Starbucks Bringing Coffee, Job Training To EnglewoodStarbucks will target underserved youth aged 16 to 24. They plan to hire and train 20 to 25 at the Englewood location. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
Vice President Biden Leads Initiative On Job-Training ProgramsMore than three million job openings in the U.S. go unfilled for months, according to the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.
Quinn Touts Expansion Of Job Training ProgramThe Quinn administration has expanded a job training program that helps people get jobs in the construction industry, on the heels of news the state’s unemployment rate dropped to 7.1 percent in June, its lowest level in nearly six years.
IT Firm To Train Minority Women In STEM JobsFormer Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez said his Albright Stonebridge Group, a global strategy firm, is proud to work with UST Global in what’s called the “Step IT Up” program in Chicago.
Federal Cuts In Job Training Programs Hit Local GovernmentsAcross the country, workforce centers that help the unemployed are being asked to do more with less as federal funds decrease for job training and related services.
Program Offers Job Training For Unemployed ChicagoansThe job outlook is dismal, but there is hope, if you have the right skills for the jobs available. As CBS 2's Roseanne Tellez reports, there's a program in Chicago that re-trains people who thought they had jobs for life, only to be downsized out of the workplace.
New Job-Training Program Aids Middle-Aged Middle ClassChicago Career Tech was created to help people whose positions were eliminated mid-career.