Susquehanna Workforce Network workforce experts give you the direction, knowledge and resources you need to improve your skills and find the right job.
Need help finding a job? Maybe you need help writing a resume or preparing for a job interview. You might even need job training to learn skills for a new career. Susquehanna Workforce Network workforce experts can give you the direction, knowledge, and resources you need to improve your skills and find the right job. SWN and the Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning operate the region’s three workforce centers in cooperation with partner organizations and agencies. Our centers offer various services and resources, including job search services, training and & workshops, and job fairs. Our workforce centers also offer the following:
Basic skills assessments and career assessments to help uncover your aptitudes, interests, and skills. You also can explore your career fit using the Traitify tool.
Career advising puts you on a path to achieving your career goals. An employment specialist helps you discover your career interests and options. They also make sure you know about local workshops and resources offered at our workforce centers and through community partners so you can gain skills that increase your chances of finding a job.
“10 Steps to a Federal Job” workshop, led by federal employment specialists who cover, in great detail, the process for applying for a federal job.
Customized job-training plans for jobseekers who need additional skills to be competitive in the job market. Training can take place at universities, community colleges, private technical institutions, or through other training providers. Financial assistance is available, and often training is at no or limited cost to the job seeker.
Family Investment Program – The Family Investment Program is operated under the aegis of the Harford County Department of Social Services. Customers utilizing that facility are the recipients of federal subsidies such as food stamps (SNAP) or Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA). Susquehanna Workforce Network employees provide work-based training activities, job retention services, and job placement services to TCA recipients.
SWN workforce centers in Cecil and Harford counties provide various valuable job-search services. Our staff members work with you to search secure databases for current job listings. We also provide information about job fairs and recruitment events, connect you with career training opportunities, and offer workshops focused on resume writing and interviewing and how to use job-search tools. Our professional staff can help you refine and organize your job search.
Gain the skills and confidence you need to land that job! Each of our workforce centers offers employability seminars that teach you how to conduct a job search, interview for a job, and create and edit a resume. We also offer specialty workshops such as “10 Steps to a Federal Job” and “Introduction to LinkedIn.”
Check out the seminar calendar on our Events page.
Check out the Job Training Programs and Flyer here.
Job Fairs are held throughout the year for specific industries and general industries in the Susquehanna Region (Cecil and Harford counties). Businesses also conduct customized recruiting events at the workforce centers throughout the year. View scheduled job fairs and register on our Job Fair Registration page.