Wilmette Library Job Hunting and Career Resources 


Career Counseling Appointments 

Job search stalled? Need help with your resume? Meet one on one with a career counselor. Make an appointment for a ½ hour virtual or telephone session with a counselor by contacting John Amundsen, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Online Library Resources 

Available to Wilmette Library cardholders


Job Now (Brainfuse)

Includes live resume and interviewing assistance. The Adult Learning Center offers experts to help with Microsoft Office Products. Online resources and live help from 2 to 11 pm.

Business Insights

Brings together company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals. Detailed company and industry news and information.

Gale Courses 

Offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led online courses, including a class on resume writing.

LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)

Learn new job skills through access to video training courses in a wide range of topics such as using LinkedIn, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Word, iMovie,Twitter, and Marketing.


Conduct research about industries and companies. Information on executives and corporate families.  Includes nationwide job listings.


Selected Websites


Print Resources at the Library

Browse our in house collection of job finding resources, such as resume guides and interview tips.  Located in the Library’s Reference Room.

Visit the Library’s Circulating Collection to take home books on all aspects of the job search process.


Local Resources

Illinois Career Information System                                                                          

Research career paths, occupations, create resumes and more. 

Illinois workNet Center

Resources such as Virtual Job Fairs, resume help and training.

Jewish Vocational Service

A non-profit, non-sectarian agency that provides career counseling and job placement and other services.  

National Able Network                               

Career coaching and training and connections to career opportunities.                   


For Laid-Off/Unemployed Workers

Illinois Department of Employment Security               

Apply Online for Unemployment Insurance  

U.S. Department of Labor                                 

The Wilmette Library’s computer room offers Internet access as well as Word processing programs.




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