by Brian Tibbs
A roundup of hiring expectations going into 2017, including info on salary increases and top occupations. (more…)
by Kathy McAuliffe
Manufacturing Day is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers.
For Manufacturing Day this year (Oct. 7, 2016), here are some events in DuPage County that high school students can attend to learn about manufacturing and the career paths it has to offer.
by Kathy McAuliffe and Brian Tibbs
On May 25, 2016, the Illinois Workforce Partnership (IWP) awards were presented to the winners in DuPage County (LWA6), at the DuPage Workforce Board meeting, held at the workNet DuPage Career Center in Lisle. The awards were signed by Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner and the Director of the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Jim Schultz.
Award-winners were in the categories of Business Leadership and Individual Achievement. (more…)
by Brian Tibbs
Job search is more complicated than it used to be. A competitive job market and newer technologies have required job seekers to be savvier and more knowledgeable than ever. You must hunt for jobs and market yourself to employers in a variety of ways if you expect to get an interview, let alone a job.
We decided to conduct a survey of job seekers in the DuPage area, to see what they’re doing in their job search, and what’s working for them. The results of the job seeker survey are presented below; with this info you’ll be able to: