Education and Employment
Career OneStop offers a collection of free tools and resources for job seekers: explore careers, locate training, find local assistance, and access job search tools. Special sections for veterans, young adults, and workers with specific challenges.
EmploymentRecovery.org is a CareerOneStop website that aims to help people impacted by the pandemic meet their short-term needs such as collecting unemployment benefits or re-entering the workforce, as well as their longer-term goals such as adjusting career plans.
SkillUp Capital Region allows job seekers in Albany, Schenectady, and Rensselaer Counties to explore career pathways, view local job postings, register for free online learning, and receive workforce services. Employers can search for qualified candidates, post jobs, and receive consulting to address hiring and training needs.
New York State JobZone offers an all-in-one system to assess your career interests, find your employability score, learn about high-demand jobs, create a resume, search for jobs, and keep track your job search. Create a free account to make the most of this resource.
With OverDrive and your library card, you can check out e-books, audiobooks, magazines and videos and download right to your phone, tablet, or computer. Overdrive includes a selection of career, job hunting, education, test prep, and business titles. Don’t have a library card? Register for one here.
With Hoopla and your library card, you can check out e-books, audiobooks, graphic novels, music, and videos and stream or download right to your phone, tablet, or computer. Hoopla includes a selection of career, job hunting, test prep, and entrepreneurship titles. Don’t have a library card? Register for one here.