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PA CareerLink® Bucks County Employment Assistance for Employers

The PA CareerLink® Bucks County offers Cost-Free Employer Services to Employers through its Business Services Team (BST).  PA CareerLink Bucks County BST is dedicated to serving our local businesses, from all industries, by identifying and recruiting qualified candidates to meet their workforce hiring needs.  The BST can also provide employers with access to grant money for training, labor market information, occupational outlook projections, and wage data (national, state, local) to ensure your business stays competitive.  Read our BST Services Sheet for additional information.

Candidate Search

  • Pre-Screening of Applicants
  • Skills/Qualifications Matching your opening and the right candidate
  • PA CareerLink® Business Services - Representative managing your on-line business folder to tailor recruitment and referrals.

Assessment Services

Comprehensive assessment and matching services including CareerScope and eSkill.

CareerScope measures a candidate’s aptitude and interest through valid and reliable assessment tasks.

eSkill® is a nationally recognized hiring tool measuring if a candidate can do the job, and to identify training gaps

Areas critical to job success include

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Technology
  • Workplace Observation
  • Locating Information
  • Business Writing
  • Teamwork
  • Reading for Information
  • Listening
  • Writing

Email addresses below end in buckscareerlink.org

Contact Jessica Peterson, jpeterson@ for additional information.

For employers who qualify, financial assistance may be available to offset the cost of on-boarding and training a new hire.  This financial assistance is known as an On-the-Job Training (OJT) where 50% of salary costs are reimbursed for up to 6 months or $8,500.00 .  For additional information and required documentation, please review the PA CareerLink® Bucks County OTJ Training packet. (Also available as a.pdf)

   On the Job Training (OJT) Reimbursement for Employers

  • Reduce the costs associated with training new employees
  • Train your new employee for the skills needed to perform a specific job.
  • Salary costs are reimbursed to you monthly. OJT reimburses up to 50% of wages.
  • Maximum training period per new hire is 6 month; average training is 3-4 months.
  • Maximum reimbursement per employee equals $8,500.

Contact Jessica Peterson, jpeterson@ for additional information.

Bucks County Department of Workforce and Economic Development
Billie Barnes, Director

Neshaminy Manor Center 
1260 Almshouse Road, Building G
Doylestown, PA 18901 
Phone: 215-345-3840
Fax: 215-345-3429