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Job Search Resources

Databases/ Local Assistance for Job Seekers


Databases

EBSCO MASTERFILE PREMIERE —Job seekers will find this general database is the place to locate pertinent articles on any topic, including job searching, resume writing and the like.

BRAINFUSE JOBNOW LIVE ASSISTANCE- Provdies live interactive online help combined with online resources to guide you through the necessary tasks to get a job.

CAREER TRANSISTIONS- A complete self-paced application that walks job-seekers through the entire process of landing a job.

LEARNINGEXPRESS LIBRARY—On-line civil service and other practice tests for various licensed and certified occupations make up the majority of this multi-purpose database. An added benefit is the computer skills module with different versions of office applications.

NEW YORK STATE NEWSPAPERS — This ever-growing database of 27 New York newspapers in full-text is an excellent tool for job seekers embarking on a state-wide search.

GALE BUSINESS AND COMPANY RESOURCE CENTER — Job seekers who need extensive company and industry information will find it here.  Financial data, articles and more are found in this easy-to-search database.

REFERENCEUSA — This comprehensive database is a powerful tool for job searchers looking for information on companies.  Searches can be limited by geographic location, size and type of businesses and include financial data and the latest news articles.


Local Assistance for Job Seekers

 

Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES)    www.rocklandboces.org
Adult education with day and evening classes for adults in ESL and GED preparation, career training, job readiness, employment preparation and assistance with job placement.

65 Parrott Road                         AND                 131 North Midland Avenue

West Nyack, NY 10994                                         Nyack, NY 10960

845-627-4700                                                        845-348-3500

Rockland County Department of Personnel  http://rocklandgov.com/departments/personnel/civil-service-examinations/
Responsible for filling positions available in county government and for handling applications for civil service positions in Rockland.
18 New Hempstead Road
New City, NY 10956
845-638-5200

 
Rockland County Office for the Aging    http://rocklandgov.com/departments/aging/
Training and employment opportunities for low income people age 55 and older. Teaches new and updates old skills and provides a transition into private work sector. Participants work 20 hours a week for minimum wage.
Building B, Sanatorium Road
Pomona, NY 10970
845-364-2107

Tomorrow’s Workplace   www.tomorrowsworkplace.org
An employment resource center serving Rockland and the regional tri-state area. Assists employers and job seekers by offering resources needed for career development, training, and employment opportunities. Assists with writing resumes, preparing for job interviews, employment counseling, job search, and placement assistance.  Employers can post job leads on their website.
One Perlman Drive
Spring Valley, NY 10977
845-356-5100