Free Access to Coursera for Illinois Job Seekers

June 2, 2020 News

As part of Get Hired Illinois, job seekers can access free Coursera online IT training courses, including the Google IT Support Professional Certificate program, as well as other courses that teach high-demand job skills. Sign up for free Coursera access on the State’s Illinois workNet website at https://www.illinoisworknet.com/Training/Pages/CourseraQuickstart.aspx.

Request For Proposal – Industry-Focused Sector Centers

April 15, 2020 Request for Proposals

The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership and LWIA 7 Workforce Innovation Board are issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for highly qualified organizations to assist The Partnership and its network of delegate agencies in the offering, delivery, and facilitation of workforce development services with businesses in the given industry sector throughout Cook County. Proposals are due Friday, May 29, 2020, …

Request For Proposal – One-Stop Operator

The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership and LWIA 7 Workforce Innovation Board are issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a highly qualified, neutral One-Stop Operator to coordinate the services delivered by WIOA One-Stop partners at 10 existing One-Stops (a.k.a. “American Job Centers”) throughout Cook County, resulting in more streamlined and integrated services for job seekers …

IDES Taking Steps to Address Unprecedented Volume of Unemployment Claims

March 27, 2020 Media Release, News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:    March 26, 2020 CONTACT: Rebecca Cisco | 217.524.1219 rebecca.cisco@illinois.gov IDES Taking Steps to Address Unprecedented Volume of Unemployment Claims Improved Processes to Help Streamline Increased Need for Benefits SPRINGFIELD – Today, Governor Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced they are taking additional steps to address the unprecedented volume of …

COVID-19: How the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership is helping

March 26, 2020 Uncategorized

中文 | Polski | Instant translation available via Google Translate on the top right Dear Friend, The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership) is working diligently to support jobseekers, employers, and our collaborators during the COVID-19 national health emergency. This pandemic profoundly impacts our region’s economy, its workers and businesses, thus, The Partnership remains fully operational and continues …

Workforce Resources During COVID-19 Pandemic

March 24, 2020 News, Public Notices

Use this page to get updates about resources for employers, jobseekers, workers, and information about our services during the COVID-19 health emergency.  Jobseeker Resources: All of Chicago Cook Workforce’s American Job Centers and workforce service providers are closed to the public. Most services are now being offered virtually. During the government mandate to shelter in place, …

Working Around The Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 13, 2020 News, Public Notices

The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership) is working with the offices of Cook County, City of Chicago, and the State of Illinois, all of which jointly announced information for mitigating the spread of the coronavirus as detailed below. The Partnership wants to ensure that our staff and customers are safe and while we continue …

CHA’S DEARBORN HOMES RECEIVES $2.8 MILLION GRANT THAT SUPPORTS WORK READINESS

February 28, 2020 Uncategorized

CHICAGO (Feb. 24, 2020) – The Chicago Housing Authority has received a $2.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Friday for the JobsPlus program that supports job readiness and connect public housing residents at Dearborn Homes with employment, education and financial empowerment services. CHA is one of nine Public …