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Career Solutions for 55+

Career Solutions for 55+ helps improve the quality of life for older Philadelphians* who are unemployed, underemployed, or seeking a career change.

Virtual Info Sessions

During these times of social distancing JEVS Career Solutions for 55+ is inviting you to attend a virtual orientation for enrollment.  Topics of discussion are:

  • Finding a Job During a Pandemic
  • Job Readiness
  • The Importance of Networking

You will also learn about our FREE Services such as:

  • Access to services provided by PA CareerLink Suburban Station, operated by JEVS
  • Referrals to employment opportunities
  • Personalized job search assistance
  • Access to webinars on: understanding transferable skills, computer and Internet use, résumé and interview preparation, and social networking

Program Services

  • Professional career counseling
  • Personalized job search and placement assistance
  • Résumé and interview preparation
  • Access to employment workshops on: understanding transferable skills, networking, computer/internet use
  • Access to computer labs, online job leads and services provided by PA CareerLink Suburban Station (operated by JEVS)
  • Referrals to training programs, social services and job fairs

Eligibility

  • Philadelphia residents age 55 or older
  • Enrollment requires Philadelphia residency and is open to those living in a zip code beginning with 191xx

Enrollment

Cost

No cost

Location

*Services are currently being provided in-person at our Center City location or virtually, via videoconference or phone

PA CareerLink at Suburban Station
1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Hours

Monday – Friday
8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Contact

TEL: 267.647.7137
EMAIL: cs55@jevs.org

Request Program Info

Register for Friday Info Session

Success Story

After winning her battle with cancer, Linda W. decided to come out of retirement and find work. But first, she had to update her skill set. > Read Linda’s story

Helpful Articles

Check out job search advice for mature job seekers, from our expert program staff:

How Do I Reinvent Myself?

How Can I Become More Tech Savvy?

How Do I Ace a Virtual Job Interview?

 

More 55+ Articles From the Archives:

Résumé, Interview and Salary Advice for the 55+ Job Seeker

New to Job Searching? 4 Tips to Get You Started

Time for a Career Change!

How to Prepare and Beat the Competition During Your Job Search

Determining Company Culture; Why it Matters to the Interview

Did Your Job…Lose You?

How to Convince Hiring Managers That You Are Indeed Tech-Savvy

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