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Nonprofit CORE Immediately Hiring Staffers To Help At COVID-19 Vaccination SitesAt CBS 2 We are Working for Chicago, and if you're job searching, there are immediate openings to help staff the city's newest mass vaccination sites.
Over 14,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last Week Amid COVID-19 PandemicThere were 719,000 total claims filed across the country last week.
CORE Chicago Hiring Program Associates To Help With Vaccination EffortsAs a program associate, part of your role would involve registering and checking-in patients.
Career Coach: Drawing Attention To Your ResumeThis week, our career coach wants to help you draw attention to your resume. 
U.S. Department Of Labor Launches New Website To Help Victims Of Unemployment Benefit FraudThe U.S. Department of Labor on Monday launched a new website for victims of unemployment fraud.
Bureau Of Labor Statistics Report For February Shows Glimpse Of Hope For Job SeekersA recent report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics offers a glimpse of hope for job seekers.
Career Coach: When To Ask For Flexible Work ArrangementsAs CBS 2 continues Working For Chicago, our career coach is helping sort it out.
Postal Service Accepting Applications For Carrier Associates In Chicago, But Only Through SaturdayThe U.S. Postal Service announced Wednesday that it is hiring city carrier associates to work at various Chicago locations.
Buona Beef Hiring 500 Employees For New And Existing Chicago Area RestaurantsBuona Beef on Tuesday announced it will be hiring 500 new employees at restaurants in the Chicago area.
Six Flags Great America, Hurricane Harbor Hiring 4,000 Local Employees For 2021 SeasonSix Flags Great America and Hurricane Harbor are hiring for the 2021 season starting this spring. 
Career Coach: Interview SkillsCBS 2 is Working For Chicago and working with a career coach every week to bring you advice for your job search.
Tips For Your First 100 Days Working In A New Remote RoleStarting a new job can be challenging and there are even more hurdles during the pandemic. 

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Over 15,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last Week Amid COVID-19 PandemicThere were 744,000 total claims filed across the country last week.
Career Coach: Addressing Layoffs, Employment Gaps During InterviewsAs CBS 2 continues Working for Chicago, we're working with a career coach every week to bring you advice about looking for and landing a job.
March Jobs Report Shows Hiring Surge As Businesses Ease COVID-19 RestrictionsHiring surged across the U.S. in March as businesses lifted COVID-19 restrictions and more Americans received coronavirus vaccinations.
Career Coach: Remote Work OpportunitiesThis week as CBS 2 continues Working For Chicago, our career coach is helping with the hunt for flexible work.
CORE Chicago Hiring Program Associates To Help With Vaccination EffortsAs a program associate, part of your role would involve registering and checking-in patients.
After A Year Of Demanding Answers, CBS 2 Sits Down With Illinois Department Of Employment Security Acting Director Kristin Richards To Talk About What's Broken And How To Fix ItOn Thursday, the director of the Illinois Department of Employment Security finally agreed to sit down with CBS 2’s Tara Molina.
Over 15,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last Week Amid COVID-19 PandemicThere were 684,000total claims filed across the country last week.
Youth Job Center Holding Virtual Job FairThe Youth Job Center is holding a virtual job fair Thursday. 
Music Business Owner On The Hook For $36,000 She Can't Afford After Mixup With PPP Loan; I Feel That I Was Misled'A woman who took out a loan trying to save her small business during the pandemic now says that loan could cause her to shut down.
Woman Says IDES Told Her Stimulus Meant End Of Unemployment Benefits; IDES Told Us It Was Probably A Scammer, But It Wasn'tA Chicago woman reached out to us after she said she got some bad information about her unemployment claim. Illinois Department of Employment Security representatives tried to blame it all on a possible scammer - but a scammer it was not.
Over 71,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last Week Amid COVID-19 PandemicIllinois’ estimated claims make up nearly 10%of the estimated 770,000 filed across the country last week. 
Career Coach: Preventing Age DiscriminationThis week our career coach is sharing how to prevent possible age discrimination against older job seekers.