Career and Job Resources

Looking for a job?
Our awesome JOBNOW subscription will entitle you to assistance with resumes, skill building, job searching and interview techniques! You’ll need  your library card barcode to use it from home. 

Resume Help and Career Coaching

Use your library barcode to create a user account at the Adult Learning Center, and get real-time resume help and career coaching.

Raw Resume – a commercial site that has excellent advice for crafting a modern resume that gets you noticed – Lots of tips and tricks for making the most relevent resume for the job you are seeking.

Career Cruising – this subscription site offers assessments, learning style information and job searching with Indeed.com. CLICK HERE FOR THE HOW-TO!

Tutor.com – “Drop off” your resume and get feedback in 24 hours with tutor.com – a live expert will give you tips and help you market your skills in a professional way! Use your library barcode to create an account!

 


Specialized Job Listing Websites

From fashion jobs to driving trucks, non-profits to teaching jobs.

Civil Service and Career Certification Tests

Create an account using your library barcode and a password of your choosing

  • NYSTCE Prep
  • CDL Prep
  • Electrician’s Lisence Test Prep
  • Firefighter Practice Tests
  • Paramedic and EMT Tests
  • Real Estate Exam Prep 

Websites you may be interested in:

Indeed.com – Clean and simple website with job listings in your area. Most job postings have links to apply online.

CareerBuilder – private and public job listings

Consumer Information on Pension Plans from the Department of Labor

Glassdoor.comHas posted jobs, but what differentiates this site is that it offers insights from former interviewers about the application, interview, and salary negotiation.

Federal Jobs
 – Available federal jobs

HempsteadWorks – Town of Hempstead resources, career fairs and available jobs

Monster.com– private and public job listings

Nassau County Civil Service Commission – see what tests are available, and what requirements you have to fulfill. Ask a librarian to see some of the practice test booklets in your field!

NY State Department of Labor – information about unemployment, job fairs, and resources to help you find a job in NY state.

Simply Hired a simple Google-type job listings site, partnered with Indeed, that has very clear search results and links to apply for jobs.

Untraditional Resume? Experience Over Education? Try JobCase, a private job site that links to other job listing sites, and you can create a profile that includes interests and outside experience , rather than solely education and work experiences


Questions about a New or Different Career?

Careers.org – Explains different careers for those searching for ideas.

CareerZone – New York State’s website about different careers and job markets.

Occupational Outlook Handbook – Federal site about the prospects for different jobs and careers.