Improve Your Resume | Interviewing for a New Job
Upcoming Program for Job Hunters
Library Program: July 22: 7 pm, You have a job interview, now what?
Find a Job @ the Library
Check out a Local Career Center
Location: 600 Hart Road, Suite 275, Barrington, IL 60010 Get directions
For more information:
Contact: Sherry Leginski
Monday through Thursday: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday: 8 am-4:30 pm
McHenry County College Career Services
Location: A257 (Map of campus)
Monday through Friday: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Classified sections for area newspapers :
* Chicago Sun Times * Chicago Tribune * Courier News
* Daily Herald * Northwest Herald
At our library under call number : 331.702 UNI. Use this resource to help you find out more specifics about jobs such as training and education, salary, etc.
*CareerPlace (in Barrington, IL): A "volunteer driven, non-profit agency dedicated to helping people help themselves as they develop search strategies, skills, and conduct an effective job search brought on by unemployment, career transition, re-entry to the workforce, or first-time employment."
*Elgin Community College Openings
*Elgin Illinois workNet Center: The site mainly describes the different programs and services available at the different locations, such as the one in Elgin.
*Fetch Me A Job (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin)
*Harper College Openings
*Illinois Jobs: Designed for Illinois job seekers, career changers, individuals in transition, and youth entering the world of work. You'll find access to job sites, job search tips, career advice, support groups and counseling, and networking opportunities.
*Judson University Openings
*McHenry County College Openings
*America's Career Infonet: Part of a suite of online tools sponsored by the Labor Department, ACInet is a superb source of in-depth information on wages and employment trends, occupational requirements, state labor market conditions, national employer contacts, and links to 5000 online resources.
*America's Job Bank: Jointly maintained by the U.S. Department of Labor and various state employment offices, this is one of the largest sources online for national and international employment. It offers job posting for employers and résumé posting and job searching by occupation, keyword, and zip code for job-hunters.
*CareerBuilder: With its efficient online recruiting service, résumé posting capability, and access to the classified ads of 45 daily newspapers, acquired from the defunct CareerPath.com, this enormous job bank lists over 400,000 job announcements searchable by type, industry, company, and location.
*CareerJournal: The Wall Street Journal's free site covers all aspects of the employment search with versatile salary profile data and a calculator; relocation and retirement information; hiring trends listed by industry; résumé writing and posting; a large job bank updated twice weekly; and hundreds of articles.
*JobHuntersBible.com: Designed as the supplement to the classic job-hunting guide What Color is Your Parachute?, this website is an excellent primer for anyone new to online job hunting. Richard Bolles, the author of Parachute, provides a directory of useful links for job-hunters as well as advice for using online resources to aid their search.
*Jobs and Career
*Monster.com: This dot.com veteran features a tremendous database of information for the job seeker and employer, with a variety of resources for college graduates and chief executives alike.
*Salary.com: Supported by a team of experienced compensation specialists, this popular site features fast and easy-to-use salary, benefits, and cost-of-living wizards, a salary timer, college tuition calculator, job assessor, and other tools.
Books on creating resumes are found under the Call Number 650.14, come to the library and check out our selection! Or browse our resume books online in our catalog!
* Microsoft Word Resume Templates: Download sample resumes and edit them for your specific experiences
* Resume Tutor : This service provided by the University of Minnesota will help people learn how to write an online resume, but will not help in assembling and formatting resumes.
* CollegeGrad.com-This site provides "some insights designed to help you successfully interview and get the job you want--and then negotiate the very best job offer!"
* Job Interview Do's & Don'ts
* Job Interview Tutorial for Job Seekers
* Monster.com Career Advice
* Sample Job Interview Questions
Jobs for Teachers
Kane County Human Resources Consortium: Has teaching and school positions in Kane County.