The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) is offering career and employment resources by announcing events and workshops around Chicagoland.
Chicago State University (CSU) will be hosting its 2012 career fair on March 3, 2012 between 12 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. CSU is located at 9501 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Dr. in Chicago, IL. The career fair will be taking place at Building SUB 31.
Link, which is located at 15652 Hohman Ave in Markham, IL. is hosting a job seeker workshop series for ex-offenders Wednesdays and Fridays through 3/16/2012. The first workshop will run Friday, March 2, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
On March 6, 2012, The National Congress of Black Women and The Village of Park Forest will be hosting a job fair at 350 Victory Drive, Park Forest, IL. The fair will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
On March 2, 2012, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m., there will be an employment resource fair at Willye B. White Park, 1610 W. Howard St. in Chicago, IL. The fair is being sponsored by State Representative Kelly Cassidy and Alderman Moore.
There will be approximately 30 employer/service organizations present. The event’s purpose is outreach to as many Veteran clients and job seekers as possible in order to provide them with more career and job opportunities.
Staff Management will be conducting on-site recruitment at Blue Island/Pilsen IDES Office, 1700 W 18th St., Chicago, IL. on March 9, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. This event will occur on the 2nd Friday of every month during the year 2012.
The Illinois Department of Employment Security in conjunction with Community Assistance Programs (CAPS) will sponsor ongoing job search workshops every Tuesday and Thursday through March 8, 2012 to assist job seekers in improving job search techniques. Participants will be allowed to conduct online job searches as well. The workshops will be from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m ( www.capsinc.org )
The workshops will take place at:
CAPS, 7723 S Kedzie Ave, Chicago, IL.
CAPS, 8455 S Cottage Grove Ave, Chicago, IL.
CAPS, 11717 S Halsted, Chicago, IL.
CAPS, 1010 Dixie Highway, Suite 203-205, Chicago Heights, IL.