Jobseeker Resource Guide

Jobseeker Resource Guide

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Recommended Resource Lists for Everyone:


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)
Internet Sites for Career Planning Worker Rights
Learn How to Become
How to Spot Job Scams
Workforce Systems Strategies 

Specialized Resources:

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 NYSPDF Icon Small

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

LGBTQ Individuals:

Resource Guide for LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) Job Seekers
Out for Work
LGBTQ Students and College Affordability

Minority Groups and Immigrants:

Upwardly Global

55+ Individuals:

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


Teenspace Job Hunting Resources
Job Corps


Veterans’ Employment & Training Service (VETS)
NYS Governor’s Programs to Hire 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