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America’s Career InfoNet
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor look here to find trends in employment, check education and skills needed for employment in specific fields, compare state profiles and cost of living data.
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Create resumes and cover letters, learn interviewing techniques, and prepare for related exams. Access millions of job listings. You will need a New Jersey public library borrower’s card to access the database.
Keirsey Temperament and Character
Are you of an Artisan, Guardian, Rational, or Idealist temperament? Answer 36 questions and get a free temperament description. A more in-depth ten page assessment can be purchased. Available in 13 languages.
Offering women inspiration and support to learn and share experiences and support. Includes videos, talks, stories, and free online lectures in partnership with Stanford University’s Clayman Institute for Gender Studies and other experts.
The Occupational Outlook Handbook
The U.S. Department of Labor’s online version of this standard work provides searching by keyword, type of occupation (service, construction, sales, etc.) or by index. It also offers information on hot jobs, earnings, and links to relevant associations.
Certification is required for New Jersey librarians practicing in libraries supported by public funds with a population of over ten thousand. The New Jersey Association of School Librarians has information on becoming a school media specialist in New Jersey.
Over 900,000 jobs advertised from around the country. Search nationwide or limit to a state of within a zip code radius.
Behavioral Interviews Covers what behavioral interviews are and some sample questions. See also the article on Top 10 Behavioral Interview Questions.
Everything You Need to Know to Succeed in Job Interviews The co-ordinator of best-job-interview.com is Julia Penny, who has over 20 years experience in recruitment and interviewing. Having interviewed and placed literally thousands of candidates in a wide variety of jobs she provides an insider's perspective on what it takes to excel in a job interview.
Job & Career Accelerator Interview with Confidence Tool: With this In this tutorial, you'll learn the importance of pre-interview research, explore a variety of interview styles, gain practice answering the most common interview questions, learn how to evaluate a job offer, and more!
Job Interview Questions from About.com One of the most important parts of preparing for a job interview is to prepare responses for interview questions typically asked. Reviewing job interview questions and sample answers will help you to feel more confident and you'll impress the interviewer with your knowledge and expertise, so check out the list of interview questions and best answers provided by About.com.
Monster.com Advice: Interviewing Provides advice on everything from typical interview questions, to interview preparation, how to dress for an interview, and how to follow up after an interview--from the experts at Monster.com.
New Jersey Career Connection Interview Help Page Making a good first impression, presenting your best professional self, and dressing for the industry are just a few important parts of any successful interview. As you will likely be competing with several candidates for a single position, take a look at the tools on this page that will help set you apart during an interview as the ideal candidate for a position.
The Jersey Job Club gives you the tools and support you need to find a job. We’ll help you develop new skills and improve on skills you already have. There are 23 Jersey Job Clubs throughout New Jersey. To find a good job in challenging times, successful jobseekers look for opportunities to get an edge. The Jersey Job Club is such an opportunity - and the sooner you start, the sooner you’ll get results.
The New Jersey Training Opportunities Website
(NJTOPPS) is home to New Jersey's Eligible Training Provider List (ETPL) and Consumer Report Card (CRC). The ETPL is a comprehensive listing of all schools and organizations offering occupational education and job training programs that are eligible to receive publically funded tuition assistance. Deciding whether or not to pursue additional education or training often relies on one's ability to receive funding or tuition assistance. New Jersey offers many options for training programs and funding through grants for those who qualify.
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This step-by-step resume builder will help you create and publish the most effective resumes possible. As you build, you'll find expert advice, easy-to-follow instructions, and helpful resume samples to help you through each step of the process.
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The nation’s premier collection of homeland security policy and strategy documents, including presidential directives, theses and reports from universities, organizations and state and local agencies. Note: access is limited by Department of Homeland Security. State employees with standard state email addresses can register for remote access to this database by clicking on the “Request an individual HSDL account” on the database home page.
The rules for finding professional work once seemed clear and unwavering: capture career highlights in a resume, practice answers to standard interview questions, and do lots of face-to-face networking. Cracking the New Job Market shows how these rules have changed and delivers new job-hunting strategies that actually work.
Land the job you want! The interview is one of the most crucial moments of the job search experience and your chance to show your potential employer that you have what it takes to succeed in the position. In order to do that in today's highly competitive job search environment, though, you'll have to find a way to stand out from the crowd.