New Chicago DigitalLearn Course: Getting a Job Using Illinois workNet

We've worked with our wonderful partners at Illinois workNet to create a new Chicago DigitalLearn course that explores the Illinois workNet site and all its resources for job seekers.

The course, Getting a Job Using Illinois workNet, is for adults who are looking for work, whether they are unemployed, underemployed or just looking for a change. It's simple, interactive and includes supporting materials—and it's available in Spanish! 

The course takes less than an hour to complete. It's divided into 7 short lessons that break down the complicated job-seeking process using the most helpful resources on Illinois workNet:

  1. Steps to Getting a Job: Helps you understand the attitude, preliminary process and organization needed for a successful job search
  2. Deciding Jobs to Consider: Guides you through signing up for an account and using the assessment tools 
  3. Organizing the Job Search: Keep track of everything with the job search record worksheet
  4. Preparing Your Resume and Cover Letter: Shows you the best way to create your resume and cover letter using Resume Builder
  5. Searching Jobs: How to search for jobs relevant to your needs and qualifications using Illinois workNet Jobfinder
  6. Applying for Jobs: All of the steps to submit an online application
  7. Interviewing & Following Up: Gives you realistic tips on how to follow through on all those applications and interviews

Chicago DigitalLearn has other courses to help you with digital job searching. There's Online Job Searching, Creating Resumes and Applying for Jobs Online.

These are just a sample of the 25+ simple digital skills courses on Chicago DigitalLearn. Learn more about Chicago DigitalLearn with our post Grow Your Computer Skills with Chicago DigitalLearn, or go ahead and get started!