Landing your first job when you don’t have any experience can be difficult. This is especially true if you haven’t finished high school or have other barriers to overcome. Philadelphia Works supports special programs like WorkReady® Philadelphia to help young adults access career opportunities.
In this latest podcast episode from Philadelphia Works’ Real Talk about Real Trends in Workforce, Kimberly McCaffrey, Manager of Youth System for Philadelphia Works, Inc. joins the program to discuss how the organization connects young people to summer employment opportunities. She details WorkReady® Philadelphia and provides tips and tricks to help navigate the workforce system’s summer resources that support the City’s youth population.