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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.

Yes
Brainfuse LearnNow

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

Yes
Check Illinois

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

Yes
Crain’s Business Chicagocrains

Business news and analysis.

Yes
Gale Courses

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

Yes
Lynda.com

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

Yes
Mergent Intellect

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

Yes
Reference Solutions (Formerly Reference USA)

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

Yes
Treehousesmall treehouse logo

Video based courses for technology and computer science skills.

Yes
Value Line Research Center

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

Yes

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 www.worknetncc.com. Visit the Third Floor Desk or check our calendar for dates.