Reference Solutions (formerly ReferenceUSA)
Reference USA is an online database that provides data for 24 million U.S. businesses searched by company name or custom searched by specific criteria. Reference USA includes additional databases for searching U.S. jobs and internships, U.S. healthcare professionals, and white pages for locating over 89 million U.S. residents.
Get advice on job applications, as well as step-by-step guidance for crafting effective résumés and cover letters.
The government’s premier source of career guidance, featuring hundreds of occupations. Revised every 2 years. Learn what training, education, and/or experience is required, see projections for job opportunities, and research salary ranges.
Illinois workNet seamlessly connects people to local and statewide in-person and online services and is open to all Illinois’ citizens, employers, and education and workforce partners. Connect to resources and tools for job searching, resume building, career preparation and exploration, adult career transition, and referrals for work support such as financial aid, child care and much more; and programs for veteran and disability resources, assistance for dislocated workers and resources and guidance for laid off workers.