Careers & Employment

General Resources

Data Axle (formerly ReferenceUSA)
For listings of employers in your industry within a certain distance of your home, search ReferenceUSA's "U.S. Businesses" directory by industry and geography. 

Displaced Homemaker Program
Job training and other assistance from the state of NJ for unemployed/underemployed women who are 40 and older and within one year of running out of public assistance.

Hoopla Ebooks
Free library ebooks on job hunting, resumes and interviews. Read them with the Hoopla Digital app or a web browser. When you create an account, it will ask for your PIN, which is the last 4 digits of your library card number.

How to Crack the Hidden Job Market
Advice from the Harvard Business Review on accessing jobs that are never posted.

Job and Career Accelerator
Build your resume & cover letter, search for jobs & internships, learn interview techniques, and explore careers, from LearningExpress.

JobScan
A web service that helps job seekers land more interviews, using artificial intelligence to compare one’s resume or LinkedIn profile against any job description.  JobScan is built from algorithms used in top Applicant Tracking Systems. Free accounts are available but have limits.

Major Union County Employers
Companies employing more than 100 people in Union County in 2019.

New Jersey Career Network
A free online community designed to connect job seekers with other job seekers as well as volunteer coaches for community and support through the job search process.

New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development - Job Fairs
Upcoming job fairs across New Jersey.

New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development - Office of Apprenticeship
Matching career seekers with specialized employers and training opportunities.

Occupational Outlook Handbook / CareerInfo app
The Bureau of Labor Statistics allows you to search occupations by name, pay, education required, on the job training, and projected growth.

PayScale
PayScale matches current salary information to a job profile for free.

Start a Resume 
Create an effective resume using a template from Google Docs. You will need a free Google account.

Union County One-Stop Career Center
Personalized job search services are available at the centers in Elizabeth and Plainfield.

Union County College Center for Economic and Workforce Development
The Training Program and Jobs Connection Newsletter may be of interest.

Job Postings

Local & NJ Job Postings

National Labor Exchange - New Jersey
Click "Find Jobs" to browse all of the postings. To see fewer results, enter a search term and then click "Find Jobs".

New Jersey Retail Jobs
A June 2020 article at NJ.com featuring New Jersey retailers who are hiring.

New Providence Business Community
Local business job postings.

Star-Ledger
Search the Star-Ledger classifieds for New Jersey jobs.

State of New Jersey COVID-19 Jobs and Hiring Portal
Businesses across New Jersey need workers for immediate hire.

TapInto New Providence Classifieds
Local business job postings.

Union County Employment Opportunities
Open positions with the county.

Employers in New Providence:
ACME Markets
Berkeley Aquatic Club

Borough of New Providence
Chase
Chipotle
Choice Pet

Chopt
CVS
Fitness Factory

Lantern Hill 
McDonald's 
My Gym
New Providence Board of Education
New Providence Community Pool
NJ Sharing Network
Noah's Bagels

Nokia
Orange Theory
Our House
Prestige Diner

Smashburger
Spring Grove Rehabilitation

Starbucks
Subway
Summit Medical Group
Summit Speech School
TD Bank
United States Post Office

Businesses located in New Providence with an employment webpage may contact the library to be added to this list.

Nationwide Job Search Websites:
CareerBuilder
Data Axle (formerly ReferenceUSA) - Click on U.S. Jobs & Internships
Dice - Tech jobs
Execu|Search - A temporary staffing & executive recruitment agency
Glassdoor
Indeed
Job and Career Accelerator - Click Search Jobs & Internships, then Job Search Engine
The Muse's list of companies still hiring during the COVID-19 crisis, with links to the open jobs.
USAJobs - Federal jobs

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