Adult Services

On the Job Front: Resume & Interviewing Strategies Workshop on Nov. 5

Posted October 23, 2014 | Posted in Adult Services





November 5, 2014
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.


The Villa Park Public Library
(Conference Room)
305 South Ardmore Avenue
Villa Park, Illinois 60181

Learn how to create a powerful resume and develop effective interviewing skills in this insightful workshop. Arrange an appointment with the presenter for the following Saturday for a one-on-one review of your resume.

To register, call 630.834.1164

On the Job Front: Transitioning in Todays’s Job Market – Elmhurst College

Posted October 22, 2014 | Posted in Adult Services



Saturday, November 1, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Elmhurst College
Frick Center
190 S. Prospect Ave.
Elmhurst, IL 60126

Whether you are between jobs or desire a career “next chapter,” have hope and take charge. For seasoned professionals navigating challenges of career change and potential age bias in today’s job market, CTC coach Anita Jenke will provide tips, strategies and real life examples to give the competitive edge to those in career transition.

Covering use of informational interviews, positioning and outreach critical to all job seekers, Ms. Jenke will share insights that will help all in transition to better position themselves for greater distinction and success! This event is open to the public and admission is $10 per person, which includes breakfast.

Registration and breakfast will begin at 8:30 a.m. The workshop will begin at 9:00 a.m.

RSVP today, as limited seating is available. Register online at or contact the School for Professional Studies at (630) 617-3300 or with questions or to register.

On the Job Front: Hiring Our Heroes Virtual Job Fair on Wed., Oct. 29

Posted October 21, 2014 | Posted in Adult Services



Join us for a virtual job fair on on Wednesday, October 29.4

Event Schedule:
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Virtual Hiring Fair

Virtual Job Scout brings all the benefits of a live fair to those who cannot make it to our traditional fairs. It allows job seekers and employers to connect with each other in real time – no matter their physical location. Because Virtual Job Scout is available 24/7, recruiters can also connect with top veteran, transitioning service member, and military spouse candidates outside of the live hiring fair times.

Virtual Job Scout is a free service. Thanks to the support of the Steven and Alexandra Cohen Foundation, Virtual Job Scout is free to both job seekers and employers.


? Job Seekers: Click here to register.

? Employers: Click here to register.

New in History: The Rush

Posted October 18, 2014 | Posted in Adult Services

Drawing on the diaries and memoirs of men and women of the era, Dolnick (The Forgers Spell) brings alive the experiences of those who left the East Coast, Europe, and even Asia in the search for freedom and wealth.

New Display: Refresh Your Resume

Posted October 16, 2014 | Posted in Adult Services

Refresh Your Resume


Are you entering the job market or starting a search for a new position? Then it’s time to refresh your resume!  For more information on all aspects of job searching,  stop by the Adult Services Information Desk and speak with one of the librarians.  We are always ready to help!

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