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Job and Career Accelerator 

LearningExpress Job & Career Accelerator™ integrates everything you need to conduct a successful job search, all in one easy-to-use online application. It takes the guess work out of the job search by providing step-by-step guidance, expert advice, and interactive tools that allow you to:
ASSESS & EXPLORE CAREERS Identify occupations that match work-related interests and explore over 1,000 detailed occupation profiles
FIND JOBS & INTERNSHIPS Search job opportunities from over 5 million up-to-date listings, covering all major online job boards and even local websites
Create documents that stand out using powerful resume and cover letter builders featuring over 120 model resumes, step-by-step personalized guidance, expert advice, and more
MASTER INTERVIEWING SKILLS Get ready for the interview and make a great impression with detailed interview guidance, sample questions, expert tips, and more
TRACK JOB SEARCH PROGRESS Create and manage tasks, set alerts and reminders, and monitor progress, all from the My Accelerator dashboar

This resource is great for first time online job hunters, persons who have become unemployed, or those who are interested in a career change.

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The National H.I.R.E. Network

Established by the Legal Action Center, the National Helping Individuals with criminal records Re-enter through Employment Network is both a national clearinghouse for information and an advocate for policy change. The goal of the National H.I.R.E. Network is to increase the number and quality of job opportunities available to people with criminal records by changing public policies, employment practices and public opinion. The National H.I.R.E. Network also provides training and technical assistance to agencies working to improve the employment prospects for people with criminal records.


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Get Help: New Jersey Librarians Help Residents Through Tough Economic Times

Get Help is a website developed to lead you to a number of State resources for help with bills, job searching, parenting and more.


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Jobs 4 Jersey

This site will help guide people to some of New Jersey's best online tools for finding work, finding skilled employees and connecting to the many programs established to aid businesses and workers alike.


  ?         Assess Yourself ?         Explore Careers ?         Create a Plan and Set Goals ?         Expand Your Skills ?         Find a Job ?         Manage Your Career  Each section contains current career search information, written exercises and internet resources, all of which can be completed online and printed.

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.


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The website contains free, expert videos and articles that are organized into steps to take after job loss. Anyone who loses a job can go through these steps to help guide a new employment search.


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Career Networking Group

The Career Networking Group (CNG) is a professional forum that facilitates career transition and management.

Group members share contacts, info, resources, support and encouragement with those seeking new career opportunities. Presenters and facilitators are professionals who volunteer their support. CNG is open to the public and free of charge.

The group meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday evenings of each month at the Bernards Township Library in Basking Ridge, NJ.




Neighbors helping Neighbors (NhN), an organization offering free peer volunteer support for people actively seeking employment, is pleased to announce the formation of new groups throughout Bergen County. Started in River Edge in January, 2011, NhN has fostered an environment in which group members assist each other in job search techniques and suggestions based on personal experience plus personal and professional networking. Resources are available at host libraries to assist with computer job searches and other useful resources.

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Local Job Sites:
Official State of New Jersey Job Bank
New Jersey Civil Service Commission

More Helpful Job and Career Assistance Websites:
Employment listing by type desired and geographical location. Interactive recruitment and self-employment options.
A division of that focuses on career tests, occupational advice, and career planning guides.

Job resource site that includes resume posting, job profiles, and listings.
National job search and posting site for applicants, as well as recruiters, in technology fields. Permanent contract & consulting jobs.
InformationWeek: Career
Informational career publication focused on technology fields. 
Search for jobs by category, skill, or location. Also provides information about job trends and salaries.
Job resource site that allows you to search for local, domestic, and international jobs.
Free online listing site for jobs, housing, and services. Also offers a section to post resumes.
Search jobs, discover companies, find interview questions and more, based on information provided by actual employees.
Resource site with a focus on media jobs, including social media, gaming, mobile, information technology, public relations, and graphic design.
Search for jobs, internships and volunteer opportunities with a focus on non-profit and humanitarian companies and organizations.
Job resource for federal job listings where you can create an account and post a resume. Special job sections focus on veterans, individuals with disabilities, and students.
Listing site devoted to internship opportunities throughout the county and around the world.
Social networking site where you can search for jobs, connect to employers, and join in career discussions.
Veteran Jobs
Job search site for United States veterans. Includes job boards, a place to post resumes, and a “military skills translator” for transitioning veterans.

Federal Jobs Digest
An online U.S. federal government jobs newsletter with government openings by occupation and geographic area.




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