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
AtoZdatabases

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.

Brainfuse Adult Learning Center

Adult learning content (GED) and live, professional assistance job skills, U.S. citizenship prep, computer classes, and more. Tutors are available every day from 2:00-11:00 p.m.

Brainfuse JobNow! Live job search assistance from job coaches, including resume and cover letter help and interview practice, plus professional certification and U.S. Citizenship practice tests. Coaching availabe every day from 2:00-11:00 p.m.
Lynda.com

On-demand video classes for learning business, software, technology, computer literacy, and creative skills.

ProCitizen Available through Pronunciator, ProCitizen is a resource that prepares you for U.S. Citizenship.
ProCitizen (Espanol) Preparación para obtener la ciudadanía estadounidense.
Pronunciator Learn a new language! Pronunciatior has lessons in over 80 languages, focusing on pronunciation. Also teaches English from 50 source languages. 
Pronunciator (Espanol) Pronunciator es una manera divertida y fácil de aprender cualquiera de los 80 idiomas disponibles.
Small Business Builder

A step-by-step engine for completing a business plan for new entrepreneurs, experienced business owners, and nonprofits.

Small Business Resource Center Covers all major areas of starting and operating a business, including accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, taxes, and more.