Tagged Job Readiness Lab

The Paschalville Partnership: Catalyzing a Community-Led Future

Did you know that nearly a third of library users visit the Free Library of Philadelphia to look for a new job or learn new skills? This revealing finding was reported in the Free Library’s December 2017 Impact Evaluation Report .…

Library Card Signup Month | You Can Get WHAT at the Free Library?

September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month , and while we all know that a library card grants you instant access to a treasure trove of books, DVDs, and audiobooks from our catalog , we wanted to take this opportunity to highlight…

Ask the Job Readiness Lab: "I have a criminal record – how do I go about a job search?"

Welcome to " Ask the Job Readiness Lab ," a series of blog posts in which we address the questions of job seekers and share our answers with a broader audience. Here our partner, the National Workforce Opportunity Newtork, LLC…

Ask the Job Readiness Lab: "How can I land a great job as an immigrant professional with foreign credentials?"

Welcome to " Ask the Job Readiness Lab ," a series of blog posts in which we address the questions of job seekers and share our answers with a broader audience. Here our partner, the Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians ,…

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…

Ask the Job Readiness Lab: "How will my disability benefits be impacted if I return to work?"

Welcome to " Ask the Job Readiness Lab ," a series of posts in which we address the questions of job seekers and share our answers with a broader audience. Here, our partner Clarifi addresses how going back to work affects…

Ask the Job Readiness Lab: "How does credit affect my ability to get a job?"

Welcome to "Ask the Job Readiness Lab," a series of posts in which we address the questions of job seekers and share our answers with a broader audience. Here, our partner the Mayor’s Office of Community Empowerment and…

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…