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Library Resources

Career Section

The Career Shelf is located on the second floor of the library and includes a variety of resources related to careers. Find information on resume writing, career guidebooks, and more.

Resume Writing

Resume, and cover letter assistance is provided through our Reserve a Librarian service. For more information call us at (630) 773-1699, or chat with us.

Continuing Education

If you’re thinking of going back to school, the library has resources that might be useful.

 

General

AtoZdatabases
A resource that provides job searching, resumé and cover letter templates.

Illinois Department of Employment Security
Information on Illinois’ workforce services.

BLS’ Occupational Outlook Handbook
Education, earnings outlook, and job prospects. Covers job search tips, and job market by state. Provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

CareerOneStop
Find information on various careers and job-searching resources.

Pay & Benefits
Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Riley Salary Guide
Helpful for evaluating salaries and compensation.

 

Job Centers

workNet DuPage
Provides links to job-seeking services, workshops & events, and more.

Illinois workNet Center
Umbrella organization for workNet DuPage.

Job Center of Lake County
Another division of Illinois workNet Center. Provides comprehensive information for job seekers.

 

Learning Resources

GCF LearnFree
Free tutorials on topics ranging from writing the perfect resume to learning Spanish.

Duolingo
Learn Spanish, Polish, French and other languages through this free online language learning platform.

 

Job Search Engines