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The Partnership

The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership

We are excited to share our 2021 annual report which highlights the work we’ve done and lives we’ve touched in Chicago and Cook County.

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Find rewarding and well-paying careers!

Career Connector consists of a series of in-person programs and events throughout suburban Cook County that connects residents to quality career-path opportunities, and employers to a skilled and diverse talent pool. This program is brought to you by Cook County and The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership).

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Employer Services

Employer Services

The Partnership’s goal is to better serve the needs of employers by ensuring we have a skilled labor force that meets the market’s demands. By leveraging The Partnership’s experience and knowledge of occupational training, workplace preparedness and business relations, businesses can use existing resources to produce outstanding results.

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Request for Proposals For Opportunity Works Sector-Driven Internships for Young Adults in Suburban Cook

Working in conjunction with Cook County’s Office of the President, as well as Cook County’s Bureau of Economic Development, the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership) announces the release of funding to organizations providing workforce development services to young adults in suburban Cook County.

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American Job Center Network Orientation

Whether you’re entering the workforce for the first time, looking to advance your career path, or changing careers, The Partnership’s network of workforce providers and American Job Centers can help you. Our Career Coaches provide career coaching, interview prep, resume assistance, and much more. For Spanish speakers, please click here.

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The Partnership

The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership

We are excited to share our 2021 annual report which highlights the work we’ve done and lives we’ve touched in Chicago and Cook County.

Learn More

Find rewarding and well-paying careers!

Career Connector consists of a series of in-person programs and events throughout suburban Cook County that connects residents to quality career-path opportunities, and employers to a skilled and diverse talent pool. This program is brought to you by Cook County and The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership).

Learn More
Employer Services

Employer Services

The Partnership’s goal is to better serve the needs of employers by ensuring we have a skilled labor force that meets the market’s demands. By leveraging The Partnership’s experience and knowledge of occupational training, workplace preparedness and business relations, businesses can use existing resources to produce outstanding results.

Learn More

Request for Proposals For Opportunity Works Sector-Driven Internships for Young Adults in Suburban Cook

Working in conjunction with Cook County’s Office of the President, as well as Cook County’s Bureau of Economic Development, the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership) announces the release of funding to organizations providing workforce development services to young adults in suburban Cook County.

Learn More

American Job Center Network Orientation

Whether you’re entering the workforce for the first time, looking to advance your career path, or changing careers, The Partnership’s network of workforce providers and American Job Centers can help you. Our Career Coaches provide career coaching, interview prep, resume assistance, and much more. For Spanish speakers, please click here.

Learn More

Success by the Numbers: Partnership Network of WIOA-Funded Agencies

$29.34/hr
Average starting wage for those placed into employment after having lost their job
3,759
Adults served who identify as low income and/or have basic skills needs
7,000
Recruitment & training services provided to 1,000 employer-partners
$17.45/hr
Average hourly wage earned by nearly 800 young adults placed into employment