Job Search Resources

Job Resources from the State of NJ


The Library also subscribes to databases that will help you with your job search.


Career Transitions

Walks users through job search process from beginning to end. Discover interests, explore careers, prepare a resume and more with this easy to navigate database.


From Learning Express Library. Combines everything you need for a successful job search into one east-to-use online application.


REFERENCE USA   Provides a job search feature as well as contact information for over 13 million businesses nationwide and is searchable by company name, location, industry, yellow page or SIC category.  (From outside the library, please use RefUSA through


Learning Express Library  will access online test prep materials and interactive practice exams that will help you improve your scores on civil service, military and professional licensing certification exams.

UNIVERSAL CLASS - Sample Class Listing

Online classes in resume writing, Interview skills and much more.



Applications for the New Jersey Law Enforcement Exam can be found at the Reference Desk or on the Web at  For information on all other Civil Service exams, please call the New Jersey Department of Personnel at (609) 292-4144.

Toll-Free Career Information Hotline: (800) 222-1309

from the NJ Center for Occupational Employment.

The service provides information on careers, schools and related issues.  It does not provide current job listings.  The hotline, serving residents of New Jersey only, operates during the hours of 8:15am - 4:15 pm on all days that State offices are open.

Want to know where the hot jobs are?

U.S. News & World Report's work and career section profiles the hottest jobs in the health care, finance, manufacturing and more.

Additional resources to get you started:

The library's job hunting, vocational guidance, college guide and test preparation collections can be found at these shelf locations: 378/College guides and financial aid, 361-384/Career tests and vocational guidance, 650.14/Job hunting, resumes, cover letters, & interviews

Unemployment Help

Unemployment Hot Line: 856-507-2340
(Staffed from 7AM-6PM Mon-Fri and 8AM-noon on weekends)

File for Unemployment:

Foreclosure Hot Line: 1-888-989-5277
(Staffed from 8AM-6PM Mon-Fri)