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Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook - A comprehensive guide to career information about hundreds of occupations, employment estimates and growth, salaries, education, training, and licensing.

O*net Online - Detailed descriptions of careers for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers. Data includes job skills and abilities, work environments, salary ranges and more. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration, and developed by the National Center for O*NET Development.

Career Journal From the Wall Street Journal - Offers tips from the Wall Street Journal’s reporters and columnists on interviewing, changing careers, networking and negotiation; articles and resources on hiring activity, salaries, and other trends nationwide. – Providing career development and job-hunting advice since 1996 through articles, tools, tips, samples, and tutorials, access to hundreds of major job boards, guidance for researching companies, and strategies for changing careers. - An inside look at jobs and companies; anonymous reviews and salary data from employees and companies. - Resources, advice, and jobs for professionals and college students, grads and recent graduates in the areas of Investment and Finance, Law, Healthcare, Consulting, Internet, Consumer Products and Retail, Media Marketing, Technology and Science.

JobHuntersBible .com– The official website of Dick Bolles, author of “What Color is Your Parachute: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters & Career Changers”.  The website is designed to be a compliment and supplement to the book. The book is revised and updates each year. - Career reentry resource for employers, universities and individuals. A strong advocate for the unique value that returning professionals bring to the workforce, and for the employers that hire them. -LinkedIn is an interconnected network of experienced professionals from around the world, representing 170 industries and 200 countries. You can find, be introduced to, and collaborate with qualified professionals that you need to work with to accomplish your goals. Free subscription to the Official Linkedin Blog offers useful information about new features, how-to-use and job search tips.  – Helpful posts including examples and tips about resumes, resume writing, cover letters, job interviews and job searching. - Advice on a wide range of topics relating to job searching and careers.

New York State Department of Labor: Find a Job -  Resources to help you find a job, research careers, and learn about special programs for jobseekers in New York State.

USAJobs  - The Federal government's official job list. Shown are employment search, information center, veteran information and forms.

USPS – United States Postal Service

Westchester County Department of Human Resources - Provides information about jobs with Westchester County government, its local jurisdictions, and Westchester Medical Center. Learn about current job openings, jobs in demand and upcoming civil service exams plus link to additional online job search resources.

Westchester Putnam Career Center Network-  A powerful online platform to find great jobs in Westchester and Putnam Counties. Physical Career Centers are located in White Plains, Mount Vernon, Peekskill and Carmel, primarily staffed by Westchester and Putnam Counties, and NY State Department of Labor employees to provide free state-of-the-art technology, training, resources, and services to youth, adults, and employers.The Network also includes partner agencies who work in cooperation to provide expanded services.

Career Builder – An online job board and classified ads for 140 local & national newspapers 

Craigslist – Listing of job postings throughout NY and nationwide

Indeed – The #1 job site worldwide

Monster- One of the most visited employment websites in the United States and one of the largest in the world

Simply Hired – US and  international jobs  from job boards, employer sites and the web

Retirement Jobs - Full & part time job listings from age friendly employers.

AHA Career Center – American Hospital Association healthcare career advice and job postings

Accounting Jobs Today – career resources for accountants and financial professionals

Dice – job postings in the technology (IT) industry

eFinancial Careers – jobs in banking, accounting, and securities industries

Inside Higher Ed – jobs and career advice for higher education professionals

Engineering – Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Trade employment site

Military Careers – information on jobs in the military

Senior Job Bank – committed to connecting employers to the over-50 workforce

Idealist - jobs in government, nonprofit, consulting, recruiting firms for nonprofit, social enterprise, internships and volunteer positions

Reserve Inc - a nonprofit that matches professionals age 55+ with organizations that need their expertise on a part-time basis for a modest hourly stipend; operates in Westchester County, New York and several other cities.

Technology Educational Resources

Tech-Talk is a premier collection of articles and videos, written each week by top training experts for busy professionals and aspiring students. It helps people stay up-to-date in using technology and become better communicators in the workplace.
• Log in to Tech-Talk with the username gpl and password gpl
• Visit the Tech-Talk website
• Subscribe to the Tech-Talk Newsletter
Search for a topic
• Sign up for an upcoming LIVE webinar
• Get the app on iOS (Apple) or Android.

A free online educational website focusing on technology, job training, reading, and math skills. The GCF Global programs are designed around self-paced instruction. The website offers dozens of free, self-paced tutorials in technology, Microsoft Office, work and career, reading, math, and everyday life.
• Visit the GCF Global website
• GCF Global is free to use without a library card. 
•  Search for a topic
• Access one of many Teacher Guides

LinkedIn Learning is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Through the library's subscription, patrons have access to the video library of over 16,000 engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts.
Sign in with your library card and PIN.
• The library ID is "westchesterlibraries" (without quotation marks)
Browse online training class topics.
Keep track of your courses and set goals.
• Get the app on iOS (Apple) or Android.


Google Applied Digital Skills is an online digital skills curriculum that is free of charge. Lessons and materials are appropriate for a wide range of learners, from middle school to college, and beyond. The Applied Digital Skills curriculum uses a series of videos to guide learners through creating a project from scratch.

A Google account is required.

The Public Library Association's site, is an online hub for digital literacy support and training. Start with basic courses on web searching, navigating a website, computers, email, being safe online, job skills, Microsoft Word and Excel, video conferencing, mobile devices, and more. 
Workshops are available in English and Spanish.

TechBoomers is a free educational website, featuring tutorials that teach older adults and other inexperienced technology users how to use the most popular and trusted websites and Internet apps. They currently offer over 60 free courses packed with video and article tutorials tailored for those with limited computer skills: written in easily-understood, non-technical language; providing context through real-world parallels.