Job Hunting Online Tools

Did you lose your job as a result of COVID-19?

Find jobs in critical industries that need thousands of workers for immediate hire.  Employers submit information here about urgent hiring needs.

I lost my job. Where can I get help?

This section of the New Jersey COVID-19 Information Hub provides help for job seekers. Including links to unemployment insurance, the job portal, resources for job searching, sources of economic assistance and emotional support services.  The New Jersey Career Connections website includes a calendar of virtual job fairs.

New Jersey Job Fairs  

The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development provides a calendar of live and virtual job fairs and targeted recruiting events.  

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Career Builder

The best jobs from the Asbury Park Press and the Home News Tribune, plus job listings from career sites nationwide.  Includes special sections, such as the ability to create a Job Alert, use the Job Seeker Toolkit, find your worth with the Salary Report, Resume Service, Work & Life, and more

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Job & Career Accelerator

Combines everything you need for a successful job search in one easy-to-use site. Explore over 1,000 different occupations; match your interests and skills with the career that’s best for you; search over 5 million up-to-the-minute local and national job postings; create professional resumes and cover letters; practice and master interviewing skills; and organize and track your job search progress all in one place.

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John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development

New Start Career Network
The John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development has expanded its services to include workers unemployed due to the Coronavirus pandemic.   NJ COVID Unemployment/Employment Resource Guide is available at

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L2B - Libraries to Business

The L2B—Libraries to Business—website connects job seekers, businesses, and nonprofits in New Jersey with organizations and experts who offer virtual business and workforce development webinars.    Click on the calendar to sign up for free!

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Real-time job listings from the Star Ledger, the Times of Trenton, The Reporter, the Gloucester County Times, the Jersey Journal, the Bridgeton News, and more.   Browse job vacancies by Industry, Skill Level, or Company.  Includes special sections on Job News,  Career Advice, and Job Videos.

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Reference Solutions

This directory serves as a powerful marketing or job search tool.  Create your own searches to target companies by location, product, SIC/NAICS codes, company size or sales volume.  Covers nearly 12 million U.S. businesses with addresses, executive names, and websites.  The database also contents to real-time job postings from  ** You will be asked to enter your 14-digit library card number **

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SkillUp™ Middlesex

The Middlesex County Office of Workforce Development is offering FREE, ONLINE job training to Middlesex County residents called SkillUp™ Middlesex.  
Enhance your skills with over 4500 courses developed by a company called Skillsoft, a training provider used by Fortune-500 companies.   You’ll find hundreds of online courses covering Transportation/Logistics, Business Etiquette,  QuickBooks, Project Management, Microsoft Office, Adobe, Accounting, Human Resources, Six Sigma Information Technology, Sales/Marketing, Customer Service,  100s more!  All new users must register at:

Visit Website brings you live, experienced Job Search Tutors, FOR FREE. tutors will help you write a cover letter, craft a resume or critique your existing resume; give you tips for interviewing and even practice an interview with you using their audio feature.
How does the online tutoring work?   
You must have a valid East Brunswick library card to use the service.  Tutors are available 7 days a week from 3:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.  There is no time limit for each session with a tutor.

Is the service available remotely? 
Yes, Patrons can connect to from any computer or mobile device (smartphones & tablets) with Internet access.  Instructions to download the free mobile app for your iOS or Android devices are on the site.

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Workforce Development

Find out how to gain access to training programs and other services provided by our One Stop Career Centers in New Brunswick and Perth Amboy. Adults, Dislocated Workers, and Out of School Youth (ages 16-24) can find the latest information on career exploration, labor market information, job opportunities, literacy classes, and training programs.

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