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ServiceToOpportunity.org is a powerful matching tool that connects veterans directly to managers ready to hire for in-demand jobs at regional energy and manufacturing companies. The site has recently been enhanced with a fresh, more user-friendly interface, videos of the types of open jobs, and a direct and personal connection to employers.

If you’ve already created a job seeker profile on the site, click here to reset your password (as part of the site revamp) to begin connecting with employers ready to hire. Not sure if you made a profile? Enter your email address in the log in page; if you’ve already created a profile, you will be prompted to update your password. If you haven’t, or if your new to the site, it takes about five minutes to create a basic profile; you can always come back later to tell employers more about your skills and experience.

VETERANS: Even if you’re not job-hunting right now, it’s always a good career move to have your resume out in places where recruiters are looking for talented, hardworking veterans. Sign up here, or pass the word to veterans or returning servicemen or women in your personal and professional networks, on Service To Opportunity®’s social media platforms: Facebook.com/ServiceToOpportunity and Twitter.com/Srv2Opportunity.

EMPLOYERS: Want to post your Pittsburgh region energy or manufacturing jobs on ServiceToOpportunity.org? Contact kmckenzie@alleghenyconference.org.

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Tired of sending your resume into a black hole? ServiceToOpportunity.org has got your back.

STO is a powerful matching tool that connects veterans directly to managers ready to hire for in-demand jobs at regional energy and manufacturing companies. The site has recently be enhanced with a fresh, more user-friendly interface, interface, videos of the types of open jobs, and a direct and personal connection to employers.

If you’ve already created a job seeker profile on the site, click here to reset your password (as part of the site revamp) to begin connecting with employers ready to hire. Not sure if you made a profile? Enter your email address in the log in page; if you’ve already created a profile, you will be prompted to update your password. If you haven’t, or if your new to the site, it takes about five minutes to create a basic profile; you can always come back later to tell employers more about your skills and experience.

VETERANS: Even if you’re not job-hunting right now, it’s always a good career move to have your resume out in places where recruiters are looking for talented, hardworking veterans. Sign up here, or pass the word to veterans or returning servicemen or women in your personal and professional networks, on Service To Opportunity®’s social media platforms: Facebook.com/ServiceToOpportunity and Twitter.com/Srv2Opportunity.

EMPLOYERS: Want to post your Pittsburgh region energy or manufacturing jobs on ServiceToOpportunity.org? Contact kmckenzie@alleghenyconference.org.

Like ImaginePittsburgh.com, ServiceToOpportunity.org is a program of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development to connect people with family-sustaining careers in southwestern Pennsylvania. Let’s get to work!

ServiceToOpportunity.org

It’s back, and better than ever. ServiceToOpportunity.org is a powerful matching tool that connects veterans directly to managers ready to hire for in-demand jobs at regional energy and manufacturing companies.

Now, the site features a simpler, more user-friendly interface, interface, videos of the types of open jobs, and a direct and personal connection to employers.

And for a limited time — by creating a new profile on the site or accessing one they’ve already created — veterans will receive two free tickets to a Pirates game at PNC Park.

If you’ve already created a job seeker profile on the site, click here to reset your password (as part of the site revamp) to begin connecting with employers ready to hire. Not sure if you made a profile? Enter your email address in the log in page; if you’ve already created a profile, you will be prompted to update your password. If you haven’t, or if your new to the site, it takes about five minutes to create a basic profile; you can always come back later to tell employers more about your skills and experience.

VETERANS: Even if you’re not job-hunting right now, it’s always a good career move to have your resume out in places where recruiters are looking for talented, hardworking veterans. Sign up here, or pass the word to veterans or returning servicemen or women in your personal and professional networks, on Service To Opportunity®’s  social media platforms: Facebook.com/ServiceToOpportunity and Twitter.com/Srv2Opportunity.

EMPLOYERS: Want to post your Pittsburgh region energy or manufacturing jobs on ServiceToOpportunity.org? Contact kmckenzie@alleghenyconference.org.

Like ImaginePittsburgh.com, ServiceToOpportunity.org is a program of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development to connect people with family-sustaining careers in southwestern Pennsylvania.

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Click here for a video showing what others love about these jobs. 

Did you know that there are good-paying jobs available all over southwestern Pennsylvania for women and men willing to be trained — for free — while they work?

The unions representing iron workers, electricians, heavy-equipment operators and sheet-metal workers (those who build and install heating and cooling ductwork) are in great need of people who to construct the iconic buildings and vital infrastructure of Pittsburgh, present and future.

Not only is training free, you can earn-while-you-learn through paid apprenticeships as you shadow experienced workers (journeymen) who will help to learn the trade. Once you attain journeymen status, you will be eligible for pay raises and benefits such as paid sick leave, vacation time, healthcare insurance and more.

If college isn’t for you, or if you’re a mid-career person ready to transition into a job with better career prospects, then click here to check out the free training and career assistance of the building trades.

Check out these links for specific jobs:

You can also check out this video to hear directly from iron workers, electricians, operators and sheet-metal workers about their jobs.

Did you know there are more than 24,000 positions open today across the 10-county region on ImaginePittsburgh.com? That’s the region’s hub for information about careers, employers and job postings that are updated nightly from more than 1,000 jobs boards and corporate websites.

Here are few of the jobs available right now from ImaginePittsburgh.com’s Featured Employers:

Key Global Accounts Manager at Covestro (formerly Bayer MaterialScience)

SAP-MM Business Process Analyst at MSA

Programmer – Lead with .NET expertise at UPMC

Senior Tax Analyst at PNC Financial Services

In addition, high school graduates are sought for paid, earn-while-you-learn apprenticeships to become ironworkers, electricians, heavy-equipment operators and more.

And for veterans: Emerson Process Management would like to hire a veteran for a test technician’s job. Connect directly with a hiring manager there or at dozens of other regional employers through regional employers through  ServiceToOpportunity.org.

Not quite what you were looking for? Check out our Neighbors page to see what kinds of careers young and mid-career professionals are pursuing. You can reach out to the Neighbors for networking ideas via the LinkedIn addresses include in their profiles. And stay up-to-date with new job postings and other news about building a great life in the Pittsburgh region via our newsletter, our RSS feedFacebookTwitter or  LinkedIn.

With Veterans Day commemorations underway, we thought it’d be a good time to remind you about our sister program, Service To Opportunity®. Like ImaginePittsburgh.com, STO is an effort of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development to connect people with family-sustaining careers in southwestern Pennsylvania. The website, ServiceToOpportunity.org, is a uniquely powerful matching tool that connects job-seeking veterans directly to managers ready to hire for in-demand jobs at regional energy and manufacturing companies. When you use your profile to click on an STO employer’s open job, you are assured of hearing from an actual HR professional ready to help you find your best opportunity at that company.

Even if you’re not job-hunting right now, it’s always a good career move to have your resume out in places where recruiters are looking for talented, hardworking veterans. Sign up here, or pass the word to veterans or returning servicemen or women in your personal and professional networks, on Service To Opportunity®’s  social media platforms: Facebook.com/ServiceToOpportunity and Twitter.com/Srv2Opportunity. Or contact STO Outreach Manager James Yauger (Army, First Calvary Division) at jyauger@alleghenyconference.org or 412-281-4783 x3129.

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