Jobs & Careers Databases

Job Hunting & Career Guides

  • Brainfuse JobNow

    Brainfuse JobNow

    Provides practical tools for job seekers. Receive personalized expert analysis of your resume and cover letter, get live interview coaching 2pm-11pm daily, plus browse other career and interview resources.

  • CareerOneStop

    Sponsored by US Department of Labor. For job seekers and students. Explore careers, get tips on writing resumes, interviewing, networking, and finding jobs. The Skills Profiler helps you identify existing skills and match those to job titles.

  • CIS (Illinois Career Information System)

    From the Illinois Department of Employment Security. Has information on more than 700 different careers in the state of Illinois.

  • College Grad Job Hunter

    Interview tips, resume preparation, and job postings directed toward the first time job hunter.

  • Glassdoor


    Glassdoor holds a growing database of millions of company reviews, CEO approval ratings, salary reports, interview reviews and questions, benefits reviews, office photos and more. Unlike other jobs sites, all of this information is entirely shared by those who know a company best — the employees.


    Join the network of over 120 million professionals to connect with colleagues and classmates and to explore job opportunities. Visit the official LinkedIn YouTube channel for tips on everything from creating your account to discovering new features.

  • O*Net Online

    Developed for the U.S. Department of Labor. Interactive website to explore occupations related to a person's skills. Descriptions of occupations are also included. Also check the Occupational Outlook Handbook for career descriptions, requisite training and education, estimated earnings, and projected job openings.

  • The Riley Guide

    One of the best sites for online job searching, resume advice, networking, and just good "how to search for a job" information.

Community Resources

  • College of DuPage - Career Services

    Career and job assistance is provided to students, alumni and residents of Community College District 502. College Central Network lists job postings online--free registration required. DuPage Executive Network offers career transition help to senior-level executives and professionals.

  • IDES (Illinois Department of Employment Security)

    Open to anyone seeking unemployment benefits. If you are seeking unemployment compensations benefits, you may go to any of the Illinois Department of Employment Security Offices

  • Lisle Township Job Club

    The Lisle Township Job Club is open to anyone and meets Mondays at 10 a.m. at the Woodridge Public Library for help on resume writing. The club cosponsors the Support and Networking Group which meets Wednesdays at 10 a.m. at the Community Center in Naperville. For more information, call 630/968-1880.

  • People's Resource Center - Westmont

    Job Search Assistance helps low income residents of DuPage County secure and maintain employment. To make the search process easier, the Job Search Assistance program provides clients with one-on-one mentoring at every step along the way.

  • WorkNet DuPage Career Center

    Located in Lisle, the workNet DuPage Career Center is DuPage County’s premiere location for training, developing, and connecting the local workforce. Provides employment counseling and training services for county residents.

Chicago-Area Job Sites

Job Search Sites

  • Job Searching

    Read a job search blog from expert Alison Doyle. Check out articles on job search advice, resumescover lettersnetworking, and much more.


    Search over 1 million jobs at the U.S.'s largest online job site.


    Indeed makes it easy for you to drill down by keyword and location to jobs that fit your requirements precisely. Find jobs from job sites, newspapers, associations, and company career pages.


    Lists over a million jobs as well as resume management and career guidance. Get advice on job hunting strategies, resumes, interviews, networking, and more.

  • Simply Hired

    A job search engine. Search millions of job listings from across the web.

  • USA Jobs

    The official source for jobs with the U.S. federal government.

  • Work 4 Illinois

    View job postings and application procedures for State of Illinois employment opportunities.