PA CareerLink® Wilkes-Barre is gearing up to present its Annual Veterans Event, set to take place on Saturday, November 4th, from 10 AM to 4 PM. The venue, Kingston VFW Post 283, is located at 757 Wyoming Ave, Kingston, PA 18704. This is not an ordinary event; it’s an extraordinary opportunity to seamlessly link veterans…
Discover the companies, groups, and foods joining us at the event. Explore below to see who’s taking part!
On Tuesday, September 12th, the PA Department of Labor & Industry is observing PA CareerLink® Day in Wilkes-Barre, located at 32 E. Union St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701. Our goal is to encourage anyone who is unemployed or underemployed to join the workforce in PA. To celebrate, the PA CareerLink® Luzerne/Schuylkill Counties we’ll be hosting a series of events throughout the day to highlight how our programs and services help job seekers and community members alike, whether it be training and education to advance along your career pathway or 1:1 job search assistance.
The Pennsylvania Board of Pardons will now be accepting applications to pardon individuals with certain marijuana offenses through the PA Marijuana Pardon Project. All applications must be submitted by Friday, September 30th to be considered.
To be as accessible as possible, PA CareerLink® has launched a new and exciting ad campaign to share more about our services for job seekers.
Substance abuse costs the average employer $180,000 annually. With over 850,000 Pennsylvanians currently living in recovery, by considering hiring an individual in recovery you not only give them purpose but also contribute to a healthier bottom line for your company.
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. NDEM is held each October to commemorate the many and varied contributions of people with disabilities to America’s workplaces and economy.
September is Workforce Development Professionals Month. In 2005, the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals (NAWDP) designated this month to raise awareness about the importance of our industry to a growing national economy. To celebrate, we want to highlight and recognize the hard work being done by workforce professionals and the impact our programs and services make on our community.
PA CareerLink® is part of the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry’s initiative to connect job seekers with resources to find sustainable careers!
The Courses to Careers (C2C) Program at PA CareerLink® Luzerne/Schuylkill Counties has offered participants the opportunity to attend mindfulness sessions through the online wellness platform studio BE! This program supports young professionals after graduating with a degree or license to find long-lasting employment in their field.