Services & Resources

Whether you’re unemployed or under employed, the American Job Center is here to help. Our goal is to get you on your feet and get you ready for meaningful employment.

If there are other services that are not listed that can help you overcome a barrier to gain employment, we might be able to help or point you in the right direction, just click “Get Started” below.
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Virtual Resource Room

Community Resources

Tax Support

Due to COVID-19 our location is still closed until further notice.  We will not be doing in-person or virtual income taxes for tax season 2021.  Below are some suggestions:

AARP Tax-Aid Program

IRS – Main Page – Phone: 800-829-1040

IRS – Find a Location for Free Tax Help

My Free Taxes

Employment Resources

WIOA Information

WIOA Information

  • Interested to see if you’re eligible for the WIOA Programs and Services through the North Suburban Cook County American Job Center? Submit the Job Seeker’s Get Started form.

Education

Financial Aid

Technology Resources

Computer Skills

Free BCS Computer Workshop Webinars:

  • Computer Workshops-60 minute and 90 minute Concept Based Webinars (Free Excel Basics, Excel Advanced, Word Basics, PowerPoint and G-Suite

Free Online Education Classes(Topics) include: Basic Skills, Languages, Computer Skills, Internet, etc.

LinkedIn Learning Courses 

Get the Basics

Build your introduction

Online Presence

Chances are a recruiter or employer will immediately search for you online to consider you for a job. Investigate your online presence. Search your name to get started. The below sites are all top in allowing you to tell a story about yourself. Use them strategically. You have to prove to an Employer you are comfortable online.

LinkedIn – Create a well-rounded profile, Seek out endorsements from past colleagues. Employers check this site first to see your background. Check for jobs and networking groups too.

Facebook – Create a professional profile or scrub your current profile of anything inappropriate. Check your privacy settings to see who is and isn’t able to view your profile page and update accordingly.

Twitter – Create a “Handle” (Twitter speak for a username) and profile and follow companies and industry-related handles. This will demonstrate to potential employers your interest and that you are staying up to date on the latest news and trends in your field

Resume Help

Harper College Resume Help

My Perfect Resume

Online Resume Builder

Resume Help 

Resume-Now

The Professional Me

Visual CV

FREE WEBINARS at North Suburban Cook County American Job Center:

  • Target Resume
  • Create a Winning Resume
  • Interviewing Coaching
  • Virtual Interview Skills
  • Virtual Networking
  • How to Work a Virtual Job Fair
  • Why Volunteering can land your job up to 50% faster
  • 10 Rules for Working with a Recruiter
  • Relax your way to a new job
  • Social Emotional Webinar
  • Transferable Skills Webinar

Special Population Resources

Youth 16-24

Career Connectors

Job Corps

North Suburban Cook County American Job Center-Additional Programs

WIOA Information

  • Interested to see if you’re eligible for the WIOA Programs and Services through the North Suburban Cook County American Job Center? Submit the Job Seeker’s Get Started form, based on your answers you will be directed to fill out a brief WIOA Survey and view the WIOA Orientation Video.
Our Office
North Suburban Cook County American Job Center
1400 South Wolf Road - Suite 200
Wheeling, IL 60090
Hours

Limited in-person services by appointment only: Schedule Now
Services available virtually and by phone
Mon – Fri: 8:30A.M – 5:00P.M.

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The North Suburban Cook County American Job Center is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

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