Get Help with Your Job Search


Skokie Public Library provides many services to assist those seeking a job or career advancement. Look through the Employment Resource Center site for opportunities to meet with a career counselor or join a job support group at the Library. The Career Center from provides a service where resumes or cover letters can be uploaded for analysis from a job specialist live online.

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Recommended Job Search Sites

Available everywhere with your Skokie Public Library cardCareer Center from

Career Center is organized into sections on Career Help, GED Preparation, Citizenship, and Back to School. The Career Help section includes resources to help write resumes and cover letters. Resumes and cover letters can be uploaded and evaluated by career experts using ProofPoint. ProofPoint is available from 3:00 to 10:00pm only.

Web resourceCareer Information sites compiled by Skokie Public Library

Websites selected by librarian specialists to assist in job searching and provide information on salaries, resumes, networking, etc.

Available everywhere with your Skokie Public Library cardThe Careers College

The Careers College is a job search education and career resource center. The portal blends online educational learning modules, job search tools, and complementary career resources to help you navigate the job search process and land the ideal job. The site has sections on Conducting the Job Search, Preparing for Job Interviews, Resume Templates, and more.


This is a good place to start for anyone looking for a job in Chicago. This site contains links to local job listing sites, a guide to area employers and local career assistance organizations.

Web resourceEmployment Resource Center from Skokie Public Library

Learn about the special services and resources available at Skokie Public Library and the local community to assist jobhunters.

Web resourceGlassdoor

A comprehensive career resource with information on thousands of companies. Glassdoor includes salary, bonuses, and details for specific jobs at specific companies, as well as actual interview questions and hiring process details. Also included are reviews written by employees that highlight the pros and cons of working for a particular employer.

Web resourceThe Riley Guide

This highly regarded career website includes an A-to-Z index of career information available on the Internet.

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