New Jersey Career Connections

Your on-ramp to a new job. Connect directly with New Jersey job seekers. Click below to access the New Jersey Career Connections website http://careerconnections.nj.gov/

American Job Center of Gloucester County

Are you looking for employees? The American Job Center of Gloucester County is the place to start. Located at 215 Crown Point Road, Thorofare, NJ, it offers services (free of charge) to help you develop the skills needed to succeed in a 21st century work environment.

The American Job Center is staffed with qualified professionals who can assist with obtaining employment or the training you need to meet the demands of our present workforce. Employment counselors can help Job Seekers explore career choices relating to their interests and abilities and will help them explore occupations that best utilize their skills in the current job market.

The American Job Center offers educational training programs in vocational and trade schools, on-the-job training with local employers and apprenticeships in many fields. In addition, Job Search Readiness Workshops provide information on how to successfully look for a job, conduct yourself in an interview, write a resume or learn about the local labor market.

Employers can access a ready pool of prospective job candidates, acquire assistance with job postings, and conduct interviews on site.

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State and Local Monetary Incentive Job Programs

Incentives include but are not limited to:

Employee Training Grants

As a division of Workforce Grant and Program Management, Customized Training offers grant funding to train New Jersey workers.

Apprenticeship Training

Apprenticeship is a relationship between an employer and an employee during which employee, or apprentice, learns a highly skilled occupation. The programs consist of a combination of both classroom and on the job training. http://lwd.dol.state.nj.us/labor/employer/training/Apprenticeship.html

Workfirst NJ On the Job Training Program

Employers may receive up to half of their new employees’ gross wages for up to 26 weeks to help defray the costs of their training.

Work Opportunity Tax Credit

A Federal tax credit incentive for employers to hire individuals from certain targeted groups.

Federal Bonding Program

Provides Fidelity Bond insurance for the first six months of employment for hard-to-place job applicants.

Click below to find other Employer Services and Incentive programs

Division of Workforce Development

Individual career counseling appointments are available in the American Job Center. Qualified counselors can assist you with assessment, testing and vocational planning. Our career counselors can assess your skills and help you to develop your personal job search action plan, guide you in defining your occupational goals, test you to determine your skills and interests, and suggest a plan of action to advance your career. Click below for more information.