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.
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.
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.
PA CareerLink® Luzerne/Schuylkill Counties launches a new employer monthly newsletter, as well as offers an employer-focused webinar series in partnership with EDSI.
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.