Gov. Pat Quinn has asked a judge to reject anti-patronage attorney Michael Shakman’s request for a federal hiring monitor, arguing the action would be detrimental to state officials’ duties. Shakman said that was a “straw man” argument.
In a sign that the super popular burger joint Shake Shack is aiming to open in River North later this year, the company has posted openings for managers.
David Medina wants to be a cop, and the University of Illinois-Chicago Police Department seemed like the perfect fit. CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli reports.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is taking aim at the hiring practices of Cook County Assessor Joe Berrios.
A new survey finds that planned job cuts by employers picked up a bit last month but still were way below a year ago.
A Chicago alderman wants to add a fee to your electric bill so the city can hire more police officers.
The union representing Chicago Police officers has been calling for months on the city to hire more officers, even going so far to take billboard ads.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to give new graduates of the City Colleges of Chicago a better shot at a job.
Cook County Circuit Court Chief Judge Timothy Evans appears to be moving ahead with his plan to hire more trial judges when they may not be needed.
A high-profile murder in Merrillville, Ind., has some officials thinking more police are needed in their town.
It’s time for Silicon Valley to move over, because a new report Monday says Chicago is becoming a bigger player in the high-tech industry.
There is some positive news Tuesday about jobs in Chicago and nationwide.
As Metra gets closer to raising passenger fares to fill a gaping hole in its budget, CBS 2 has learned that Metra is now in the process of hiring four very highly-paid executives.
ile the overall jobs’ outlook remains bleak, a new survey finds some pockets of hiring.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to spend $6 million to hire the unemployed for Great Lakes cleanup projects.
Even as the state received word of mass layoffs, many companies say in a new survey they plan to hire soon, CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.
After sifting through about one million applications, McDonald’s hired hired more than 60,000 workers nationwide, and over 1,000 in Chicagoland, in conjunction with its National Hiring Day earlier this month.
A new survey suggests a slightly rosier job picture in Chicago for the second three months of this year.
A Careerbuilder.com expert suggests ways for different types of people to score a job at McDonald’s, as the fast-food giant is preparing to hire 50,000 new employees.
A new study suggests about one-fourth of small businesses expect to hire more staff in the next six months. But that trend may not be as robust here in Chicago.