There are a bunch of tools/groups etc that are intended to provide support for job seekers. WWW.Career-horizons.com has some excellent advice and resources. For accounting types, check out www.feng.org. (Financial Executives Networking Group). A straight networking play is available through www.meetup.com and search for "job club", these meet all over the place. Seattle area has several.
AARP sponsors seminars through the Washington Employment Security Department, multiple churches have groups. The Seattle Times has a "jobs calendar" every Sunday. The online version (www.seattletimes.com) is kept current. The column "ask the Headhunter" sites a web page and study of particular interest. http:\\CareerXroads.com.
At any rate, lots of things to look at.