FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • Who runs the PA CareerLink® Centers in Philadelphia?

    The PA CareerLink® system in Philadelphia is funded and managed by Philadelphia Works, Inc. –the City’s workforce development board. Philadelphia Works, Inc. contracts local service providers to operate the four PA CareerLink® Centers and related services.

    Together, we provide a network of opportunities to strengthen skills, increase access, and develop career pathways that create economic opportunities for all Philadelphians.

  • Why should I go to a PA CareerLink® Center?

    Each of the four PA CareerLink® Centers and satellite locations are staffed with local professionals who are equipped to help you on your unique career path. Our Staff can guide you through the process of accessing any supports or benefits you may be eligible for, tailoring your resume to boast the skills and keywords employers are looking for, knowing what to say at a job interview, and connecting you with job openings that would be a good fit for you.

    Coming in to a PA CareerLink® Center will help you navigate all of the resources within our network.

  • I run a business. How can PA CareerLink® help me?

    The PA CareerLink® system (funded and managed by Philadelphia Works, Inc.) has resources to effectively hire, train, and retain a skilled workforce in Philadelphia. Each year, approximately 1,350 businesses use our no cost services to find high quality talent.

    Coming in to a PA CareerLink® Center will help you navigate all of the resources within our network.

    Additionally, we can help you get involved in an Industry Partnership that bring together employers and job training providers from a single industry sector to collaborate on improving the industry’s competitiveness and address common workforce needs.

    We can help you:

    Post job openings, attend a Hiring Event, or use our recruitment services to find the talent you need to be competitive.

    Train a skilled workforce through on-the-job training, apprenticeships, or training subsidies.

    Retain a talented workforce with layoff aversion, on-the-job training, or directing employees to additional benefits and supports such as literacy and computer skills training.

    Join an Industry Partnership to collaborate on improving your industry’s competitiveness and address common workforce needs.

    To find out more call 1-833-750-5627 and ask to be directed to a Business Services Representative today.