1. The JCFPL is now operating on limited hours & services, please follow our phased reopening plan for updates. To request books, use this form via curbside pickup. Free mobile printing is now available at select library locations. Reserve a computer during our scheduled hours online or by calling your local library.
  2. The Heights branch library is closed until further notice.
  3. The Marion branch library is closed Monday, Oct. 26, 2020.
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Featured

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.

Watch a video tutorial on how to use Job Now. 

Vea este video tutorial sobre como usar Job Now.



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.

Watch a video tutorial on how to use Vet Now. 

Vea este video tutorial sobre como usar Vet Now.

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.


 

Advice

Ask A Manager

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


 

Jobs

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 seekersSearch 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 

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.  

 

Jersey City Free Public Library 

Job opportunities with the Jersey City Free Public Library. Come work with us and help provide information and services to the community

 

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. 

 


 

Legal Profession Opportunities

I Hire Legal

Quick and easy job search for lawyers and other legal professionals from across the web.

 

Law360

The legal profession’s news outlet also features job listings. Jobs.law360.com: Upload resume and search for legal jobs.

 

Law Crossing

Offers jobs and career opportunities from every legal category in the U.S. Also includes listings for law student positions.

 

Law Jobs

A job listing site for legal professionals, recruiters and job seekers. Their global network reaches attorneys, paralegals, business development executives and legal professionals. 



Professional Organization

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. 



Tutorials

 

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.