Career Planning and Job Search Tools
An Adult Student's Guide to Public Benefits in Illinois
Valuable information for any of your clients who are in job training or attending college.
Career Tools for People with Disabilities
Department of Rehabilitation Services: Click here.
1-800-843-6154 1-866-324-5553 TTY
College of DuPage workNet (career and college advising)
Access for training funds are sometimes available through workNet Dupage if clients meet certain requirements.
Excellent Job Search Website for Your Clients
Look at www.discoveryourskills.com.
It is an excellent resource for our clients and organized in a very concise and user friendly way,
providing information on career planning and job search skills.
Job Seekers Who Are Immigrants
World Relief: View more. (630) 462-7566
Upwardly Global (higher skilled/educated job seekers): View more (312) 431-1923
IL labor market information
Information for Older Worker Job Seekers
From National Able Network
6 Easy Ways to Beat Negative Stereotypes as an Older Worker
10 Things That Will Help You If You're An Older Job-Seeker
10 Tricky Ways An Older Job Seeker Can Leverage LinkedIn To Get A Job
Job Search Resources and Websites for Older Workers
7 Mistakes Job-Seekers Over 50 Make
10 Tough Q & A's for Older Workers
Baby Boomer Interview Tips: Do You Know How To Interview With A Younger Generation?
So How Old Are You? Things You Can/Can't Do About Age Bias
Employment Tips for Job Seekers Who Are Ex-Offenders
- The following are very practical job search tips from DuPage Department of Probation:
- Safer Foundation
- DuPage Probation department
- From Jail to Jobs
- Post-Prison Job Search Tips
The following is from the People's Resource Center:
Overcoming Job Search Depression
Three Tactics: View more.
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness): Click here.
Metropolitan Family Services of DuPage: Click here.
Get Hired Not Fired!
How to stay employed in today’s workplace. This document is a self-contained personal skills curriculum
to be used with your clients in either group or individual sessions
to improve their retention and increase success on the job. Download document.
Your First 90 Days
For your clients, tips on staying employed. View Your First 90 Days brochure.
Cultural Barriers to Interviewing
Employment Strategies for Special Populations