Why Should I Join?

Wondering why you should join the New Start Career Network? Here are a few reasons to consider:

  • shutterstock_231502498.jpgWe are focused on the needs of New Jersey residents over age 45 who have been unemployed for six or more months. All of our programs and services are targeted toward your needs and challenges and we are dedicated to helping you get back to work.
  • Job search can be a lonely, depressing process. When you join the New Start Career Network, you will have online and in-person opportunities to connect with volunteer career coaches and other members who understand what you’re going through and can provide you with support during the process.
  • You will get FREE access to valuable online tools, such as Optimal Résumé, Vault, and CareerShift, which are normally only available through paid subscriptions.
  • You have the opportunity to work for three months with one of our trained volunteer career coaches who can help you revise your résumé, improve your interview skills, develop a job search plan, or explore new career options.
  • You will be able to participate in our job fairs, held twice a year, and get access to our job postings.
  • You get access to all of our webinars, including over 35 archived webinars, as well as our ongoing monthly series on topics geared toward your needs, such as “Thriving in the Gig Economy,” “Dealing with Résumé Gaps,” and “Interviewing with Younger Hiring Managers.”
We are constantly talking with our members, learning about your needs, and developing services and programs to support your specific issues. Membership is free and can be one of the best things you can do to support your job search!