Study Shows Time To Land New Job Is Longest It Has Been Since 2016Those lengthy job searches can be discouraging. But CBS 2’s Tim McNicholas found a success story on the city’s North Side.
Cariacature Artist, Substitute Teacher Says She Keeps Trying To Reach Illinois Unemployment Office -- Only To Have Calls DroppedWe are still hearing from people who can’t get help with unemployment because of issues at the state level.
Over 68,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last Week Amid COVID-19 PandemicIllinois’ latest claims make up 9.1% of the estimated 745,000 filed across the country last week.
Career Coach: Avoiding Scams While Job SearchingThis morning, the CBS 2 Career Coach is sharing what to look out for to avoid a scam.
After Smooth Sailing With Unemployment Claims Last Year, Two Former Restaurant Workers Now On Rollercoaster Ride To Get BenefitsThe Morning Insiders found two women pleased with the state's unemployment system for months. Then 2021 hit. Now they're swept up in IDES drama too.
Over 68,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last Week Amid COVID-19 PandemicThe Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) reported 68,383 new unemployment claims were filed during the week of Feb. 15.
Career Coach: When To Ask For Flexible Work ArrangementsAs CBS 2 continues Working For Chicago, our career coach is helping sort it out.
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.
Illinois Unemployment Offices Have Been Closed Nearly A Year, And Many Say It's Causing Big ProblemsA new push has been launched to reopen unemployment offices in Illinois.
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.
Over 62,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last Week Amid COVID-19 PandemicIllinois’ estimated claims make up nearly 8% of the estimated 861,000 filed across the country last week.
Career Coach: Resumes FormatsWhat type of resume works best for you and your work experience?
More Than 2 Million Women Have Left Workforce During The Pandemic; But Employers Waking Up To Need For DaycareMorning Insider Lauren Victory takes us inside a mini-renaissance that may be on the horizon for working parents.
Man Believes His Illinois Unemployment Benefits Are Being Held Up Because He Is Taking An Online ClassGary Berg has been waiting on unemployment benefits since November – and he has also been waiting six weeks on a callback from the Illinois Department of Employment Security.
Over 34,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last Week Amid COVID-19 PandemicIllinois' new claims are about 4% of the 793,000 total new unemployment claims filed across the U.S. last week.