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 PA CareerLink® Workshop: Modern Interviewing

Tue, December 1, 2020 11:00 A.M.
Parkway Central Library

Jim Rudick, Community Workforce Connector for PA CareerLink®, will lead a virtual workshop on modern interviewing. This workshop discusses the difference between a traditional interview and a behavioral interview, provides tips on preparing for the interview, and using the S.T.A.R. method.…

Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers Virtual Programs

PHS Roots to Re-entry Virtual Information Session

Thu, December 3, 2020 1:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) is seeking recently returned citizens and those in need of gainful employment for a 6-week Landscape Technician Bootcamp. Admitted applicants will receive hands-on training in landscape maintenance tasks and equipment, earn an OSHA-10 certification…

Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers Virtual Programs

VIRTUAL Nonprofit Nerds: Transforming Your Nonprofit Marketing Strategy During the Pandemic

Mon, December 7, 2020 6:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

How can we adapt our nonprofit marketing strategies during a pandemic? In this Nonprofit Nerds event, we'll explore the possibilities. About this Event COVID-19 has changed the way nonprofit organizations serve their communities. Our marketing strategies need to change, too. In this…

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Virtual Full Circle Career Workshop: Resume Re-Invention

Tue, December 8, 2020 12:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

If you have a resume and still not getting call backs, this workshop is for you!  If you would like more interviews, your resume may need improving and this workshop will show you how.  There is rarely a resume that can’t be improved. This workshop is for jobseekers who have…

Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers Virtual Programs

Virtual Full Circle Career Workshop: Changing Careers, Branding and Elevator Speech

Thu, December 10, 2020 4:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Are you unsure of how to introduce yourself in networking situations? Are you unclear about what others think and feel about you professionally? If yes, this is just the workshop for you! In this workshop, learn how to develop your personal brand in a clear, easy-to-understand process, and…

Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers Virtual Programs

Powerfully Persuade Through Storytelling

Mon, December 14, 2020 6:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

The concepts taught during this workshop include: how to create engaging stories that job seekers can use in an interview, understanding how to turn anxiety into excitement, and how to use inspirational messages to get your point across. Job seekers want to connect with the hiring manager during…

Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers Philadelphia Virtual Programs

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