The following area organizations provide assistance to job seekers

Skokie Public Library
5215 Oakton
Skokie, IL 60077
Offers free one-on-on assistance for resumes, interviewing help and general job search direction. Career Support Group meets every third Monday of the month at 9:30 AM and many tech classes available along with one-on-one technology assitance.

Illinois WorkNet
Arlington Heights Office
723 W. Algonquin Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Evanston Public Library/3rd Floor
1703 Orrington Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201
Offers low cost or free recruitment, hiring and training expertise and assistance. Has workshops on Computer Skills, Resumes, Interviewing and Job Searching. Conducts “Power Employment Workshops” at area libraries that offers a one-day class on job searching skills. Administers federal funded training scholarships. Please note the monthly job fair calendar. A free service for Illinois residents

Jewish Vocational Service
Skokie Office
Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Road, Skokie, Illinois 60077
[email protected]
Provides training, workshops, networking opportunities and career counseling to job seekers in the area. Charges a nominal/sliding scale fee for services.

Career Transitions Center
703 W. Monroe
Chicago, IL 60661
Provides one-on-one and group sessions with career coaches; weekly seminars on navigating transitions, successful search techniques, and relevant professional development, access to the business center with telephones, fax and copy machines and internet access. Quarterly fee for services

Career Resource Center
40 E. Old Mill Rd. Suite 105
Lake Forest, IL 60045
Offers one-on-one advising, job search seminars, interview preparation, networking sessions, technology tutoring. Fee required for services

Operation Able
Oakton Community College – Skokie Campus
7701 Lincoln Room A158
Skokie, IL 60077
Provides access to technology-based resource centers, basic computer training classes, workshops, career counseling, connections to vocational and post-secondary training programs, and job placement assistance.

Upwardly Global
180 N. Wabash Ave, Suite 310
Chicago, IL 60601
Provides training and support to immigrants with a professional degree to find suitable employment in the US.

Lucrative Careers Inc.
Life-changing career services by nationally-known career experts Steve Frederick and Jack Chapman. Whether you just need a resume or you want in-depth career help, we can help.