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City officials and Facebook team up to create Chicago tech jobs

Posted on July 3, 2018

The mayor and Facebook are joining forces to create Chicago tech jobs. Two collaborations will expand digital and technology training to students across Chicago. Facebook will support students participating in coding bootcamps through the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership, and will work with City Colleges to expand its existing digital marketing curriculum and training. Both programs […]


Jobs initiative to boost Chicago jobs

Posted on July 3, 2018

A new jobs initiative aimed at youth will help bolster Chicago jobs. The City Colleges of Chicago and Chicago Public Schools have announced Jumpstart to Jobs – an innovative initiative to provide Chicago’s young people with career-ready skills and marketable credentials for a successful future. Through the initiative, Chicago public high school juniors and seniors […]


Minimum wage increase to affect Chicago jobs

Posted on July 3, 2018

An increase the minimum wage will affect Chicago jobs very soon. Chicago’s minimum wage will increase to $12 per hour starting July 1, 2018 – a 45 percent increase in the minimum wage since 2011. The increase is part of Mayor Emanuel’s 2014 ordinance that will raise the minimum wage for 410,000 workers annually to […]


Company creates logistics jobs in Chicago

Posted on May 31, 2018

One company is expanding and creating more logistics jobs in Chicago. BlueGrace Logistics, a nationwide third-party logistics (3PL) provider,  is opening an office in downtown Chicago. BlueGrace plans to add 80 jobs at its new location in the iconic Chicago Board of Trade Building. The new office will open July 9, 2018 and support the […]


Chicago hospitality jobs climb

Posted on May 31, 2018

The number of Chicago hospitality jobs is climbing. Booking site Priceline has found Chicago is the U.S. destination people want to visit most during the upcoming three-day Memorial Day weekend. The Priceline news comes on the heels of the city’s record tourism numbers set in the first quarter of 2018. “More tourists are planning to […]


Program to create Chicago jobs

Posted on May 31, 2018

An established program is working to create more Chicago jobs for youth. One Summer Chicago application period has been extended to May 28, 2018. The program will offer an additional 1,000 jobs this season allowing the City to provide internships to 32,000 youth over the summer months. Interested youth should visit www.onesummerchicago.org to apply. “One Summer Chicago […]


Tourism boosts Chicago hospitality jobs

Posted on May 1, 2018

A record number of tourists is boosting the amount of Chicago hospitality jobs. Chicago reached record tourism levels in the first quarter of 2018. The results build on Chicago’s record performance of 55.2 million visitors in 2017 and reflect a the city’s growing strength in attracting more leisure visitors and convention delegates. “Tourism in Chicago […]


Company to create global logistics jobs in Chicago

Posted on May 1, 2018

One company is expanding to create more global logistics jobs in Chicago. project44, a global logistics technology company, announced plans to add 200 jobs in Chicago. To accommodate this growth, project44 is moving to a new 40,000-square-foot space in Chicago’s iconic Merchandise Mart. The news follows the company’s recent announcement it has secured $35 million […]


New plan supports Chicago jobs

Posted on May 1, 2018

A brand new plan is helping to support Chicago jobs. A package of new reforms has been developed to support small businesses across the city. The plan will reduce costs for businesses, simplify the licensing process, increase transparency, support start-up and innovative businesses, and reduce the burden of inspections for all businesses. “Small business owners […]


Company creates more green jobs in Chicago

Posted on March 27, 2018

One company is expanding and creating more green jobs in Chicago. Gotham Greens founders Viraj Puri and Eric Haley and community leaders in Pullman will break ground on what will be Chicago’s largest agricultural greenhouse. The 140,000-square-foot Gotham Greens greenhouse near 107th Street and Doty Avenue will create approximately 60 permanent and 70 construction jobs […]


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