The goals of Pacific Associates services are to:

  • Find meaningful work for job seekers.

  • Help unemployed and employed individuals enhance their career options and earning potential through further training.

  • Pair up employers with qualified people who will become valuable members of their workforce.

WorkSource is a one-stop service that combines the employment, training and funding resources of several agencies to offer job seekers and businesses the most effective and efficient assistance possible. Pacific Associates, as a major partner of WorkSource, offers services at locations throughout King County.

The services offered by Pacific Associates include:

This service is for job seekers who do not have the skills that lead to a meaningful career and economic self-sufficiency. It is also for those who have been laid off and find that their job skills are no longer marketable.

The staff at Pacific Associates helps individuals choose a satisfying career with the potential for a healthy income. In order to accomplish this, we offer:

  • Career Counseling to help in selecting a career goal.

  • Help in identifying training in high demand occupations at public and private training institutions located throughout the region.

  • Assistance in developing funding packages, including career scholarships through Pacific Associates.

For job seekers who have marketable skills but need assistance in obtaining employment, Pacific Associates can help:

  • Make sure your employment search tools and approaches give you the best opportunity to land the job you want

  • Identify job opportunities

  • Discover additional employment possibilities you may not have considered

  • Open doors to employer contacts developed through more than 25 years of experience.


  • Finding qualified and diverse applicants

  • Marketing your job openings at no cost

  • Assistance with work-based learning opportunities including: Apprenticeships and Internships

  • Hiring events and other on-site recruitment activities

  • Connecting with local public workforce development partners in government, education and community based organizations

  • Resources to avoid layoffs, supporting staff development and increasing employee skills

  • Assistance when dealing with company closures and layoffs

  • Access to current labor market information and local economic trends

  • Resources in obtaining tax credits in working with people with disabilities, veterans, ex-offenders and others with barriers to employment

  • Additional human resource assistance such as private interview rooms, labor law and compliance resources