Jobs & Careers

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Explore the library's job and career services.

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Local Resources for Job Seekers

Resources for Unemployed Individuals

Path to Career Readiness

Join the library's self-directed Path to Career Readiness program. This is a self-paced set of online and in-library activities designed to help new and returning job seekers develop effective resumes/cover letters, interview skills and workplace competencies. More information.

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Resume Resources

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Resume Review Appointments

Expert resume reviewers are available free of charge to Arlington Heights cardholders. 

Request an Appointment 

One of our reviewers will contact you to set up a personalized one-on-one appointment.

Currently, in-person appointments are suspended; however, a resume reviewer will reach out to schedule a virtual appointment.  Daytime and evening sessions are available.

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Meet with a Librarian

For Arlington Heights cardholders, an Info Services Librarian is available to help guide you to resources that may help with your job search. Complete our appointment form and someone will get in touch soon.

 Request an Appointment 



Crisis Resources

It can be difficult to keep up on all of the news amid the COVID-19 pandemic, especially if you are facing job loss and financial hardship. It is important to get your information from reliable sources, but this can be an overwhelming task. We have compiled lists of resources to help you navigate unemploymentfinancial hardship, and available community resources during this unprecedented time.

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Starting a Business?

Our Business & Nonprofit Services page has tools and advice to help you get started and stay in business.