freelancers, independent contractors and other self-employed workers.

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Financial Assistance for Your Business 

If your business has been financially affected by COVID-19, there may be resources and relief for your business. 

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Virtual Offerings

Whether you want to improve your ability to manage teams remotely or learn the first steps in offering products online, Talent Solutions is here to help! Gain a competitive edge with our Zoom video tutorials and tips for getting started online. 

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Virtual Hiring Events

Stay tuned for our upcoming virtual hiring events.

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Returning Employees to Work

In this unprecedented crisis, the path to returning from work is not going to be straightforward for many people. The resources linked below can help both employers and workers navigate this challenging time. 

Click "Present" on the box below to view Talent Solutions' Return to Work Resource Guide

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Additional Resources

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