Quick Start Guide

Quick Start Guide

Use the Quick Start Guide to learn how Illinois workNet can help you achieve your employment and training goals!

Service Locator

Service Locator

Use this search to find locations near you where staff can assist you in finding resources for your job search, career preparation, and referrals for work support. You will also find WIOA services and can identify them by the use of the WIOA icon.

Employment 101 Online Activities and Certificate

Employment 101

Employment 101 provides a complete set of tools and steps your students will need to get started developing a roadmap to reach their training and employment goals. The “meat” of the whole process is the Employment 101 Guide. Illinois workNet includes resources for getting your students started, lessons to supplement the online tool, and the Customer Support Center for viewing their saved results.

Job Skills Guide

Job Skills Guide

Make sure you have the skills employers want! When you are searching for a job, it is important to recognize the skills that you have and include them in your resume and interview. Use those skills to show you are qualified for the job. Learn more about the skills and hear what employers have to say about those skills.

Resume Writing Guide

Resume Writing Guide

​A resume is required for most jobs. Employers will look at your resume to get a summary of your education and work experience. It is a critical document because it is used to decide if you will get an interview. It provides a first impression of your skills and abilities. Here you will find articles on each step in the resume writing process.

jobPrep Mobile App

jobPrep Mobile App

The jobPrep app helps individuals achieve their career goals, all from the convenience of a smartphone! Whether you're at home or on your way to a job interview, get the help you need when and where you need it with the jobPrep app.

Money Management

Money Management

People spend money in order to purchase the things they want. Those things may be houses, cars, clothes, fancy dinners, vacations, sports equipment, or electronic items. Select the option that best fits your situation to find great resources and helpful information to help you with your current or future money management goals.

Assessments in Illinois workNet

Assessments

Illinois workNet offers assessments that can be used as part of the career development process.

disabilityworks

disabilityworks

Helping individuals with disabilities achieve their training and employ​​ment goals.​​​​​​

Layoff Assistance Guide

Layoff Assistance Guide

Tools and information to recover from and report a job layoff.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Social Media Guide

Social Media Guide

Whether you are a business or a job seeker, you need to know how and why you should be using social media to market your product and services, or skills and experiences to your target audience. With close to a 1000 social platforms, it is hard to decide which ones are best for you.

Veterans Guide

Veterans Guide

There are dedicated programs and services for Veterans nationally and in Illinois. Don't miss out on valuable compensation, benefits, and educational opportunities. Learn how to connect to services in your community, including finding Veteran Service Officers (VSOs) who are an excellent resource to assist you with various services, entitlements and programs. Use all of these tools and tips to help you reach your career, training, and employment goals after your military service.

Youth Dashboard

Youth Dashboard

The Illinois workNet Youth Guide is quick and easy to use. Use this guide to learn how to explore careers, prepare for a job, apply for a job, be smart with your money, and plan for the future.