Job and Career Guide: Job Search
Job Search Engines & Job Postings
Black Career Network or Black Jobs - for African American job seekers
iHispano - for Hispanic and bilingual professionals and job seekers
Dice- Find Jobs in Tech
- Ladders- jobs with annual salaries of $100,000 or more
Gig Economy Jobs
The Best and Worst Gig Jobs of 2021- CreditRepair.com (2021)
Budgeting On A Variable Income In The Gig Economy (2021)
What Does the Gig Economy Mean for Workers?- Congressional Report (2017)
Bureau of Labor Statistics: Working in a Gig Economy (2016)
- Gig Economy byISBN: 9780814437339
- The Ultimate Side Hustle Book byISBN: 9781507209226
Tips for a Successful Job Search
How to Strategize Your Job Search- Forbes (2021)
Creative Job Hunting Tips For 2021- Forbes (2021)
Focus on industries that are hiring.
Develop an online networking strategy.
Consider temporary employment.
Acquire new skills.
Create your own job hunting plan.
Job Search Strategies After a Career Pause or Job Loss- U.S. News & World Report (2021)
5 Best Tips for Finding a Career You Love- BusinessInsider (2021)
25 Essential Job Search Tips to Take into the New Year- Career Builder (2021)
Using the Occupational Outlook Handbook for Your Career Search (2021)
- What Color Is Your Parachute? - Guide to Job-Hunting Online byISBN: 9781607740339
- The Ultimate Job Search Guide byISBN: 9781507205358
Library Job Search Resources
- JobNow - NewburghUse JobNow to talk with a live job coach to get assistance with searching, applying, and preparing for jobs.
- Reference Solutions (formerly ReferenceUSA) - NewburghJob seekers can use Reference Solutions to access information on businesses, including human resource contact names, to assist with their job search. Company descriptions and website links to job postings are also provided.
(Newburgh Free Library Card Required)
The Orange County Employment and Training Administration (ETA) is offering to the general public, Job Club Zoom Meetings for downsized and unemployed employees to help them gain the necessary job search skills to reenter today’s challenging and competitive the workplace. Workshops will run on Tuesdays and Thursdays and are tailored to entry-level to executive level job seekers.
Career Resources for Diverse Populations
Career Resources for Minority Groups
- The African-American Job Seekers Guide to Successful Employment byISBN: 9780970222428
- The Little Black Book of Success: laws of leadership for Black women byISBN: 9780345518484
- Autentico: The Definitive Guide to Latino Career Success byISBN: 9781946229588
- Resume and Employment Guide for People With Disabilities (Resume Builder)
Career Resources for the Formerly Incarcerated
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