Career & job center
Union County Pennsylvania can be a great place to live and work. The Union County Library System offers free access to many different materials as well as information about services and even free computer skills classes. Please visit or call one of the three member libraries for more information. Here are several links that provide employers and job seekers with information and access to services through the Internet.
- Learning Express Library provides students and adult learners with instant access to the most comprehensive collection of test-preparation tools, skill-building materials, and career resources available. Includes math, reading and writing skills; preparation and practice tests for GED, college entrance, and U. S. citizenship, as well as for specific licenses such as civil service, commercial driver’s license, emergency medical technician and nursing assistants.
- Pennsylvania Career Link Commonwealth Workforce Development System for individuals, employers, and service organizations. Links for job searches, training, and local offices.
- Here to Help The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has a wide variety of programs to help people get through tough economic times.
- Pennsylvania State Civil Service Commission Information about careers in state and local government.
- Pennsylvania Dept. of Labor Career guides, occupational wages, safety information, etc.
- Pennsylvania statistics from The Center for Workforce Information & Analysis.
- Pennsylvania economy from the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics.
- Small Business Development Center Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) help people create successful businesses. The Union County office is Bucknell University SBDC, located in the school’s Dana Engineering Building. Tel: (570) 577-1249
Local Job Searching
- Daily Item Online Employment Search. Search for local jobs through online edition of The Daily Item, a Sunbury-based newspaper company.
- Evangelical Community Hospital The hospital only accepts online employment applications. You may sign up for “Career Mail” which will notify you via e-mail when positions that you are interested in become available. You may also check the status of your application.
- Bucknell University Job listings and application online.
- Teaching in Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Department of Education.
- Public Library Jobs in Pennsylvania from the Pennsylvania Library Association
- State Government Jobs Includes Pennsylvania Army National Guard, PA Fish & Game Commission, PA State Police, PA Air National Guard, and many more.
- Williamsport Help Wanted You know, “long name, amazing results.” Check it out.
Nationwide Employment Searches:
- CareerBuilder.com Search more than 300,000 job listings appearing in newspapers and other databases by keyword, job location, and job category.
- CollegeGrad.com Database of entry-level, professional-level, and executive-level job postings and internship opportunities. Articles on the job search process, resumes, cover letters, interviews etc.
- Higher Education Jobs Faculty and staff positions from across the country.
- HotJobs Yahoo job search.
- Juju (previously Job Search Engine) Fast and easy to use meta-search.
- Jobster.com Can search by geographical area.
- Job Web For new college graduates. Offers interviewing quizzes and lots of information for your resume and interview.
- Monster.com Search for jobs and post your resume nationwide. When doing a job search you can say “No Thank You” to the special offer to get to the job results.
Career and salary information
- Bureau of Labor Statistics Consumer price index, wages by area and occupation, employment and unemployment.
- Dictionary of Occupation Titles
- Occupational Outlook Handbook Descriptions of jobs, working conditions, education and training requirements, projected earnings and job prospects.
- Job Search Center Job searching by topics from Awesomelibrary.org. Lots of job listings web sites as well as info on careers, wage consideration etc.
- JobStar Central Tools An amazing site with so much information to offer job seekers.
- Ball State University, Career Development, Resumes Advice on creating an eye-catching and effective resume. Find power resume words, cover letters, thank you letters, references.