BrainFuse JobNow – JobNow is an innovative online service that provides expert reume help, real-time interview coaching and career advice. There are services to help every step of a job search.
Jobs and Job Training -Learn more about finding a job, interviewing techniques, and training. Special sections on exploring different careers, opportunities for young people and unemployment support.
Job/Career Accelerator – A comprehensive, online job search system
Learning Express Library
Preparing for a professional exam? Curious about a particular occupation?
Here, you’ll find informative career and preparation eBooks as well as instantly scored practice tests
based on the official exams for a wide variety of occupations. Explore your future now.
Career & Educational Counseling Service (WEBS)
Facing a difficult work situation? Need help planning or managing your career? Thinking about work options you have after 50? WLS runs specialized programs with trained professionals to guide you in your career path.
Call us at (914) 674-3612 for more information and to find about special programs.
JOB & CAREER LINKS
Daily Voice – is a online local news source that lists local job listings. Below are some links to local Westchester Daily Voice websites.
Bedford Daily Voice – news & online job postings for Bedford, Chappaqua, Mt. Kisco & Armonk.
Mt. Pleasant Daily Voice – news & online job postings for Pleasantville & Valhalla.
North Salem Daily Voice – news & online job postings for North Salem, Lewisboro & Pound Ridge.
Peekskill Daily Voice – news & online job postings for Peekskill & Cortlandt.
NY Pennysaver Job Listings
Journal News Job Listings
Westchester Networking Organization (WNO)
Location: First Congregational Church of Chappaqua, 210 Orchard Ridge Road.
Meets the third Monday of each month at 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Contact: Send an e-mail request to WNO1635@gmail.com if you wish to be added to meeting invitation distribution list.
WNO is a non-profit, volunteer-run organization focused on career fulfillment. Members may be in transition or changing careers or exploring self-employment or franchising. WNO members are committed to assisting each other so that all are able to reach their respective goals. You don’t have to be a WNO LinkedIn group member to attend WNO meetings.
Employment Assistance & Resource Network
Location: Saint Patrick’s Church, 137 Moseman Road, Yorktown Heights.
Meets first Thursday of the month – 7:30 p.m. at Parish Center
Meetings often provide a guest speaker who addresses issues for those seeking employment. Afterwards, people introduce themselves one-by-one and talk about where they are in their search. Advice and networking follows. Led by Ed McEneney, Tom Tilston and Sal Pizzurro.
Community Center of Northern Westchester
Location: 84 Bedford Road, Katonah, NY.
Open Tuesday thru Friday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Sat 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Job Counseling skilled/unskilled positions, Weds 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (schedule may vary, so call first).
Contact: (914) 232-6572 or email info@communitycenternw. org to find out when job counselors are available or to get schedule of ESL and computer classes.
Basic computer skills, resume preparation, interview skills, classes in English as a second language, and other job counseling services are offered as well as clothing, supplemental food and resource referrals for those in need. All services are free, but registration as a client is required.
Community Support for Employment Transition (ComSET)
Location: Larchmont Avenue Church, 60 Forest Park Avenue, Larchmont – 2nd floor, (914) 834-1800
Meets every Monday evening at 7:00 p.m.
Contact: Program Director, Ida Davis, at 914-665-3272
A local volunteer support group that has been in existence for over 14 years. ComSET provides emotional and professional support and networking services at no charge to individuals in various stages of transition. They offer help from a network of Westchester-based career management professionals.
Lives In Transition
A program designed for people experiencing career transition, providing support, networking, and information on strategies for finding new employment, addressing the impact on family, and exploring alternative career paths. Led by professionals to help others.
Rye Presbyterian Church, 882 Boston Post Rd.
Contact: to join their LinkedIn group and/or to get on their e-mail distribution list, send your e-mail request to: email@example.com
Run by a local volunteer group from various industries. Some are trained executive coaches and counselors. No fees and no solicitations are permitted. Participant confidentiality and privacy is mandatory. Workshops on self-assessment, introductions, networking and use of LinkedIn techniques.
Meets first and third Thursday of each month 7-9 p.m. There are also LinkedIn group workshops.
Career Network at the Reformed Church of Bronxville
Hear expert speakers in career management, personal branding, social media, networking. Expand your network of other professionals. Share your knowledge. Generate new ideas.
Career Network is facilitated by Pat Drew, Executive Coach. Pat has extensive experience coaching Fortune 100 senior leaders. She is also available to coach individuals for rapid career change.
E-mail Pat Drew at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone her at 914-588-8243.
Edwards Room of The Reformed Church of Bronxville
Corner of Midland Avenue and Pondfield Road, Bronxville, NY
Westchester Career & Educational Counseling Service (WEBS)
Offered by many Westchester Public Libraries – call to find which one best meets your needs.
Varied programs offered: individual workshops, eight -week seminars, one-to-one counseling.
Contact: (914) 674-3612
A wide range of educational seminars and services are available at many Westchester Libraries – see WEBS website for details and call to register. Individual career counseling sessions plus online resources are available by appointment at the Riverfront Branch and Grinton I. Will Branch libraries in Yonkers and at the Mount Vernon Public Library.
Varied programs offered: individual workshops, eight-week seminars, one-to-one counseling
Westchester and Putnam One-Stop Employment Centers
White Plains (120 Bloomingdale Rd), Carmel (110 Old Route 6 Center) and Peekskill (201 S. James St.)
Contact: (914) 995-3910; Fax (914) 995-3958
All employment staff and partners are on site. Offered is a wide range of services and state-of-the-art equipment used to train clients to fit into the future workforce. Free job training, new skill learning, job opportunity listings, career workshops, use of computers, copiers and fax machines, learning library and tutorial software, other educational opportunities.
Workshops on Monday, Wednesday & Friday: Career Change, Resume, Cover Letters, Interview Computer Skills, Networking, etc.
SMALL BUSINESS – LOCAL RESOURCES
SCORE Westchester – Counselors to America’s Small Business
Location: 120 Bloomingdale Road, White Plains
Counseling for startups, entrepreneurs and small business people is available on one Wednesday and two Mondays each month at Katonah Village Library and Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. -12 noon at SCORE’s White Plains Main Office, in addition to other Westchester locations. Appointment must be made first – call (914)948-3907.
Get help from a personal business coach with every step of your business, even from the start. Contact your local SCORE office (in Westchester call 914-948-3907) and set up an appointment at any of the counseling locations such as Katonah Village Library, White Plains, Yonkers, etc.
SCORE, a Resource Partner of the Small Business Administration, can help you build your business, including start-ups, with FREE and CONFIDENTIAL business counseling, mentoring and education. It is a national association dedicated to helping small business owners form and grow their businesses. There are 364 chapters nationwide, including: Danbury, CT (203) 794-1404; Carmel, NY (845) 225-6030; and White Plains, NY (914) 948-3907.