3102 Shawnee Green
Ambler, PA 19002
A resume can make or break your job search. As the first actual contact you’ll have with a prospective employer, it’s crucial to put your best foot forward. In this competitive job market, Jack Mulcahy thinks a professionally-written resume is an investment in your future. As a professional writer and certified resume writer, Mulcahy crafts effective cover letters, resumes and thank you letters that present personal branding statements and create strong first impressions.
1207 Chestnut St.
4th Floor Computer Lab
Philadelphia, PA 19107
When an unexpected layoff puts a huge dent in your checkbook, monetary misery may make paying for job services a real hardship. For those job seekers in need of free resources, head over to one of Keyspot’s more than 70 public neighborhood centers. Each center provides free Internet access and computer classes that will help you search for jobs and develop a professional resume. In fact, the Urban Affairs Coalition has a lengthy list of available job opportunities right within the organization. It also offers a host of resources to hook you up with apprenticeship opportunities, government jobs and youth employment.
1845 Walnut St., 7th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Originally founded to offer a broad spectrum of services specifically to the Jewish community, Jevs now provides career scaffolding to all. Through its Career Strategies program, the organization provides one-on-one career consulting, skill assessment, job interview and resume preparation, computer training and job placement assistance, all at a nominal fee. A “Career Solution for 55+” program is also available free of charge for those looking to learn new skills and procure jobs. Here, mature adults can take advantage of free workshops, computer labs, job readiness training and placement.
42 S 15th St., Suite 1210
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Temp work may be the way to go while you’re searching for the job of your dreams. Founded in 1955, The Bettinger Company is a family-owned temporary employment business with three locations in the Philadelphia area. It offers free computer training and matches you up with long and short-term work projects that fit your schedule. You can fill out an application, look at job listings and submit your resume all online.
235 W Chelten Ave.
Of course, no job search would be complete without checking out the employment offerings at the Pennsylvania State Civil Service Commission. The commission has a complete list of all the open state and local government employment opportunities right on the web. There is also a link to JobGateway, a project that makes more than 200,000 statewide jobs accessible to the unemployed. If you prefer not to sign up online, you can visit one of a handful of JobGateway offices in the metropolitan area.