Workforce Development Resources

Employment & Training Resources 


Brainfuse HelpNow (provided by Bethlehem Public Library) 

Online tutoring & learning tools for all ages. 


Brainfuse JobNow (provided by Bethlehem Public Library) 

Live, anytime, anywhere job assistance, including up-to-date nation-wide and local job search engines, professional resume critique and proven interview techniques. 


CareerOneStop (provided by US Dept of Labor) 

Offers extensive job search informationTopics covered includeresumescover letters, interviews, networkingjob postings, skill assessments, & training. 


CareerZone (provided by NYS Dept of Labor) 

Job seekers can explore & identify various careers related to their strengths, skills and talents. 


Future Skills Exchange (provided by the Workforce Development Institute)

The Future Skills Exchange (FSX) is a free web-based marketplace that connects New Yorkers who seek courses, certifications, apprenticeships and credentials directly to the education and training providers who deliver them.


JobZone (provided by NYS Dept of Labor) 

Entering zip code customizes the site to a particular region of New York StateThe site provides information about the local NYS Career Center (including locationhours, & contact information), resources for resume & cover letter preparation, skill assessments, career exploration tools, and local job postings & apprenticeship opportunities. 


O*NET’s My Next Move (provided by US Dept of Labor) 

Occupation & career guidance for job seekers. Learn about careers that interest you and match, your personality. My Next Move provides job descriptions, education requirements job outlooksalary predictions, and recommended skills for numerous occupations. 


Worker ReEmployment (provided by US Dept of Labor) 

Offers information about employment, training, and financial help after a layoff or other job transition. 


Unemployment Resources 


Continuation of Health Coverage (COBRA) (provided by US Dept of Labor) 

Provides information and resources regarding continued health insurance coverage from a previous employer after a job loss or reduction in hours. 


Coping with Debt (provided by US Federal Trade Commission) 

A US Federal Trade Commission information page that provides resources for coping with a debt crisis including those caused by a job loss. 


NY State of Health (provided by NYS Dept of Health) 

New York State’s Official Health Plan Marketplace website where those who have lost their job or health insurance coverage can find information about health insurance options and obtain assistance. 


Unemployment Insurance Assistance (provided by NYS Dept of Health) 

Information & guidance for obtaining unemployment insurance benefits in New York State. 

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