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The Atlantic City Free Public Library

Jobs & Careers: Jobs

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

One Stop Career Center

Need an employment specialist to aid you in finding a career? Fill out the New Jersey Workforce Development Virtual Services Center Request Form.

NJ Department of Labor

Casino Job Applications

Casino Job Applications

Job Search Sites

Job Search Sites

Learn Keyboarding and Using a Mouse

Learn Computer Basics

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

Labor and Literacy Lab

IN-PERSON

Tuesdays & Wednesdays 2 - 4pm in the Main Library's new Next Step computer lab.

Previously known as the Job Skills Lab, this lab offers staff assistance with:

  • GED prep
  • Job searching
  • Resumes and cover letters
  • Computer skills
  • Setting up an email address, and more

Registration is not required. Visit the Main Library Help Desk or call 609-345-2269 ext. 3060 for more information. 

Atlantic City Works Training Program

Atlantic City Works Training Program

Atlantic City residents and Atlantic City Casino employees may be eligible to participate in the Atlantic City Works Program. The program provides training to Atlantic City residents who are unemployed or under-employed and Atlantic City Casino Employees who require training to help maintain your current job or obtain advancement.

More than 20 certifications and workshops available.

CLICK HERE TO COMPLETE THE ATLANTIC CITY WORKS TRAINING PROGRAM INTAKE FORM TO BEGIN THE PROCESS.

Government Job Search Resources

New Jersey Career Services

Unemployment Assistance

File for Unemployment

Are you facing UNEMPLOYMENT? Click HERE to file for unemployment with the NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development. To file continued claim by phone for Atlantic City, call 609-441-7581.

Simple Resume Template

Resume Template

1. Open the "Resume Template" (a Microsoft Word document) by clicking the blue link above.

2. Replace the existing text with your own personal information. 

3. Save your completed resume to a flash drive or email it to yourself as an attachment.  

How to Create a Password

How to Create a Password

Click on the Blue "Sample Passwords" link above to open the guide to creating passwords.

Creating a password for an employment application or for an email account can often be confusing and difficult. Our "Sample Passwords" guide can help you create a password that will work for most online profiles. Type and print your own password using this guide or save this document and email it to yourself for future use. Note: library staff can help you with this process, but cannot type for you.

Create an E-Mail Account and Upload a Resume to E-Mail

Create a Gmail account

Create a Yahoo account

These email accounts, the most popular, require a cell phone to establish. If you do not have a cell phone, use the service below.

What if I don't have a phone number or additional email to create an account?

  1. Gmail – Google will let you create an account, and skip the part about entering a phone number, although you must provide birthday and gender.
    • Click “Create account“
    • Follow steps (and skip phone number)
    • Then, agree to Google’s Terms of Service and Privacy Policy
  2. Tutanota – 
    • Choose free subscription
    • Provides recovery key
    • Must be 16 years of age or older
    • Note – By default, every message is password secured, and a password must be known to both the user and sender. To turn this feature off and send messages that do not require a password:
      • Temporarily turn off: when sending an email, click the little red “lock” icon
      • Always turn off: Settings>Email>Default delivery>set to “Not confidential”
  3. ProtonMail – 
    • Choose free plan
    • Recovery email is optional
  4. Mail.com
    • Simply enter your name, desired email address, security question, password, and that’s it

Employment Assistance for Ex-Offenders in Atlantic City

Resumes & Cover Letters

Simple Resume Template

Resume Template

1. Open the "Resume Template" (a Microsoft Word document) by clicking the blue link above.

2. Replace the existing text with your own personal information. 

3. Save your completed resume to a flash drive or email it to yourself as an attachment.  

Resume Help Online

Resume Help Online

Labor and Literacy Lab

IN-PERSON

Tuesdays & Wednesdays 2 - 4pm in the Main Library's new Next Step computer lab.

Previously known as the Job Skills Lab, this lab offers staff assistance with:

  • GED prep
  • Job searching
  • Resumes and cover letters
  • Computer skills
  • Setting up an email address, and more

Registration is not required. Visit the Main Library Help Desk or call 609-345-2269 ext. 3060 for more information. 

Premium eResources

Use these resources in the library 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.

Job Training, Computer Skills, Exams & Certifications

Coming Soon!

The Atlantic City Free Public Library is now offering in-person Computer Training. For more information visit the Library Help Desk or call 609-345-2269 ext. 3060. 

Labor and Literacy Lab

IN-PERSON

Tuesdays & Wednesdays 2 - 4pm in the Main Library's new Next Step computer lab.

Previously known as the Job Skills Lab, this lab offers staff assistance with:

  • GED prep
  • Job searching
  • Resumes and cover letters
  • Computer skills
  • Setting up an email address, and more

Registration is not required. Visit the Main Library Help Desk or call 609-345-2269 ext. 3060 for more information. 

iC3

IC3 Certification (VIRTUAL)

In this 9-week computer course, students will learn fundamental computing concepts, key applications (Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint), and skills for living in an online world. Upon completion, attendees will receive an industry recognized IC3 certification.

Classes will be held Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 10am to 2pm 

Starting May 24, 2022 through July 23, 2022.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

For more information, contact the program coordinator at (609) 345-2269 Ex. 3016 or nmunoz@acfpl.org.

Digital Skills Training Project

IN-PERSON

Computer Basics 1 & 2 Classes

These classes cover basic computer skills such as using a mouse and keyboard. Participants will receive a certification of completion. For class schedules see the library's Calendar of EventsClick here to register for computer classes or scan the QR code:

One-On-One Computer Skills Assistance

For patrons who need more flexibility, you can schedule a one-on-one session with a staff member to work on your computer skills. Click here to schedule a one-on-one computer session with a staff member or scan the QR code:

For more information, call the Main Library's Help Desk (609) 345-2269 ext. 3060.

Premium eResources

 

 

 

 

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.

Local Resources

Online Resources

Fresh Start @ Your Library

Fresh Start @ Your Library

The Atlantic City Free Public Library has been selected to participate in a statewide effort to provide reentry services to citizens as they return to their communities. The program, Fresh Start @ Your Library, is sponsored by the New Jersey State Library, an affiliate of Thomas Edison State University, through federal funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. 

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Fresh Start @ Your Library

IN-PERSON AND VIRTUAL

Social worker available to assist people returning from incarceration. Wednesdays from 11am - 3pm in the Main Library's Tutoring Room. Live chat with a Fresh Start social worker available at www.freshstartlibrary.com.
This service will run until June 24, 2022.

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