Jobs & Careers

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Explore Library services, resources, and programs that can help 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

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Local Resources for Job Seekers

Local Organizations

Resources for Unemployed Individuals

Who's Hiring:

    Whether you have no experience working with People with Disabilities or have years of experience, we would love to talk with you. If you are looking for a fun, fulling job while making a difference in your community, NWSRA has the job for you. 
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Online Resources

Job Fairs

Job Search Websites

Resume Resources

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Jobs and Careers Programs

Catch up on the latest Jobs & Careers programs

Resume Workshop
Access video recording

Resources: Employment GapsHighlighting your achievements

Better Resumes for Applying Online
Presenter: Denis Curtin, Job Search Chicago
Access PowerPoint slides here:


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One-on-One Help

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 

Resume Review
Schedule an appointment today to have your resume reviewed. Expert resume reviewers are available free of charge to Arlington Heights cardholders. Daytime and evening sessions are available at  


Job Search Strategies

Treat the job search like a full-time job, but combine strategies and resources for the best results. Use the Occupational Outlook Handbook to get job descriptions, future employment trends for over 250 of the most popular jobs, and connect majors with careers. Then, make a list of companies that interest you.

Next steps:

  • Find out who works there and follow them on LinkedIn
  • Search openings on the company's website
  • Research and attend events the organization will be hosting or attending

Path to Career Readiness

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.