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1 What is the PA CareerLink®? Pennsylvania’s premier source of workforce development services for: JOB SEEKERS, EMPLOYERS, and SERVICE PROVIDERS in your community.

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3 PA CareerLink Hours of Operation 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Closed all State and Federal Holidays For your local PA CareerLink, go to:

4 PA CareerLink Partners: Bureau of Workforce Partnership and Operations (BWPO) Lackawanna County Workforce Investment Area (WIA) Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR) Pathstone Department of Human Services Veteran Services Unemployment Compensation Rapid Response Training Providers /Higher Education

5 Approved Training Providers

6 PA CareerLink® Your opportunity to…. Find a new job Begin a new Career Update your SKILLS

7 Services offered at NO COST: Job Search Assistance Workshops Labor Market Information Education & Training Information Regional Civil Service Testing Center

8 Job Search Assistance Case Management/Individual Career Counseling Job Application Procedures Skills/Interest Assessment Employment Web Sites

9 Job Gateway The PA CareerLink® System job search component for job seekers. Uses “Job Spidering” technology Create a Keystone ID and Password

10 How can I Enroll? Use any Internet Connection! From home, public library, or your local PA CareerLink® Office’s Career Resource Center.

11 Why Enroll in Job Gateway? To create an online resume(s) for use when applying for job postings on Job Gateway “24/7” So employers can view your Job Gateway resume and contact you about their job openings Unemployment Compensation requires full registration for work search requirement

12 Job Seeker Dashboard Job seekers have an “at a glance” overall Job Gateway registration status, resume(s), job preferences, job search history, local office information, and job recommendations based on their resume and job preferences.

13 Career Resource Center Computers with Internet Access Free to the public for job related use. Resource Center staff to assist. Open 8:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.

14 Workshops Offered CareerLink Orientation Resume Writing Interviewing Skills State/Federal Jobs How to Navigate JobGateway Big Interview

15 Computer Fundamentals for the Workplace Class Curriculum: Microsoft Windows Operating System Microsoft Word Microsoft Excel Saving files/documents to a Flash Drive Typing letters Creating a Resume Creating Spreadsheets Internet Job search Class is held on-site at PA CareerLink® for 4 weeks; 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.

16 Labor Market Information (LMI) Local Employment Trends High Demand Occupations Salary and Job Growth Statistics

17 Workforce Education & Training Career Guidance Workshops On The Job Training (OJT) Classroom Training* *Classroom training has specific guidelines and requirements for qualification.

18 PA CareerLink® Lackawanna County 135 Franklin Ave Scranton, PA


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