Use Especially for Job Searchers to learn about careers, find and apply for jobs, prepare for interviews and more. Find links to databases, helpful websites and other resources by selecting a topic from the links at left.
Upcoming Events for Job Searchers »
The Chicago Public Library offers workshops and classes on a variety of topics, including resume writing, job searching and researching companies.
CyberNavigator Classes and Workshops »
CyberNavigators offer small group classes at more than 40 library locations throughout the city. Topics include computer basics, Internet basics, online job searching and resume writing.
These websites highlight job-search basics and Chicago-area resources.
Chicago Workforce Centers »
Offering a range of services to help Chicagoans find and keep good-paying jobs.
Connect Chicago »
Find locations throughout the city that offer free computer and Internet access and technology training.
Glossary of Job Searching Terms »
Illinois workNet »
Training, connecting and developing Illinois’ workforce.
Job Seekers Guide »
Information about exploring careers, improving skills and searching for jobs.
The Riley Guide »
Links to resources, including job search sites, resume writing tips, interviewing advice and more.
Skills for Chicagoland’s Future »
Connects unemployed job searchers with employers in Cook County.
Smart Communities »
This Chicago Digital Excellence Initiative offers technology trainings, business resource networks and more in five Chicago neighborhoods.
Worker ReEmployment »
Employment, training and financial help during job transitions. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.