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Online Resources

Bergen Record and Star Ledger classifieds. Search job listings.

Career Transitions is a "complete, self-paced application that walks job-seekers through the entire process - from assessing strengths and interests, to exploring new opportunities, to ultimately improving the chances of landing a job."

Civil Service Job Announcements: search for vacancies in state, local and municipal government.

Get Help: resources to help New Jersey residents through tough economic times.

Job and Career Accelerator features tutorials and guides on the following topics: Job Search, Writing Resumes and Cover Letters, Learning Computer Programs, Filling Out a Job Application and Career Exploration. Please note that you must have a valid New Jersey library card to use this website.

Job Fairs: check out local job fairs.

New Jersey Works: This website offers workshops on topics such as setting up an e-mail account, online job search skills and an introduction to software programs such as Windows and Microsoft Word. Please note that you must register for these classes, and that the workshops do not take place at the Montvale Public Library.

One-Stop Job Search: "online services to workers and employers to build NJ's workforce for the 21st century."

The Montvale Library also provides free access to Reference USA, an online database that lists over 20 million businesses. To access Reference USA, click on Jerseyclicks to access an alphabetical list of available databases. Reference USA is located under 'R.' Please note that if you are accessing Reference USA at home you will need a valid New Jersey library card.

Unemployment Claims: File a claim online.

Library Resources

Books

Career descriptions: 331.7
Cover letters, resumes, job hunting and interviewing: 650.14
Learning Microsoft Office: 005.5
Social media marketing tools: 658.872
Starting a business: 346.7306.
Writing a business plan: 658.1522.

Computer Access

The Montvale Library has ten sit-down computers for public use. These PCs allow high-speed access to the World Wide Web, and also come equipped with the following programs:


Newspapers/Classifieds

Bergen Record
New York Times*
Star Ledger*
Wall Street Journal.

*Please note that the Sunday classifieds for the New York Times and Star Ledger are at the circulation desk


Staff

Library staff is always willing to help!




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Last modified June 30, 2017