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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?
Adult Career Center

Consult an expert for one-to-one assistance online, or work independently in the SkillsCenter™ Resource Library using one of the thousands of videos, tutorials, or templates in this comprehensive database.

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
Dun & Bradstreet Million Dollar Directory

Over 160,000 public and private U.S. companies are included in this database. Company listings include addresses, lines of business, officers and directors, sales, number of employees, and year founded.

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

Lynda.com offers access to a vast library of high quality, current and engaging video tutorials taught by great teachers who are also working professionals. Users outside of the Library building will need to use their Niles library card numbers. 

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

Job Seekers Series

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Power Employment Workshop

Wednesday, July 30, 9:30am-2pm

Tech Time for Job Seekers & Other Adult Learners

Thursday, August 7, 1-4:30pm

Resume Assistance and Review

Tuesday, August 12, 5:30-8:30pm

Careers at the Niles Library

Check out our Careers page for more information!