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Career Solutions for 55+

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

Services

  • Career counseling and placement assistance
  • Access to workshops on: understanding transferable skills, computer and internet use, and résumé and interview preparation
  • Referrals to training programs, social services, and job fairs
  • Access to computer labs and on-line job leads

Eligibility

  • Philadelphia residents age 55 or older

Enrollment

Cost

No cost

Location

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

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For More Information

Read our “Ask Ms. Judy” blogs (written by our career advisor Judy Cherry) with job search advice for mature job seekers:

Part 1 … February 2016 – Résumé, Interview and Salary Advice for the 55+ Job Seeker

Part 2… July 2016 – New to Job Searching? 4 Tips to Get You Started

Part 3 … February 2017 – Time for a Career Change!

Part 4 … July 2017 – How to Prepare and Beat the Competition During Your Job Search

Part 5 … February 2018 – Determining Company Culture; Why it Matters to the Interview

Part 6 … July 2018 – Did Your Job…Lose You?

Part 7 … January 2019 – How to Convince Hiring Managers That You Are Indeed Tech-Savvy

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