Job & Career Help

Here are tools that will help you in searching for a job. Many jobs are now posted online and it’s important that you be able to navigate these online applications to make the most of your search.

General Brochure

This brochure gives an overview of what you’ll need, some of the bigger online job boards, plus how to watch for scams:

Job Assistance Sites

This is a list of job assistance sites:

Also visit Careerlink Pittsburgh You can now arrange appointments with CareerLink. CLICK HERE.

Resume Help

Ways to Track Your Searching and Applications

This is a quick guide to managing job applications:

This job search spreadsheet has four logs that you can use to help track your applications. At the bottom of the page are four tabs:

Career websites: This will help you keep track of any job boards you follow (e.g. Indeed), your log-in, password, when you last posted your resume, etc.

Resume submissions: This log will help you track any jobs you apply for, including all the details of what job you applied for, when you submitted your application, contact information, etc.

Networking contacts: This log will help you track any contacts you made by networking, any referrals to other contacts or possible opportunites.

Interviews: Here you can track any interviews you get.

This spreadsheet tracks your applications:

Unemployment in PA

Website for Unemployment Compensation in PA:

Here is a basic guide to get you started with filing. Be sure to read the details on the website. There is also a Work Search Record form provided by the state to help track your activities: