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Job Hunting Resources

Online Resources 

Bergen Record and Star Ledger classifieds. Search job listings.

Civil Service Job Announcements: search for vacancies in state, local and municipal government.

Get Help: resources to help New Jersey residents through tough economic times.

Job Fairs: check out local job fairs.


Learning Express features tutorials and guides on career preparation. Please note that you must have a valid New Jersey library card to register for this website.

New Jersey Career Connections: Plan. Prepare. Succeed.

The Montvale Library also provides free access to Reference USA, an online database that lists over 20 million businesses. To access Reference USA, click on Jerseyclicks to access an alphabetical list of available databases. Reference USA is located under 'R.' Please note that if you are accessing Reference USA at home you will need a valid New Jersey library card.

Unemployment Claims: File a claim online.

Library Resources


Career descriptions: 331.7 
Cover letters, resumes, job hunting and interviewing: 650.14 
Learning Microsoft Office: 005.5 
Social media marketing tools: 658.872
Starting a business: 346.7306. 
Writing a business plan: 658.1522.


Computer Access

The Montvale Library has ten sit-down computers for public use. These PCs allow high-speed access to the World Wide Web, and also come equipped with the following programs:

  • Microsoft Excel 2010

  • Microsoft Powerpoint 2010

  • Microsoft Publisher 2010

  • Microsoft Word 2010


Bergen Record
New York Times*
Star Ledger*
Wall Street Journal.

*Please note that the Sunday classifieds for the New York Times and Star Ledger are at the circulation desk


Library staff is always willing to help!

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