Job Seekers of Montclair
Resources

County Technical Schools - Adult and continuing education
Essex County Tech Adult
Union County Tech Adult
The Ultimate Freelance Writing Career Guide
Passaic County Tech Adult
Bergen County Tech Adult

Books
Books recommended by the Steering Committee
Other Helpful Books

Career Exploration
Occupational Outlook Handbook - "The Handbook describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations." It is published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Jersey Clicks - go to Job and Career Accelerator. You will need your library card for this. Create resumes and cover letters, learn interviewing techniques, and prepare for related exams. Access millions of job listings.

The Riley Guide - An excellent online guide to help you with all aspects of the job search.

What Color is Your Parachute

AARP - For jobseekers 50 or over. As a member you have access to a wide variety of programs and benefits. The Bulletin has information on issues such as the workplace, retirement, Social Security, pensions, and more. Other publications cover topics such as housing, finances and age discrimination. In addition, they have legal services, tax preparation guides, outreach and support.

Freeelancers Union - Is a national nonprofit (part of Working Today) that represents the needs of America's growing independent workforce. If you are an independent contractor, part timer, freelancer, consultant or contingent employee - you make up 30% of today's workforce. Read more at the site.

Networking

The Landing Expert - List of Networking locations accross the tri-state area.
Meetup (mostly non-career)

Send an email to Tom Donohue to sign up for a weekly listing of networking events, a83td@aol.com.

Research
RefUSA - You need your library card to review this database of businesses where you can search by location, business type and many other options. Very helpful to build your list of potential employers.
D & B
Hoovers
Vault
Walkers
Manta (small businesses)
Guidestar (non-profits)
Glassdoor

AOL Yellow Pages - Can do reverse look-ups of phone numbers and addresses.

Professional Services/Support Group
Morris - Wednesdays 9:30 Parsippany
Central Jersey - Mondays 10:30 Somerville
Mercer - Friday 9:45 Princeton

Unemployment Insurance
NJ DOL Division of Unemployment Insurance - Everything you need to know about filing for unemployment insurance. Most NJ residents can file a new claim online.

List of DOL One Stops
Job Clubs
Jobs 4 Jersey Jobseekers