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Gary Mayor Karen Freeman Wilson discusses a job fair for Edsal Furniture, a manufacturing company bringing 300 new jobs to  the struggling northwest Indiana city. (Credit: WBBM)

Hundreds Line Up At Gary Job Fair As Furniture Manufacturer Opens New Plant

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.

05/08/2015

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A Salute To Women In The Work Force

In honor of Mother’s Day, CBS News Business Analyst Jill Schlesinger looks at the contribution of women.

05/07/2015

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After 22 Years In Military, Chicago Nurse Now Directs His Own Unit

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.

05/04/2015

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Chicago Business Owner Uses Technology To Help With Job Relocation

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.

05/03/2015

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IT Opportunities Are Slightly Increasing In The Chicago Area

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.

05/02/2015

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Is Marketing The Field For You?

It can pay very well, CBS News Business Analyst Jill Schlesinger reports.

04/30/2015

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Chicago Researcher Helps Guide Local Educators

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.

04/26/2015

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Chicago Lawyer Takes Activism In His Own Hands To Help Tenants

Melvin Sims III was focused on pursuing labor and employment law until he went to court with a friend facing an eviction charge.

04/26/2015

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Chicago LPC Blends Yoga Into Her Clinical Work

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.

04/26/2015

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Chicago Manager Tells Students Not To Forget About In-Person Contact

Sara Zuckerman, the marketing manager of Idea Marketing Group, is a big fan of digital marketing and the online world.

04/20/2015

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Chicago Tech CEO Suggest Students Learn The Value Of Networking

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.

04/20/2015

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From Young Age, Chicago Nurse President Thrives In Health Care

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.

04/20/2015

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Tips For Chicago Employees, Job Seekers To Get Higher Pay In 2015

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.

04/13/2015

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Being A Rebel Leads A Chicago Psychiatrist To His Career

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.

04/13/2015

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Chicago Lawyer Helps Fashion Meet Law

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.

04/13/2015

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Nurse Encourages Her Chicago Students To Try Critical Care

Socorro Mendoza, Nursing Program Coordinator for the Jewish Child & Family Services, is passionate about helping patients who have been in traumatic or chaotic situations.

04/06/2015

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English Degree Helped Tech Professional Explore The Chicago Market

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.

04/06/2015

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Chicago Teacher Recommends Einstein Theories For Improving Business Skills

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.

04/06/2015

Mayor Rahm Emanuel joins campaign volunteers at a phone bank on Friday, four days ahead of the runoff election. (Credit: CBS)

Emanuel: Without Right Leadership, Business Climate Would Be A ‘Horror Flick’

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.

04/03/2015

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CHA Getting $3M In Federal Funds For Jobs Program At Altgeld Gardens

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.

04/02/2015

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