Career Resources at the Westfield Memorial Library




 

Brought to you by the Department of Labor and Workforce Development, this website offers macroeconomic data on the NJ economy like unemployment rate, information on mass layoffs. There is also help for job seekers, information on COBRA, and many kinds of legal information.


 

One Stop Career centers are intended to help people begin their career searches. Get help writing a cover letter, putting together a resume, and receive job counseling all at no charge.


  Arranged through the Department of Labor, the Professional Services Group is a network of professionals helping professionals. Use this website to get in touch with a PSG facilitator, learn about job fairs, and get the chance to do mock interviews.

  The New Jersey State Library's Economic Recovery Wiki and Virtual Career Center. This Wiki is intended to be a one-stop clearinghouse for information concerning the recovery from the economic downturn with an emphasis on helping the people of New Jersey find employment.

  A comprehensive career resource with information on thousands of companies. Glassdoor includes salary and bonuses and details for specific jobs at specific companies, as well as actual interview questions and hiring process details. Also included are reviews written by employees that highlight the pro's and con's of working for a particular employer.

  This service is designed to support lifelong career exploration, planning, and decision making. NJCAN offers New Jersey-specific information on over 550 occupations, including current wages, job outlooks and occupational licensing requirements. NJCAN has five free assessments that let you uncover occupations best suited for you.

 

New Jersey Next Stop is oriented towards teenagers, parents, and counselors but useful for everyone. Use this great tool for teenagers exploring their career options, whatever their post-high school path is. "Find cutting-edge career paths to satisfy your skills and talents."

 

Ready to Work New Jersey is designed to connect the long-term unemployed who have marketable skills with employers who need those skills.

Ready to Work New Jersey provides counseling, skills training, networking and other resources for job seekers, and it offers subsidized, on-the-job training of job candidates for participating employers.

Monday - Thursday, 9:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Sunday: Closed During the Summer