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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 […]

Drink Up: MillerCoors to Create Chicago Jobs

Posted on July 30, 2008

Earlier this month, MillerCoors announced it would bring its new headquarters to Illinois, and in turn would create hundreds of Chicago jobs. According to a press release from the State of Illinois, the company’s agreement to bring the headquarters to Chicago – a $39.5 million investment – will result in an $18 million state investment […]

Outlook for Chicago Healthcare Jobs Bright

Posted on July 28, 2008

The outlook for Chicago healthcare jobs is bright. According to the United States Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Chicago-Naperville-Joliet area employed 509,000 people in June 2008 in the education and health services industry, an increase of 1.6 percent over the previous year. The Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council states healthcare in Chicago and […]

Finding Internships in Chicago

Posted on July 15, 2008

With summer about to end, many Chicago area college students may feel like they missed their chance to participate in an internship program for the year. Although the three month break period may be the most popular time for interning, Chicago internships can still be found during the school year. According to a survey conducted […]

ChicagoJobs.com, Top Job Board in Chicagoland, at Onrec EXPO 2008 Sep. 9-10

Posted on July 15, 2008

Press release from: Onrec (openPR) – (CHICAGO, Ill. – July 16, 2008) ChicagoJobs.com, a job board devoted exclusively to the employment scene across the 11 County Chicagoland area, will be one of several sponsoring exhibitors at the Onrec.com Online Recruitment Conference & Expo 2008, to be held at the Donald E Stephens Convention Center, in […]

Finding Jobs in Chicago

Posted on July 11, 2008

Everyone knows Chicago is a vibrant, exciting city to visit. It’s full of incredible entertainment, delectable cuisine, and multi-cultural diversity. But did you know that jobs in Chicago offer great opportunities for a lucrative future? Trader Monthly magazine has named Chicago as the “number one trading city in the entire world”. The ‘windy city’ boasts […]

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