Cook County Announces Launch of Career Connector Program

May 25, 2022 Press Releases

Hiring Events Located Throughout Suburban Cook County at Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership Network Locations CHICAGO — (May 24, 2022) Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today announced the launch of The Cook County Career Connector Program. The Program consists of hiring events at sites within The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership’s (The Partnership) network. The Career Connector Program promotes …

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 …

Hospitality Hires Chicago 2022 Matching Employers and Job Seekers in a Rebounding Industry

April 4, 2022 Press Releases

Take a Step Towards Your Future or Make Your Next Great Hire at Hospitality Hires Chicago   (CHICAGO)—The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership) announced today it is partnering with Choose Chicago, The Magnificent Mile Association, Illinois Restaurant Association, Illinois Hotel and Lodging Association, Chicago Loop Alliance, Near South Planning Board, World Business Chicago, and Cook County to …

Statement from the Co-Chairs of the Board of Directors of the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership) and Chicago Cook Workforce Innovation Board (WIB)

March 21, 2022 Press Releases

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership’s (The Partnership) founding CEO, Karin Norington-Reaves, resigned her position at The Partnership effective Saturday, March 19, 2022. We are grateful to Karin for her decade of leading The Partnership’s team of dedicated and talented professionals, creating and implementing innovative programs benefiting job seekers and employers. The innovations developed …

2.5 Million in Grants to Prepare and Connect Black and Latinx Workers to Quality Jobs as Chicago Prepares to Put Federal Infrastructure Dollars to Work

March 8, 2022 Press Releases

CHICAGO – As the Chicago region prepares for an influx of federal resources to recover from the pandemic and modernize our infrastructure, seven grants worth $2.5 million will create a more inclusive workforce by preparing and connecting Black and Latinx workers with the quality, resilient employment opportunities that will be created as the region prepares to put federal funding to …