Job Skills Series

Let us help you find your next job

Get tips for writing or refreshing your resume, taking the stress out of online or phone interviews, and more. All programs are online, and advance registration is required. After you register, we will email a link to join the event on the morning of the program.

We also encourage you to try our online resources for job seekers, available to you with your Northbrook library card. These tools provide live expert help to job seekers, online instructor-led courses, and other job searching tools. 

Virtual Programs: Job Skills

Ace Your In-Person Interviews

Thursday, October 8, 4:00 - 5:00pm
Learn what to do before, during, and after an interview to make it a success. Advance registration required.  

Online resources for job seekers

All of these online resources are available to you with your Northbrook library card. If you need help accessing these resources, please contact our Reference desk at 847-272-4873 or reference@northbrook.info.

Brainfuse JobNow

Get expert live feedback from a resume or interview coach, and access to resume templates, interview tips, and more.

ReferenceUSA (for job seekers)

ReferenceUSA gives you access to over 10 job-searching tools such as interview tips, salary estimates, resume writing, and more. Learn more about how can help you find a job.

Gale Courses

Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive instructor-led courses that you can take online. Courses are six weeks and new sessions begin every month. The 360+ classes include Accounting Fundamentals, Microsoft Office, Health Care Certificates, and Intro to Interior Design, and more.

Lynda.com

Lynda.com has video tutorial classes that can help you learn how to write a resume or prepare for an interview. In addition, you can pick up some additional skills to give you an edge in your career with easy to follow tutorials in areas like technology, business skills, and more.