Job seekers

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

Below you'll find many resources to aid you during your job search. We also invite you to visit us at the library in the Computer Commons for additional job postings and resources. 

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 Information Desk.

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.

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. See our Jobs page for current open positions at the library.

We also recommend checking out the Skokie Chamber of Commerce online job board. The Chamber of Commerce has a broad range of job openings in Skokie and nearby communities. 

Watch episodes of our Navigating the Job Search series, or brush up on essential job skills on our YouTube events channel.

Ready to start a business?

An option you may want to consider instead of looking for a new job is to start your own business. Check our Business Resources to find SCORE counselors and other resources to help you get started. Learn more about our business services.