by Betsy Natter
A great interview can work like magic, but first you need to know who's hiring and you need to have your skills on point. This is where Bucks CareerLink can help. They've got the who, what and where of job hunting laid out, read on to find out more.
Do a little homework before you go. Prepare yourself for any interviews you may have with free services offered by Pennsylvania CareerLink’s Job Gateway online portal. Get free online training in interview techniques when you sign up for a free JobGateway account. You can choose between video or written lessons to learn all the best interview practices and tips. Participate in mock interviews focusing on interview question topics organized by experience, occupation or skills. You can even play interview roulette and practice answering a variety of questions, just like in a live interview.
CareerLink is a program that seeks to create jobs in Pennsylvania by bringing employers and job seekers together. They offer services in their office in Bristol and at the Bucks County Community College campus in Perkasie. Access the JobGateway site here or at www.jobgateway.pa.gov.
Finding Your Fit
PA Career link is also offering advice for those looking to transfer into a whole new career. On May 17 at 9 a.m. they will be teaching ways to identify transferrable skills. This workshop will highlight how to tackle self-assessment tools to help you narrow your career search. The workshop will be at the Perkasie Bucks County Community College Branch, at 1 Hillendale Road, Perkasie.