Illinois workNet Center
employment guidance, training
and placement services to Illinois job seekers.
professionals provide a broad array of career guidance services
that are tailored to your particular needs. The center provides
a variety of services for job seekers, including: career counseling,
education and job-training guidance, financial aid for education
and training, personalized career plans, unemployment insurance
services, Illinois Job Link, and other Internet job listings,
and referrals to partner organizations.
you visit the center, you will meet with a career specialist
who can tell you about all of the services we provide and help
you plan your job search. In addition, our staff can help you
develop your resume, write a cover letter to an employer and
sharpen your interviewing skills.
In addition to expert guidance, you can also use the workNet Center as you
look for a job. We provide computers, printers, fax machines
and copiers to help you communicate your interest to potential
employers. If you are out of work, staff can help determine
your eligibility for securing unemployment insurance benefits.
Based on your meeting eligibility criteria, we can also open
the door to:
Vocational and technical training
Basic skills courses
GED completion programs
English as a Second Language
Professional workshops, seminars and entrepreneur
On-the-job training, internships and apprenticeships
can also advise you on financial assistance while training or
furthering your education. Based on your needs, we can connect
you to training courses that fit your career goals.
On-site, in the classroom and in the field, your workNet Center can help you locate
the training opportunities to take the first steps toward a
new career. IETCs develop on-the-job training programs, including
internships, apprenticeships and customized referrals.