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eRESOURCES

All eResources require a 14-digit Northbrook Public Library card number for access. Questions? Call the library at (847) 272-6224.

  • Access learning tutorials for numerous resources, including iMovie, Photoshop and PowerPoint. Atomic Training has the essential training you need to develop and increase technology skills, proficiency, and productivity. Users must create an account.

  • Provides live interactive online help combined with online resources to guide you through the necessary tasks to get a job.

  • A collection of reference books with information on the history of education worldwide as well as information on scholarships and loans.

  • Provides detailed profiles of more than 3,300 jobs and 94 industries, invaluable advice on career skills and much more!

  • Lessons and tests for 4th - Grad.- School and job licensing. Includes ACT, SAT, TOEFL, LSAT, MCAT Real Estate Civil Service and more.  Tutorials for Microsoft Office and Adobe products.

    Registering with a username and password is required.

  • Provides contact and descriptive, factual information on the largest nonprofit organizations in the United States. Based on data from the Internal Revenue Service

  • U.S. and Canadian company and residential profiles.  Search by business type, size, location, and more. 

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Occupational Outlook Handbook. View the most recent statistics and career overviews. Use descriptive words/phrases for your own resume.

GCF Learnfree.org

Excellent resource from the Goodwill Community Foundation. Contains resume samples, tutorials, and other helpful information.

Career One Stop

CareerOneStop a U.S. Department of Labor-sponsored website with helpful information on creating and improving resumes. Includes resume samples.

CV Maker

Free online resource where you can create your resume.

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office resume and cover letter templates. Download and save resume templates into Microsoft Word.

The Riley Guide

Visit this website to learn more about the different types of electronic resumes (e-mail, scannable, plain-text).

Jobs Available at the Northbrook Public Library

Career Builder

Careerbuilder is one of the largest websites for job hunters. Sort descriptions by relevance, date, or location. Creating an account provides access to resources like e-mail and mobile device alerts. 

Community College Job Net

Community College Job Network has listings for positions at local community colleges. You must register to view job listings. Oakton Community College participates.

Craigslist

Since posting a job advertisement to this website costs less than other websites, Craigslist.org is a great resource for weekend and temporary positions. 

Gateway To Careers

Free site by Jewish Vocational Services in partnership with the Department of Labor that offers Assessment Tests, Job Application help, and many other useful tools. 

Greater Chicago Higher Education Recruitment Consortium

Greater Chicago Higher Education Recruitment Consortium lists faculty and staff positions at Chicagoland universities.

USAJOBS

The website for finding positions within the U.S. government.

Indeed and Simply Hired

Indeed and Simply Hired compile listings from a variety of websites including Monster, CareerBuilder, IL Job Bank, HotJobs and individual company websites. Sign-up to receive e-mail alerts.

Idealist.org

Search for jobs at non-profit organizations.

Learn Free

Need to brush up on your computer skills? The Goodwill Community Foundation offers online tutorials on a variety of topics including basic computers, job hunting, and social media.

Monster

Monster has many of same features as Careerbuilder. Create an account and receive e-mail alerts.


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