PenFed, one of the largest credit unions in the country, announced today that it will provide its entire membership with free access to PenFed Career Connect — a complete online job search assistance and career transition platform powered by CareerArc.
PenFed’s member-wide provision of CareerArc’s career assistance technology is the first of its kind in the financial services industry. Aimed at helping PenFed members who are actively seeking a job or approaching a career change, PenFed Career Connect empowers members with the same level of support given to employees of today’s leading companies and top employer brands. This innovative partnership and member benefit aligns with PenFed’s long standing mission to offer cost-effective financial services that respond to members’ needs.
With PenFed Career Connect, PenFed members enjoy 24/7 web and mobile access to a robust job searching platform that serves relevant openings direct to members via email, text, or tweet. Beyond job discovery and job alert capabilities, PenFed Career Connect comes complete with resume builders, social and professional networking guides, in-depth self-assessments, interview rehearsal tools, industry and company research databases, and more.
“PenFed Career Connect is a groundbreaking approach to adding value for our members,” said PenFed President and CEO James Schenck. “This benefit is tangible and can have lasting, positive effects on the lives of our military and civilian members, who are now eligible for no-cost access to the same cutting-edge career development platform that Fortune 500 companies are offering their transitioning employees.”
“We’re excited to partner with PenFed on such an important member benefit,” said CareerArc Chairman and CEO Robin D. Richards. “PenFed is clearly an innovator. They are ensuring their members are well-prepared to succeed in the modern job environment.”