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Job Searching Resources

Finding a job can be tough, so OLPL is here to help!

OLPL is currently hiring for several positions. Click here to see our current openings, review the application process, and download the employment application.

Below you will find resources to help you look for work, update your skills and learn new skills. Please visit our Job Resources Center on the second floor of the Library for job postings and notices. You may also post jobs on our bulletin board. Access to employment databases requires a valid OLPL card, but other links are available for everyone.

For help with your employment search, please fill out a One-on-One appointment form https://www.olpl.org/services/1-on-1-appointments/ or call the Adult Services desk at 708-422-4990 x500

 

Need Help Finding a Job?

https://www.careeronestop.org/
Your source for career exploration, training and jobs sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.

https://www.goodwillchicago.com/help-for-the-job-seeker
Since 1919 Goodwill has helped individuals with disabilities or disadvantages improve their lives through training, supportive services and employment opportunities. If you are looking for a job, we can help!

https://www.illinoisworknet.com/
To expand economic opportunity, the Illinois WorkNet® Portal and Program utilizes partnerships and technology to expand seamless and real-time access to workforce development resources aimed at individuals, employers and workforce/education partners.

Local Businesses and Organizations Currently Hiring

https://www.oaklawn-il.gov/departments/human-resources/job-openings
Job openings in the Village of Oak Lawn.

https://agency.governmentjobs.com/illinois/default.cfm?clearsearch=1
The State of Illinois website provides posting and application information for current vacancies within the departments under the jurisdiction of the Governor.

https://chicookworks.org/home/worknow/
Chicagoland area businesses hiring immediately.

https://jobs.trnstaffing.com/index.smpl
Ready to get to work? The Reserves Network direct hire and temporary staffing agency can help you find the right opportunity – fast.

National Job Searching Websites

https://www.indeed.com
Indeed is the #1 job site in the world with over 250 million unique visitors every month. Indeed strives to put job seekers first, giving them free access to search for jobs, post resumes and research companies. Every day, we connect millions of people to new opportunities.

https://www.simplyhired.com
Browse SimplyHired for jobs, view local and national salary information, discover companies and learn about the job market in a specific city.

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs
LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network with 722+ million members in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide.

https://www.careerbuilder.com
For over 20 years, CareerBuilder has been at the forefront of innovation when it comes to using data and technology to evolve the human capital management space, with solutions that help employers find, hire and manage great people.

https://www.monster.com
Monster is a global leader in connecting people and jobs. Every day, Monster aims to make every workplace happier and more productive by transforming the way employers and candidates find the right fit.

https://careers.govtjobs.com
GovtJobs.com lists local government jobs in city, county, state levels. GovtJobs.com is one of the largest career sites focused exclusively on state and local government positions. We specialize in executive level, state and local government job opportunities.

https://www.usajobs.gov
USAJOBS connects job seekers with federal employment opportunities across the United States and around the world. As the Federal Government’s official employment site, USAJOBS helps the right people find the right jobs.

https://jobs.aerotek.com/us/en
Aerotek brings great people and great organizations together. This drive to connect people and make them successful is what we mean when we say — our people are everything.

https://www.snagajob.com
Snagajob is America’s #1 hourly work marketplace. We’re the country’s largest platform for hourly work, with 100 million registered job seekers and job opportunities at 700,000 employer locations in the US and Canada. We take the work out of finding the right job or the perfect worker.

https://www.ziprecruiter.com
ZipRecruiter is a leading online employment marketplace that leverages Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered smart matching technology to actively connect millions of employers and job seekers.

https://www.flexjobs.com
FlexJobs is the #1 job site to find remote, work from home and flexible job opportunities since 2007.

https://www.dice.com
Dice is the leading database for technology professionals, managing over 9 million profiles in the United States. The platform helps technology professionals manage their careers and employers connect with highly skilled tech talent.