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Located in Chatham, Illinois
Chatham Area Public Library
Thursday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Career Resources

Unemployment & Crisis Help

If you are unemployed or lost your job, here are some resources for assistance while you are looking for a new job.

Skill Building

If you are thinking of changing careers, find yourself without a job and looking for a new career, or are re-entering the workforce, here are some online resources to help you take this time to sharpen or add new skills.

Job Searching

Many job search sites will send new job postings free to your email. However, some medium and large companies may only post their open positions on their own website. Make sure to do both 1) have postings sent to you as well as 2) go to specific companies’ websites to check for job postings.

State and Federal Jobs


Applying for a job is different than what it was just 5 years ago. Learn how to write an effective resume and cover letter along with how to ask for a reference.  Learn also how to navigate an Applicant Tracking System (ATS)

Book a Librarian

A library staff member will give undivided attention to customers who want assistance with the review of a resume or cover letter.