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Chicago Area Sees Boost In Employment In The Information Industry

The information industry, which includes motion pictures and sound recording, posts positive gains from year-ago levels.

08/19/2013

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Construction Employment In Chicago Sees Positive Turnaround From Year-Ago Levels

With residential and highway projects underway, the Chicago area is seeing an increase in construction employment.

08/12/2013

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Manufacturing Jobs In Chicago See Year-Over-Year Uptick

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, manufacturing is one sector seeing an increase in the Chicago metropolitan area.

07/22/2013

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Chicago Sees Steady, Significant Jobs Growth Month On Month

Jobs from health care to sales are all seeing increases in listings in the Chicago metro area.

05/20/2013

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Professional Sector Jobs Increased 2.9% Year Over Year In Chicago

Professional and business services jobs showed significant gains year over year in the Chicago metro area.

05/13/2013

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Profile: A Nurse In Chicago & Her Education

An expert discusses education trends for nurses in Chicago.

02/18/2013

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Many Employers Now Actively Seeking Veterans

Those returning home to Chicago from military service may find an especially receptive job market.

02/18/2013

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Skill Shortage: Demand For Nurses In Chicago On The Rise

Want to be a nurse? In Chicago, demand for nurses remains high.

02/04/2013

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Job Market Skill Gaps In Chicago

Looking for a job? Jobs in fields like nursing, security and criminal justice are hiring in Chicago.

01/28/2013

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Getting The Unemployed Back To Work: A 60 Minutes Special Report

Is long-term unemployment a hinderance to finding a job?

01/28/2013

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Chicago Sees Continued High Job Vacancies Within Criminal Justice

Criminal justice continues to be a burgeoning field for job seekers.

01/28/2013

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Opinion: Jobless Numbers And The Newest Right Wing Conspiracy Theory

There is a new breed of truthers on the right. Joining the paranoid ranks of the advocates of a government role in 9-11 and the birthers fascination with President Obama’s birth certificate are conservatives that believe the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is making up jobs numbers to benefit President Obama.

11/16/2012