Category Archives: Career & Outplacement Services

JF&CS Employee, once a refugee herself, honored by President Obama for service to refugee community

JF&CS is thrilled to announce that Bishnu is in Washington D.C. today, being honored by President Obama at an event celebrating refugees who have made outstanding contributions to their new communities across America. Approximately 120 representatives from local governments, NGOs, … Continue reading

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Six Ways to Support a Partner Who Has Lost a Job

At the Career Development Center (CDC) of Jewish Family & Children’s Service, clients from all walks of life are experiencing career transitions and unemployment because of many different circumstances; Perhaps they were laid off or downsized, maybe they are older … Continue reading

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Career Development Center’s first WorkLaunch well received

WorkLaunch: Career Connections and Workshops was a three-day, six-site county-wide career event designed to connect the Pittsburgh community to workforce and supportive resources. Through the partnership of Career Development Center of JF&CS and Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, WorkLaunch debuted April … Continue reading

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WorkLaunch initiative of Career Development Center & Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh takes off to help our region’s jobseekers

WorkLaunch: Career Connections and Workshops is an innovative three-day, six-site county-wide career event designed to connect the Pittsburgh community to workforce and supportive resources. Through the partnership of Career Development Center and Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, WorkLaunch will debut April 5th, … Continue reading

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Jobseekers shouldn’t discount job hunting during the holiday season

With the holiday season almost in full swing, George Ponticello, career counselor at JF&CS’s Career Development Center, suggests that jobseekers may benefit from maintaining an active job search campaign during this time.   “From past experience, we have found that … Continue reading

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EmployAble recognized for serving jobseekers with autism and mental health challenges

This October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month; a special time for jobseekers and employees with disabilities of all kinds, employers and agencies and organizations to raise awareness about working Americans with disabilities, and the services and support available within … Continue reading

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Jobseekers won’t want to miss this upcoming WorkAble career fair

WorkAble, a partnership of the Career Development Center of JF&CS, North Hills Community Outreach (NHCO), South Hills Interfaith Ministries (SHIM) and the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will hold a career fair for adults throughout the region on Thursday, October 1 … Continue reading

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