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For Job Seekers

Resources for Job Seekers

Looking for a new job? Interested in a new career? The Library has subscribed to these resources for help you. You will need your Library card number to use them. Our librarians have also selected some excellent websites for job-seekers.

Name Description Use At Home?
Brainfuse LearnNow (Remote Access)

Test preparation including ACT, SAT, GRE, GED, ASVAB, NCLEX, TOEFL, Civil Service, and many more.  Also includes tutorials to help improve computer skills.

Yes
Career Cruising

Interactive career guide featuring in-depth occupational profiles and information on colleges. Use assessment tools to determine which careers are the best fit for you, explore education and training options, and build an online portfolio. Also available en Español.

Yes
Gale Courses

Gale Courses offers a wide range of free instructor-led courses. Classes run for six weeks on a variety of topics including technology, health-care training, business/accounting, personal development, law, test prep, and more. Some classes can lead to certification. Niles Library cardholders only.

Yes
Job Now

JobNow provides live assistance for job seekers with expert resume assistance, live interview preparation and career coaching.  This service is available every day between 3pm-10pm, except holidays. The 24/7 Center is always available.

Yes
LearningExpress Library

Find interactive test preparation guides for the ASVAB, GRE, SAT, ACT, civil service, military, law enforcement, real estate, U.S. Citizenship Test, and other exams. Use for career exploration and workplace skill-building. Find essentials to building a resume or cover letter. Includes test prep for elementary school and high school students.

Yes
Lynda.com

Learn business, software, tech, and creative skills with these top-quality courses taught by industry experts with Lynda.com. To log-in you will need your to enter your Niles library card number and Library Card PIN. Your Library Card Pin is the password you use to log-in the Niles Public Library District catalog. If you have not set up an account in the catalog, your password is patron. 

Yes
Mango Languages

Mango teaches 60 languages step-by-step from the very widely spoken (Spanish, Chinese, Russian, French, Italian) to the more unusual (Irish, Swahili, and even Pirate) as well as Angielski Dla Polaków (ESL Polish), Inglés Para Hablantes De Español (ESL Spanish), and others.

Yes
referenceUSA

This powerful resource helps you locate detailed information on potential business competitors or clients.

Yes

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Job Counseling

First Wednesday of the month; Four 30-minute appointments are available from 7-9pm

Meet with a career services volunteer to get help with your resumé, LinkedIn profile, or to practice interviewing skills. To set up your 30-minute session, call 847-663-6603.

Limited to Niles Library District cardholders only.

Job Seeker Programs

Nov
30

Jan
25

Mar
29

Careers at the Niles Library

Check out our Careers page for more information!