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Registered Nurse Openings Account for Many Medical Jobs in Chicago

Posted on October 7, 2008

If you’re looking for a medical job in Chicago, a position as a registered nurse might be the way to go. According to the United States Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Chicago-Naperville-Joliet area employed 505,900 people in the education and health services industry during August 2008, an increase of 1.4 percent from […]


Report Could Lead to More Chicago Jobs

Posted on September 23, 2008

A new report stressing Illinois‘ middle-skill careers could lead to more Chicago jobs. The Workforce Alliance and the Skills2Compete-Illinois campaign recently released a survey reporting about a million middle-skill jobs should be available in Illinois by 2014. A middle-skill jobs is defined as one that requires more than a high school diploma but less than […]


Chicago Engineering Jobs

Posted on September 17, 2008

Those looking for Chicago engineering jobs should have some luck throughout the next several years. Employment in Illinois‘ engineering and scientific research industries is expected to increase at the average rate through 2014, according to an article by the Illinois Department of Employment Security. “Engineers will be needed to constantly monitor and make improvements to […]


CTA to Cut Chicago Jobs

Posted on September 10, 2008

One major fixture is cutting Chicago jobs. Earlier this week, the Chicago Transit Authority announced it would save about $40 million in costs by cutting some operations and jobs. The company has cut 43 Chicago jobs, including nine management positions, and plans to cut even more positions in the near future. According to an article […]


Chicago Education Jobs to Reach 351,245 workers by 2014

Posted on September 3, 2008

Chicago education jobs are continuing to grow. As of July 2008, the Chicago-Naperville-Joliet area’s education and health services industry employed 505,800 people, according to the United States Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics, an increase of 1.4 percent from last year. The Illinois Department of Employment Security states Chicago’s educational services industry is expected […]


More Chicago Jobs Lost in July

Posted on August 29, 2008

More Chicago jobs were lost in July, and the area’s unemployment rate continues to increase. In July, Chicago‘s unemployment rate came in at 7.5 percent, an increase from 5.4 percent last year. Overall, the city has lost 2,700 jobs, according to an article by NBC5.com. Illinois‘ unemployment rate rose to 7.3 percent in July from […]


Motorola to Cut More Chicago Jobs

Posted on August 21, 2008

One company is cutting even more jobs in Chicago and elsewhere. Motorola Inc. announced earlier this month is would cut 2,600 more jobs in an effort to save $500 million in annual revenue to help cope with declining revenue, according to an article from Chicago Business. Many of the specific job cuts have already been […]


New Argonne Facility Would Create Chicago Science Jobs

Posted on August 11, 2008

The expansion of a nearby national laboratory could create new Chicago science jobs. Argonne National Laboratory is bidding for a government-funded research facility that would create hundreds of new jobs. According to a ChicagoBusiness article, the laboratory wants to house a $550 million facility for rare isotope beams to conduct fundamental physics research, a project […]


Chicago Finance Jobs Picking Up New York’s Slack

Posted on August 6, 2008

Despite problems on Wall Street and in other corners of the country, people are finding many opportunities for Chicago finance jobs. According to a recent article in the Chicago Tribune, finance jobs in Chicago have remained strong-and even continue to hire new employees-despite the fact the city’s unemployment rate rose to 6.8 percent in June. […]


Film Industry Creating Chicago Media Jobs

Posted on July 30, 2008

The film industry in Illinois not only has a sizable impact statewide, but as of late has particularly created many Chicago media jobs. In 2007, according to a press release from the State of Illinois, Illinois film productions allowed for more than 26,500 hires statewide, a 110 percent increase from 2006. Most recently, the new […]


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