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Employment Resources

NJ Unemployment Insurance Claim
This site allows New Jersey workers to file a new claim for Unemployment Insurance Benefits or reopen an existing Unemployment Insurance claim over the Internet.

US Department of Labor, Employment Standards Administration Wage and Hour Division
Covers minimum wage, overtime, hours worked, the Family and Medical Leave Act, Child Labor regulations, etc.


Career Site
Users can search for jobs by location and occupation and can register with a virtual placement agency; also has a link for employers to post jobs.

A career resource center which partners with other sites for job information. Testing and advice are also offered. Career Resources, Career Guide, Online Education and Degree Directory
Directory of over 6,000 links to jobs, career services and related topics.
This site has employment links to jobs overseas for many countries; also contains housing and education opportunities.

Green Jobs Ready
"GJR exists for one sole reason… to see you gainfully employed in the Green Economy and furthering your reach into renewable energy. If this is your goal, you’re at the right place! We address the issues you care about when it comes to Green Jobs: Where are the Green Jobs?  Where can I post my Green Job Resume? What’s the latest news regarding Green Jobs? Where do I train for the Green Jobs?
Search job sites, newspapers, associations and company career pages.

The Juju job search engine aggregates millions of jobs from thousands of sources; the link above leads specifically to Mercer County jobs, but once on the site, users can broaden or restrict the geographical parameters.

Locate, research and apply for jobs world-wide. Also has career advice and job fair information.

Search for jobs by industry, view the employer directory and sign up for email for potential matches with employers.

New Jersey Career Center
Browse thousands of help wanted ads in the Trenton Times, Star-Ledger and many other NJ papers; also job openings are arranged by area of NJ.

Government Jobs

Career Perfect (tm) - Government Job Databases
An easy to use site which contains government, academic and private listings for job announcements as well as tips for résumé writing, interviewing and job searching in general.

Mercer County One-Stop Career Center
Offers workforce readiness services and career resources that are accessible to all jobseekers, students and employers.

New Jersey Court Vacancies
Lists general and specific information regarding New Jersey Supreme, County and Superior Courts. Judiciary and law related jobs are listed by county.

New Jersey Dept of Education Job Vacancies
Lists professional job vacancies within the New Jersey Department of Education; also has links to other sites for education jobs.

New Jersey Dept of Health Job Vacancies
Health care related jobs with New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services are listed here.

New Jersey Civil Service Commission Job Announcements and and Testing Information
View all the current job vacancies in the Civil Service database.

Part of the teacher recruitment initiative, this site lists teaching positions by region, county, zip, or school district and by job type

USA Jobs
Site hosted by the United States Office of Personnel Management, has links to federal job vacancies throughout the United States, including Federal Civil Service Test Announcements. Every vacancy in the United States Government is on this site.

Career Resources

Bureau of Labor Statistics
Principal fact finding agency for the federal government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics. Jobs with the BLS are listed under “USA Jobs” site above.

Site has searchable job board, salary information and employer ratings based on statistical data.

City Profiles Report
A snapshot of demographics, finances, economics and other quality-of-life factors so you can find a place where you'll feel at home.

Dictionary Of Occupational Titles Index
The fourth edition of the Dictionary of Occupational Titles can be downloaded here. Also in Spanish.

Fedstats: One Stop Shopping for Federal Statistics
Contains wide range of labor demographics and statistics; includes online version of Statistical Abstract of the U.S.
A free inside look at jobs and companies. Find jobs and see company salaries, reviews, and interviews – all posted anonymously by employees.

Moving Calculator
A unique feature of this site is the ability to calculate cost of living and salary ratios for U.S. cities. Includes data on local school districts for those moving to a given area.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
The Occupational Outlook Handbook online from the U.S. Department of Labor.  This source provides alphabetical listings of job descriptions and forecasts their growth potential.

Recruiters Online Network
Find recruiters for your profession using this site.  Resumes can be posted by job seekers.

Riley Guide
Provides a handy index of employment  resources including job postings, industry listings and job skill development sites; also has résumé and cover letter links.

Salary Calculator
This part of a larger website helps to compare salaries of similar job titles located in the same region.

Workforce New Jersey
The first stop for most job seekers in New Jersey. Apply for positions directly from your computer. Includes state, county and municipal openings.

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