Whether you are looking for your first job, finding a new career, or even trying to gain more skills to get you the next promotion, Kane County offers a wide range of services and programs that can help you succeed. We provide comprehensive services to job seekers with knowledge, skills, and job search know-how crucial to secure employment. For additional information, contact a representative at your local workNet center.
Basic Services & Walk-In Assistance
Career Resource Center
- Resume Development
- Job Vacancy
- Job Search Guidance
- Labor Market Data
- WIA Program Information
- Training Information
- Referrals to Partner Agencies
- Free Computer Access
Advanced & Individualized Services
Employment Plan Development
- Assessment of employment history and career objectives/goals
- Review of Job search methods
- Identification of transferable skills/experience
- Basic Skills Testing
- Interest assessment and career exploration
- Intensive resume review with assistance in developing and/or revisions
- Mock interviewing with coaching
- Labor Market information and job leads/matching
- Referral to training services when skills gaps exist
Occupational Skills Training - Provided after career development is performed and training vendor research is completed. Scholarships are awarded to eligible participants for training in-demand occupations. These scholarships can be applied toward programs offered at approved schools/training providers.
On-the-Job Training - Provides you with an opportunity to apply for jobs that you may not be fully qualified for because on-the-job training is needed. The program links you to employers willing to HIRE and TRAIN using grant resources.