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New 'Talent Solutions Connector' Tool Seeks To Help Cook County Businesses Find Potential New Employees"I wouldn't say it's revolutionary. It just fills a need," said Dani Petrie, executive director of the Origami Works Foundation that is privately funding the project. 
'So Happy': Pilsen Business Owner Credits Back To Business Grant Program To Stay Afloat During Pandemic
Nordstrom Hiring 28,000 Workers For Holiday Shopping SeasonAs the holiday shopping season approaches, Nordstrom is planning to hire more than 28,000 seasonal and regular employees in the U.S. and Canada.
Chicago Magnesium Casting Company Bringing Dozens Of Jobs To DixmoorDozens of new jobs are coming to south suburban Dixmoor.
Macy's Looking To Hire 1,500 People In Illinois, Plans Hiring Event On ThursdayThe holidays are fast approaching, and Macy’s is looking to hire 1,500 people in Illinois.
Abbott COVID Test-Manufacturing Facility Going Back Online In GurneeAbbott Labs is putting its Gurnee COVID test-manufacturing facility in Gurnee back online.
CVS Looking To Fill 25,000 Jobs NationwideCVS is on a hiring spree, looking to fill 25,000 jobs nationwide – and Friday is the day to apply.
Amazon Hiring 7,700 Workers In IllinoisAmazon is planning to hire 7,700 workers in Illinois, and is offering sign-on bonuses of up to $3,000 for some jobs.
Gig Workers Struggle To Get Answers About Back Benefits As Some Federal Pandemic Programs EndTens of thousands of people in Illinois are still fighting for unemployment money they are owed from four federal pandemic programs that are now over. 
Walmart On Hiring Spree, Offering $20 An Hour Plus College TuitionMost of the company's open jobs are in warehouses and distribution centers. 
Amazon To Open New Fulfillment Center In Aurora, Bringing 600 New JobsCBS 2 is Working for Chicago, and we have an announcement to pass along about some new job openings with Amazon.
Illinois Department Of Employment Security Launches New Website, Intended To Be More User-FriendlyThe troubled Illinois Department of Employment Security has launched a new website they say will make things more user-friendly.

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Backlog In Illinois Unemployment Callback Queue Reduced To Lowest Number We've Seen All YearThe Illinois Department of Employment Security is finally making headway in getting help to people stuck in its callback system.
City Announces $2.7 Million COVID-19 Small Business Support Program Engaging Nonprofits To Help Chicago Businesses That Have Been SufferingMayor Lori Lightfoot and the Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection announced a new grant program this week to allow nonprofits to help small businesses that have been suffering during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Macy's Holding Hiring Event In Minooka, Illinois ThursdayCBS 2 is Working For Chicago to provide you with helpful updates to get you back to work. 
New ILogin Verification System Is Locking Out Illinoisans Trying To File Unemployment ClaimsImagine logging on to get your unemployment money, and getting an error message that keeps you locked out. A new additional security system designed to prevent unemployment fraud is causing new problems for many claimants.
McCormick Place Expects To Generate $1.2 Billion For City And State This Coming Year, With Impact Well Beyond Convention CenterMcCormick Place is expecting to generate $1.2 billion for the City of Chicago and the State of Illinois this coming year – not too shabby at all considering the COVID-19 pandemic.
Illinois Department Of Employment Security Promised Money Back To Unemployment Recipients After Overpayment Waivers, So Where Are The Refunds?Their refunds from the State of Illinois are approved, but for nearly a year, some unemployment claimants have been waiting on the money they are owed.
New 'Talent Solutions Connector' Tool Seeks To Help Cook County Businesses Find Potential New Employees"I wouldn't say it's revolutionary. It just fills a need," said Dani Petrie, executive director of the Origami Works Foundation that is privately funding the project. 
Chicago Veteran Job Fair Being Held At Soldier Field ThursdayDisabled American Veterans and Recruit Military are hosting the job fair at Soldier Field from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Nordstrom Hiring 28,000 Workers For Holiday Shopping SeasonAs the holiday shopping season approaches, Nordstrom is planning to hire more than 28,000 seasonal and regular employees in the U.S. and Canada.
Training Program Working To Pump Out New Plumbers As Fast As It Can Amid Shortage Of Skilled WorkersBusted pipes and leaky faucets - there's never a lack of work for plumbers. Lately the issue is scheduling one, thanks to a shortage of skilled workers.
More Than 8,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last Week Amid COVID-19 PandemicIllinois’ estimated claims are among 362,000 total claims filed across the country last week.
From Hotels To Retailers, Staffing Shortage Crisis Persists In Chicago -- And It's Affecting CustomersOur bars and restaurants aren’t the only ones impacted by a continued worker shortage - other businesses across Chicago are taking a hit that is already affecting customers.