Winter 2023

A helpful resource for job leads, training opportunities, and career advancement

Warm Up Your Job Search This Winter!

Welcome to the Winter Edition of our Hired! newsletter, designed to make your career search a little cozier in the colder months. We have highlighted our online resources that you can explore from the comfort of your home.

Need a boost for holiday expenses? Check out our job cart to earn some extra cash during the festive season.

PA CareerLink® Philadelphia wishes you and your family a safe and happy holiday season full of joy and new beginnings!

Available Resources

What is The PHL Career Portal?

The PHL Career Portal is a free on-demand training and resource hub where Career Seekers can:

•Take advantage of free on-demand library of asynchronous self paced courses, live ILT workshops, special partner training.

•Build on their career readiness competencies.

•Develop additional professional skills which help to foster positive outcomes.

•Earn certificates of completion to build on their resume.

•Find connections to other job and career related resources and training for career seekers.

Available to all Philadelphians at https://myphlcareerportal.org

Create and account with a valid email and start exploring and training! 

Interested in FREE Technology Courses?

Sign up for Classes 

PA CareerLink® Philadelphia is partnering with Senior Planet from AARP to help people over 50 learn new online skills. When you sign up for the Digital Skills Ready@50+ program, you’ll gain the essential skills you need to navigate an increasingly digital world.

Whether you’re job seeking or hoping to stay connected with family and friends, Digital Skills Ready@50+ classes and workshops offer trainings on a wide range of digital technologies.

Learn More about each of the following workshops below that are being offered to you at no cost!

Job Alerts

Apply today at www.pacareerlink.pa.gov

Winter Free & Low Cost Training Opportunities

Are you ready to start a new career or advance in your field?  

Explore free or low-cost training across a variety of occupations and industries offered through the PA CareerLink® Philadelphia. Complete the Interest Form or speak with your Workforce Advisor to learn about eligibility and how to get started.


Upcoming Training Programs:

  • IT Pathways: Associate Website Developer– NuPaths
  • IT Pathways: Network Technician– NuPaths
  • IT Pathways: Technical Support Specialist– NuPaths
  • Emergency Medical Technician – Congreso
  • New Vistas: Clinical Medical Assistant – Congreso
  • Phlebotomy and Medical Admin – Full Circle Computing
  • Electronic Health Records – Community College of Philadelphia


Interested in building your skills in a different job or industry?

Explore our vocational training calendar for other occupations and industries. 

Resources from our Partners at the Free Library

Find a complete schedule of upcoming events and programs by clicking the button below.

Free Library Calendar

Click Here for More Information!

Career Seeker Success Story - Willie

Willie came into Frankford CDC seeking a part-time position as a street sweeper and while the program had closed, Willie seemed very eager to work. That's when he was introduced to Jenisha Smith with PA CareerLink® Philadelphia....Read more about Willie's Story and how his life was changed for the better!

Read Willie's Story Here!
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