Practice and use your new skills!
Now that you know how to search for jobs online, check out local job listings on the following websites:
1. Illinois workNet Job Finder - Search by keyword and location.
2. 1000 Jobs - Search manufacturing jobs.
3. Government Jobs - Search opportunities by salary and more.
Local support centers
Find local centers to help you look and apply for jobs at the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnerships.
Or visit the Disability Works website for more guidance on your job search.
Other online job-search sites
Indeed.com - One of the most popular job-search sites. You can search by city, state, or zip code and narrow the results down by salary, job type, title, and other filters. If you create an account, you can save your searches for later use.
LinkUp.com - A different job-search site that aggregates listings directly from company career web pages. This way of aggregating jobs helps avoid scams and duplicate listings because it pulls information only from companies. Watch this quick video to learn more about LinkUp.
Simply Hired - Another popular job-search webiste that aggregates from thousands of other websites. Creating an account allows you to save searches, save notes about job listings and receive email alerts.
Have a resume ready
Before starting your seach, make sure you have a resume ready. Learn how to create a resume using a Microsoft Word template. Then use it to apply for jobs online.