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Master the Art of Networking

One could argue that who you know is the most important part of finding and securing a new job. The Bureau of Labor Statistics' Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey shows that around 70 percent of jobs are obtained through networking. Learning various networking methods will improve your job search success.

Learn more about networking

Update Your Skills

Whether you are unemployed, or just want to keep up with a changing workplace, we can help you develop the skills you desire.

Read more about updating your skills

Documents You Need for Employment

Whenever you start working for a new employer, you'll need to provide documents that prove that you are legally allowed to work in the United States. This is true whether you are a US citizen, a noncitizen national, a lawful resident, or an alien authorized to work in the United States.

Learn more about the documents you need

Top-Notch Resumes

We've collected some of the best resume-writing tips on one page -- along with some samples you can download to get you started.

Learn what makes your resume top-notch

Become Proficient with Online Applications

Most employers who post vacancies ask jobseekers to apply online. When applicants go through a computerized application system, the employer specifies the information applicants must provide, and can require applicants to answer questions related to the job opening.

Read about online assessments

Transportation Assistance

Need help getting to work? Transportation can be one of the biggest hurdles to employment for jobseekers. Fortunately, whether you plan to drive to your next job, take the bus or train, or are in need of special services to assist you in your travels, there are many resources in New Jersey to help you get to your next job.

Learn about your transportation options

Interviewing Skills

The primary objective of a job interview is to convince a prospective employer that you are the best candidate for the position. 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. Take a look at tools that will help set you apart during an interview as the ideal candidate for a position.

See more interviewing tips


Internships provide college students or recent graduates with work experience inside businesses, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations. Because many employers rely on an internship program to attract and evaluate future employees, an internship may open a direct path to a job.

Learn more about internships

Volunteering - Help Others (& Yourself, Too)

Finding time to volunteer can be a challenge when we have so many things demanding our attention. If you put some thought into choosing your volunteer activities, you could parlay them into job opportunties. Let's first look at some benefits that volunteering has for jobseekers and then look at how to find a suitable place to lend a hand.

Read about the benefits of volunteering