Job Seekers

job-seekerThe North Shore Career Center, part of The Massachusetts One-Stop Career Center System, with more than 35 Career Centers and 5 satellites in the Commonwealth, is the mandated system for the delivery of workforce services to job seekers and businesses. This regional system is overseen by the 16 business-led Workforce Investment Boards (WIBs) in Massachusetts working in partnership with Chief Elected Officials, (Mayors or City Managers).

The North Shore WIB believes and understands that a skilled workforce will ensure the State’s competitive economic advantage. Our three Career Centers located within the North Shore region are designed to help companies and individuals get all available services in the simplest and most efficient manner. One-Stop Services available at our Career Centers on the North Shore include the following:

Services for Job Seekers

  • Job search workshops and assistance
  • Resume developing and counseling
  • Job referral/placement
  • Assistance in developing a career action plan
  • Career guidance; Career Resource Library
  • Internet access to America’s Job Bank and other on-line resources, i.e., E-mail access
  • Education and Training Opportunities: information and financial aid
  • Information on unemployment insurance
  • Walk-in unemployment insurance services
  • Unemployment insurance orientation
  • Staff assisted resource room services including newspapers, professional journals, business directories, education/training catalogs, job postings, computers, telephones, fax machines, and copiers
  • Publications on job search activities and careers
  • Local and statewide labor market data
Additional Information

Located in the North Shore Career Center Brochure, as well as the Assistive Technology Brochure.

One-Stop North Shore Career Centers Locations

North Shore Career Center of Salem
70 Washington Street
Salem, MA 01970
(978) 825-7200
Hours: Mon-Wed 8:30am-5:00pm
Thurs 8:30am-5:00pm
Fri 9:30am-5:00pm

Access Points for Workforce Development

Action Inc
5 Pleasant Street (inside the HAWC Office)
Gloucester, MA 01930
(978) 283-4772
Hours: Mon-Thurs 8:30am-5:00pm
Fri     9:30am-5:00pm
Closed 12-noon through 1pm

North Shore Community College
300 Broad Street Lynn, MA-Room LW-131
Hours: Mon-Thurs 8:30am-5:00pm
Fri     Closed

LHAND-Family Success Center
20 Wheeler Street Lynn, MA
Hours: Mon-Wed 8:30am-4:30pm