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.

During the library's closure, 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 with your job search. Complete our appointment form and someone will get in touch soon.

 Request an Appointment 

During the library's closure, in-person appointments are suspended; however, your request will be received, and we will do our best to assist customers via email.

Resources

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 a list of resources to help you navigate unemployment and financial hardship 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.

Upcoming Jobs and Career Programs

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Career Resources

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 and continuing education units (CEUs)

Arlington Heights cardholders only

Information on a variety of occupations, job search hints, a resume writer, and links to employers.


Self-paced, self-directed 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.

Arlington Heights cardholders only

Business directory, residential listings, demographics and health care listings. Records can be downloaded for mailing/contact lists.

Online card registrants will have access after they receive their permanent library card. If you are unable to access your existing account, CONTACT US (select "Tech Help" as your feedback topic).

Gale Presents: Udemy offers over 3500 on-demand video tutorials covering technology (e.g., Office, Windows, and Mac OS, coding, etc.), business & management, job & career skills, and personal growth. Some courses offer IT certification test prep or project management professional development units (PDUs)

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