WE ARE OPEN!  The Library is Open for browsing, reference services, printing, faxing, and scanning by appointment. We are happy to pull materials for you to pick up during library hours–just call and ask for Plaza-Pick-up!

Plaza Pick-Up: Tues-Fri 10:30-5:30 (Thursdays till 6:30), Mon & Sat 10:00-3:00 (Learn how it works)

Appointments: Tues-Fri 10:30-5:30 (Thursdays till 6:30), Mon & Sat 10:00-3:00 (call or drop by)

Place a hold in the catalog, call us at (631) 725-0049, or email us at holds@johnjermain.org to place a hold for pick-up. Our online resources, e-books, remote programs, and reference services are still available. 

It's Germane

Career and Business Resources

Self Assessment:
What are your Skills, Interests, Personality, Values?

NYS Career Zone

Brainfuse: E-Parachute – with library card

Career Cruising – with a library card

Interest Tests – O Net

Miller Business Center Career & College Counseling – for Suffolk County Library Card Holders

Occupational Information: 
Job descriptions, salary ranges, educational or experience requirements, trends, and forecasts.

Occupational Outlook Handbook 

Find Occupations – Occupational Clusters

Labor Market: 
Find out which careers are growing, declining, regional, general salary ranges, educational requirements and more. 

How to Use Labor Market Information

Bureau of Labor Statistics 

Bureau of Labor Statistics – Wages

Career One Stop (National – can refine to State/local)

Career Zone New York

Job Hunting:

Balance Careers – tips for job seeking/research/resume fitness/ professionalism

Brainfuse Adult Learning Center – with a library card – adult learning content (GED) and live, professional assistance in resume/cover letter writing, U.S. citizenship prep, MS Office Essential Skills Series, and more!

Career Zone New York

LinkedIn

Miller Business Center – Middle Country Library – for any Suffolk County Card Holders

NY State Department of Labor

Professional Associations  – networking, professional development, news in your field

Suffolk County Civil Service

Small Business Resources:
Starting or owning your own business

Miller Business Center  – Middle Country Library – for any Suffolk County Card Holders

NY State Department of Labor Resources for Entrepreneurs

SCORE – start up resources

Stony Brook Small Business Development Center 

U. S. Small Business Administration

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