As we near the close of the first month of 2013, many are still in need of work and avenues that will aid them in finding work. The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) has many resources available for the unemployed, underemployed, veterans, disabled and formerly incarcerated. ( http://www.ides.illinois.gov/ )
Lombard IDES Office
837 S Westmore Ave
Lombard, IL 60148
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Employer is seeking 12 bus drivers. Pay scale $12.00, Train to obtain CDL license, no experience, must obtain safety drivers record from DMV, and 20 hour work week.
Multiple dates for recruitment: 1/30, 1/31/13 and February 4,6,7,11,13,14,18,20,21,25,27,28/ 2013.
Lawrence IDES Office
2444 W Lawrence
Chicago, IL 60625
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Employer is currently recruiting for hand packers and sorters at a pizza factory in Romeoville. Employer will be coming to the Lawrence office every Tuesday from 9am to 12pm to do recruitment. Employer states there are about 50 positions available.
Job requirements: Must be able to withstand cold temperatures and stand for long periods of time. Must be able to work overtime and pass a drug/background check. No previous experience necessary. Employer will train. Benefits are available after 90 day probationary period. Position is full time permanent. NOTE: THIS RECRUITING WILL OCCUR EVERY TUESDAY AT THE SAME TIME UNTIL MARCH 26, 2013
NAACP Chicago Diversity Career Fair
600 East Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
IDES staff and various employers and service providers will be on hand with employment opportunities for Veterans and other job seekers.
Other Resources and Weblinks:
Link to Resources, Employment Services and Special Benefits for Veterans through Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES): http://www.ides.illinois.gov/page.aspx?item=843
Link to Resources for those with Disabilities in conjunction with Illinois Department of Human Services and the Division of Rehabilitation Services:
The Re-Entry Employment Service Program (RESP) is an employment program dedicated to the formerly incarcerated or any individual with a criminal conviction who may need help with finding employment. http://www.ides.illinois.gov/page.aspx?item=42
The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced on 1/28/2013 that electronic applications for unemployment insurance benefits and illinoisjoblink.com are now are available in Spanish and Polish.