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We have various ways for you to start looking for a job
- You can use the PA CareerLink website that is provided by the PA Department of Labor and Industry. This site allows you to put your resume online to find certain types of jobs that you specify and to search for job postings that employers have put online.
- You may also be interested in some of the other free workshops offered by the PA CareerLink. Landing a Job with a Criminal Background is offered on Thursday from 9-10:30 am. The Power of Positive Language: Managing your Job Loss is available on Mondays from 2-3:30 pm.
- Our Resource Room allows you to type your resume, make copies, and fax your resume to employers. We also have telephone rooms where you can continue your job search with calls to employers to follow-up sending your resume.
- You can work with one of our counselors who will act as a job search coach, giving you pointers and encouragement as you look for a job.
- Finally, you can participate in our very effective Job Search Center. The process begins with a Career Planning Seminar which is offered on Tuesday from 10-11:30 am, Wednesday from 5-6:30 pm, and Thursday from 11 am-12:30 pm. After entering the program, participants are trained in job search techniques for one full week (a 35 hour commitment). At the end of the training, staff work with jobseekers to connect with employers by providing job leads, by reinforcing the job search techniques, by facilitating social media and in-person networking possibilities, and by opening access to training and other resources. Click here for a downloadable flyer about the Job Search Center.
- Over the years, the Job Search Center (formerly the Job Club) has helped many people to find success in their job searc. Click here for examples. The Center offers an impressive array of services. It also has a clear idea of the pitfalls involved in job searching. Click here and here for a flyer. If your job search is at a standstill or if you know that you'll need some structure to get started, the Job Search Center is a great option for 5 to 15 hours per week as you require it.