Employment and Career Guidance Resources
Ferguson's Career Guidance Center
Find authoritative and comprehensive career information on thousands of jobs. Access resume and cover letter samples, interviewing advice and tips, college planning resources, and scholarship and financial aid information.
Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor-led online courses. Courses run for six weeks, and new sessions begin every month.
App available. An online learning platform with thousands of courses taught by experts. NOTE: To log in, enter your library card number and library account password. If using the app, the library’s custom link is “elalibrary”.
Students and job seekers can receive live, professional help daily from 2-11pm. Submit homework questions or resumes anytime or prepare for standardized tests. App available - create an account on a browser then log in on the app.
Local Employment Resources
Chicago Tribune Jobs Section
Search job listings from the Chicago Tribune.
Illinois Department of Employment Security
Provides unemployment insurance, employment services and guidance to workers, job seekers, and employers.
Search for local jobs from job sites, newspapers, associations, and company career pages.
Lake County Job Center
Services for job seekers, including career counseling, job-training guidance, and financial aid for education and training.