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Welcome to the new home for Illinois Career and Labor Market Information​

LMI Source has now merged into the ​new IDES website. Its contents can be accessed through one of four pathways. Simply select the pathway that best suits your needs.

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Begin your career exploration here to find the latest information on occupations, wages, education and training requirements, employment outlook and much more.

  • Access our free career planning applications: Career Information System (CIS), CIS Jr., and CIS Job Seeker.
  • Find information about green jobs and other emerging technologies.
  • View and print our career planning publications and link to other resources for students, parents, and people changing jobs.​

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Includes employment statistics, job forecasts, wages and demographic characteristics.

  • Has Labor Market Information for various geographies.
  • Employers can find information on projected employment for occupations and industries and current trends in help wanted ads.
  • Find data to complete Affirmative Action compliance, or EEO reports.​

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Has information to help our workforce partners serve their clients better, such as wage information, job training, career planning services and more.

  • Includes links to helpful publications and resources.​

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This is a clearinghouse of all of our Labor Market Information reports and data.