Jobseeker Resource Guide

Jobseeker Resources:

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Recommended Resource Lists for Everyone:

♦ Job Posting Sitessearch online job postings
Career Planning Resourcesplan career and education goals
Jobseeking Tools write effective resumes and cover letters
Job Transition Resources financial assistance and more
Local Resourcesresources in your community

General Resources:

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)
Resources for Career Changers List Worker Rights
Learn How to Become
How to spot job scams
Graduate Toolkit
Workforce Systems Strategies 

Specialized Resources:

Individuals with Criminal Records:

The Prime Objective: A Guide to Preparing the Job Seeking Ex-Offender
Know Your Rights: Understanding Juvenile and Criminal Records and their Impact on Employment

Individuals with Disabilities:

Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
NYS Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities (VESID)
NYS Workers with Disabilities Program
Resource Guide for Job Seekers with Disabilities

LGBT Individuals:

Resource Guide for LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) Job Seekers
Out for Work

Minority Groups and Immigrants:

Upwardly Global

55+ Individuals:

NYS Office For the Aging Employment Resources
AARP: Work
Experience Works
National Older Worker Career Center


Teenspace Job Hunting Resources
Job Corps


Veterans’ Employment & Training Service (VETS)
NYS Governor’s Programs to Hire Persons/Veterans with Disabilities

Additional Jobseeker Resource Guides:

New York State Library: Job and Career Information in New York’s Public Libraries 
New York Public Library: Job Search Assistance