This tool is available to you for free with a New Jersey library card:

Comprehensive and easy-to-use job search app. Interactive wizards guide you through each step of the search process in a personalized manner, from recommending occupations to fetching up-to-the-minute job postings. This tools also helps you build your resume and prepare for interviews.


Other job resources


The Career Gateway is a new online career planning and jobseekers website developed by IAJVS in collaboration with nine local JVS affiliates. The FREE website is designed so that the navigation and content is accessible to a diverse group of users requiring career planning assistance.


NJ Next Stop is a state site sponsored to help NJ teens, parents, and counselors learn more about career options and the world of work.  It also provides information about industries, occupations, and skills that are in demand in New Jersey.



NNJ / PIT is a group for professionals in employment transition.  The group provides an way to network, job hunt and seek & share relevant information, etc.  Maplewood/South Orange Professionals in Transition meets in person, twice a month, on Mondays at 10:15am, downstairs at the Main Branch of Maplewood Library.  Jobseekers of Montclair meets in person every Wednesday at 7:15pm, at St. Luke’s Church.


njCareerVirtual one-stop place to bring people searching for work together with the businesses considered at the forefront of New Jersey’s economic development.  This website guides jobseekers to some of New Jersey’s best online tools for finding work.



Seeking career and job tips to enhance your job search efforts? Your public library can help! Check out some of the information on the NJWorks Facebook page which was created by the NJ State Library. Although this page is no longer being updated, it still offers some helpful tips on jobhunting.


General Job Searching Information

Federal Civil Service
The official job site of the United States Federal Government. It’s your one-stop source for Federal jobs and employment information.

New Jersey Civil Service  and Job Announcements
Provides listings of job announcements and information on how to apply for Civil Service openings.

Career Builder
Search for jobs based on area and industry. There are several links to other helpful career resources.

Career Resource Center
Search for jobs, schools, and other local resources. Links to career blogs and articles.

In one simple search, Careerjet gives the job seeker access to a massive selection of jobs that are compiled from various internet sources, saving the trouble of having to visit each site individually.
Search for any job, anywhere. There are links to a salary guide, job trends and forums.

Internet Career Connection
Find international, government or state jobs. Provides links for internships and volunteering opportunities.

NY Public Library’s Best of the Web: Education & Employment

Job Seekers of Montclair
A nonprofit organization that provides free job search training and a support group open to all.



The following website provides sample questions, tips, and advice to prepare for a job interview.



The Wall Street Journal: Laid Off and Looking
Eight out-of-work M.B.A.s write about their experiences job searching in the new year.

CNN Six Job Blogs You Should Be Reading


Equal Opportunity Publications-Career Expo