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For Job Seekers

Resources for Job Seekers

Looking for a new job? Interested in a new career? Find a collection of online resources for job seekers here. Use most resources inside the library or from home with your Niles-Maine District Library card.

Name Description Use At Home?
Brainfuse JobNow

Support for job seekers from 3 - 10 p.m. daily with expert resume assistance, interview preparation, and career coaching.

Yes
Brainfuse LearnNow

Practice tests for ACT, SAT, AP, Civil Service, NCLEX, TOEFL, and more.

Yes
Check Illinois

Find Illinois home sale, business license, foreclosure, and bankruptcy records. Perform background checks.

Yes
Crain’s Business Chicagocrains

Business news and analysis.

Yes
Gale Courses

In-depth, instructor-led, six-week courses for all topics.

Yes
Lynda.com

Video based courses for business, technology, and creative skills.

Yes
Mergent Intellect

Contains business directory, residential listings, demographic data, as well as industry reports and company profiles for international public and private businesses.  

Yes
ReferenceUSA

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

Yes
Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage

Stocks and mutual funds news and analysis, financial planning tools, investment strategies, and industry reports.

Yes
Treehousesmall treehouse logo

Video based courses for technology and computer science skills.

Yes
Value Line Research Center

Stocks and mutual funds news and analysis, financial planning tools, investment strategies, and industry reports.

Yes

Job Counseling

First Wednesday of the month; Four 30-minute appointments are available from 2:30-4:30pm

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 Library District cardholders only.

Careers at the Library

Check out our Careers page for more information!