Friday, April 8, 2011





  • WHEN - APRIL 13, 2011

(JOB POSTING #765904)

Company Requirements-Clean driving records to load/unload materials and install piping & pump systems.

Company Benefits-Medical & dental Insurance, 401K & Profit sharing and more.

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Northeast PA Job Fair, Tuesday, April 12

Northeast PA Job Fair
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
255 Highland Park Boulevard, Wilkes-Barre, PA

From their website:
More than 80  employers and 5000 job seekers are expected to attend the 21st annual NEPA Job Fair, bringing talent and opportunity together once again under one roof for the largest venue of its kind in the region. The job fair is FREE for job seekers who are encouraged to prepare in advance for the event by reading tips on how to get the most out of the job fair experience and maximize their job search by visiting  the Job Seeker Strategy Blog.

Attendees can also look forward to this year's seminar series, Solutions III Financial Wisdom Camp, sponsored by Luzerne County Community College Continuing Education Department in partnership with the NEPA Job Fair. There will be a wide variety of subject matter experts in consumer affairs, personal finance and workforce development conducting seminars and workshops on a variety of topics like what to do with debt, how to budget and live well, dressing for success in the workplace on a shoestring, financial considerations when re-entering the workforce and job search tips to give candidates the advantage.
Click here for a list of the employers attending.

Monday, March 21, 2011

Transition Team Meeting, Thursday March 24

There will be a meeting of the Cinram Transition Team on Thursday, March 24 at 1:30 PM at the CareerLink in Scranton.

Friday, February 25, 2011

Job Club Event, Monday, February 28 at 1:00 PM

There will be a Job Club meeting/event on Monday, February 28 at 1:00 PM at the CareerLink in Scranton.  Bob Courtright of Courtright and Associates will be the guest speaker.  He is a high end recruiter in NEPA and runs the group NEPA Networkers on Linkedin.

This event is open to the public, and no registration is required.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Transition Team meeting - Wednesday, February 23

REMINDER:  There will be a Transition Team meeting Wednesday, February 23 at 1:30 at the CareerLink in Scranton.

Friday, February 11, 2011

CareerLink Lackawanna County links

Another tidbit from the Hot Notes newsletter:  Pennsylvania CareerLink Lackawanna County has its own website!

This is where future issues of the Hot Links newsletter will be posted.

You can also follow Pennsylvania CareerLink Lackawanna County on Twitter and "Like" them on Facebook!  These two resources have lots of up-to-the-minute information, so be sure to check them out!

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Workshops at the PA CareerLink at Lackawanna County

Upcoming CareerLink Lackawanna County workshops, from the Hot Notes newsletter.

February 14 at 2PM - 3:30 PM
Study Skills - How to overcome test anxiety.

February 22 at 2 PM - 3:30 PM
O'Net - Occupational Interest Inventory - This is mandatory if you are considering training.  It will offer guidance and direction for your career search.

February 23 at 1:30 PM
Job Search Bootcamp - How to go about looking for a job.

February 28
8:30 AM - Career Exploration in Advanced Manufacturing
Learn about careers, training, and job opportunities in welding, CNC, and machining.

9:30 AM - Career Exploration in Logistics & Transportation
Learn about careers, training, and job opportunities in warehousing, supply chain, trucking, forklift, and heavy equipment.

10:30 AM - Career Exploration in Healthcare
Learn about careers, training, and job opportunities in  nursing, direct care services, medical billing, and support services.

11:30 AM - Career Exploration in Business/Finance
Learn about careers, training, and job opportunities in clerical, administrative assistant, computerized health care information technology, accounting, and information technology.

Come to the one that best fits your profile from O'Net, or explore all your options.

March 2 at 2:00 PM
Interviewing Skills - How to sell yourself at the interview.

Please post your resume to prior to attending any workshops.

Space is limited - please be on time.

Resume Writing at 1:30 every Wednesday.

Announcements and upcoming events

The final printed issue of the Hot Notes Transition Team Newsletter has been mailed.  In the future the newsletter will be sent through email and will also be posted on the Lackawanna County CareerLink website at .

The next Transition Team meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, February 23rd at 1:30 pm at the Lackawanna County CareerLink in Scranton.  Please contact Joan at 820-9501 or email at to reserve a seat.

The next Job Club meeting is Monday, February 28th at 1:00 pm.  Bob Courtright of Courtright and Associates will speak,  He is a high end recruiter in NEPA and runs the group NEPA Networkers on Linkedin.

JOB FAIR - April 12 at the Arena!  More details as they become available.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Transition Team Newsletter Meeting

There will be a meeting for people interested in working on the Cinram Transition Team newsletter.

WHEN:   Monday, January 24, 2011 at 11:30 am
WHERE: PA CareerLink ® Lackawanna
                135 Franklin Ave
                Scranton, PA
                Conference Room 1

Please respond by email to and let her know if you can attend.

Also, please think about information that should be included in the next newsletter. 

Monday, January 17, 2011

Computer classes

Two programs of basic computer classes will be held at Johnson College in Scranton:

Starting January 24, Monday through Friday, 9 AM to Noon - three weeks long
Starting February 14, Monday through Friday, 9 AM to Noon - three weeks long

Please contact Donna or Mary at CareerLink in Scranton for information, availability, and registration.

Many local libraries also offer computer classes - often, a library card and pre-registration are all that is required.  Information on the Albright Library Computer Learning Lab, located in the basement of the Lackawanna County Children's Library at 520 Vine Street, Scranton, can be found by clicking here.  Or check with your local library to see if they offer computer classes.

Monday, January 10, 2011

Need help with HCTC/COBRA?

PA CareerLink Lackawanna County will be conducting hands-on workshops to assist you in the process of applying for the Health Coverage Tax Credit (HCTC).

Where:  135 Franklin Avenue, Scranton, PA

When:  Tuesday, January 11 at 1:30 PM OR Thursday, January 13 at 1:30 PM

No registration is required.  Please bring your COBRA information with you.

Need to already have your TAA determination from UC to be eligible!

Monday, January 3, 2011

Transition Team Meeting: Friday, January 7, 2011

The next meeting of the Cinram Transition Team will be Friday, January 7 2011 at 11:30 AM at the Scranton CareerLink site, 135 Franklin Avenue, Scranton, PA.

If you plan to go, please contact Joan Freeman  ( to reserve a seat.