Jobs & Careers

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Explore the library's job and career services.

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Local Resources for Job Seekers

Path to Career Readiness

Join the library's self-directed Path to Career Readiness program. This is a self-paced set of online and in-library activities designed to help new and returning job seekers develop effective resumes/cover letters, interview skills and workplace competencies. More information.

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Resume Resources

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Resume Review Appointments

Expert resume reviewers are available free of charge to Arlington Heights cardholders. Resume reviews are scheduled on Tuesday and Thursday evenings between 7-9 p.m.

Request an Appointment 

One of our reviewers will contact you to set up a personalized one-on-one appointment.

During the library's closure, in-person appointments are suspended, but your request will be received.

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Meet with a Librarian

For Arlington Heights cardholders, an Info Services Librarian is available to help with your job search. Complete our appointment form and someone will get in touch soon.

 Request an Appointment 

During the library's closure, in-person appointments are suspended; however, your request will be received, and we will do our best to assist customers via email.

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Starting a Business?

Our Business & Nonprofit Services page has tools and advice to help you get started and stay in business.

Upcoming Jobs and Career Programs

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Career Resources

Gale Courses

In-depth, instructor-led, 6-week classes on tech topics, health care training, business/accounting, personal development, law, test prep, and more. Some classes can lead to certification.

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Illinois Career Information System

Information on a variety of occupations, job search hints, a resume writer, and links to employers.

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Path to Career Readiness

Self-paced, self-directed set of online and in-library activities designed to help new and returning job seekers develop effective resumes/cover letters, interview skills and workplace competencies.

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ReferenceUSA

Business directory, residential listings, demographics and health care listings. Records can be downloaded for mailing/contact lists.

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Udemy for Business (presented by Gale)

Gale Presents: Udemy offers over 3500 on-demand video tutorials covering technology (e.g., Office, Windows, and Mac OS, coding, etc.), business & management, job & career skills, and personal growth. IMPORTANT SIGN-UP DETAILS

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