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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.

Brainfuse LearnNow

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

Check Illinois

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

Crain’s Business Chicagocrains

Business news and analysis.

Gale Courses

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


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

Mergent Intellect

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


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

Treehousesmall treehouse logo

Video based courses for technology and computer science skills.

Value Line Research Center

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


Careers at the Library

Check out our Careers page for more information!

How to Land a Job in 90 Days

Discover how to set goals, use social media, get past applicant tracking systems, and interview effectively. Brown bag lunch permitted. Call Deirdre at 847-437-7581 with questions. Register at Visit the Third Floor Desk or check our calendar for dates.