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General Information

Job Now:

Looking for a job? Let the Jersey City Free Public Library’s new digital resource, Job Now, assist you with its job listings and resume and interview help from live counselors.


Vet Now:

Let Vet Now help with your transition to civilian life from the U.S. Armed Forces. Vet Now offers job counseling and can help navigate the often confusing world of veterans’ benefits.



Jersey City Employment and Training Program
The JCETP offers a host of services to the community including a jobs bank, job coaching, resume building, GED prep, apprenticeship programs, prisoner re-entry, and CDL and computer training.

N.J. Contact Tracer positions
New Jersey plans to hire 1,000 contact tracers to help map the state’s COVID-19 cases. Positions can be either paid or volunteer. A 12-part online course is available for hirees.

N.J. COVID-19 Jobs and Hiring Portal
The State of New Jersey has compiled a list of companies hiring essential workers during the COVID-19 shutdown. Information is included for companies seeking to place job listings.

N.J. Unemployment Benefits
The New Jersey Division of Unemployment Insurance handles all the state’s unemployment claims. Use this link to apply of unemployment benefits. If you are unemployed due to the coronavirus emergency, please read some additional information before applying for benefits.

Year Up
Year Up is a nationwide organization whose mission is to “close the Opportunity Divide by ensuring that young adults gain the skills, experiences, and support that will empower them to reach their potential through careers and higher education.” Their local office is affiliated with Hudson County Community College.

Ask A Manager
Ask a Manager is a workplace blog that offers advice on workplace behavior, ethics and job seeking advice.

AARP Jobs
The AARP Job Board offers job listings for everyone, but especially for retirees and the 50+ crowd.

Career Builder
One of the largest job boards, providing job listings, resume posting and career advice and resources to employment seekers.

City of Jersey City
Listings for Jersey City government positions include city jobs, the employment and training program and volunteer opportunities.

Dice
A leading site for tech job seekers. Search by company, job title, keyword, employment type and location. Registered users can upload resumes, get salary information, store resumes and cover letters and track jobs.

Glassdoor
A career community that helps people find jobs and companies that recruit top talent. Glassdoor members can see the latest job listings and get access to user-generated content like interview questions, company-specific ratings and reviews and more.

Idealist
The clearing house for information on full time, internship and volunteer positions within the non-profit sector. You can search for positions by job function.

Indeed
A job site with millions of job listings from thousands of websites, including company career sites, job boards, newspaper classifieds, associations and other online sources of job postings.

Job.com
This site offers weekly job alerts, job search advice, a resume builder and lots of job postings. It allows you to upload your resume for hiring managers and recruiters to find in their searches.

Monster Jobs
Monster is your source for jobs and career opportunities. You can search for jobs, read career advice from monster’s job experts, find hiring and recruiting advice.

LinkedIn
The ultimate online networking site for jobseekers and professionals. Job listings, articles and resume hosting.

Linkup
Only posts jobs provided on company websites, furnishing applicants with jobs that may not be advertised on other job boards.

New Jersey Civil Service Commission
Job announcements through the N.J. Civil Service commission.

USA Jobs
Job listings for federal government positions.

ZipRecruiter
Uses innovative technology to learn about your job preferences as you apply for jobs from their extensive inventory of openings.

TechLatino
The Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association is the premier national community for Latino technology professionals, businesses and students. Our nationwide network inspires, educates and brings actionable solutions to the Latino culture.

Coursera
Online video courses in IT, business, math and engineering.

Edx
More than 1,000 free courses to choose from, including computer science, languages, history, business/management and more.

freeCodeCamp
Coding tutorials for HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Python, SQL and lots more. The site also offers information on prepping for coding job interviews.

GCF Global
Includes work-focused lessons to help get ahead in career or start a new one entirely.

Grow with Google
Free training, tools, and resources to help you grow your skills, career or business.

Guru99
Includes free training tutorials and videos for IT courses.

Harvard University
The Ivy League institution offers free courses on programming, the arts, accounting, health and medicine, religion and much more.

LoveToKnow
Basic academic and computer skills as well as preparation tutorials for job interviews and other employment-related help for women. Part of LoveToKnow’s Money and Careers page.

Microsoft Office tutorials
Microsoft presents some Office 365 tutorials. Apps include Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and others.

MIT Open Courseware
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology offers free access to online courses including Computer Science, Math, Engineering and Entrepreneurship.

Web Fundamentals
Google’s Web Fundamentals is a bit more advanced than a beginner’s course but illustrates some best practices for coders.

Udemy
Free to register, but a cost for most classes. Great for marketing, photography and design.