Careers & Employment

General Resources

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 a Hoopla account, it will ask for your PIN, which is the last 4 digits of your library card number.

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

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

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.

ReferenceUSA
To find employers in your industry within a certain distance of your home, search ReferenceUSA's "U.S. Businesses" directory by industry and geography. 

Start a Resume - Create an effective resume using a template from Google Docs. You will need to create a Google account if you do not have one.

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
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.
ReferenceUSA - Click on U.S. Jobs & Internships
USAJobs - Federal jobs

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At long last..

.....we are starting to circulate our collection again!

We are very happy to be back and allowed to offer contactless pickup service.  Materials will be circulated from a table behind the front doors.  Holds can be placed for items not currently available and now you can also request items that are on the shelf.  Place holds and requests through the online catalog or call us.

There are some limitations so please be sure to check else where on this site for the complete list of instructions.  

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