Jobs & Careers

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Looking for a job? The Library is a great place to start your job search, our resources can help you discover new career paths, gain new job skills, and find new job opportunities. The information below is intended to assist you with your career and job search. 

Jobs and Careers programs full calender.  Be sure to check out the Illinois workNet Center's work-from-home jobs and resources page.
Visit our unemployment resource page. 

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Local Employment Opportunities

Exploring local employment opportunities and seeking resources for your next job or career move? You can:

  • Visit our library to peruse the comprehensive Jobs Binder, featuring up-to-date information on the latest local opportunities, workshops, partnerships, and more.
  • Browse the virtual Community Jobs Board on this webpage (below) featuring open positions in the area.  
  • Contact the library with your career questions. Information Services staff are available to assist you.
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Jobs and Careers Programs

Catch up on the latest Jobs & Careers programs

Boost Your Visibility with a Professional Portfolio
Presenter: Bruce Bennett
Video Recording: Professional Portfolio


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One-on-One Help

Resume and LinkedIn Reviews

We've gathered a team of resume experts to help you land your dream job!

Learn more about our resume reviewers below:

Bruce Bennett is a LinkedIn trainer, career counselor, and coach who helps job seekers and individuals reach their full potential. With over 20 years of experience in recruiting and managing operations, Bruce has a deep understanding of the job search process. Bruce's coaching and mentoring services are designed to help people identify their strengths, develop their skills, and build their networks. 

Julie Maday began her association with the library as the project coordinator for the Power Employment Workshop Program.This program was recognized by the Department of Labor and the Institute of Museum and Library Sciences as the only program of its kind in the entire country for fostering library partnerships. As she advanced her career in corporate America, she has maintained her association with the library by offering her services as a resume reviewer. 

Expert resume reviewers are available free of charge to Arlington Heights cardholders. Daytime and evening VIRTUAL sessions are available at  


  • Customers are allotted up to three 1-hour sessions per year.
  • Appointments are ONLY 60 minutes.
  • If you would like to follow up with the resume reviewer, please submit another appointment request.
  • Reviewer will only work with you on your resume or LinkedIn profile. Reviewers will not write your resume for you.
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Choosing Your Career

A career is the sum of your professional journey--one where you set goals and achieve them, acquire more knowledge and experience, take on more responsibility, and move into positions where you earn higher salaries. Finding a career that best suits you takes time. It can take weeks, months, or even years as you continue learning what you want and need in a job. Use the list below to help you begin that process.

Looking for a second career? The resources below will help you begin that process.

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Online Resources

Job Search Websites

  • AARP: Find opportunities for experienced workers. Match your years of valuable experience with employers that are committed to an age-diverse workforce. 
  • Chicago Tech+Startups:  Online community for Chicago startups and tech companies. Find startup jobs, tech news and events.
  • AbilityLinks: The leading web-based community for job seekers with disabilities and inclusive employers.
  • Flexjobs: The #1 job site to find vetted remote, work from home, and flexible job opportunities since 2007.
  • Glassdoor: The worldwide leader on insights about jobs and companies.
  • Indeed: The #1 job site in the world with over 250M unique visitors every month.
  • Illinois Job Link: A robust, dynamic and comprehensive, web-based workforce development system for job seekers and employers. 
  • USA Jobs: Connects job seekers with federal employment opportunities across the United States and around the world.