One of our core beliefs is that job seekers should use as many resources as are available to them. In this spirit of collaboration, we keep in touch with many other not for profit and government career centers, local networking groups and job ministries at local religious organizations. We encourage you to explore these resources and take advantage of any or all of them. If you have a suggestion for a link addition, please email us at: email@example.com
Job Listings & Resources
Executive Career Services offers a free, confidential resume review and supports CareerPlace
StrengthsFinders Links from the University of Minnesota:
Free Workshops at Harper College
Other Not-For-Profit Career Centers
CPA networking—www.referrallink.biz for the calendar of CPA Networking group events
Crystal Lake Job Club
Meetings are held at the Crystal Lake Public Library once a month on Thursdays at 1:00pm. Join other job hunters in a supportive environment for networking and to hear speakers on job hunting topics. For more information or to sign up for the job club’s newsletter, contact Kim Damitz (firstname.lastname@example.org). Click here for a meeting schedule.
Network to Success Job Club
Sponsored by McHenry County Workforce Network, meetings are held every 2nd and 4th Wednesday at 1:00pm at the Shah Center (4100 W. Shamrock Ln., McHenry, IL; 815.338.7100).
Saint Hubert Parish Job & Networking Ministry
Job club meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month at 7:00pm at St. Hubert Parish Ministry Center (729 Grand Canyon St., Hoffman Estates, IL; 847.885.7700 x101). The group also sponsors job hunting workshops throughout the suburbs. Sign up for their job board: email@example.com.
O.L.P.H Career & Business Networking Ministry– Monthly Meeting Second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm in Dussman Room in the Lafayette Building at 1775 Grove Street Glenview, IL For more information…about the meetings and presenters, contact John D at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.olphglenview.org/community/othercommunitygroups/businessnetwork
Church of Latter Day Saints Employment Resource Services
4951 Indiana Avenue
Lisle, IL 60532
Phone (630) 487-2181
Fax: (630) -437-5077
Job Support Groups
Share Job Ministry
The SHARE Job & Networking Ministry is composed of four parishes in the Northwest Suburbs: St. Edna (Arlington Heights), St. James (Arlington Heights) St. Raymond (Mt. Prospect) and Our Lady of the Wayside (Arlington Heights). SHARE is open to any and all job seekers and offers seminars on job search and networking tips as well as offer time to network with fellow group members. Meetings are held every second Wednesday. For more information and to be added the the e-mail list for meetings and jobs announcements, call or e-mail Patty Casey at (224) 232-5910 or email@example.com. To join the LinkedIn Group: SHARE Network – AH: http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=1921819&goback=%2Egdr_1247492163795_1
State Assistance for Unemployed Workers http://www.ides.state.il.us/resources/default.asp
Financial Education and Support
HavenSource, a local not for profit providing financial counseling.
Individual and Family Therapy
Barrington Library Atomic Learning: Increase your computer skills anytime at your own pace. Computer tutorials are available on many applications including MS Office, Adobe CS3 & CS4 applications, Blackboard and Moodle, iLife applications, Inspiration, Google Docs, Windows, Mac OS, and many more. AVAILABLE ONLY AT THE LIBRARY. CareerPlace members DO NOT NEED TO BE A RESIDENT OF BARRINGTON TO USE THESE SERVICES.
Other Community Resources
2014 Healthier Barrington Community Analysis and the 2014 Community Household survey results. http://www.advocatehealth.com/healthier-barrington-survey-results-2014
IL Small Business Assistance including workshops and other resources
Green jobs and career networking resources in Green Industry – http://www.greenjobs.net/
Resources for job seekers from the U.S. Dept of Labor – Click here
The United Way of Lake County has put together a 21-page Recession Survival Guide which describes what an individual can do if they need help with their finances. This guide includes some very good and useful information and we thought you might find it helpful. Click here for guide.
Go Put Your Strengths to Work by Marcus Buckinham
The Opt-Out Revolt by Lisa a. Mainiero & Sherry E. Sullivan
In Search of the Perfect Job by Clyde Lowstuter
What’s Your Type of Career: Unlock the Secrets of your Perfect Career Path, by Donna Dunning
What Color is Your Parachute? 2009: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers by Richard Nelson Bolles
The Unwritten Rules of the Highly Effective Job Search: The Proven Program Used by the Worlds Leading Career Services Company by Orville Pierson
Do What You Are: Discover the Perfect Career for You Through the Secrets of Personality Type, Tieger & Tieger, 2001.(For anyone who wants to go into more depth after an MBTI evaluation)
You, Inc., Beckwith & Beckwith, 2006 (For anyone needing an extra boost on how to talk about his/her successes)