Tag Archives: Career Development Center

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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5 Do’s & Don’ts of Unemployment

Losing a job–whether it happens suddenly or is an expected transition–is an overwhelming experience. Whatever the reasoning behind a job loss, the effects can feel emotionally, financially and professionally devastating. Below, you’ll find several key unemployment do’s and don’ts from … Continue reading

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JF&CS helps teens and young adults with paid internships for the summer

With the help of Jewish Family & Children’s Service’s participation in the City of Pittsburgh’s Learn & Earn program, Kiwana Kennedy, an 18-year-old high school senior, applied to the summer program and was placed in an internship at JF&CS’s Squirrel … Continue reading

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JF&CS’s Career Development Center and Refugee and Immigration Services offer first-ever career fair for Pittsburgh’s refugee and immigrant jobseekers

Jewish Family & Children’s Service’s (JF&CS) Career Development Center (CDC), along with its Refugee and Immigrant Services Department will hold a career fair on Thursday, July 16th, tailored to refugee and immigrant jobseekers. The career fair will take place on … Continue reading

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