Careers

Title Description Use @ home?
Career Center (Tutor.com)
Live resume reviews. Articles on job search tips and interview preparation.
Yes
Corporate Affiliations
Directory of 200,000 parent and subsidiary companies worldwide. Records can be downloaded for mailing/contact lists. Tip: Please click the "Sign Off" link at upper right when you're done using this database.
Yes
DigitalLearn.Org
Free online tech training on topics like basic PC/Mac skills, Word, Excel, using the web, job searching, etc.
Yes
Gale Courses (formerly Learn4Life)
In-depth, instructor-led, 6-week classes on tech topics, health-care training, business/accounting, personal development, law, test prep, and more. Some classes can lead to certification. For AHML cardholders only.| More Info
Yes
Illinois Career Information System
Resources on occupations, job search hints, a resume writer, and links to employers.
Yes
Lexis Nexis Library Express
Legal sources (federal/state statutes/cases), business directories, news/magazine/journal articles and much more. Directory listings can be downloaded for mailing/contact lists.  Note: Legal material is only available in the library.
Yes
LyndaLibrary (Lynda.com)
Updated: Video tutorials on software, web design, business/management skills, financial literacy, job/career skills, social networking, etc. Includes Microsoft Office, Windows, and Mac OS. You will now be asked to create a LyndaLibrary account, which will allow you to track your progress through your tutorials. For Arlington Heights Memorial Library cardholders only.
Yes
Occupational Outlook Handbook
In-depth career information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Yes
Plunkett Research
Industry statistics trends and company analysis. Tutorial.
Yes
ReferenceUSA
Business directory, residential listings, demographics, health care listings. Records can be downloaded for mailing/contact lists. Compiled/maintained by InfoGroup. | Video tutorials.
Yes
Testing & Education Reference Center
Prepare for standardized (ACT, GRE, SAT, etc.) and job-related tests, including Advanced Placement (AP) exams.  Includes college/scholarship search tools and has an online resume builder and career exploration tools.  See also Access My Library app.
Yes
Treehouse: Online Training
NEW: Learn web design, coding, mobile app development and more. Earn points/badges to track your progress and create a showcase for potential employers. AHML cardholders only. | iPad App | About Treehouse
Yes
Schedule an appointment to get help with these and other interests:
 
  • downloading eBooks
  • researching genealogy
  • finding a job
  • computers and technology
 

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