After individuals have evaluated their skills, abilities, and interests, they then need to look at how these match with career opportunities. This means they should examine labor market information to identify high demand occupations, obtain up-to-date information on the careers that interest them, and explore the availability of educational opportunities to continually upgrade their worker skills. These resources include:
CareerLink Lehigh Valley Outlook
This monthly publication provides local trends in employment, descriptions of job seekers, information on high demand occupations, salary and wages, and workforce availability. You can view the latest version of PA CareerLink Lehigh Valley Outlook
in Adobe Reader format.
- Information on Education and Training Providers
As employees explore their career options, upgrading skills almost always becomes part of the equation. CareerLink Lehigh Valley is a one-stop link to Pennsylvania's education and training programs. In addition, our trained staff can help you find the right training for your employees so that both the employee AND your organization meet your objectives. You can get more information on training and education by visiting "Training Programs." As an employer, helping workers make the best match of their skills and interests to career options is a key aid to retention and growth.