Are you seeking work but don’t know where to start? Do feel overwhelmed by the application process? Has job hunting changed since the last time you searched for work? The modern landscape for job seekers is overflowing with cover letters, industry networks, social media, and tough interview questions. It can feel overwhelming to find your way through the job search process. The Virtual Resource Center is a one-stop-shop to create your own strategic job seeker portfolio.
We are excited to introduce our new PA CareerLink® interns for the Spring 2021 Semester. Our interns will work closely with our team to help support PA CareerLink® programs and services, special projects, and digital outreach efforts. We are looking forward to incorporating their unique talents in our activities over the coming months.
The Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce Women’s Networking Committee has developed a brand new series for young women in our community. The “You Go Girl” Series: Life Skills for Young Women meets once per month throughout the year. The next session will be held on Thursday, February 25, at 3:30 pm. The series will cover a wide range of topics including budgeting, mindfulness, career counseling, creating a vision, and interview skills.
PA CareerLink® Luzerne/Schuylkill Counties launches a new employer monthly newsletter, as well as offers a employer-focused webinar series in partnership with EDSI.
Apprenticeships help bridge our skill gap while offering a lot of great benefits. Apprenticeships are continuing to grow, and they offer something a typical 4-year degree doesn’t – a paid job with a competitive wage from day one, education, and the credentials you need for the job in that industry all in one program.
For the month of November, in honor of our veterans, we are hosting a Virtual Veterans Employment Event. Each weekday, you’ll hear why employers are proud to hire those who served.
If you or someone you know is unemployed or underemployed, you may qualify for funding to enroll in training to advance your skills. These skills will help you transition into an in-demand career in Luzerne/Schuylkill Counties.
Computer Scientist student Michalie Mazurkivich wrote up an article about their experience as a YMCA Summer Intern. Read it here!
Thursday, July 30, 2020 – Our PA CareerLink Offices in Luzerne/Schuylkill Counties celebrated National Intern Day by engaging in the PA Dept. of Labor and Industry’s social media campaign. Our employers created posts on social media highlighting their interns through our State/Local Internship Program (SLIP) using the following hashtags: #PASummerInterns, #InternsofPA2020, and #National Intern Day.…
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 163 and the PEN-DEL JERSEY chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association announce the acceptance of applications for its Jointly operated Apprenticeship and Training Program (JATC). Applications for apprenticeship are available online 24/7. Click here for more details.