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Rauner To Visit Indiana, Wisconsin, Texas To Lure Jobs

Gov. Bruce Rauner said he’s going the offensive in an effort to increase the number of jobs in Illinois.

03/13/2015

A Chicagoan prepares to move from the city to Northwest Indiana. (CBS)

Why Are People Fleeing Illinois? Three Personal Stories

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports on why the Land of Lincoln isn’t as appealing as it once was.

03/12/2015

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Program Director Encourages Multiculturalism In Chicago Education

Becoming bilingual and working in Mexico helped open Aurora Reinke’s mind to multicultural job opportunities, but it was a trip to Paris and London that initiated her interest in international careers.

03/08/2015

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Insurance To Publishing, Chicago Lawyer Takes The Leap Of Faith

When Jennifer Schaller made the jump from the vice president of Aon to finishing law school, she knew what she was doing.

03/08/2015

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Chicago Psychologist Sees The Whole Picture

Neuropsychological evaluations are like solving the pieces to a puzzle, Sayaka Machizawa’s background in sleuthing has lead her to interact as a consultant and a psychologist for airplane pilots.

03/08/2015

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Chicago IT Consultant Explains Why Traditional Education Matters

Information Security Analysts, one of the top jobs for 2015, may not be required to have traditional education, however Maharshi Dave still believes that formal education matters for IT professionals to get ahead.

02/28/2015

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Male Nurse In Chicago Fights For Health Profession During Jim Crow Obstacles

The Census reports that in 2011 there were 3.5 million employed nurses in 2011, about 3.2 million of whom were female and 330,000 male..

02/28/2015

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Chicago Professor Chooses Teaching Over Accounting And Legal Accomplishments

While pursuing a career in politics, lawyer and CPA Linnae Bryant found out she enjoyed teaching at Chicago State University far more than she expected to.

02/28/2015

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Chicago Lawyer Reminds Attorneys To Do Pro Bono Work For Those In Need

Law school can burn $42,000 through a student’s purse. But after passing the bar, lawyers may be able to pay that loan back quicker.

02/22/2015

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Chicago Psychologist Set On Helping Her Community

Dr. Kimberly Martin started out wanting to own her own business, but a mandatory course in psychology made her realize she had another calling.

02/22/2015

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Business Management Professional Predicts Big Data For Future Hot Jobs

Big data jobs are continuing to pop up on job boards. Find out what it’ll take to crack into this market and why one business management professional believes job applicants should be gunning for these carer roles.

02/22/2015

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The Top Degrees In Chicago

CBS News Business Analyst Jill Schlesinger reports.

02/19/2015

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Educator Teaches Chicago Students The Language Of The Nursing Industry

Find out why she’s more satisfied with being a nursing educator than being a nurse.

02/15/2015

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From Developer To Director, Chicago IT Professional Learns The Ropes

Slowly moving up the ranks and using a bachelor’s degree will help you become one of the head men in charge.

02/15/2015

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Chicago Business Management Degree Owner Opts For Career In Education

Common jobs for a business management degree recipient include human resource management, accounting, marketing and entrepreneurial roles.

02/15/2015

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Chicago Case Manager Uses Degree To Help Mentally Ill Children

Sarah Vitzthum recently celebrated her seventh year with Children’s Home + Aid, and continues to gain experience by getting her master’s degree.

02/08/2015

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Business Management Coach In Chicago Emphasizes Soft Skills

Thanks to Brenda Ellington Booth’s boss at HBO believing in her educational and professional goals, she was able to get a master’s and a PhD.

02/08/2015

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Information Security Analysts Are In High Demand In Chicago

With hackers repeatedly gunning for small businesses, information security analysts jobs are becoming more attractive for students and higher in demand for job seekers.

02/08/2015

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IT Entrepreneur Adamant That Chicagoans Learn To Start Their Own Businesses

Mike McGee never dreamed that he’d end up being an IT professional, but even after earning a degree in Political Science the entrepreneurial bug bit him.

02/02/2015

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Professor Finds Satisfaction Teaching Business To Chicago College Students

Although Chicago State University professor Stephanie Bibb initially intended to solely work in marketing after receiving her business degree, downsizing led her down the path of family members.

02/02/2015

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