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PA CareerLink® has partnered with the Free Library since 2019 to provide in-person job seeker services at neighborhood libraries around Philadelphia. Although the pandemic disrupted those… continue reading PA CareerLink® is Back at the Free Library!

By written by Margaret T.    October 19, 2021   

Have you experienced job disruption over the past year? Are you feeling stuck in a low-paying job or just wanting a new or better employment situation? Here’s your chance to take hold of… continue reading Fall Career Fairs Coming to a Library Near You!

By written by Annette M.    October 4, 2021   

by Steven Doncaster myPlace locations across Philadelphia help adults earn high school diplomas and get ready for the workplace. As the summer comes to an end and the school year starts, are you… continue reading myPLACE Is Your Place for Adult Education!

By written by Administrator    August 24, 2021   

The news these days is filled with stories about the economy ramping up as businesses reopen and people return to work after a year and a half of pandemic-imposed shutdown. The best news is there… continue reading Launch Your Career with Philly Career Launch

By written by Annette M.    July 27, 2021    3

Are you passionate about serving diverse populations in an urban public library setting? Are you ready for all that Philadelphia has to offer? If so, then please consider this community-focused… continue reading We're Hiring Librarians!

By written by Jenn D.    June 22, 2021    4

Would you like to work for one of the largest urban library systems in America? The Free Library of Philadelphia circulates more than eight million items to almost 500,000 patrons, and conducts… continue reading We’re Hiring: Library Facility Guards!

By written by Jenn D.    June 4, 2021    1

Have you experienced job disruption over the past year? Do you feel stuck in a low-paying job? Are you wanting a new or better employment situation? If you answered "yes" to any of these… continue reading Exciting News for Job Seekers: Announcing Philly Career Launch

By written by Administrator    May 5, 2021    2

The Free Library is pleased to announce the launch of a number of new resources for Philadelphians in search of a new job or career! Workshops, career fairs, and a new website are part of the Free… continue reading Free Library Launches New Job Seeker Resources

By written by Administrator    April 1, 2021   

by Andrew DePass, Intern,  Languages and Learning Center Have you started taking a GED or HiSET course before the pandemic that has been put on hold and want to continue your studies? Need an… continue reading Prepare for Your High School Diploma and More With These Free Online Courses

By written by Rachel H.    November 25, 2020    3

Have you been meaning to revise your resume, but are not sure how to get started? Would you like to learn new skills to conquer your next job interview? Are you interested in… continue reading New Virtual Career Workshops

By written by Margaret T.    November 5, 2020   

Employers these days are turning to virtual interviews to avoid the health risks of face-to-face interviews during COVID-19 pandemic To prepare for virtual interviews you can practice with Big… continue reading Digital Tools and Resources for Job Seekers

By written by Margaret T.    April 22, 2020   

Aren’t cover letters a thing of the past? Shouldn’t we be able to do away with them now that most job applications are online? The answer is no to both questions, and these here are… continue reading Cover Letters Uncovered!

By written by Karen H.    February 26, 2020   

The Free Library cares about digital inclusion, equity, and access, and has expanded beyond the walls of our  54 neighborhood libraries  to partner with area nonprofits, providing free… continue reading Communal and Cultural Growth at the Village of Arts and Humanities

By written by Connor P.    February 10, 2020    1

Dress for Success? Just Be Yourself? How should you dress for a job interview to look professional and still look like you? Men have it fairly easy when deciding what to wear. A suit, dress shirt,… continue reading How to Dress for Job Interview Success

By written by Karen H.    January 28, 2020    1

The United States has counted its population every 10 years since 1790, and in 2020 we will do so again with a Census . Why does the country undertake this challenging count? Well, it's… continue reading Census 2020, Your Community, and You: Information and Employment Opportunities

By written by Jenn D.    January 6, 2020    5

The Workplace at Parkway Central Library is here to help job seekers! We also partner with local organizations, such as The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, who help job seekers and… continue reading How to Write a Better Resume

By written by Karen H.    December 23, 2019   

Do you absolutely love job interviews and eagerly anticipate your next opportunity to tell strangers about yourself? Or do you have nightmares where you go to an interview and forget your own… continue reading How to Have a Stress-Free Job Interview

By written by Karen H.    November 26, 2019    1

The Nonprofit Job Fair returns to Parkway Central Library on October 23 and the Business Resource and Innovation Center staff have the resources to help you make a great first impression! After… continue reading Get Ready for the Nonprofit Job Fair!

By written by Caity R.    October 15, 2019    2

The Free Library of Philadelphia is pleased to present a series of upcoming job fairs, made possible by Citizens Charitable Foundation. The series will kick off with a special nonprofit job fair… continue reading 2019 Job Fair Series at the Free Library

By written by Jenn D.    October 10, 2019    1

Searching for a new job can be scary, especially when you have no idea how to start or where to look!  These local Philadelphia resources can help take the mystery out of finding the perfect… continue reading Four Websites That Make Job Searching Less Spooky

By written by Karen H.    October 9, 2019