Government Labor

Ides | Illinois Department of Employment Services is the State agency that pays unemployment benefits, collects unemployment taxes, runs the employment service and Illinois Job Bank.

U.S. Department of Labor | Charged with preparing the American workforce for new and better jobs, and ensuring the adequacy of America's workplaces.

 

Job Search Resources

Find A Topic: Jobs & Careers | Find information related to companies, job fairs, resume writing, interviewing, and career changes.

Idealist.org | Lists a wide range of volunteer and non-profit jobs.

LinkedIn | A professional networking resource specifically aimed to help you discover new jobs, companies, and more while simultanesouly networking with coworkers, colleagues, and more.

USA Jobs | Search through a comprehensive list of Federal jobs.

Additional Job Search Engines

Careerbuilder.com  -  Indeed.com  -  Monster.com  -  Simplyhired.com  -  Neuvoo.com

 

Job Search Enhancement

Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile

Common Job Interview Questions & Best Answers

Fiscal Tiger Resources:

Resume & Cover Letter Aid

Best Skills to Put on your Resume | Learn about what employers are looking for on your resume and why. 

How to Make a Resume: A Step-by-Step Guide | Explore many examples of quality vs. problematic resumes and gain perspective on successful and beneficial resume formats and structures.

How to Write a Cover Letter Guide | Learn how to write a sufficient, concise, and professional cover letter that will increase your chances of job placement.

Open College's How to Write a Resume | Use this resource as a comprehensive guide on how to put together a resume.

Professional Resume Templates | Explore various pre-made resume templates and download the one that best suits your interest. Completely free and easy to use. Microsoft Word compatibility only.

Raw Resume | Learn how to create an efficient and successful resume that will impress potential employers and increase your chances for success.