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Career Resources will offer articles that provide career, resume and interview hints or suggestions to help with your job search
Resume hints, interview suggestions
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For Job Seekers in Northern Illinois and Southern

Below are some links to articles on topics such as career advice, how to create work-life balance, and industry trends.

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Certificate of Employability

Certificate of Employability

To receive a COE, students fulfilled graduation requirements, academic achievement requirements, and attendance and attitude assessments.The certificate was created by Freeport Area Mid-sized Manufacturers Coalition (FAMMC), Freeport Area Chamber of Commerce, and Northwest Illinois Development Alliance. FurstStaffing is a supporter of the COE. (click HERE to learn more)

National Career Readiness Certificate

The National Career Readiness Certificate is a portable, evidence-based credential that measures essential workplace skills and is a reliable predictor of workplace success. The testing is done at Highland Community College. (click HERE to learn more). FurstStaffing is a supporter of the National Career Readiness Certificate.

Career Readiness Certificate


WorkKeys® is a job skills assessment system that helps employers select, hire, train, develop, and retain a high-performance workforce. The testing is done at Highland Community College. (learn more HERE). FurstStaffing is a supporter of WorkKeys®.

Skill Enhancements Information

Microsoft Office website offers some free training on the 2007 version of Word , Excel and other Microsoft software. You must have Word or the software you want to learn on your computer to access the training. Click Here.

Skills Enhancement