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Job Search Central @ SIBL

A one-stop-shop for job seekers.

Check out great Employment websites selected by our staff

Free Wi-Fi and Access to premium business databases from your laptop or Library computer.

Find Job Search and Career Workshops @ NYPL

Free Career coaching services by appointment    Sign up for a career coaching session through this link. Please provide your name, phone number, e-mail address, and goal for the session. If you do not have an e-mail address, type in the box. Without an e-mail address, you will not receive confirmation or reminders of your appointment.
You can also sign up online at Job Search Central: Help to sign up  is available at the Altman Information Desk, lower level at SIBL.  A new service, Coaching by Skype on Sunday mornings is now being offered on a limited basis. Sign up through the link above and select "Skype Sunday Coach". You must be familiar with Skype and have a Skype account to use this service.  For questions about career coaching, call 212-592-7006 (leave your name, phone number, and e-mail).

Read the Job Search Central Blog!

Upcoming Career Event - SAGEWorks Career Day! 
The event is open to ALL job seekers. Looking for advice on navigating today’s complex job market? 
Tuesday, June 17th, from 10 AM to 2 PM
305 7th Ave, 15th floor, New York, NY 10001
Space is limited. Please Register in Advance:

Drop-In Job Club for college graduates in their twenties.

Place: SIBL, Lower Level, ETC 4 
Date: The Drop-In Job Club is on hiatus at this time. Check events calendar for dates.
Time: 6:00-7:30. Space is limited and available on a first come, first seated basis.
Participants learn how to market themselves, how toconduct a strategic job search, meet other twenty-something job-seekers in a supportive environment. 

Access Job and Career Databases onsite at SIBL :  Career Insider (Vault) for Vault Guides
Bloomberg Career Center to find financial job openings. (Access at SIBL only on Bloomberg terminals).
Use online business directories to create/download lists of companies and executives for your job search.
Try Reference USA or D&B Million Dollar Directory, Hoover’s & more. Ask our staff!

Find industry trends/forecasts in "First Research", a database which includes "Call Preparation Questions" & try Plunkett’s Research Online for industry trends & "Job Seeker Resources and Tools." 

New York State Civil Service Examination Postings (updated approximately every two weeks.)

New York State Job Bank
Indeed's Industry Employment Trends

NYPL Jobs Portal: Links and information on job seeker resources beyond SIBL

Avoid employment scams — Tips from the NY State Consumer Protection Board

Borrow books on jobs, careers, and resumes. Try out NYPL e-books and borrow the latest e-books on resumes, careers, jobs, inteview tips, and more without a trip to the Library! Use your NYPL library card and see what's available. 

Thinking of starting your own business? Use FREE Onsite advisory services from SCORE at SIBL to help you plan to start your own business.  Visit SIBL’s small business website: