Job Search Resources

Job Resources from the State of NJ


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

Reference Solutions by Data Axle   (formerly RefUSA) 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 Reference Solutions 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.

Peterson's Test and Career Center

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

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.

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:

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