For those who want to find a job in the New York City area, this website makes it easy. Search for jobs through keywords or specific location (in your chosen industry); get tips on resume writing; speak to others in your field looking for jobs or who have recently become employed in the NYC area (there is an alumni section) and generally improve your chances of getting work in New York City.
Rather than becoming overwhelmed by all the various job listings out there, focus on this list as it provides a useful, comprehensive guide to everything that is out there in the NYC area. Look at the different locations in the city and see which one is more convenient for you. Get a feel for the kind of work that is being offered in the area, and if need be, find out about a retraining scheme (that is also advertised on the site). The site seems to give the impression that no one is unemployable; so use it to your advantage and get your dream job.