Library Databases | Local Resources  | State Resources   |  Federal Resources

Library Databases 

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center | career & industry profiles, workplace and job hunting skills, resume help, financial aid and college search help. Set up an account using your library card number for your username and a password of your choice.
From home: Click on this remote link. MPLD card required.

LearningExpress Library | Check out LEL's Job & Career Accelerator! To access this resource for the first time, you'll need to register a personal account by confirming your library, providing your first name and email address, and by creating a password. Your email address will become your username. After registration, all you have to enter is your username and password LearningExpress Library features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help patrons of all ages. It offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED® test prep, and more.

 

Websites | Local Resources

Career Services at McHenry County College | find local employment opportunities or post job listings and get help with your resume, cover letter, etc.

Shah Center for Corporate Training | and the Illinois Small Business Development Center, McHenry County College - training and assistance for area businesses and individuals. Services range from one-on-one counseling for entrepreneurs to customized on-site employee training seminars.

State of Illinois Resources

Illinois Department of Employment Security | IDES is your direct link to Illinois workforce services: job placement and referrals, unemployment insurance, employment and training programs, career and labor market information, payroll tax filing, and more.

Illinois Skills Match | workforce development system. At the ISM web site, you can match your job requirements and skills to job openings in Illinois.

Illinois WorkNet Center | career resources for job seekers; disability resources.

Federal Resources

CareerOneStop | US Department of Labor - military transition help, green careers, resume help, and more.

Occupational Outlook Handbook | extensive information about careers from the US Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics.


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