Tagged job fairs

Free Library Launches New Job Seeker Resources

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 Library’s expansion of services…

2020 Census: Get Involved at the Free Library!

Please note: All Census Champion Trainings from now until March 30 have been cancelled.   Do you want to work toward a better future for our city? Are you a trusted member of your community, who other people look to for…

Census 2020, Your Community, and You: Information and Employment Opportunities

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 mandated by the U.S. Constitution (Article 1,…

Get Ready for the Nonprofit Job Fair!

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 brushing up on our all-purpose job fair…

2019 Job Fair Series at the Free Library

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 on Wednesday, October 23 from 4:00 p.m.…

Do Something Great: Find Your Next Nonprofit Job!

Looking for the Nonprofit Job Listings? We’re changing things up a little bit! Moving forward, instead of a weekly list of jobs, we will be sharing useful resources and upcoming events for job seekers and career changers here on…

The Paschalville Partnership’s Community Catalyst Initiative Transforms Library Services for Southwest Philadelphia Residents and Job Seekers

Everyone has gifts, everyone has something to contribute, and everyone cares about something that motivates them to act. These are the foundational principles underlying asset-based community development (ABCD), a positive-minded…

The Free Library’s Job Fair Series Returns!

Over the next couple of months, the Free Library of Philadelphia will present a series of job fairs, made possible by Citizens Charitable Foundation, at the Parkway Central Library , and at select libraries throughout the city, as part…

How to Prepare for a Job Fair

When you start seeing advertisements for back to school, you know at least a few things are imminent: crisp cool weather, pumpkin spice lattes, and job fairs are coming to the Free Library! Back for the eleventh year, we are excited to…

Reentry Job Resources Fair

Are you looking for a job? Do you have a criminal record? If you answered "yes" to both these questions, then please join us for the Reentry Resource Fair , which will take place this Friday, October 27, from 11:00 a.m. to…

An Interview with Marta Rusek

Each month the Regional Foundation Center 's Inforum newsletter features a local funder, nonprofit, or service provider who highlights their organization's services and how they support the social sector. This month we are…

Free Employment Boot Camp for Job Seekers

by Annette Mattei Are you thinking about getting back into the workforce but aren’t sure how to get started? Or maybe you’re not happy with how your job search is going? Then we have just the thing for you! The Free Library…

Job Readiness Labs: Supporting Job Seekers in Southwest Philadelphia

by Annette Mattei Did you know that close to 30 percent of adults who visit the Free Library come here to look for jobs? Moreover, That’s according to a Pew survey conducted in 2012 , 40 percent of adults who use our library…

HireMe Philadelphia Wants to Give You a Job!

Are you interested in a career where you can help others, give back to your community, all while working in the city that you call home? Then you should plan to check out HireMe Philadelphia on Friday, August 4 from 10:00 a.m. to…

Focus On: Unique Lending

A baker browses through dozens of cake pans to plan confectionary creations of her wildest imagination. Meanwhile, a man chooses the perfect tie from more than 60 to wear to his graduation. Elsewhere, a musician slated to play a wedding…

The Paschalville Partnership: Transforming Services for Job Seekers in Southwest Philadelphia

A year ago we kicked off the Paschalville Partnership , a Free Library-led collaboration of 11 organizations working to transform services for job seekers in Southwest Philadelphia. This community experiences significant barriers to…

Free Library and Citizens Bank Foundation Job Fairs Kickoff Thursday, May 21st

On Thursday, May 21 at Parkway Central Library, the Free Library will kick off the first of six job fairs to be held throughout the year at neighborhood libraries across the city. Made possible by the generous support of the Citizens…