Jobseeker Resource Guide
Recommended Resource Lists for Everyone:
- Job Posting Sites – search online job postings
- Career Planning Resources – plan career and education goals
- Jobseeking Tools – write effective resumes and cover letters
- Job Transition Resources – financial assistance and more
- Local Jobseeking Resources – resources in your community
Learning Express Database – Test preparation for career aptitude and certification tests, plus general jobseeking tips (FLLS database, library card required)
Recommended Search Terms for Finding Library Books – Search the FLLS catalog to find job and career-related books at your local library
Career One-Stop – The best all-around site for jobseekers (federally-funded)
LawHelpNY.org – Link concerning workers’ rights.
Learn How to Become – A career is a commitment; a career is hard work; a career is your passion. Are you ready to find yours?
National Career Development Association – Internet sites for career planning.
How to Spot Job Scams – Learn how to protect yourself.
Uptowork Blog – Features tips for resume writing, cover letters, interviews, and jobseeking. Also features a resume builder.
WorkforceGPS – Administered by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, provides a central tool for workforce professionals and their partners who strive to improve outcomes for job seekers and employers through informed decisions.
Individuals with Criminal Records:
The Prime Objective: A Guide to Preparing the Job Seeking Ex-Offender
Legal Action Center: Employment & Education Resources
Finding Your Way: A Reentry Guide for People Returning from Prison or Jail to Cayuga, Cortland, Seneca, Tioga and Tompkins Counties in NYS
Individuals with Disabilities:
Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
ACCES-VR (Vocational Rehabilitation): Assisting individuals with disabilities to achieve and maintain employment and to support independent living.
NYS Workers with Disabilities Program