STATE OF ILLINOIS EMPLOYMENT RESOURCES
Illinois Department 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 Job Link: Illinois Job Link is an online database that helps connect skilled job seekers to employers in the State of Illinois. By answering a series of questions about your skills and interests, you will be entered into a searchable database so that employers looking for those kinds of skills can find you. Best of all, this service is FREE!
Illinois workNet Center: For the purpose of expanding 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, businesses and workforce professionals. Innovative partnerships span state economic development, workforce development, education agencies, and local workforce investment boards along with their public and private partners including local governments, community colleges and non-profit organizations. Through partnerships that leverage technology, a common vision to plan for the economic futures of communities and provide a seamless array of services is realized.