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Finding Jobs through the PA CareerLink
Lancaster: Every day companies post job openings to the PA jobs database (www.cwds.state.pa.us) looking for qualified candidates to fill their position. Our Business Services Team is also engaging employers for open positions and reporting them to the CWDS website.
Anyone with computer access can view these job openings and apply through the website. Computers are available for job searching at the PA CareerLink Monday - Friday from 8:30am - 5pm. To receive a weekly email listing a few samples of the jobs posted on CWDS, Join our Hot Jobs Mailing List. You can unsubscribe to these emails at any time.
Job Search Center
An intensive job search program is available to qualifying individuals that want to join a network of resources to aid in finding employment. Entering the Job Search Center begins with 5-days of technique training proven to work through the decades of the programs success. The support services available to participants of the program include professional services of staff members for resume and cover letter writing, networking opportunities with companies, and a room of computers, printers, a fax, and copier at your disposal. One of the advantages to joining this program is having an entire staff dedicated to assisting you in your job search. To find out more about this program and more of the services available at the PA CareerLink, sign-up for a Career Planning Seminar (held Tuesdays at 10am, Wednesdays at 5pm, and Thursdays at 11am). Call 509-5613 x221 to register.
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New PA CareerLink Site Administrator
This week, the Operators of the PA CareerLink of Lancaster County appointed Anna Ramos to be the new Site Administrator, replacing Lori Rank who recently became the Site Administrator of the PA CareerLink of Lebanon County.
Those familiar with the PA CareerLink know that Anna is not new to the organization. During her 10+ year tenure, she has served in various capacities. Most recently, Anna held the position of Coordinator of Job Seeker Services, providing the structure and organization to the flow of customers in the Workforce Investment Act Title 1 funded programs and services. Oversight of the Job Seeker Services will remain under Anna's supervision as she continues to bring continuity to the programs of the PA CareerLink.
Anna is currently a member of the Lancaster County Youth Council, PA Partners Board, Lumina Board, and Trustee of the Lancaster Public Library. Her involvement in the community extends to other agencies and organizations throughout Lancaster County. In speaking to Anna about her new role, she said "I'm looking forward to serving in the role of Site Administrator and seeing the PA CareerLink become a valuable resource to the residents of Lancaster County. Job search, community agency connections, training, and workshops are just a few of the services the PA CareerLink provides, and I'm working to spread the word."
For a schedule of workshops and information about the upcoming Job Fair, visit the calendar page.
New Career Guide
Harrisburg: Once again this year, the PA Department of Labor and Industry has produced an excellent Career Guide that has information that adults and young people who are engaged in a job search or preparation for a job search can use. Click here for a downloadable copy of the Guide.
PA CareerLink Host Community Open House
Lancaster: In an effort to further reach out to the large numbers of unemployed and underemployed people in Lancaster County, the PA CareerLink of Lancaster County celebrated its Grand Re-Opening with a Community Open House on Thursday, January 12, 2012 from noon-7:00 pm at Liberty Place, 313, W. Liberty St in northern Lancaster City.
Winners of the door prizes included...
- 32" LCD TV: Brandon Yates, Lancaster
- Kodak P86 Digital Picture Frame: Rob Hein, Landisville
- Nikon Coolpix S6100 Digital Camera; Joyce Scandrett, Strasburg
- Nook-Simple Touch: Lalitaz Roscoe, Lancaster
- Kindle: Stanley Mack, Lancaster
- Ipod Touch (2); Jennelle Reynolds, Akron; Lauren Keller, Columbia
- $25 Giant Gift Card (8): Samuel Rivera, Lancaster; Ebony Wright, Lancaster; Raj Mallile, Lancaster; Leonard Martinez, Lancaster; Sherry Steward, Lititz; Stephen Ancott, Willow Street; Louise St. John, Lancaster; Jose Tavieso, Lancaster;