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Career Services

Local Job Listings

Organizations:

Newspapers:

Area Websites:

Job Search Engines

Job listings are pulled from job boards, company websites, newspapers, industry associations, online classifieds and more.

National Job Listings

The first three sites are the well-known national job boards that include listings from companies and organizations all over the country and the world. They also include advice for job hunters.

Planning Your Job Search

These meta sites are a great place to start your job search. They contain links for everything from specialized job listings to salary surveys to resume advice. The experts who maintain these meta sites review and screen all the sites they include to insure that users are getting quality information.

  • Riley Guide A great place to start your job search! This site is very comprehensive.
    The A-Z Index is very helpful for finding specific websites.
  • Job-hunt.org A well-organized site that includes many articles to advise job hunters.
  • Jobhuntersbible.com Site of What Color is Your Parachute? author Richard Nelson Bolles.

Action Verbs and Keywords for Your Resume

Career Counseling

  • WorkNet DuPage – This Career Center in Lisle has job search workshops, career counseling, job fairs, and job clubs. See the ABC-Channel 7 news report here.
  • Career Services at the College of DuPage – The Career Services Center offers career resources and opportunities for students, alumni and residents of Community College District 502.
  • At the library (see “FREE Career Counseling” above.)

Job Central behind the 2nd Floor Information Desk
Here you will find the job listings from local newspapers, and a list of magazines in our collection that also include job listings. In addition, there are books, videos, and articles on job search topics, and information on other local resources.

Reference Books
The library has a number of company and employment directories. Several of these, such as the Directory of Executive Recruiters and the Illinois Manufacturers Directory, are located at the 2nd Floor Information Desk.

Circulating books are located in the following areas:

  • General Job Searching – 650.14
  • Resumes – 650.142
  • Job Interviews – 650.144
  • Careers / Occupations – 331.702