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Important Re-Careering Information

When you are considering changing careers, it is important to consider the future outlook for the job you are thinking about. The New York State Department of Labor provides important statistics about job prospects for 700 occupations including the future outlook (favorable or unfavorable), the median income you can expect and what kind of training may be needed to get the job. Check out the information by clicking here.


Hot Jobs in New York City

Among the most common occupations in New York are Management, professional and related occupations, 34%. Sales and office occupations, 24% and Service occupations, 18%. Approximately 71% of workers in New York, New York work for companies, 14%work for the government and 6%are self-employed.

Currently, the most commonly listed New York Jobs are for java developers,  project manager, physical therapists, business analysts, occupational therapists and administrative assistants.

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Below are locations where you can access the AARP Foundation WorkSearch Assessment System and learn more about the programs and services to help you find a job:

Family Services of Westchester

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC)


 Need Financial Assistance?

Navigating through the maze of public benefit programs can be difficult and confusing. Many people don't know what assistance is available - or how to gain access to it. AARP offers online tools that take the guesswork out of the process. It's fast, private, and secure! Click here to use the Benefits QuickLink tool.