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Grayslake Library Databases
Peterson’s Test and Career Prep — Testing assistance powered by Peterson's for standardized AP/college prep tests, career certification, citizenship tests, and other exams. Research college/graduate schools and tuition assistance. Get advice on careers, resumes, cover letters, interviewing, and networking. Brush up on basic reading, writing, and math skills.
Launch Video Tutorial
LinkedIn Learning: Step-by-step video tutorials on a variety of skill building in software, apps, media, marketing, business, and technology.
- Career Building Videos in:
- Resume Writing
- Cover Letters
- Portfolio Building
- Certification support for the following:
- 3D Animation
- Education and eLearning
AtoZdatabases: Business and executive records, job openings by job title or description and send mass emails with JangoMail. (View a how-to AtoZdatabases video.)
Watch career building videos in:
- How to find a job
- How to interview
- How NOT to interview
IDES: Illinois Department of Employment Securities File unemployment insurance claims and access job seeking resources.
State of Illinois Employment Opportunities Portal
Illinois Worknet Center State of Illinois Workforce Portal, available assistance for employers, job seekers, virtual job fairs, and training and more services:
- Quick Start Guide for Illinois workNet
- Explore Careers
- Training & Credentials
- Qualify for Jobs
- Virtual Job Fairs
- Job Portal & Recruiting
- Layoff Assistance
Get Hired Illinois Connecting employers with workers
- Job Search Portal
- Resources for Employers, Unemployment, Job Seekers, Labor Market Resources & Career Management
Lake County, IL
Lake County Employment Opportunities
College of Lake County Employment Opportunities Portal
- Jobseekers can set up a time to use the computers for a self-directed job search at the Waukegan location by calling 847.377.3450. Open for limited appointments.
- Remote assistance for job search and career transitions available, email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Available resources:
Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership: List of companies that are hiring now.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
- National, State, & Local Job Statistics
- Wage Data by Area & Occupation
- Assistance with
- Job Search
- Resumes & Cover Letters
- Salary Comparisons
- Career Education & Exploration
- Developed under the sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration
- Provides standardized descriptors for over 1,000 occupations
- MyNextMove - assistance in helping you figure out your next job
- Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor
- Assistance with
- Career Exploration
- FInding Career Training
- Job Search
- Resources for various demographics of job seekers
Career Development Basics
View our series of Career Development Basics videos on resumes, cover letters, professional references, interviewing, and resources made by our Adult Services staff.
Job Skill Development
View our series of Job Skill Development videos on Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google, Forms, WordPress, AtoZ Databases, and more made by our Adult Services staff.