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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 […]

Chicago Management Jobs Workshop

Posted on February 9, 2009

Anyone with a Chicago management job, or any small business owner in the Chicago area that’s facing trouble because of the current recession will soon have access to some much needed advice. The Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection is planning to hose a workshop from 2-4 p.m. Feb. 26 at City Hall […]

Chicago Education Jobs Turn Competitive

Posted on February 5, 2009

Anyone looking for a Chicago education job is bound to have some tough competition. While the State of Illinois certifies many teachers each year, only a fraction of those actually make it into teaching positions. For instance, during the 2007-2008 school year, only 6 percent of the overall teaching force was made up of first-time […]

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