Metro to host professional skills development webinar

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Now is the perfect time to work it, Philly. 

As the city reopens and a post-pandemic reality inches closer everyday, more and more opportunities are emerging for local professionals. The job market is expanding throughout the city, providing exciting opportunities for Philadelphians. 

Now is the perfect time to enhance your professional skills and advance your career goals. On Wednesday, May 19, Metro is hosting a Skill Up Philly! webinar. Sponsored by Philadelphia Works, the webinar will provide information, guidance and support on how to strengthen career development in a rapidly changing economy.

Speakers Hillary Shayne, Manager of Training Initiatives, and Tyrone Hampton, Jr., Manager of Workforce System Initiatives, will introduce the PHL Career Portal, a free training and resource hub where workers can strengthen their digital literacy skills, get help with career exploration and job search, develop their resume, and learn how to make their professional profile stand out on networking sites.

Learning objectives of the webinar include:

  • Gain awareness of the PHL Career Portal and the registration process
  • Become familiar with the types of resources available through the PHL Career Portal
  • Understand the benefits of becoming a Skills Forward Learner through the PHL Career Portal

Skill Up Philly! will be held on Wednesday, May 19, at 11 a.m. For more information or to register, visit