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Employer resources from PA CareerLink® Lehigh Valley

Please feel free to utilize the following links for your current and future workforce needs!

As part of the Pennsylvania CareerLink® system, PA CareerLink® Lehigh Valley provides free online job matching services. By going to the PA CareerLink® site and clicking on “Employers” you can create a company profile and enter job order information that will link you to qualified workers throughout the area and throughout the State.

JobCentral was selected by The National Association of State Workforce Agencies to replace America’s Job Bank, this site lets you further expand your outreach to qualified employees across the US.  Click on “Employer Services” to search through an extensive resume database, post unlimited jobs, set up an automated resume search, and much more.

Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) was created by the Small Business Job Protection Act of 1996 and extended by the Small Business and Work Opportunity Act of 2007. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Tax Act of 2009 added two additional categories. The federal WOTC is available to employers who hire persons who have been deemed to have barriers to employment. For most target groups, this tax credit is in effect for new hires starting before Dec. 31, 2011. (The Unemployed Veteran and Disconnected Youth target groups are for individuals hired in 2009 and 2010.)

Strategic Early Warning Network (SEWN) provides various types of assistance to small – to medium – sized manufacturers.

Pennsylvania Shared Work Program is an innovative alternative to employer layoffs.

Foreign Labor Certification (FLC) Program provides information regarding the regulations and process for Permanent Employment of Aliens (PERM).

Federal Bonding Program is designed to help employers secure fidelity bonding for potential employees who are not bondable through normal channels due to police, poor credit, or other adverse records.

Lehigh Valley Professionals is a free resource for companies, organizations, and recruiters seeking high-caliber professionals and consultants of all disciplines from the Lehigh Valley and surrounding areas.

Apprenticeship Toolkit an employers toolkit for building an apprenticeship program.

The O*NET Toolkit for Business provides a wealth of background information on the features of O*NET. It details O*NET’s many uses for human resource professionals and employers including:

  • Job Descriptions
  • Human Resource Planning
  • Organizational Structure and Design
  • Job Design and Job Reengineering
  • Organizational Development
  • Succession Planning
  • Training Needs Analysis
  • Career Development
  • Workforce Development

State Required Employee Notices Department of Labor and Industry