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Employment

Employment Subject Guide

Unemployed? Camden County One-Stop Can Help!  If you are an unemployed Camden County resident, received a lay-off notice or were terminated from your job, you may qualify for a job training grant at an eligible school of your choice from the Camden County One-Stop. Youth One Stop provides access to high quality education, job-training and support services for at-risk out of school youth.  More information.

See Your Library, Your Lifeline: Jobs for additional services the library, county and state offer.

Free Resources using your Camden County Library Card

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center from InfoBase
Library card required.  Provides profiles of more than 2,050 of today's most popular jobs in more than 94 industries.  Under "Careers" click on Ferguson's Career Center.

Job and Career Accelerator- from Learning Express
Explore over 1,000 occupations and match those that fit your interest. Search available jobs from over 5 million job postings. Create professional resumes and cover letters. Master interviewing skills.  Get tips and advice on how to improve your search each step of the way. Organize and track your job search progress.

Learning Express Library
Practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, and information you need to achieve the results you want - at school, at work, or in life. Looking to land a job? You'll find an entire Learning Center dedicated to helping you get the one that's right for you. You will need to create an account in order to save your test results.  For user name use your library card number.  Create your own password.  Then use your library card number and password each time you return to the site.


 

New Jersey and Government Resources

NJ Career Connections New Jersey Dept of Labor & Workforce Development
http://careerconnections.nj.gov/
The New Jersey Career Connections website provides users direct access to career navigation resources and interactive tools, including a job board and a career navigation module, a directory of training programs, information on hundreds of careers, and advice and guidance on a wide variety of topics.

O*Net Online
http://online.onetcenter.org/
This site from the U.S. Department of Labor was created for the general public-to provide broad access to the O*NET database of occupational information on over 950 occupations. The O*NET database includes information on skills, abilities, knowledges, work activities, and interests associated with occupations. 

New Jersey Labor Market Information (and assorted statistics)
http://lwd.dol.state.nj.us/labor/lpa/LMI_index.html
There is a great deal of statistical information at this site, with a focus on economic and employment data. You will find wage surveys, employment and labor force forecasts, economic indicators, labor market reviews, demographic data, occupational safety information, employer listings, income and poverty data, and more.

OnRamp: Jobs4jersey.com
https://webos.dol.state.nj.us/Career/Login.aspx
This site will help you to create and upload a resume.  You can then search for New Jersey jobs and be notified when any jobs matching your resume are posted.

Job Hunter (from Philadelphia Newspapers)
http://www.philly.com/philly/jobs/
Search jobs from the Inquirer, Daily News, and PhillyTech or post your resume. Includes cost of living calculator, career resource center, job fairs, and more.

New Jersey Civil Service Commission
http://www.state.nj.us/csc/
Includes Civil Service job vacancy announcements for State, County and Municipal jobs.

New Start Career Network
https://
www.newstartcareernetwork.org/

The New Start Career Network (NSCN), a program to serve New Jersey’s older, long-term unemployed job seekers.The goal of the network is to provide older (ages 45+), long-term unemployed New Jersey job seekers with access to free, personalized career services, including web-based information resources and in-person and virtual career coaching.
 

New Jersey Unemployment Insurance
http://nj.gov/labor/ui/ui_index.html  
The New Jersey Department of Labor has created this web site which enables New Jersey workers to file a new claim for Unemployment Insurance Benefits or reopen an existing Unemployment Insurance Claim over the Internet.

Guide to Labor Demand Occupations (NJ)
http://lwd.dol.state.nj.us/labor/lpa/lbrdmand/LaborDemand_index.html

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Megasites for Job Hunting

Megasites attempt to compile all of the best sites in a subject area. Consider the source of a site since the source may determine the focus of the information.

LiveCareer
http://www.livecareer.com/

Includes resume, cover letter resources, and interviewing resources. 

Indeed.com
http://www.indeed.com
Indeed.com includes all the job listings from major job boards, newspapers, associations and company career pages.  Search by keyword and location in a Google-like search.

Monster.com
http://www.monster.com
Large job listing site. Includes company profiles and resume help.

ZipRecruiter
http://www.ziprecruiter.com
Apply to multiple jobs at once. Browse companies, jobs and locations. Also available as a mobile app.

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Resumes

My Perfect Resume

https://www.myperfectresume.com/ 
Online resume builder with examples from a variety of careers and occupations.


Selected Career Sites

Academic360.com
http://www.academic360.com/  

Academic360.com is a meta-collection of Internet resources that have been gathered for the
academic job hunter. It includes links to faculty, staff, and administrative announcements and is not restricted to teaching positions.  This is "one of the most extensive sites devoted to employment opportunities in higher education available on the Internet".

All Nursing Schools
http://www.allnursingschools.com/
Find information about nursing schools. Search by location and degree sought. The FAQ section has useful information about nursing as a career, nursing education, and nursing specialties.

College Grad Job Hunter
http://www.collegegrad.com/
Based on the book with the same title, this site includes preparation, job postings, resumes and cover letters, and interviews and negotiations.

EOP, Inc. (Equal Opportunity Publications)
http://www.eop.com/ 
EOP helps job-seekers from underrepresented groups (women, members of minority groups, and people with disabilities) find employment and aids companies and government agencies eager to recruit from this diversified workforce.

Federal Jobs
http://www.usajobs.gov/

National Association for the Self-Employed
http://www.nase.org/

WorkForGood
https://www.workforgood.org/

One of the first job boards focused exclusively on the nonprofit sector, Work for Good has helped more than 30,000 purpose-driven organizations find everyone from their next executive director to managers, support staff, and even interns.

Nonprofit Career Center
http://www.idealist.org/
Includes jobs and internships in the U.S. and worldwide, other nonprofit job resources, professional associations, volunteer opportunities, and more.

Nonprofit Career Network
http://www.nonprofitcareer.com/

Nonprofit Jobs
http://philanthropyjournal.org/jobs/
Provided by Philanthropy Journal Online.

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Career Information

Career Search: How Do I Decide on a Career?
http://www.collegeboard.com/csearch/majors_careers/profiles/index.html

Occupational Outlook Handbook
https://www.bls.gov/ooh/
From the Bureau of Labor Statistics, this online government document is the primary source for in depth information about specific careers including: nature of the work; working conditions; training, job outlook; and earnings.

Equal Opportunity Publications Diversity & Inclusion Career Center
http://eop.com/career.php

Equal Opportunity Publications connects employers dedicated to hiring a diversified workforce with qualified job seekers in all career backgrounds. This is your opportunity to find your perfect job from thousands of current openings. Employers can access qualified diverse job candidates.


Resources for the Job Hunt

Career OneStop
https://www.careeronestop.org/  
Sponsored by the U.S. Dept. of Labor, explore careers, find training, and find local help.

Relocation Assistance (from Homefair)
http://www.homefair.com/
Includes information to assist you with relocating including a salary calculator and moving calculator, community information and consumer information.

Research Companies
http://company.monster.com/

Salary.com
http://salary.com/
This site includes a salary wizard which provides a low, median, and high salary for locations by zip code or name.  It also provides a brief job description of the job.


Get an Email Account

Learn how to create an online email account to send out resumes to employers.  Try this online tutorial from GCF Learn Free to create your own gmail account: http://www.gcflearnfree.org/emailbasics/gmail.

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