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New York State Department of Labor

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The Department of Labor JobZone website is provided in English. However, the “Google Translate” option may assist you in reading it in other languages. Google Translate cannot translate all types of documents, and it may not give you an exact translation all the time. Anyone relying on information obtained from Google Translate does so at his or her own risk. The Department of Labor does not make any promises, assurances, or guarantees as to the accuracy of the translations provided. The State of New York, its officers, employees, and/or agents shall not be liable for damages or losses of any kind arising out of, or in connection with, the use or performance of such information, including but not limited to, damages or losses caused by reliance upon the accuracy of any such information, or damages incurred from the viewing, distributing, or copying of such materials.

Kathy Hochul, Governor | Roberta Reardon, Commissioner
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What is JobZone?

JobZone is a free, online job search and career planning system that helps job seekers make informed career decisions. We offer up-to-date, localized career and labor market information, and tools to aid in the job search process.

The JobZone System harnesses the power of the Internet to provide information on 900 occupations from the O*NET Database and the latest labor market information from the . The strength of JobZone is its ability to offer local and relevant content based on the interest and jobseeking activities of users. JobZone also provides access to up-to-date job postings and basic job preparation tools such as a resume builder, reference list maker and cover letter application.

JobZone was introduced on the Internet on January, 2006.


Who Designed the System?

The JobZone System was designed by the New York State Department of Labor. The Department has been providing online career and labor market information for many years, with JobZone the latest adaptation of our web presence. Over 1 million users accessed the career and business information from our pages last year. The Department of Labor has taken lessons learned from our earlier efforts and developed the JobZone system to effectively meet the needs of New York State citizens seeking employment.


For more information contact the JobZone Team at:

New York State Department of Labor
Division of Employment and Worforce Solutions
State Office Building Campus
Bldg. 12, Room 450
Albany, NY 12240


What Browsers and Screen Resolutions Are Supported?

The JobZone system supports current versions of these browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera and Safari. JobZone is optimized for Chrome. Users of Internet Explorer version 7 may find some pages render poorly. Although the system should still function, you may want to consider migrating to a more current version for a better experience on this and other websites. The system is designed for screen resolutions 1024 by 768 pixels or higher. Lower screen resolutions work fine, but you will have to scroll more often.


O*NET™ In-It

The JobZone system uses version 17.0 of the O*NET™ database.

O*NET™ information is obtained through the O*NET™ Data Collection Program using a multiple method approach, including data from job incumbents, occupational experts, and occupational analysts. The O*NET™ system provides valid and reliable occupational information that may be useful for a variety of purposes, such as career counseling, development of job training programs, skill standards and labor market information. It should be noted that O*NET™ occupational information is composite information from many jobs and therefore is not intended to describe a particular job.

This product uses O*NET™ Career Exploration Tools, version 17.0.

U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration is the exclusive owner of all rights under U.S. copyright laws and international treaty provisions in the O*NET™ Career Exploration Tools. Any other copyright notices refer only to the New York State Department of Labor’s original work in the product.

O*NET™ and O*NET™ IN IT and their associated logos are trademarks of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.

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