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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Headshots at the BRIC!

Thu, November 5, 2020 1:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Get a FREE headshot photo taken at the Business Resource and Innovation Center! Headshots are a unique 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…

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Land the Job of Your Dreams with Reference Solutions & The Workplace!

Fri, November 6, 2020 1:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Reference Solutions  database provides in-depth information on more than 14 million U.S. potential employers nationwide, and is available to you anywhere with your library card number and PIN! Please join us for a virtual presentation on how Reference Solutions can be…

Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers Virtual Programs

How to Help Introverts Succeed in the Age of Acceleration

Mon, November 9, 2020 6:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

What do Elon Musk, Melissa Mayer and Bill Gates have in common outside of being wildly successful? They are all introverts. In today’s fast paced, unstable workplace, achieving success requires speaking up and taking initiative. Introverts can be challenged by a workplace that is…

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Virtual Full Circle Career Workshop: Active Interviewing Strategies

Tue, November 10, 2020 12:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Do you want to win interviews at all levels?  Today’s employment marketplace requires new interviewing skills. No longer can job candidates be passive recipients of interviewing questions. Today's interviews require an Active Interviewing© approach where job candidates…

Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers Virtual Programs

Virtual Full Circle Career Workshop: LinkedIn

Thu, November 12, 2020 4:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

In today’s Employment Marketplace, you need to be visible to companies that are hiring and people that can refer you to companies that are hiring – LinkedIn is a great way of accomplishing this. Getting started with LinkedIn can be confusing and intimidating – but it…

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Virtual Full Circle Career Workshop: Microsoft Word for Resumes

Tue, November 17, 2020 12:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Attend this workshop and learn some valuable tips for preparing a great-looking resume.  Building a document that “sells” is important for you to get noticed.  Training in Microsoft Word, you’ll learn valuable formatting and layout techniques that make creating or…

Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers Virtual Programs

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