Job & Career

Looking for a job? Explore Library services, resources, and programs that can help.

Book a Librarian

Need help with job & career resources? Contact Business Librarian, Claire McCully.

Career Counseling Appointments at the Library

Consult with a career expert for resume help, LinkedIn profile review, and job search strategies for any stage of your career. Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one appointment. Register here and select Virtual Career Counseling Appointment or call 847-729-7500 x7700. Appointments are limited to Glenview Library Card holders.

Navigating the Job Search Program Series

Looking for a Job Today

Thursday, January 21, 3 PM – Presenter: Mike Buhmann
The job market has changed dramatically. How can you conduct an effective job search today? Career librarian Mike Buhmann will go over essential portfolio-building tools and discuss how you can develop the knowledge and skills to land your optimal job.

Resumes and Marketing Material

Thursday, January 28, 3 PM – Presenters: Joan Neumahr and Jerry Donahue
Join career professionals Jerry Donahue and Joan Neumahr to learn the best ways to market yourself during the pandemic. Learn techniques to create an optimal resume, LinkedIn profile, cover letters, and more.

Informational Interviewing

Thursday, February 4, 3 PM – Presenter: Marty Gahbauer
Get an edge on the competition by networking your way to your next career. Martin Gahbauer of Elmhurst College will provide a guide to take control of your job search by conducting a series of directed interviews that will develop your network and help you land a good job.

Interviewing in the Virtual Age

Thursday, February 11, 3 PM – Presenter: Frances Price
During the pandemic, most interviewing is done on the phone and by computer. In this program, long-time human resources professional Frances Price will explain the techniques for looking and sounding your best in an online interview.

Register via the Skokie program calendar. Registration, when available.

Navigating the Job Search is a four-week event sponsored in collaboration with Skokie Public Library, Wilmette Public Library, Morton Grove Public Library, Evanston Public Library, Lincolnwood Public Library, Niles Maine District Library, and Glenview Public Library.

Job & Career Events


Local Resources

North Suburban Cook County American Job Center

The North Suburban Cook County American Job Center offers services, resources and workshops for job search and career transitions. Offices located in Arlington Heights.

National Able Network

National Able Network offers job seekers personalized support through career coaching, career training, and career connections. Offices located in Skokie and Evanston.

Career Resource Center

Career Resource Center offers education, training, coaching, and guidance for job seekers. Offices in Lake Forest. *Membership requires a fee. Nonmembers are welcome to attend events for a small fee.

Prepare for a Career

Access live online career coaches, create resumes and cover letters, prepare for interviews and career exams, gain workplace skills, discover career matches, and identify employers with Library databases.

Job & Career Online Resources

Build resumes and cover letters, interview with confidence, explore careers, and navigate career transitions with the assistance of these online resources.

Ready to Start a Business?

The Library has resources that can help.