Help for Job Seekers
Librarians and Technology Specialists on the 2nd Floor can provide one-on-one guidance to get you started using our career resources.
Job and Career Books
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Here are some free resources to get started on developing your resume.
- Career Center from Tutor.com – Career Center and tutoring available everyday from 10 a.m.-Midnight CST. Work one-to-one with career specialists to get help with writing a resume or cover letter, searching for a job, or preparing for an interview. (Overview)
- Reference Solutions (formerly ReferenceUSA) by Data Axle – Reference Solutions and Indeed.com team up to help you find your next job. Locate information on 11 million US businesses. Search using a number of criteria including zip code, company size, industry, ticker symbol, and more. Results include contact information, owner, major industry information and more. Need help? Try these training guides.
Resume Templates and Tools:
For additional information contact Tracey Orick, Social Worker or Cheryl Fortman, Business Librarian.
National Job Boards
- Career Builder – Access job opportunities, career resources, personalized salary tools, and insights.
- Indeed – Search for jobs, post resumes, and research companies.
- Get Hired Illinois – a new web portal to connect workers with job and career training opportunities as unemployment skyrockets during the coronavirus pandemic.
- Monster – Find job postings, salary tools, and career tools for getting a job anywhere in the US.
- NPO.net – Helping employers and jobseekers come together to build stronger nonprofits.
- ZipRecruiter – Connects millions of job seekers with companies of all sizes.