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Employment Resources

Looking for a job? Researching careers? Preparing to take a job skills test? Three Rivers Library has a variety of resources to help you in all of your career goals.

Online Resources:

Brainfuse- JobNow: Brush up on job skills and get help with your resume, cover letter or interviewing.  JobNow offers live, one-to-one interview coaching and resume assistance and resume lab, live career assistance and an adult learning center, with test preparation and software assistance.  JobNow live help is open daily from 2pm-11pm (with some resources open 24/7) and is free with your Three Rivers Library card.

AtoZDatabases: AtoZDatabases is a directory of information that allows you to search millions of businesses, residents, home owners, healthcare professionals and more. There is also a job search option and resume templates to utilize.


Both branches offer a variety of books on careers, resumes, and interviewing skills.

For career research, look in 331.702

For resume help, look in 650.14

For interviewing, look in 650.14

If you need more help, just ask one of our staff members!


Financial Aid Tips:  This site gives users tips on how to afford college, including a FAFSA summary of information and a financial aid dictionary.

Glass Door: A comprehensive career resource with information on 26,000+ companies including salaries, reviews and actual interview questions. Free access.

Grundy County Workforce and Workforce of Will County: Provides training, advice, job leads and event & workshop information.

Illinois Deparment of Employment Security:  IDES is your direct link to Illinois workforce services, job placement and referrals, unemployment insurance, employment and training programs, career and labor market information, payroll tax filing, and more.

Illinois workNet: Illinois workNet directs you to information on changing careers, finding jobs, gaining the training you need, furthering education and unemployment assistance.

Online Schools in Illinois:  This site covers online classroom resources for learning about Illinois, information about careers and salaries in Illinois and advice and information about non-traditional learning styles and accredited online schools and colleges.

Other Resources:

Don't forget that we offer public use computers and free WiFi, fax services, scanning stations and local newspapers at both locations.  We also have Winway Resume software on all of our public computers, for help in creating your resume and cover letter.