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Chicago Media Jobs Cut at Tribune

Posted on April 20, 2009

Some Chicago media jobs will soon be lost as the newspaper industry continues to decline. The Chicago Tribune recently announced that it will have to cut some jobs. However, according to an article by Editor & Publisher, the Tribune disputed a Crain’s Chicago Business report that the company would have cut 20 percent of its […]

Chicago Jobs Cut at Two Top Companies

Posted on April 14, 2009

Nearly 1,000 Chicago area jobs will be lost at two of the city’s top companies. Click here to see profiles of more top companies. About 900 jobs total will be cut at Discover Financial Services and ArcelorMittal, according to an article by the Chicago Tribune. Discover plans to cut about 500 jobs, mostly at the […]

Chicago Advertising Jobs Cut as JWT Closes

Posted on April 6, 2009

One company’s closing has resulted in the loss of several Chicago advertising jobs. Advertising agency JWT has decided to close its Chicago office, meaning about 50 employees will lose their jobs. Following the loss of some large clients, the agency was reduced to a satellite operation of JWT’s New York office. During 2003, JWT lost […]

Chicago Construction Jobs Created by O’Hare Projects

Posted on March 31, 2009

Federal stimulus money set aside for some expansion projects at O’Hare International Airport will create new Chicago construction jobs. The City of Chicago was originally hoping some of the $15 billion renovation project for the airport would be covered by stimulus money. However, the project doesn’t qualify under the criteria established by President Barack Obama. […]

Chicago Teaching Jobs Garner New Interest

Posted on March 23, 2009

If you’ve always wanted to work in education, now may be the time to look into a Chicago teaching job. Many people often switch careers to take on jobs as teachers, but this has become more true with the current economic recession bearing on many other industries. According to an article by The Associated Press, […]

Chicago Healthcare Jobs with Resurrection Cut

Posted on March 19, 2009

One company has eliminated more than 100 Chicago healthcare jobs. Resurrection Health Care, based in Chicago, recently announced its plan to lay off 125 workers. The company is cutting 80 manager positions, as well as ambulatory services and system support positions. The company is cutting 81 positions in all and leaving 44 vacancies unfilled. According […]

Chicago Construction Jobs Decline

Posted on March 12, 2009

While nearly every industry in the Chicago area saw an over-the-year job decrease during January, the ax fell hardest on Chicago construction jobs. The Chicago-Naperville-Joliet area’s unemployment rate came in at 8.2 percent during January, up from 6.9 percent during December 2008. The area had a total non-farm employment of 3,697,200 workers during January, according […]

Chicago Green Jobs Help Plant Reopen

Posted on March 3, 2009

Money set aside in the new government stimulus bill to increase greener living has helped the effort to create Chicago green jobs. That in turn has helped one Chicago plant reopen and many unemployed workers gain hope. In December 2008, the Republic Windows and Doors plant shut down, leaving 250 people without work. The plant […]

Chicago Jobs Help through YouTube

Posted on February 24, 2009

If you have a Chicago job – or are looking for one – it might be useful to know the city has set up its own YouTube channel. Mayor Richard M. Daley and officials at Google Chicago teamed up to launch the channel. The channel will allow registered users to upload an unlimited quantity of […]

Chicago Education Jobs at Risk if Schools Reorganize

Posted on February 18, 2009

While the Chicago school system is looking to restructure in hopes to save money, one group feels it’s not worth the cost to students or those with Chicago education jobs. Two recent studies state that the Chicago Public Schools plan to close and reorganize schools has not led to improvements and has only focused on […]

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