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Job Search Assistance

  • The Illinois workNet Center offers employment and training services at the One-Stop Center that are designed to link Illinois employers with qualified job seekers.  We are committed to developing the workforce in our community by helping employers meet their human resource needs.  We provide an array of career guidance services tailored to job seekers’ needs including additional training or education.  Our state-of-the-art Resource Room gives access to the latest job market information, employment listings, career development publications and professional career advice.  

Our team of professionals are a resource for job-seekers, assisting them in using the tools and services available to further their knowledge and reach their goal of successful employment.

Illinois Job Link is an online database that is offered through the Illinois Department of Employment Security.  The site helps connect job seekers to employers in the State of Illinois.

Click here to explore Illinois Job Link.

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Resource Room

The Resource Room provides access to job information, employment listings, career development and professional career guidance.

  • Resume development
  • Staff to assist with your job search
  • Workshops to improve interview and resume skills
  • Access to Illinois workNet and Illinois Jobs Link
  • Access to computers, fax, copy and phone

Visit the Resource Room located at 757 West Pershing Road – Spring Creek Plaza – Decatur, Illinois

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Workshops

Workforce Investment Solutions offers workshops to assist in your job search.

Workforce Orientation and Application

ORIENTATION

  • Find out how to receive funding for college or certification programs (e.g. tuition, books, fee reimbursement)
  • Learn about the enrollment process for Workforce Investment Solutions programs
  • Click here to view the orientation presentation

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Resume

  • Overview of a resume
  • Getting organized
  • Building your resume
  • What information goes on my resume

Click here to view the Resume Building Workshop

Job Search Workshop

  • Getting Organized
  • Job Sites to Use When Applying for a Job
  • Special Job Searching Tips

Click here to view the Job Searching Workshop

Phone Interview Skills Workshop

  • How to Prepare for a Phone Interview
  • Phone Manners
  • Do’s and Don’ts of Phone Interviews

Click here to view the Phone Interviewing Skills Workshop

Illinois JobLink Workshop

  • Learn how to navigate through opens in a new windowwww.IllinoisJobLink.com
  • Develop the most effective practices for completing online applications
  • Learn where to apply for jobs online
  • Safe websites for online searching
  • How to copy, paste, save and upload your Resume
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One Stop Center

The Decatur One Stop Center provides access to job information, employment listings, career development and professional career guidance.

  • Resume development
  • Staff to assist with your job search
  • Access to Illinois workNet and Illinois Jobs Link
  • Access to computers, fax, copy and phone
  • Workshops include: resume development, interview skills, job search, on-line job applications and basic computer

Visit the Resource Room located at:
757 West Pershing Road
Decatur, Illinois 62526