Find a Job

Land of Lincoln Workforce Alliance is here to help you find a job. Whether you are unemployed, a laid off worker, preparing for layoffs, or facing other circumstances in life, we’ve got tools to help you develop job skills, resources to help you connect to job listings, and we’ll help you through your job search and onward to reach your employment end goals.

Start with Illinois Job Link, Illinois workNet®, and the Illinois Department of Employment Security below and continue your job search with a wide variety of job search links through online providers, state and federal agencies, major local businesses, hospitals, staffing agencies, and colleges and universities. You’ll find all the links and videos below.

Illinois Job Link


Illinois Job Link is an online database that helps connect skilled job seekers to employers in the State of Illinois. By answering a series of questions about your skills and interests you will be entered into a searchable database so that employers looking for those kinds of skills can find you. Click here to explore all the features of Illinois Job Link in one convenient location.

Illinois workNet®

Visit the Illinois workNet® homepage to continue your search for Job Fairs, Events, Workshops and more job search assistance in your area. Look for the search field at the top, center of the page and enter your zip code to see a list of results.


With your free Illinois workNet® account, you will be able to:

  • Use Self-Assessments
  • Create and Store Resumes
  • Use Career and Job Search Planner
  • Save Internal and External Links


Illinois Department of Employment Security

To find a Job or Career Fair in your area, visit the IDES Job Fairs and Special Events page. Input your zip code in the search field at the top, center of the page to begin your search. You can also visit the IDES website for help filing an unemployment claim, to certify for unemployment benefits, to look for jobs, and for assistance if you are a veteran.


Job Search Links

State & Federal Agencies

Job Searches Through Major Local Businesses

Healthcare Job Search


Employment Agencies


Youth Employment