The library is closed Friday, February 23 for Staff Training
Ignite Your Career
We are here to help at every stage of the career process—from resume writing and interview skills to career exploration and retirement. We offer personalized assistance, career programming, a monthly job club, specialized databases, and relevant resources.
Have a career or job search question, need help with our resources, or don't know where to begin? We are here to help in all phases of the career cycle, from assessment to job search to career advancement and beyond.
Contact our business librarian Tricia Swanstrom at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 630-868-7520 to schedule a consultation over the phone, online, or in person at the library.
Job Search Databases
Job Skills Databases
Provides practical tools for job seekers. Receive personalized expert analysis of your resume and cover letter; get live job, resume, and interview coaching 2-11 p.m.
App available. Over 3,000 video courses to learn business, marketing, design, photography, and technology skills. Software instruction includes beginner to advanced courses on Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop, and much more.
Goodwill/Workforce Connection Center
Provides resume assistance, job preparation workshops, access to computers and other technology, job leads and a regular schedule of employer recruitment sessions.
Illinois Department of Employment Security
Learn about and apply for unemployment benefits, plan your career, and search over 100,000 jobs.
People's Resource Center Job Assistance
Get matched with a job coach for one-on-one help writing or updating a resume, practice interviewing, and applying for jobs. Watch job assistance workshops, improve computer skills, and gain digital literacy.
Receive career counseling, attend job search workshops, and discover opportunities for those laid-off or furloughed.