CareerOneStop is an important site to visit for job tips, resume help, along with various other resources for your use. No matter whether you're exploring a new career or searching for a job, you will discover special tips for older workers on the linked page below.
AARP is a good resource for job advice: i.e., resume writing, dealing with age issues, etc. Why not visit the link below to discover some interesting information along with interview tips, reinventing yourself, or whatever you find useful. It will be worth it.
Ocean County College'sACADEMY FOR LIFELONG LEARNING: The Academy for Lifelong Learning provides quality education programs for adults 55 and over to enhance their intellectual, physical, and personal well-being. Individuals at least 55 years of age may activate a membership in the Academy for Lifelong Learning and receive all membership benefits. The Academy for Lifelong Learning membership is FREEfor individuals who are at least 55 years of age.
The NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development has monthly calendars which let you know the various classes they're holding; i.e., resume building workshops, updating your job interviewing skills, etc.
1) The Ocean County Library has a fantastic site to learn computers, office skills, and other curriculum. All you need is an Ocean County Library Card, and you'll be able to take these courses for FREE. You can learn at home and log on to the site 24/7 - so, if you can't sleep, why not go to your PC and learn some new skills. Stay in your pajamas and get a cup of coffee; nothing could be easier or more convenient!
(2) There is another site which offers FREE computer training and keyboarding skills, along with Work and Career classes - a tremendous help in writing professional cover letters, etc. You've GOT TO check out this site which is called GCF Learn Free. Please click the link below to greatly improve your chances of obtaining a job!
(3) We have partnered with SCAN-NJ. The Social Community Activities Network is NJ's premier provider of continuing education for adults since 1988. The NCOA is offering our participants free enrollment in SCAN's Computer Classes. SCAN is located downstairs at the Monmouth County Mall.
(4) Excel Easy is another FREE site which offers Excel training, beginning with the very basics. Try it out, and see what you think. It's very user-friendly.
Please click on each tab below to discover what else you can learn!
Please be aware that Indeed.com also pulls jobs from sites such as Monster and CareerBuilder. Linkedin has been added as a tool to help market yourself.
This page is for our many participants looking for full- or part-time work. The NCOA can help people get on their feet, but our program does have a time limit. That's why we list available jobs, along with computer classes, and different ways to market yourselves to ensure you have the right tools to return to the workforce.