Links for Job Seekers

Local Job Links

Vanguard MacNeal Hospital Search for a job here, with Berwyn’s largest employer

Rush University Medical Center Search for jobs in the health care field and work at Rush Hospital

Chicago Jobs Post your resume, search job boards and find other career resources in the Chicagoland area

Chicago Reader Classifieds Search for jobs by field at The Chicago Reader

Work 4 Illinois Search for employment opportunities in Illinois state government. Find job postings, application procedures, forms, exam schedules and career counseling

 Nonprofit Jobs  Search for a non profit job in Illinois and surrounding states. Search by job description, keyword and location. Features many helpful job searching relating articles and well as twitter feed with current openings

Illinois Work Net Great portal for finding success after a layoff, designing a new career plan, and connecting with local Illinois workforce experts. Type in your zipcode and find local job fairs and recruiting seminars as well as educational support and relevant workshops

Goodwill Find your local office on the searchable map. Often feature a career center with free faxing, computer use and resume review for no charge

*City and local newspaper classifieds, print edition as well as online may be somewhat helpful as well

National Job Links

Careers In Gear  Great site for information in CCL training, trucking jobs and finding freight jobs Features searchable database for jobs, internships and volunteer opportunities as well as directories of organizations and events and blogs

Career Explorer (not helpful for job searching) but does have a searchable database of school programs as well as financial aid information, features news feed of articles related to job searching and videos about careers

The Berwyn Public Library Pinterest Board for Job Seekers

Nursing Job Links

Search these great websites to find local and national nursing jobs:

Vanguard MacNeal Hospital

Jobs for Seniors

Work and Retirement AARP’s site for those aged 50+ who are looking for employment. Features job-related articles and highlights local jobs of interest to seniors. Also features helpful social security benefits calculator and a retirement calculator

Senior Job Bank Search for jobs specifically for seniors and retired persons. Features a helpful blog and information for those considering a change in occupations

Retired Brains Features job pertinent articles and resources on working while “retired,” health care, senior living, and continuing education

Tips For Living on a Budget This great site from AARP features informative articles on topics like living on a budget, managing debt, looking for part-time work and even a community forum called, “Make Ends Meet,” where you can post questions and tips on topics like keeping grocery bills down, eating healthy for less, holidays on a buget and how to lower the cost of utilites

Don’t forget to attend our Senior Parties at The Berwyn Public Library held the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month, for games, fun and refreshments. For more information please call Diane at (708) 795-8000 x 6345

Jobs for Veterans

Military Connection A wealth of resources for veterans and their families; includes information about housing, education and special financial information. Lists employment opportunities including job fairs, job boards and job counseling

Military Exits  Assistance for transitioning to civilian life and employment opportunities available. Features job fairs, news and educational assistance

Careers for the Transitioning Military  Features jobs and career expos, a military skills translator, small business information and a list of military friendly companies. Vets may also post their resumes and sign up for a free newsletter

United States Department of Labor –Veterans Employment and Training Service (VETS) Features current news feed and blog about veterans and searching for employment, lists jobs and employment initiatives, women veterans, and transitioning out of the military  Lists military friendly employers, networking with other veterans and career expos

Vet Jobs Veterans can post resumes, search for jobs and find career fair information. Also features a blog and pages for civilian spouse

Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR &E) Information about applying for benefits, transitioning to civilian life, employment opportunities and pensions, life insurance and home loans

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America One-on-one support for returning veterans, transitioning information, VETogethers, and political advocacy

Work4Illinois Veterans Programs Information about veteran assistance, special employment programs for vets, job postings and career counseling

Volunteer Opportunities

While researching your dream job, how about lending your expertise and experience as a volunteer? You may even try to do something new.

Volunteer Match Enter your zipcode and a keyword of interest and find new ways to gain experience and help others

Serve Illinois Work together with other Illinois citizens to strengthen our communities and help to provide opportunities for others

Americorps From their website: AmeriCorps is your chance to put your ideals into action while learning new skills, making new connections, and earning money to pay for college.