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Career Development and Job Search Resources for Adults

In addition to the resources already available for Caldwell University students – College Central, Optimal Resume and FOCUS 2, we recommend the resources below to supplement your job search, career change research or networking options.

Job Seekers of Montclair: A nonprofit organization that provides professional job search programs and valuable networking opportunities to community members who are from a wide career spectrum. Speakers are individuals from the community with expertise in career management topics who generously share their knowledge and skills to reach the common objective of providing support for people in career transition. People in career transition attend and learn and find new jobs and start new careers.

LinkedIn: Network and build a professional profile.

Indeed: One search engine, many jobs.

O*Net: The O*NET database includes information on skills, abilities, knowledge, work activities, and interests associated with over 900 occupations. Job seekers use O*NET to:

  • Find out which jobs fit with their interests, skills, and experience.
  • Explore growth career profiles using the latest available labor market data.
  • Research what it takes to get their dream job.
  • Maximize earning potential and job satisfaction.
  • Know what it takes to be successful in their field and in related occupations.

Jobs4Jersey: Comprehensive site for job seekers sponsored by the NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

NJ newspapers:  Links to all major local newspapers on papers.

NJ.com Careers – Jobs from area newspapers.

NJHire – New Jersey’s on-line teacher recruitment system

Federal Jobs in NJ– Browse jobs by county or set up a job search profile to join the e-mail alerting service.

Job Fairs: Compilation of job fairs happening around the state, compiled by the NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

New Jersey Career Assistance Navigator– NJCAN provides career information including education resources and resources for job seekers. Click on one of the pictures to log in as a New Jersey resident.