The New York State Department of Labor devotes an entire section of its web site to "Unemployment Assistance" at  Information is available in ten languages in addition to English.  Broad categories include General Unemployment Information, Claims and Eligibility Deadlines, and Information for Employers.

For those recently unemployed, the FAQ called "Before You Apply For Unemployment" is available at and a video "How to File an Unemployment Insurance Claim" can be viewed at

The "Looking For a Job" section of the web site provides links to information about finding employment, including assistance available from the Department of Labor.

Related Internet Links


America's Job Bank Nationwide job listing can be searched by job title and state.

Career Resources @ JobBank USA -Accepts resume postings without charge. Offers a single web page called a Jobs Metasearch page from which you can access most of the Internet’s largest employment databases.

Careers This page on the Wallstreet Journal Site replaces The National Business Employment Weekly previously published by the Journal and subscribed to by the library.

CareerMosaic -Search by keyword or by company name. Gives information about each company. Includes a searchable archive of several job newsgroups. -Contains classified ads from over 60 newspapers across the country. Searchable by job category, newspaper, and keyword.

CSEA LEAP - - (Labor Education Action Program) Examination Preparation Booklets are available online at this site. Both state and local government series exams are available.

International Salary Calculator: relocation, cost of living, real estate- calculator to compare the cost of living in hundreds of U.S. and International cities.

Jobs in Government- engine designed to help individuals find challenging opportunities that meet their career objectives in government and the public sector.

MonsterBoard -Provides free access to more than 55,000 jobs and links to more than 350 companies with job listings. Can search by company name, location, discipline, industry and job title.

Net- Temps -National job search database and resume bank for job seekers looking for Temp work.

New York Job Source -Includes links to jobs in NYS Government, County jobs, and private employers hiring in New York

NYS Dept. of Labor Job Search-New York -Search the NY State Dept. Of Labor’s Job Bank in several different ways. Also includes links to other states’ job banks.

NYS Dept. of Civil Service Test Guides and Resources for State Examinations - Links to test guides for a number of Civil Service Tests.

Online Typing Program at Sense-Lang.

Riley Guide--Employment Opportunities and Job Resources on the Internet -Librarian’s guide to large databanks of job listings and resume posting services, as well as to newsgroups that offer job search-related information.

Start Here -An enormous list of links to job search web sites and resume services. Not easy to read but very comprehensive.

Telecommuting Jobs -Job database and information service for people looking to work at home and telecommute.

Contact Anne Stutzman, Job & Careers Bibliographer

To make suggestions about this site, to report dead links, or for information related to Job & Career resources you may contact Ms. Stutzman at:

William K. Sanford Town Library
629 Albany Shaker Road
Loudonville, NY 12211

Phone: (518) 458-9274
Fax: (518) 438-0988

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