Commonwealth Workforce Development System

The Commonwealth Workforce Development System, known as CWDS, is the Pennsylvania CareerLink® online tool for offering one-stop access to a wide range of services for employers, job seekers and organizations that provide training, placement assistance, disability and other services. CWDS connects its users with services and resources offered by several state and partnering agencies – all in one place.


Employers, service providers & job seekers can accomplish the following by visiting the CWDS website

  • Multiple resume creation
  • Spellcheck
  • Job matching
  • Browse and search available training
  • Career research
  • Applicant screening
  • Labor market research
  • Complete site Spanish language translation
Proudly Serving Northwest Pennsylvania

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Local Designation Request

A forum was held on December 15, 2015.

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