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Library Resources

Reference and marketing database including 30 million business profiles and 220 million residents.

Use this online resume builder to make professional quality resumes in three simple steps.

lynda.com is a premier online learning site offering engaging, expert courses covering technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies, and more.

Tutor.com offers tutoring service in more than 40 subjects in an easy-to-use online classroom.

Universal Class
Learn something new today! Universal Class offers over 500 online continuing education courses.

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Workshops & Seminars

FPPL offers many workshops, seminars, and one-on-one consultations designed to help you make your next career move.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Community Resources

Illinois WorkNet
This organization provides online and in person services for job seekers.

Goodwill Workforce Connection Center
This center bridges the gap between the job seeker and local companies including job search assistance free of charge, resume assistance, interviewing, access to computers, and more.

Triton College Career Services
This center offers career planning services, resources, and access to information for individuals (students, graduates, and community members) seeking to get better jobs, start new careers, or re-enter the workforce.

Recommended Resources

Illinois WorkNet Center
Illinois WorkNet® Portal and Program utilizes partnerships and technology to expand seamless and real-time access to workforce development resources aimed at individuals, businesses, and workforce professionals.

Career One Stop
This portal includes tools for interest and skills inventory and self-assessment, occupation and career path exploration, job search, and much more. Sponsored by the US Department of Labor.

mySkills myFuture
Helps laid-off workers and other career changers explore new careers that may use the skills and experience gained in previous jobs.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
The OOH can help you find career information on duties, education, training, salaries, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.

O*NET Online
Helps to match occupations with abilities, interests, knowledge, skills, work values, and more.

Veterans ReEmployment 
A one-stop website for employment, training, and financial help after military service.