If you're having trouble finding work, you can contact a workforce development agency. These agencies help job-seekers prepare for and apply to jobs. They may host trainings or provide help in the following areas:
- Occupational training,
- Resume writing,
- Interviewing skills,
- Financial literacy, and
- Job placement.
There are agencies that serve certain geographical areas in Illinois and those that focus on certain industries.
For a list of workforce development agencies in Cook County, visit the Cook County Workforce Partnership website. For agencies and resources across Illinois, visit the Illinois workNet Center website.