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Professional conferences, which play an important role in our professional development, had to pivot to a virtual format during the pandemic. However, the concept of a virtual conference isn’t something new. Although gathering in-person has unique benefits, attending a conference virtually can be just as rewarding if you follow some simple steps to prepare in advance.
What does an American Psychologist from the early 1900s have to do with attracting talent in the modern job market? Business Service Manager Tracy Kleban offered local employers an inside look into how Maslow’s theory could help them attract and retain high quality candidates.
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How do you attract and retain the digital generation when half of applicants admit they plan to seek a new position after three years? To understand how find Gen Z talent, you must first learn about who they are.
PA CareerLink® in Luzerne and Schuylkill Counties are partnering with EDSI, a national workforce development company, to help today’s organizational and HR leaders better understand workplace challenges and develop creative solutions. Registration is now open for our employer webinar series, a complimentary service brought to you by the PA CareerLink® and Luzerne Schuylkill Workforce Development Board. Click on the title below to register in advance today.
With fewer active candidates, tight job requirements may make it harder to hire. By removing barriers to employment you can attract a wider variety of job seekers to find a candidate whose core values align with your organization’s.
Has the transition to virtual communication this past year felt overwhelming? Do you feel disconnected using emails and virtual meeting platforms? Navigating the remote workplace is a challenge, and understanding how to create meaningful connections through a screen has become an invaluable skill.
The PA CareerLink® in Luzerne/Schuylkill Counties is excited to offer Courses to Careers (C2C), a new program that aims to serve young adults who graduated school but find themselves either unemployed or underemployed in their field of study. These young professionals may have obtained recently a license/certificate/credential or Associate’s/Bachelor’s Degree in their career field of interest.
Were you laid off due to the pandemic? Are you interested in developing new skills, building self-confidence, and creating a brighter future? Let us help you find your next big opportunity!
Why would a qualified applicant choose to work for you over your competitor?
“In an economic climate where people have choices, you need to give them a reason to work for you,” writes employer branding expert Jim Bitterle.
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.
The PA CareerLink® REAL Reentry Program began a virtual coffee talk series to better connect with community partners and meet with potential new participants. During these virtual meetups, get to know the REAL reentry team as they share about their program and services while facilitating group discussion.
Starting next week, on Thursday, January 14th from 11 AM to 12 PM, the program kicks off the 2021 series in partnership with POUR Coffee House in Wilkes-Barre.
PA CareerLink® Luzerne/Schuylkill Counties launches a new employer monthly newsletter, as well as offers a employer-focused webinar series in partnership with EDSI.
Looking for employment opportunities? Register now for the Luzerne County Recovery Job Fair! Job seekers will have the opportunity to connect with over 75 employers in Luzerne County and attend live training sessions from the safety of their homes.
Team members created care packages, handwritten cards, and short videos in appreciation for veterans and their caregivers.
On Veterans Day, PA CareerLink® team members partnered with Patriots Cove for a unique service opportunity to honor and better support military veterans and their caregivers.
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.
Desiree Scott, SLIP Intern at PCC Aerostructures, won the Intern of the Year Award at the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Awards.
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.