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Survey Shows Hundreds Of Openings At A Few Chicago Area Companies

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Job seekers wait in line for a job fair June 4, 2009 in Chicago. (Credit: Scott Olson / Getty Images)

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CHICAGO (CBS) — While the overall jobs’ outlook remains bleak, a new survey finds some pockets of hiring.

As WBBM Newsradio’s Regine Schlesinger reports, several Illinois companies among those posting “help wanted” signs.

LISTEN: WBBM Newsradio’s Regine Schlesinger reports

The latest survey by CareerBuilder.com says Chicago-based Aon, Motorola Solutions in Schaumburg, and Bridgestone Retail Operations in Bloomingdale.

CareerBuilder spokesman Michael Erwin says each of those companies is posting hundreds of job openings.

“What we have seen on our site is a 20 percent increase in the number of jobs that are posted, and what companies are telling us are, they’re still cautious, but they are adding jobs, and these companies are definitely proof that there are jobs out there,” Erwin said.

CareerBuilder says several companies, including Aon, are looking for 1,000 or more employees.

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