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A.C. Casino Applications, Jobs & Careers: Job Training, Exams & Certification

Get all the information you need to choose a career, find a job, write a resume or cover letter and so much more! This guide provides a sampling of the materials available on this subject. To view more visit the library or browse the catalog.

Jobs

Casino Job Applications

Job Search--Start Here

Are you NEW to the JOB SEARCH process? Take a look at these guides that provide comprehensive listings of job search and career information resources and services on the Web.

Best Job Search Sites

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Job & Career Accelerator will help you get your job search into high gear.

Getting an eMail Address and Uploading Resumes to eMail

Government Job Resources

Employment Assistance for Ex-Offenders in Atlantic City

Casino Job Loss

Are you out of work or need help refreshing your job searching skills?
 
The Walk-In Job Skills Lab This lab provides assistance to Atlantic City Library members who need help with job
related tasks, such as job searches on the web, updating a resume, creating an email address, and completing an online employment application. Staff members will guide you through these tasks, but we are unable to enter personal information.
 
WHEN: Wednesdays from 11AM-1PM in the 2nd floor Meeting Room March 22, 29, and April 5, 12, 19, and 26.
 

WorkAC is a joint effort between ACCC Worthington Campus Workforce Development Department, Atlantic County, the Workforce Development Board, and the Atlantic City Chamber of Commerce, is a new program which helps connect Atlantic County residents with jobs.  The county board requested the program “to help some of the dislocated workers in our area, primarily workers from the casino layoffs.”

Job seekers should bring basic identification, a resume and any documentation they might need for a job application to the office.

The service will be available until June 30. No appointments are necessary.

WorkAC office is located at the college’s Worthington Atlantic City Campus at 1535 Bacharach Blvd., Room W105, in the Caesars Entertainment Hospitality and Gaming Studies Wing. Office hours are Monday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon and 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., with extra hours until 6:30 p.m. Thursdays.

Contact 609-343-4624 or Scott Griffin, the project coordinator, at sgriffin@atlantic.edu for more information.

Atlantic City Mayor's Employment Job Training Program, please contact 609-347-5324 for more information, or go to room 109,City Hall..Program Director Eric Reynolds.
 

Catholic Charities Casino Closings Hotline
In an effort to assist the many people impacted by the casino closings, Catholic Charities has formed a response team that can be reached by calling 856.342.4145. Case managers will assist those eligible for help and will direct others to agencies that may be of assistance. Catholic Charities has also created an Atlantic City Casino Closing Resources page on their website that provides information about local resources.  

AtlantiCare Scholars Program

As part of their ongoing efforts to help displaced casino employees, AtlantiCare has started a scholarship program to help members of the community to begin or further a career in healthcare. AtlantiCare has partnered with Atlantic Cape Community College to enable selected applicants to choose from one of four courses of study--EKG Monitor Technician, Certified Home Health Aide, Patient Care Technician, or Central Service Technician. Approximately 60 scholarships will be awarded over the next three years.

Each course requires minimum prerequisites for enrollment including, but nor limited to a high school diploma or GED, Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) scores, and background checks.  Please visit www.atlanticare.org/scholars for more information and to complete an application.

 

Facing Job Loss

Are you facing UNEMPLOYMENT? Get information and instructions from the NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development on filing a new or reopening an existing NJ Unemployment Insurance Claim.  OR File for Unemployment by Phone.  To file continued claim by phone for Atlantic City, call 609-441-7581, or file online.

Ready to Work New Jersey
Job Seekers--Are you…
    Unemployed for 6 or more months and ready to work?
    An unemployed military veteran for 6 or more months?
    Underemployed for 6 or more months?
If you answer “yes” to one or more of those questions , you may be eligible to participate in Ready to Work New Jersey.
We Can Help You Find Full-Time Work
Ready to Work NJ Provides Coaching, Training and Job Placement Services for the Long-Term Unemployed, Military Veterans, or  Underemployed.
This program can provide you with free coaching and on-the-job skills training leading to a permanent, full-time job with a participating employer. You will be paid while in training.  Please register at http://rtwnj.org.

I Lost My Job.com is an e-resource for people coping with and recovering from job loss, and provides both articles and links to job loss recovery resources. There are articles about coping with job loss, getting started with a job search, starting a resume or updating your current resume, and more.

Books Not to Miss

Choosing/ Changing Careers

Websites

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Job & Career Accelerator will help you get your job search into high gear.

Books Not to Miss

Career Possibilities

Contact Us

By Phone: (609) 345-2269

Email Us: reflib@acfpl.org

Visit the Main Library:
1 N Tennessee Ave
Atlantic City, NJ 08221

 

 

Resumes & Cover Letters

Resume Help Online

Susan Ireland's Job Lounge

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Use these resources in the library as a guest or from any internet connection with your library card.

Job & Career Accelerator will help you create a great resume or cover letter. 

 


Tutor.com's Adult Center Career Help will give you access to a live tutor who can help you with your resume.  Also take advantage of the Resume & Cover Letter Templates and Guidelines available.

Books Not to Miss

This is just a selection of some ot the great books the library offers.  To locate more books and other great resources, please check with one of your friendly librarians at the Help desk.

Simple Resume Template

Click on the link below to open the template.  Just replace the existing text with your personal information.  Don't forget to save your document to a flash drive or your personal computer as you go, or you can email it to yourself.  Let's get started!

 

DVDs and Audiobooks

Interviews

Interview Help Online

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Job & Career Accelerator can be used for interviewing advice and assistance.

Books and Videos Not to Miss

DVDs & Audio Books for Interview Success

Contact Us

 LinkedContact Us

By Phone: (609) 345-2269

Email Us: reflib@acfpl.org

Visit the Main Library:
1 N Tennessee Ave
Atlantic City, NJ 08401

 

 

Job Training, Exams & Certification

Local Resources

Online Resources

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Learning Express Library offers practice test, courses and ebooks in the following categories: Air Traffic Controller, Civil Service, Commercial Driver's License (CDL), Cosmetology, Culinary Arts, Electrical, Emergency Medical Services, Firefighter, Green Careers, Law Enforcement, Military, Nursing and Allied Health, Legal, Plumbing, Real Estate,Teaching, Test-Taking Skills Improvement.


Tutor.com:
Tutoring is available for adults too!  Live tutors are onine from 3 to 10 p.m. every day.  Study guides are available at all times.  Look in Test Prep Resources for guides to the: GED, ASVAB, Civil Service Exams, TOEFL, Nurse Entrance Test and more.

Books Not to Miss

Computer Training for Job Seekers

Free Computer Training at Library

Free Classes include: Basic Internet & Typing Skills, Email Setup & Practice, Google Maps and  Google Docs, and Smartphone Basics

All Computer Training sessions are free and will be held in the meeting room of the Main Library. No registration required, first come, first served.  A valid ACFPL library card is required for Computer Training Sessions. View our Become a Member page to find out more about applying for a library card.

Walk-InJobSkills Lab

 Wednesdays from 11-1 PM March 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 and April 5, 12, 19, 26

Basic Internet and Typing Skills 

  • Wednesday, March 1, 2017- 1:30-3pm; March 22, 2017-1:30-3pm
  • Wednesday, April 12, 2017 1:30-3pm

Email Setup and Practice

  • Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 1:30-3pm
  • Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 1:30-3pm

Google Docs

Learn how to create, edit, save, and print Word documents by composing a resume and cover letter. Resume and cover letter templates will be provided.

  • Wednesday, March 15 2017 from 1:30-3pm
  • April 5, 2017 from 1:30-3pm

Google Maps

  • Wednesday,  March 29, 2017 from 1:30-3pm

Smartphone Basics

  • Wednesday, April 26, 2017 1:30-3pm

Would you like some tips on using your smartphone?  We will cover the basics of using an Android smartphone such as Samsung, LG, ZTE, and Huawei.  Learn how to do the following:  set up and check voicemail, add new contacts, send and receive text messages, connect to a WiFi network, browse the Internet, and manage apps.

 

Employment & Job Skills Resources

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