Are you looking for a job? The New Jersey One-Stop Career Centers is the place to start. Located throughout New Jersey, One-Stop Career Centers offer services (free of charge) to help you develop the skills needed to succeed in a 21st century work environment.
Professional employment counselors
Our counselors have the latest info on the best ways to find work in today's economy, and they're ready to share it all with you - free! No matter what kind of job you had or what kind of job you're looking for, we'll give you solid advice and help you develop your own employability plan.
Visit one of our convenient locations throughout New Jersey to meet your counselor, use our public computers to look for a job, or find out more about the other great programs and services we have for jobseekers.
We offer many programs and services especially for people who might need extra help finding work. Be sure to tell your counselor if you fit into one of these groups: laid-off workers, youth
, people with limited English skills
, and people without a high school diploma
. Many offices also have vocational counselors for people with disabilities
, and Veterans Reps
for former military personnel who are making the switch to civilian careers.
Ask your counselor for a skills assessment to determine your strengths. With this information, you can find jobs that match your skills, or learn new skills to make it easier to get a job in today's market.
Free computer tutorials
Refresh your math, English or basic computer skills with free computer tutorials. Ask your counselor about the Workforce Learning Link
programs, available at One-Stop Career Centers and other convienient locations.
Your may be able to get financial aid
, tuition waivers, or training grants so you can learn skills that will help you find a good job.
Apprenticeships and on-the-job training build skills while providing a paycheck. Talk with your counselor about requirements for these opportunities.
Networking support groups
Many One-Stop Career Centers have a Jersey Job Club
, where jobseekers from all backgrounds regularly meet to help each other reach employment goals.
Free job-search workshops
One-Stop Career Centers and Jersey Job Clubs offer frequent workshops
on how to write a good resume, give a strong interview, market yourself effectively, use labor market information in your job search, find training, and more - including Talent Network
representatives and guest speakers. If it has been a while since you've looked for a job, get the latest information here.
Watch our online video
to learn about job-search tools and other help you can get from the New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development.
Check out the calendar
of job fairs throughout New Jersey.