Job Search

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Job Search Continues For Many Into 2014

More than 567,000 thousand people are unemployed in the Chicago area alone, and many of them were using the day after Christmas to jump on that job search. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.


James Kluppelberg served 24 years in prison on arson and murder charges, before prosecutors dismissed the case, saying new forensic evidence could not prove he committed the crime. Since his release, he's been unable to find a job. (Credit: CBS)

4 Months After Going Free, Wrongfully Convicted Man Still Searching For Job

A 47-year-old man cleared of setting a fire that killed a woman and her five children in 1984 has found that freedom is a subjective term, months after his release from prison.

CBS 2–09/18/2012

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Survive This Economy: Shifting From Homemaker To Working Mom

To survive this economy, many stay-at-home moms are looking to rejoin the workforce, but for moms like Sinora Wright – who last held a full-time job seven years ago – jumping back into the job market can seem daunting.

CBS 2–07/10/2012

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Survive This Economy: Many Stay-At-Home Moms Looking To Rejoin Workforce

Getting a job in this economy is tough enough, but imagine looking for a job after being out of the workforce for seven years. More than 5 million mothers opt to be stay-at-home moms, but many of them have begun looking to re-enter the workplace.

CBS 2–05/29/2012

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25th Annual Call-In Offers Help For Unemployed

The Chicago firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas will help jobless callers through Tuesday.

WBBM Newsradio–12/26/2010