PA CareerLink is the state’s premier job-matching tool developed to transform the landscape of how job-seekers find jobs and how employers find talent. The user-friendly job-matching system was created to connect employers and job seekers all in one place, free of charge.
In PA CareerLink, job seekers have access to thousands of job openings. They are able to upload an existing resume or use the system to create one. Job seekers can also subscribe to e-mail alerts for job openings and choose to allow employers to search for them based on the information they provide. more
One of the newest features is the integration of a tool called Big Interview, which provides vital knowledge about the types of questions interviewers ask and how to answer and handle those questions so that they can “nail” an interview. Job seekers can even practice with mock virtual interviews across a variety of disciplines and levels of difficulty. less
Employers registered in PA CareerLink can search for candidates, create job postings, and get recommendations for candidates matching their criteria. more Registered employers can also create a customized questionnaire for candidates, effectively serving as a “first interview.” They can save their candidate searches and receive the results of those searches via e-mail alerts. PA CareerLink also incorporates valuable labor market information, providing employers with critical wage information and data on employment trends in their area to assist in the job posting process. less
A Military to Civilian Translator helps veterans transition into the work force by translating their existing military skills into civilian terms, letting employers know the unique talent and skills our military veterans possess. more Veterans who register in the system are identified with an American flag next to their name, making them easily identifiable to employers seeking to hire them. less
Use PA Workforce Statistics for timely, objective and credible workforce and economic statistics and analysis to help users make informed policy, business and career decisions that strengthen Pennsylvania’s economic security.
Whether you are a student, an educator, a first-time jobseeker, a parent or a person considering a career change, you will find that the Pennsylvania Career Guide is a valuable resource as you make those all-important career decisions. Information in this publication can be used by all individuals who are preparing for continuing education and/or entrance into the workforce. Examples of the useful information that are found in this guide include career outlook highlights, an interest assessment tool, tips for marketing yourself, sources of financial aid, and contact information for many Commonwealth services, including PA CareerLink® locations and select state agencies.
This is a public service of the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) and serves as your one-stop career and college planning website. Education Planner provides practical and easy-to-understand advice to help prepare students for the important decisions they will face in the future.
- Middle school students will discover their interests and the things that motivate them by participating in several fun, interactive activities that get them thinking about careers.
- High school students will discover and learn all about careers and colleges—including ways to pay—using simple search tools, clever interactive exercises, and straightforward instructions.
In addition to being a resource for students, this website also provides information and tools for parents and counselors to help them motivate and prepare today’s youth for a successful tomorrow.
The Occupational Outlook Handbook can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.