Job Seekers

Resources

Frequently Asked Questions

Where, when, how, and answers to other questions about the workNet DuPage Career Center.

View the F.A.Q »

Facts About I.T. Certifications

Some compelling facts about why certifications are important for I.T. professionals.

Facts About I.T. Certifications »

Dressing for Your Job Interview

First impressions are important, and how you dress plays a big part of that.

How to Dress for a Job Interview »

Career Exploration Resources

Information and guidance on career options, and choosing a career that’s right for you.

Career Exploration Resources  »

Job Search Tips for Older Workers

For job seekers over 50, this blog article delves into the “new world of job search.”

How to Navigate the New World of Job Search  »

Community Resources

A list of various sources of assistance, in a downloadable PDF.

See the list Community Resources »

Recovering After Your Layoff

These resources can help you gain some balance after a layoff.

Layoff Recovery Resources »

Job Search Readiness

A quick way to assess if you’re ready to conduct a successful job search.

Take the Job Search Readiness Quiz »

Using the Best Words to Describe Yourself

On your resume, use words that are concrete and active, and avoice cliches.

Learn the Best Words »

Job & Employment Scams

Info and tips to help you sniff out a job scam.

See info about Job Scams »

Free Educational Resources

Where to find some free, basic education in the DuPage area.

See the Free Educational Resources »

Affiliated Organizations & Partners

Other agencies offering assistance to job seekers.

See Our Affiliates and Partners »

Online Career & Training Expo

Learn about some of the training available through the WIOA grant program at workNet DuPage.

Visit the Online Career & Training Expo »

Other Local Events & Support Groups

A wide variety of networking groups, job clubs, and other groups for job seekers.

Please email Jim Fergle regarding any changes to this list, at jfergle@worknetdupage.org.

Download Other Groups and Events »

Understanding the Hiring Funnel

Many applicants go into the funnel, but one final candidate comes out. What happens in between?

See the Hiring Funnel »

Job Search Tips for Young Adults

A series of four blog articles to help young job seekers find their first job and start a good career.

Finding Your First Job »

Applying for Your First Job »

Succeeding in Your First Job Interview  »

How to Keep Your Job and Start Your Career  »

Commuter & Transportation Resources

Helping you get to work and back home again.

See the Commuter & Transportation Resources »