Need a New Job?
Resume, Interview and Job agencies to help you get that perfect job
Earn your High School Equivalency Certificate
If you left school early and are 16-24 year old, this program can get you back on track. Education to Careers Program, Southwestern IL College, Aysha FLowers, 618-874-8771, firstname.lastname@example.org
If you don't meet their criteria, please contact our Help Line and SVDP will see how we can help you get your GED.
How to Build a Resume
Tips and outline for an awesome resume
The attached document has tips and outline on how to build a great resume. It is from Ken Coleman who has a podcast and website dedicated in helping people find their perfect job and it all starts with a great resume. www.kencolemen.com Keep your resume one page maximum. Fill in all of the details of your qualifications at your interview.
How to prepare for the interview
Step by step guide to win at the interview
Your resume and contacts have gotten you in the door for an interview. The attached guide from Ken Coleman (www.kencoleman.com) will help you be prepared to have a successful interview and hopefully a job offer. Read all the steps, do your homework on the company and look your best. Be sure to ask questions and be ON TIME (10 min early is on time!).
Call and ask for help finding employment
Express Employment - 618-288-8011
HireLevel - 618-655-1212
Staff Quick - 618-659-0400
Robert Half - 314-925-0462
Madison County Employment and Training
For all residents regardless of income level
Madison County Employment and Training (618-296-4445, 101 E. Edwardsville Road, Wood River, IL 62095)
▪ Bi-monthly job search workshops
▪ Connection to services offered by Illinois workNet, including job listings, resources for laid-off workers, apprenticeship opportunities, career counseling and training
▪ Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act federal grant funds for eligible students and prospective students interested in vocational training or college and are in need of financial aid
▪ Specific programs for adult workers with disabilities, criminal records or who receive public assistance
▪ Funded training for dislocated workers and transitioning military personnel
▪ In-school and out-of-school work experience programs geared toward youth ages 18 to 24
▪ Assistance for workers displaced because of foreign trade
▪ Career specialists who can help with career transition planning
St. Clair County Workforce Development Group
618-277-3090, 4519 West Main St., Belleville, IL 62223
▪ Job search and placement assistance, labor market information, training provider performance and training cost information
▪ Connection to apprenticeship programs, including U.S. Department of Labor-funded Registered Apprenticeship Programs offering classroom training, on-the-job training, work mentorship, progressive wages and national occupational credentials
▪ Access to resources through the Workforce Investment Act, which helps both job seekers and workers hoping to go further in their careers