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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.

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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.

Professional Advice

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.


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.

Jersey City Free Public Library
Explore our current employment opportunities and join our diverse team dedicated to literacy, community engagement, and lifelong learning.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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


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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

The Learning Center will be closed from Wednesday, May 29 through Friday, May 31. Thank you for your understanding.

¡Feliz Cinco de Mayo desde JCFPL! Celebrate with us and explore our Spanish-language collections at Biblioteca Criolla.

Due to unexpected circumstances, the Marion Branch Library will temporarily close Today, 6/4/2024, from 12:00pm-1:00pm. The Marion Branch will reopen at 1:00pm.

Bookmobile Services Temporarily Unavailable from May 8th to May 10th. We apologize for the inconvenience caused.

The Five Corners Library will open at 11am on Wednesday, June 12th. We apologize for any inconvenience caused and appreciate your understanding.

All Library Locations Will Be Closed on Friday, April 19, for Staff Development. The Library Will Open for Services on Saturday, April 20. We Apologize for Any Inconvenience.

Today for Hudson Gives, there will be a $5k match minute at 2:01 p.m. and later at 5:51 p.m.. All giving will end at 11:59PM on May 17th.

Please note that the Bonetti Department will be closed from 3 to 6 p.m. on Monday, June 17, 2024, for the SLP Kickoff Party ,which will take place in the Fourth Floor Multipurpose Room. Thank you for your understanding.

The Priscilla Gardner Main Library will open at 12:00 pm on 05/24/2024 due to a delayed opening.

The Pavonia Branch will open at 12:00 pm on 05/28/2024 due to a delayed opening.

The Five Corners Branch will open at 12:00 pm on 05/30/2024 due to a delayed opening.

The West Bergen Branch will open at 12:00 pm on 06/05/2024 due to a delayed opening.

The Cunningham Branch will open at 12:00 pm on 06/06/2024 due to a delayed opening.

The Morgan Branch will open at 12:00 pm on 06/13/2024 due to a delayed opening.

The Miller Branch will open at 12:00 pm on 06/18/2024 due to a delayed opening.

The Marion Branch will open at 12:00 pm on 06/20/2024 due to a delayed opening.

The Heights Branch will open at 12:00 pm on 06/21/2024 due to a delayed opening.

In observance of Memorial Day, all branches of the library will be closed on Monday, May 27th, 2024. The library will be open for service on Tuesday, May 28th, 2024. Thank you for your understanding.

West Bergen Branch Is Temporarily Closed Today 5/23/2024 due to flooding. We Anticipate Reopening on or Before Fri., May 24.

Please be advised that Priscilla Gardner Main Library will be closing at 5pm today, April 11th, 2024.

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