Chicago, Cook County jobs event this week at Palmer House

April 27, 2022 Media Coverage

By ABC7 Chicago Digital Team CHICAGO (WLS) — On Thursday, there will be a hospitality hiring event at Palmer House hotel in Chicago. But applications have a pre-registration Tuesday deadline. There will be about 50 employers at the event with open positions, including leadership from McCormick Place. The Partnership operates a network of more than 90 …

Chicago’s COVID Response Corps ‘Ready for The Next Challenge’ Ahead of Winter, Holiday Gatherings

December 13, 2021 Media Coverage

As COVID-19 cases rise, some members of Chicago’s COVID-19 Community Response Corps say they’re prepared to handle the winter months. Earlier in the pandemic, the program began by focusing on contact tracing. But it has since expanded to meet other needs – like scheduling vaccine appointments and working the city’s COVID-19 hotline. The Chicago Cook …

Job Coaching Helped Jacquie Johnson Return to Work

October 12, 2021 Media Coverage

Jacquie Johnson, 54, lost her job by choice — the kind of choice most of us wouldn’t hesitate to make. When it came to getting back to work, she made another choice she won’t ever regret. Jacquie was working as a supervisor of environmental services at a major hospital in Indiana when she made the …

Conoce la iniciativa con la que buscan que exconvictos puedan obtener una oportunidad laboral

April 19, 2021 Media Coverage

Greg Martínez, de Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership, explica cómo desde la organización están ayudando a que personas con antecedentes penales puedan tener un trabajo. Afirma que esta “es una oportunidad para desarrollar ese talento históricamente desaprovechado”. Asimismo, habla sobre un evento que se realizará el 21 de abril para empresarios que quieran saber sobre este …