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New center creates distribution jobs in Chicago

Posted on July 31, 2016

A new Whole Foods center is creating distribution jobs in Chicago. The new 150,000 square-foot Whole Foods Market Midwest distribution facility in the Pullman neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side. Expected to open in early 2018, the new Whole Foods Market Midwest distribution center will initially employ 150 people and serve as many as 70 Whole […]


Training center to boost Chicago skilled laborer jobs

Posted on July 4, 2016

A new training center is being lauded at its ability to help Chicago skilled laborer jobs. Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined Business Manager James Coyne and leadership from Plumbers’ Local 130 to break ground on the union’s new training center in the West Loop. When complete the center will provide a modern, green learning environment for […]


Investment focuses on Chicago summer jobs

Posted on July 4, 2016

A new investment will go towards youth and affect Chicago summer jobs. The Chicago Park District announced that camp recreation leaders will begin the summer season with fresh perspective and new skills to bring to their roles, thanks to Nike. Today, Nike launches the Swoosh Summer Academy in Chicago providing more than 1,500 recreation leaders […]


Minimum wage increase effects Chicago jobs

Posted on July 4, 2016

A new minimum wage increase is effecting Chicago jobs. Chicago’s minimum wage has increased to $10.50 per hour. The increase is part of a 2014 ordinance that will raise the minimum wage for all Chicago workers annually up to $13 per hour in 2019. Approximately 270,000 workers are receiving a raise, including an estimated 42,000 […]


New growth plans focus on Chicago jobs

Posted on June 3, 2016

Glassdoor and city officials are looking to focus on a new plan for Chicago jobs. Glassdoor has found a long-term home in Chicago’s Fulton Market District and has signed a 13-year lease for 1.5 floors of a new office building at 1330 West Fulton Street. Glassdoor currently employs more than 50 team members in a […]


Program creates summer jobs in Chicago

Posted on June 3, 2016

A new investment will create more summer jobs in Chicago. More than 3,000 additional youth jobs will be offered under his One Summer Chicago youth employment initiative thanks to an investment by Emerson Collective. The expansion, which comes days before the May 22 application deadline, means the program will offer a record 30,000 jobs this […]


Companies create more Chicago warehouse jobs

Posted on June 3, 2016

The opening of a fresh market is creating more Chicago warehouse jobs. Cermak Fresh Market grocery store in the Avondale neighborhood is bringing fresh food options and 175 full- and part-time jobs to the area. The project is part of The Fields, a $60 million mixed-use rehabilitation of the iconic Marshall Field’s Warehouse facility on […]


Companies add tech jobs in Chicago

Posted on May 9, 2016

A bevy of new companies are adding tech jobs in Chicago. About 16 Chicago tech companies have recently added more than 700 jobs in the city. Tech companies adding jobs in Chicago include: blitsy – e-commerce company and community changing the way creative people worldwide buy their arts and crafts supplies; 30 jobs BuiltWorlds – multimedia company […]


Program to boost Chicago jobs

Posted on May 9, 2016

A new program is expanding Chicago jobs. Three new partners have joined the city’s Small Business Opportunity Centers (SBOC) program, which now features 11 centers throughout the city. The centers help neighborhood businesses prepare to apply for a loan, identify lenders that are suited to their needs and achieve success through one-on-one financial coaching. Since […]


City creates Chicago hospitality jobs

Posted on May 4, 2016

The city of Chicago is busy creating Chicago hospitality jobs. In 2015 domestic visitors to Chicago passed 50 million for the first time. Total visitors to Chicago are expected to exceed 52 million, surpassing last year’s record performance and moving Chicago even closer to reaching Mayor Emanuel’s goal of 55 million visitors annually by 2020. […]


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