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1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
(215) 557-2592

October 2019

Welcome to PA CareerLink

October 17 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until October 31, 2019

Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop is an overview of PA CAREERLINK® services including a review of JobGateway® and online tools to assist with job search endeavors.

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Microsoft Word for Beginners

October 17 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop is designed to teach how to use the basic functions of a word processor, format, edit, and save documents.

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Community Partner: UESF – How to Save on Utility Bills

October 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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What are Transferable Skills?

October 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop reviews what transferable skills are, how to reflect them on a resume, and how to identify your own for a more effective job search.

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Peer Mock Interviews

October 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until October 31, 2019

Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop reviews best interview practices, provides an opportunity to participate in a mock interview, and receive constructive feedback to prepare for your next interview.

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Caregiver/HHA Certificate Workshop

October 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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Navigating the PA CareerLink® Job Search Site – must have KeystoneID & password

October 18 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop provides information on how to navigate the job matching system, including using the keywords search engine, how to locate the Job Number, and how to apply for positions listed.

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Combined 55 + Welcome and Orientation Process

October 18 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until November 1, 2019

Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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Computers for Beginners

October 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop reviews the basic parts and operation of the computer, Microsoft Windows navigation, and file management.

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Community Partner: UESF – Tenant’s Rights

October 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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Microsoft PowerPoint Intermediate – Intended for participants with basic knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint

October 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This level II workshop is designed for those who have basic knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint and desire to take advantage of the intermediate-level functionalities of the program. Prerequisite: Microsoft PowerPoint Beginners      

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Do’s & Don’ts of Resumes

October 21 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, repeating until October 28, 2019

Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop reviews the process of building a marketable and effective resume, and how it translates to the job interview.

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Microsoft Word for Beginners

October 21 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, repeating until October 21, 2019

Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop is designed to teach how to use the basic functions of a word processor, format, edit, and save documents.

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Community Partner: Turning Points for Children – Parenting Class

October 21 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, repeating until October 28, 2019

Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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How to Land a Job with a Criminal Background

October 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, repeating until October 21, 2019

Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop is geared towards Philadelphia’s returning citizen population, and how to navigate the job market with a criminal background, resources available to you, and your rights as a reentrant.

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Mock Interviews for Reentrants

October 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, repeating until October 21, 2019

Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

Review interviewing techniques specifically for returning citizens including practicing how to respond effectively to questions, review responses, and ways to prepare for your next interview.

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Choosing the Right Employer

October 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop details the importance of choosing the proper industry and occupation and includes exploration of labor market information to help participants choose the right employer.

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Writing Effective Cover Letters

October 22 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop provides tips, guidelines, and assistance to creating a cover letter.

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Introduction to Microsoft Office

October 22 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

Introduction to Microsoft Office will help determine if you are ready to attend Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel for Beginners. Attend this workshop and test your Microsoft Office knowledge.

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Modern Interviewing

October 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday and Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop discusses the differences between a traditional interview vs. a behavioral interview and tips on preparing for the interview, and using the STAR method in answering interview questions.

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Keyboarding

October 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop improves typing skills and reviews the basics of keyboarding.

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Stress Management

October 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop defines stress, how stress impacts lives, and ways to successfully manage stress.

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Do’s & Don’ts of Resumes

October 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop reviews the process of building a marketable and effective resume, and how it translates to the job interview.

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Interview Prescreen Day

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

Here is your chance to meet with Business Services Representatives to be prescreened for open positions!

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Developing Soft Skills

October 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop helps identify soft skills and how effective communication skills contribute to success in the workplace.

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Nontraditional Careers for Women

October 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop explores the benefits, resources and training opportunities available to pursue a career in construction, maintenance/repair, STEM and more.

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Adapting to Change

October 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop reviews ways to adapt to change in the workplace including maintaining a positive attitude, flexibility, and effective communication.

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Computers for Beginners

October 24 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop reviews the basic parts and operation of the computer, Microsoft Windows navigation, and file management.

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Community Partner: UESF – Tenant’s Rights

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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Microsoft Word Intermediate – Intended for participants with basic knowledge of Microsoft Word

October 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop teaches advanced formatting, drawing tools, and creating and managing tables and columns. Prerequisite: Microsoft Word Beginners

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Navigating the PA CareerLink® Job Search Site – must have KeystoneID & password

October 25 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop provides information on how to navigate the job matching system, including using the keywords search engine, how to locate the Job Number, and how to apply for positions listed.

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E-Learning Focus Group

October 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

Try out interactive E-Learning workshops that PA CareerLink® will soon be debuting in a variety of topics

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Finding Your Fit

October 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop provides helpful tips about how to tackle and narrow your career search. It provides negotiation tools and ways to highlight transferable skills.

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Community Partner: UESF – How to Save on Utility Bills

October 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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Windows 10: Working with Files and Folders

October 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop builds on the information learned in Computers for Beginners I, and reviews the basics of manipulating files and folders with Windows 10 File Explorer.

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Quality Customer Service

October 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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Navigating the PA CareerLink® Job Search Site – must have KeystoneID & password

October 29 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop provides information on how to navigate the job matching system, including using the keywords search engine, how to locate the Job Number, and how to apply for positions listed.

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Microsoft Excel for Beginners

October 29 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop is designed to teach basic data entry functions in a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet.

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Test Taking Tips

October 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop reviews how to develop best practices and proper test-taking skills.

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Keyboarding

October 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop improves typing skills and reviews the basics of keyboarding.

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Network to Find a Job

October 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop reviews the importance of networking in the job search process and how to obtain various networking strategies, including the preparation of a 30 second elevator speech.

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Microsoft Word Intermediate – Intended for participants with basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel

October 31 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop teaches advanced formatting, drawing tools, and creating and managing tables and columns. Prerequisite: Microsoft Word Beginners

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Community Partner: UESF – How to Save on Utility Bills

October 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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Community Partner: Philadelphia Police Department

October 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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Social Media & Professional Image

October 31 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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What are Transferable Skills?

October 31 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop reviews what transferable skills are, how to reflect them on a resume, and how to identify your own for a more effective job search.

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November 2019

Computers for Beginners

November 1 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This workshop reviews the basic parts and operation of the computer, Microsoft Windows navigation, and file management.

Find out more »

Combined 55 + Welcome and Orientation Process

November 1 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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Community Partner: UESF – Tenant’s Rights

November 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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Caregiver/HHA Certificate Workshop

November 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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Google: A Jobseeker’s Dream: A Hands-on Workshop

November 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States
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Computer Class: MS PowerPoint Intermediate ** Prerequisite

November 1 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Suburban Station, 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia,PA19103United States

This level II workshop is designed for those who have basic knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint and desire to take advantage of the intermediate-level functionalities of the program. Prerequisite: Microsoft PowerPoint Beginners  

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