Are you ready to work? Are you ready to hire?

If you are a long-term job seeker looking for steady employment or if your company is searching for people to hire with specific skills, Ready to Work New Jersey is designed with you in mind. The program connects the long-term unemployed who have marketable skills with employers who need those skills.

Ready to Work New Jersey provides counseling, skills training, networking and other resources for job seekers, and it offers subsidized, on-the-job training of job candidates for participating employers.

Job Seekers

If you have exhausted your unemployment benefits and been out of work for 6 months or more, you may be eligible to participate in this program. Preference is given to unemployed military veterans.  Learn More


This program can help you find the right workers with the right skill sets, and it will reimburse you for up to 90% of the skilled worker’s salary or wage cost during the training period. To be eligible for wage reimbursement, participating companies must have  job openings in one of the following industry sectors: information technology, pharmaceutical/life sciences, or advanced manufacturing. Learn More

If you are interested, please call 609-393-9000, ext. 116, or Contact Us online.

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