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.

Upcoming Events

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VIRTUAL Nonprofit Nerds: Treat Yo Self - A Self-Care Manifesto for Nonprofit Workers During COVID-19

Mon, September 21, 2020 12:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Are you a nonprofit worker or job seeker who's feeling busier than ever right now? Baby, it's time for a self-care intervention! About this Event Are you a nonprofit worker or job seeker who's feeling busier than ever right now? Are the lines between work and personal time becoming…

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VIRTUAL - Mock Interviews

Tue, September 22, 2020 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Learn how to ace an online job interview!  Schedule a virtual mock interview session between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to conquer difficult interview questions, set the scene for video interviews, improve your communication skills, and reduce your stress before your next job…

Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers Virtual Programs

PowerThinking: Rejuvenating Your Amazing Mind

Mon, October 5, 2020 6:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Want to be more effective in business and at home? PowerThink your way to success! Recent research in psychology has concluded that our brains process about 50,000 thoughts per day, and that a majority of those thoughts are negative. The good news is that we can actually learn to be more…

Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers Philadelphia Virtual Programs

VIRTUAL - Resume Review

Tue, October 13, 2020 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Book a virtual appointment with the Workplace between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to have your resume reviewed! Email workplace@freelibrary.org to reserve your spot.  Once your appointment has been confirmed you will be sent virtual meeting information.   Tuesday,…

Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers Virtual Programs

VIRTUAL - Mock Interviews

Tue, October 20, 2020 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Learn how to ace an online job interview!  Schedule a virtual mock interview session between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to conquer difficult interview questions, set the scene for video interviews, improve your communication skills, and reduce your stress before your next job…

Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers Virtual Programs