Workforce1 Career Centers

Update on Workforce 1

 

Please note that the former Central Library and Sunset Park Library Workforce1 Centers are now closed. However, Workforce1 is continuing to host hiring events at the Central Library on a weekly basis, generally on Mondays, featuring immediate job opportunities in a variety of fields. Please visit the Business & Career Center at Central Library for additional information, including weekly flyers listing specific opportunities (generally available on Friday for the following Monday's sessions).   

  • The nearest Workforce1 center to Central Library is located at 9 Bond Street in Downtown Brooklyn, accessible via the B, Q or R trains to DeKalb Avenue, the 2,3,4, or 5 trains to Nevins Street, or the A, C, or G train to Hoyt-Schermerhorn Streets.
  • The nearest Workforce1 center to Sunset Park Library is the Workforce1 Industrial Transportation & Career Center, located at the Brooklyn Army Terminal building "B," 140 58th Street (at 2nd Avenue), and accessible via the N or R trains to 59th Street and 4th Avenue.  
  • Please visit Workforce1's Recruitment and Job Opportunities page at http://www.nyc.gov/html/sbs/wf1/html/job/job.shtml for hiring events and programs at all Workforce1 Career Centers citywide.

For Job Readiness Preparation at BPL

The space that formerly housed the Workforce1 Career Center at Central Library is now home to the Business & Career Center, which offers numerous services for job seekers including one-on-one Resume & Career Help, a large collection of job search and test preparation books, access to online learning platforms including Lynda.com and the Metrix Learning System, and periodic workshops, such as Interviewing Basics and LinkedIn Basics. Resume & Career Help is also available at numerous Brooklyn Public Library branches.

Patrons can also visit our New York City-Connected Communities libraries where they will not only find one on one job readiness help but also other support such as a laptop loan to use for a job search. Visit the Laptops, Workshops & Job Readiness page for more information.