Careers & EmploymentSee also Company Information on the Business & Finance page.
Library's Electronic Subscriptions
Outside the library, these resources are only available to Lincolnwood Library cardholders.
Live tutors are available from 3-11 p.m. every day to help with resume writing and job interview skills. The site also provides links specific to students, recent graduates, veterans, and general job seekers!
Local Career Help
- The Able Network
A network of more than 50 community-based organizations in the Chicago metropolitan area that provide employment counseling, training, and job placement. Call 312.782.3335 to determine which network agency or employment program best fits your needs.
- Career Transitions Center
Fee based job guidance to people of all ages Special programs for older adults. See a list of Chicago companies at this site.
- Chicago Employment Guide
Job listings, Chicago job fairs, browse Chicago industries, search for online college courses, and more.
- Chicago Jobs
Search for a job, post a resume, salary, and other career information. "Exclusively focused on Chicagoland's 11–county area — including the city, suburbs, and beyond."
- Chicago Jobs Council
This organization is dedicated to helping people living in poverty secure employment.
A resource for employees and employers from two Skokie librarians.
- Disability Works
Job placement and career counseling services for people with disabilities. Site is sponsored by Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce and the State of Illinois.
- Illinois workNet Center
Career, education and work support information for Illinois residents and businesses. Set up your free account and create a resume. Find job openings. Learn computer skills. Connect to work support services. Contact a Certified Illinois workNet Advisor for assistance. Find are source room location near you.
- Jewish Vocational Services of Chicago
Main Office: 216 West Jackson Blvd., Suite 700, 312- 673-3400 V; 312-444-2877 TTY
Skokie Office: Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building, 5150 Golf Road, 847-568-5150; 847-568-5185 TTY
A non-profit, non-sectarian organization with a mission to empower all people in need to find fulfillment through work.
A gateway to Chicago's nonprofit and philanthropic community.
- Suburban Chicago Help Wanted
Career Help from the State
- Illinois Department of Employment Security
Find information on "job placement and referrals, unemployment insurance, employment and training programs, career and labor market information, payroll tax filing ".
Comprehensive employment site with links to organizations for minorities and people with disabilities, universities & colleges, state workforce agencies, and more..
- Illinois workNet Center
Career, education and work support information for Illinois residents and businesses. Set up your free account and create a resume. Find job openings. Learn computer skills. Connect to work support services. Contact a Certified Illinois workNet Advisor for assistance.
- Vocational Rehabilitation
People with disabilities can get help finding a job and support in keeping it from Illinois Department of Human Services.
- Work 4 Illinois -- State of Illinois Employment Opportunities
Job postings and step–by–step guide on how to apply for a state job.
- Occupational Outlook Handbook
Research training and education, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job, and working conditions for a large variety of careers. From the Department of Labor.
- Student Jobs
Internships and student jobs in the Federal Government.
- USA Jobs
Search for a government position.
- Veterans' Employment & Training Services
Job Listings & Career Help -- Elsewhere on the Web
Tools to help job seekers, students, businesses, and career professionals. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.
List of the 50 top-ranked companies to work for, employee reviews of companies, tips on interview questions from companies, salary comparisons, and more.
Search nonprofit and government jobs.
- The Riley Guide
Instructions for job seekers on how to best use the Internet to find employment. Resume & cover letter writing, networking, interviewing, salary guide, and other career information available as well.
Job Search Engines
Searches job boards, recruitment agency websites, and large specialist recruitment sites.
- Juju Job Search -- Illinois Jobs
Searches job boards and job listings on employer websites.
- Vocational Schools Database -- RWM
A database of Private Postsecondary Vocational Schools in all 50 states. It is organized first by State, then by Training Occupation.