Edsal, a Chicago-based industrial furniture manufacturing company, has announced plans to open a facility Gary, bringing 300 much-needed jobs to the struggling town in northwest Indiana.
In honor of Mother’s Day, CBS News Business Analyst Jill Schlesinger looks at the contribution of women.
Fred Brown Jr., originally had hopes of becoming an engineer, but after joining the Air Force Reserve, he found himself more interested in the healthcare industry.
Jeff Ellman, the co-founder and president of UrbanBound, observed how strenuous the process is for new job seekers to move to a different place for job opportunities. His business and technology background helped him ease the process for this group.
Vinny Singh, the owner of Affordatech LLC and the Systems Engineer for Feld Entertainment Inc., can confirm the ongoing trend for DevOps in the business and IT world.
It can pay very well, CBS News Business Analyst Jill Schlesinger reports.
While there are plenty of ways for an education degree owner to use the degree inside of the classroom, Joy Ippolito found herself more interested in the research end of programs like the Urban Teacher Education Program at University of Chicago.
Melvin Sims III was focused on pursuing labor and employment law until he went to court with a friend facing an eviction charge.
Practicing EMDR and yoga helped Candice Wu, a licensed professional counselor (LPC) at Center Therapy Chicago, decide whether she wanted to use her psychology degree for therapy or as a psychologist.
Sara Zuckerman, the marketing manager of Idea Marketing Group, is a big fan of digital marketing and the online world.
Andy Clements, Founder and CEO of Weblinx Incorporated, may have not been the best at opening his social circle in college, however, he did learn the value of how business networking would help him launch his own company.
Beth Brooks, the President of Resurrection University, cemented her desire to be a nurse from her two-year-old Halloween costume. Thirty years later, she’s thrived in the industry in leadership at Resurrection University, as a clinical nurse, as the health liaison for ad agencies and as a mentor.
With the job market showing the highest increase in employment opportunities, this is a time when employees are starting to find better employment opportunities and job seekers are getting the pay they deserve.
Dr. Carl Bell grew up being called terms like “arrogant,” “bold” and “crazy.” It wasn’t until a colleague called him one of these terms during medical school that he pondered on transitioning from being a surgeon to becoming a psychiatrist.
While the real estate dive in 2008 hurt the economy as a whole, it gave Shara Kamal, Esq., a unique opportunity to go back to her first love within the legal industry: fashion. Find out how she bridged the two careers.
Socorro Mendoza, Nursing Program Coordinator for the Jewish Child & Family Services, is passionate about helping patients who have been in traumatic or chaotic situations.
Chris Poynton didn’t come to the immediate conclusion that he wanted to work in the technical world. He started off with an English and Creative Writing degree, and taught English in Vietnam.
But it’s creative courses on topics like Einstein where she really thinks her students have the chance to excel in both education and business management.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel said businesses and jobs have been lured to Chicago, and stayed in the city, because he has the right stuff to keep them here.
The Altgeld Gardens public housing development on the South Side has been awarded $3 million by the federal government to use to train residents for the workforce and eventual self-sufficiency.