How to Find a Job

is a virtual guide for first-time job seekers, the unemployed, job seekers making career transitions, and employers with job opportunities.

The guide is divided into four sections:

Free Library Career Services and Workshops

For in-person career assistance, the Workplace is the Free Library's walk-in job and career information center located at the Parkway Central Library, Since 1987, the Workplace has provided current information and resources on changing careers, job search techniques, and emerging employment fields to help career changers and job seekers in achieving their goals. For more information please email workplace@freelibrary.org or call 215-686-5436.

Paschalville Partnership & Job Readiness Lab

The Paschalville Partnership works with the Free Library as a hub for job seekers by bringing together a broad array of community and city partners in support of Southwest Philadelphia residents. Since 2014, we have been hard at work implementing a common agenda in support of job seekers.

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Interview and Job Search Help with CareerLink

Tue, November 12, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Kensington Library

Information about interviewing and questions you might be asked. Interviewing tips, questions to ask, interview styles. What to do and not do in an interview! Methods to find a job. How to do a successful job search that will lead to interviews.

Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Job Search/Apps

Tue, November 12, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Frankford Library

Learn how to search for jobs and other job-related computer skills. 2nd Tuesdays

Adult Senior Computer Classes Career Workshops Other Great Programs Computers Jobs & Job Seekers

CareerLink Job Searching

Tue, November 12, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Holmesburg Library

Looking for a job? Or a better one? Stop in to see CareerLink! Browse jobs, create a resume, and apply. 1PM - 3PM

Adult Senior Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Resume Review

Wed, November 13, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Parkway Central Library

Stop by the Workplace in the Business Resource and Innovation Center  (BRIC) between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. to have your resume reviewed by a hiring manager with over two decades of experience hiring, firing, and managing employees.  No registration is required! You will be…

Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Headshots at the BRIC!

Thu, November 14, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Parkway Central Library

Get a FREE headshot photo taken at the Business Resource and Innovation Center (BRIC)! Headshots are a new service for entrepreneurs, nonprofit professionals, job seekers, and more! Use your photo to enhance your professional portfolio and make your LinkedIn profile stand out among the…

Adult Business Career Workshops RFC Program Calendar Business & Economics Nonprofit Jobs & Job Seekers Business & Entrepreneurs Patents & Trademarks

Job Fair

Fri, November 15, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

FIND YOUR NEXT JOB. BETTER JOB. NEW JOB!   Meet employers! Bring many resumes! Wear your best!   Employers will be recruiting for customer service, sales, administration, health, retail, manufacturing, information technology, security, drivers, warehouse and more!   These job…

Adult Young Adult Senior Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers Job Fairs

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