2018-2019 West Central WDA High Priority Occupation List – High Priority Occupations (HPOs) are job categories that are determined to be in demand by employers, have higher skill needs, and provide family sustaining wages.  For the Statewide list or other PA Workforce Development Areas’ lists visit the PA Department of Labor website.  The current lists are valid August 1, 2018, through July 31, 2019.

Lawrence and Mercer County Profiles – A compilation of selected economic, geographic and demographic data for Lawrence & Mercer Counties, including Labor Force and unemployment rate, Personal income data, Major employers by industry sector, and Employment and wages by industry sector.  For more information, or other counties’ data, visit the PA Department of Labor Center for Workforce Information & Analysis’s webpage.

Pennsylvania Career Guide – Information in this publication can be used by all individuals who are preparing for continuing education and/or entrance into the workforce. Examples of the useful information that are found in this guide include career outlook highlights, an interest assessment tool, tips for marketing yourself, sources of financial aid, and contact information for many Commonwealth services, including PA CareerLink® locations and select state agencies.