AARP Back-to-work 50+
BACK TO WORK 50+ supports community colleges and workforce investment boards that are helping 50+ workers overcome barriers to finding better jobs through:
- Outreach to 50+ job candidates through mass market advertising.
- AARP Foundation’s national contact center as a single point of initial contact.
- Specific skills training for in-demand jobs.
CHA Jobs Plus
Ending in June 2019 Jobs Plus has successfully provided sector-based training to CHA Altgeld Garden residents to help them attain industry-recognized credentials and jobs.
ConstructionWorks Powered by Illinois Tollway
ConstructionWorks Powered by the Illinois Tollway is a FREE program designed to link job seekers with opportunities for rewarding careers in Illinois’ high-demand transportation related construction industry.
Hospitality Hires Chicago
The Hospitality Hires Chicago initiative began as a way to provide a strategic approach to bringing together high demand industry professionals with employers.
Reimagine Retail Chicagoland
Reimagine Retail Chicagoland is a workforce initiative funded by Aspen Institute with support from the Walmart Foundation. We are a collaborative group of partners helping to improve the quality of jobs for workers in entry-level positions, creating pathways for advancement in retail and related sectors, and increasing retention for employers.