Job seekers

If you or someone you know needs help finding a job, we can assist you.

Career Resource Center

Look for the Career Resource Center on the library’s second floor. You’ll find resources like:

  • Career books with general job search advice.
  • Information on career fields and industries.
  • Guides for resumes, cover letters, networking, and interviewing.
  • Job posting board with local job opportunities and information for other career programs and educational opportunities in the area.

One-on-one career help

Meet with a career assistant. Get help deciding on a career direction, review a resume, or practice interviewing skills. Set up a 30-minute appointment by calling us at 847-673-7774 or stopping by the Reference Desk on the second floor.

Career programs & seminars

Every month we feature a variety of job search programs the library. We cover topics such as staying motivated in a job search, interviewing techniques, and online networking using LinkedIn.

Staying up-to-date on technology is also helpful when looking for a new career. The library offers a seminars and classes to help you learn the latest software, hardware and online applications. Check the library’s calendar to see what we offer.

Skokie Career Support Group

Meet and network with fellow job seekers at the Skokie Career Support Group. We meet on the third Monday of every month from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. in the Business and Career Center on the library’s second floor. Get tips from other job seekers and develop your networking skills.

Online resources

Our online job and career resources can help with your job search too. We also have online training and tutorial resources to develop your technical skills or to practice certification, employment or placement exams. Also, check out the career section of the Skokie Wiki for additional career resources.