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My Skills My Future
Not sure where to start in your job hunt? Try My Skills My Future, a Department of Labor career finder, to find a career path suited to your skills and needs.

Illinois workNet Center
The highlight of this website is the “Illinois Key Sectors” section. Use this tool to learn which industries are on the rise in Illinois. Once you choose a career field, get connected with training programs and find scholarship opportunities.

Job Center of Lake County
The Job Center of Lake County provides career counseling, job-training guidance, and can connect you with financial aid resources to help defray the cost of training for a new career. If you decide to visit the Job Center in person, you can utilize computers, fax machines and copiers for job-hunting.

Learning Express
Some of the most lucrative careers require standardized testing. This is the best resource online to help you succeed when taking a standardized test. Learning Express includes test preparation for the N-CLEX, ASVAB, CDL, Electrician’s License and many more.

Learning Express Resume Creator
Once you’ve decided on a career path, the next step is to craft the perfect resume. With Learning Express, the process is as easy as filling in the blanks. Use this program to build a perfect resume – effortlessly!

Government Job Listings
USAJobs Use this site to search for job openings with the federal government.
Work 4 Illinois Use this site to search for job openings with the State of Illinois
Lake County Career Center Use this site to search for job openings with Lake County
Waukegan Job Opportunities Use this site to search for job openings with Waukegan Township.

Jobs in Chicagoland
Employment listings in the Daily Herald
Employment listings from
Search in the City of Chicago

Jobs throughout Illinois

Nationwide Job Databases
Try duplicating your search in each of these databases. Cast your net wide – you never know what you’ll catch!