Job & Career Resources

Book an appointment with one of our trained librarians for one-on-one training and assistance with any of our databases or on-line services. Use our computers or bring in your own laptop. Call 847-918-3225 or stop by any of our service desks to schedule an appointment.

Job Databases

Database Name Description Click to use at home Click to use at the library
A to Z Database A business reference and marketing database containing details on businesses and households across the US. Ideal for sales leads mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and more.
Career Transitions Search for job openings, career training and education opportunities, write your resume and cover letter, and improve your interview and networking skills.
Learning Express Library

Study guides and practice exams for: AP, college prep, graduate placement, career and civil service as well as popular software tutorials for Microsoft Office and basic computing.  Please note that to use Learning Express you must create a free account.  Click "Register" to create your own username and password.

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