In Search Of Answers From IDES To About Unemployment Fraud"It’s been made clear to me that the agency is working overtime to stand up new programs and find new ways to reach those that rely on the agency services at this critical time."
Amazon Hosting Career Day; Hiring For Nearly 750 Corporate And Tech Jobs Across IllinoisTo help the millions of Americans struggling to land a job, Amazon will host a virtual career day on Wednesday, hiring for nearly 750 positions across Illinois.
IDES Hiring 20 New Investigators To Keep Up With Unemployment Fraud Reports, But Many Complaints PersistThe jobs crisis continues, with more than 25,000 people in Illinois applying for unemployment benefits last week.
Pritzker Announces Creation Of 1,000 New Jobs With Help Of Federal FundsPeople will be hired and trained as contact tracers and temperature screeners Others will be in charge of things like sanitizing buildings.
Lyft Expanding LyftUp Program Offering Free And Discounted Rides To Those Looking For WorkLyft on Thursday announced it is expanding its LyftUp Jobs Access Program, offering free or discounted rides to those looking for work.
More Than 25,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois For Week Of August 31, Amid COVID-19 PandemicThe Illinois Department of Employment Security reported 25,478 new unemployment claims were filed during the week of August 24 in Illinois.
Career Coach: Resume MistakesThis week we're looking into the top resume mistakes and how to avoid them.
Glanbia Performance Nutrition Hosting Virtual Hiring Events For Positions In AuroraGlanbia Performance Nutrition is hosting virtual job fairs.
Verizon, Humana Among Companies Hiring During PandemicCBS 2 is Working For Chicago and staying on top of companies hiring for open positions right now.
FEMA Approves Extra $300 In Weekly Unemployment Benefits For IllinoisThe Illinois Department of Employment Security has said, under the current funding model for the program, the $300 in extra benefits will last only about three weeks, based on demand.
Man Says He Was Victim Of Unemployment Benefit Fraud, Then Had His Benefits Cut OffA suburban man who has been out of work since June thought he had successfully navigated the Illinois unemployment system. But then, his benefits seemed to disappear into thin air.
Abbott Labs Hiring 2,000 Employees For New Gurnee Facility Handling Rapid COVID TestingAbbott Labs is looking to hire 2,000 people for a new facility in Gurnee that will be handling rapid COVID testing.
Illinois Poverty Numbers Will Rise Amid Pandemic Due To Handling Of Unemployment Claims, University Of Chicago Professor SaysPoverty numbers will go up here, not just because of the pandemic but also because of the way the State of Illinois has handled unemployment and paying out claims, according to a professor at the University of Chicago.
Many Months Into Pandemic, People Are Still Losing Jobs And Aren't Getting Calls Back From IDESWe’re seeing parts of the economy recover months into the coronavirus pandemic, but this week’s numbers tell the other side of the story.
Career Coach: Behavioral QuestionsThis week, we're digging deeper into what are called "behavioral" questions in an interview.