General Career Sites
America’s Career Infonet
Ask the Headhunter
Best Jobs U.S.A. Job and resume databases, plus other resources, tools and information.
Career OneStop Sponsored by the US Dept. of Labor.
Career Resource Library
Career Thoughts Entry-level career advice to teens and students as they make the transition from school to the working world.
Hempstead Works: Job Seekers Walk-in “One Stop” career center.
Job and Career Resources Materials available in Nassau County public libraries.
My Skills, My Future Match your current skills to future jobs; learn what skills you need for desired jobs.
New York State Department of Labor
New York State Library’s Job and Career Information Page
O*Net Resource Center
Occupational Outlook Handbook What workers do on the job, training & educational needs, working conditions, earnings, and expected prospects in a wide range of occupations.
Job Listings & Resume Posting
Big Apple Help Wanted
CareerBuilder.com Search for jobs by industry, salary, location; post your resume free.
Execu|Search “A selective, higher-tier job search property.”
GlassDoor.com Job listings, comparative salaries, and employee ratings of companies.
Indeed Search engine for job listings.
Job Bank USA
National Labor Exchange
Job-Hunt New York
Jobirn “Real time job chat with company insiders and recruiters.”
Job Now A service of NOVELNY, featuring expert resume assistance, live interview preparation and career coaching. Log in with New York State driver license or non-driver ID.
Jobs Express The New York State Job Bank (below), sorted by region and industry.
Juju Search engine for job listings.
LinkedIn A social network for professionals, also has thorough job listings, some of them exclusive.
Long Island Job Finderopens in a new window “Long Island’s premier employment newspaper and website…jobs are updated on a weekly basis”
MyJobApps.com Online applications and job information.
Nation Job Network
The New York Job Source
New York State Job Bank A service of the NYS Dept of Labor. 84,217 job openings and counting. Post resumes and scan job openings by category and/or location. Register free and receive alerts for the latest job postings. (see also Jobs Express, above)
Simply Hired Search engine for job listings.
Trabajos en Español.
NY Unemployment Insurance Benefits Online Set up an account to access New York unemployment benefits (and other state services)
US Dept. of Labor Unemployment Insurance Information
Resume and Cover Letter Preparation
The Damn Good Resume
Job Applications.com Download company-specific job applications or apply online. Gives brief corporate background info.
JobStar Central Resume and coverletter assistance, compiled by public libraries in Northern California.
My Perfect Resume
Specialized Job Listings
Disabled, on Social Security
Financial “Search 10,000+ jobs in finance, banking, accounting, and technology”
Green Careers Guide
Idealist.org Non-profit organization jobs.
TheLadders $100,000+ jobs only. $30/month fee.
Latin America’s Professional Network Experienced Spanish and Portuguese bilingual professionals.
Legal Jobs Database
Marketing, Sales, and Advertising
Net-Temps Temporary and permanent tech jobs.
Non-Profit Organization Job Bank
Retired Brains Full-time, part-time, and temporary retirement jobs.
Snag-A-Job Hourly employment.
Social Service Job Bank
Union Jobs Clearinghouse
Workforce50 Older workers.
Government and Civil Service Jobs
Long Beach Civil Service and Benefits Office
Nassau County Civil Service Commission
New York City Civil Service
New York State Civil Service
New York State Unified Court System Careers These are not included in the civil service department postings.
Suffolk County Civil Serviceopens in a new window
USA Jobsopens in a new window Federal civil service listings.
Subscription Databases (for LBPL cardholders)
Career Cruising Explore a future career path or conduct research before you change careers.
Gale Includes over 300 largely full-text journals providing content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.
Learning Express Library 3.0 A comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial courses. Study and practice for academic, civil service, and licensing tests, including basic skills, EMS, Firefighter, GED, Law Enforcement, and more.
Reference USA Directory information for US businesses. Find companies in your field, with complete contact information.
Tutor.com Sample resumes and basic job searching advice is available under the Career Center tab.
The library also has a Career collection with materials on job searching, resume and cover-letter writing, interviewing, and civil service and licensing exams, among other topics. Nassau County and Long Beach civil service postings and federal jobs newspaper The Chief are updated regularly. Ask at the Reference Desk for assistance in locating materials.
Disclaimer: Links are to external sites. Inclusion on this page does not constitute an endorsement by the Library.
page last updated 10/24/18