Government Labor

Ides

Illinois Department of Employment Services is the State agency that pays unemployment benefits, collects unemployment taxes, runs the employment service and Illinois Job Bank.

U.S. Department of Labor

Charged with preparing the American workforce for new and better jobs, and ensuring the adequacy of America's workplaces.

 

Job Search Resources

Find A Topic: Jobs & Careers

Find information related to companies, job fairs, resume writing, interviewing, and career changes.

Idealist.org

Lists a wide range of volunteer and non-profit jobs.

LinkedIn

A professional networking resource specifically aimed to help you discover new jobs, companies, and more while simultanesouly networking with coworkers, colleagues, and more.

USA Jobs

Search through a comprehensive list of Federal jobs.

Additional Job Search Engines

Careerbuilder.com  -  Indeed.com  -  Monster.com  -  Simplyhired.com  -  Neuvoo.com

 

Job Search Enhancement

Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile

Learn how to positively maximize your LinkedIn Profile so it will be easier to. Resource written by Natalie Severt: Resume Expert at Uptowork.

Common Job Interview Questions & Best Answers

Explore common interview questions and learn the best way to answer them.

 

Resume & Cover Letter Aid

Cypress Resume

Use this resource to help build a professional resume and write a professional cover letter.

Before you begin building your resume, be sure to create your own, free account. This will ensure your work will be saved accessible in the future.

How to Make a Resume: A Step-by-Step Guide

Explore many examples of quality vs. problematic resumes and gain perspective on successful and beneficial resume formats and structures.

Open College's How to Write a Resume

Use this resource as a comprehensive guide on how to put together a resume.

Professional Resume Templates

Explore various pre-made resume templates and download the one that best suits your interest. Completely free and easy to use. 

Microsoft Word compatibility only.

Raw Resume

Learn how to create an efficient and successful resume that will impress potential employers and increase your chances for success.