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 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.
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:
Visit the Illinois Department of Employment Security Homepage to locate information about unemployment insurance, career information and resources, and to file for benefits.
The Illinois workNet Center and IDES are conveniently located in the same building in Springfield, at 1300 S. 9th Street, and IDES is open M-F from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. You can contact them online or via phone at 800-244-5631.
"The Land of Lincoln Workforce Alliance, an Illinois workNet™ Center, is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program Provider. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.”