Real Life: Careers

Career Lab

"200 letters for job hunters."

Electronic Career Reference Center

Tutorial, job searching resources, gallery of e-resumes.

Got Resume Builder

A feature-rich online resume building tool for library users.

Illinois workNet Tools

Excellent page on the Illinois workNet site, with how-to videos on finding a job and building a resume.

IDES Occupational Employment Statistics

Salary information for hundreds of occupations in Illinois.

Occupational Wage Tables

Published by the Department of Labors' Bureau of Labor Statistics, this guide has employment and wage estimates for over 700 occupations.

Salary Calculator

Calculates cost of living comparisons in hundreds of U.S. and international cities.