Welcome to the Business Center! Find helpful information for job seekers, employees, and employers. You can also book an appointment with a librarian if you need help navigating the resources here.
In the News
- Applications for jobless aid fall to nearly 1.5 million, a slowing but still-high level PBS NewsHour 6/25/20
- State reopening plans force trade-offs between health and economy PBS NewsHour – Making Sen$e Podcast 6/18/20
- With Unemployment Offices Busy, Recovery Seems a ‘Long Haul’ The New York Times 6/25/20
- Repurposing Lessons From the 2008 RecessionThe New York Times 6/24/20
Resources to help you if you’ve become unemployed
- To file for Unemployment in NYS click here.
- For more information on filing unemployment, visit Firstfind’s Unemployment page.
- If you need temporary assistance:
Scroll to the Job Search section for more information on finding employment
Resources to help you find employment or start a new career
- For resources and live help with resumes, cover letters, finding a job, applying for a job online, and interview prep, grab your library card and visit Tutor.com
- For career help, visit the Westchester-Putnam One-Stop Career Center’s website
- To search for jobs in NYS, visit Jobs Express
- For specialized programs with trained professionals to guide you in your career path, visit Career & Education Counseling Service Programs (WEBS)
- To learn more about finding a job, interviewing techniques, and training, visit Firstfind’s Look for a job page.
- For a comprehensive, online job search system, grab your library card and visit Job & Career Accelerator tool for Ebsco Learning Express.
For help preparing for a professional exam or to learn more about various careers, visit the Ebsco Learning Express Career Center
Help for Businesses
Resources to help businesses find help and employees
- For more information on COVID-19 relief, visit the U.S. Small Business Administration’s website
- Westchester SCORE offers mentoring and more for small businesses, visit their website for more information
- For help finding employees, visit the Westchester-Putnam One-Stop Career Center’s website
To post on job on NYS Jobs Express, visit the website