Times are tough and there’s a lot of competition for jobs, whether you’re a teen looking for summer work or an adult with a family to support. Here are some local events where you can connect with local employers.
The Albany Park Community Center’s Workforce Development Division is hosting a job fair for those interested in the administrative, customer service or security industries on Friday, April 24 from 1pm to 3pm. Bring 15 copies of your resume, dress in professional attire, and please, do not bring children. The event will be held at the APCC offices at 5101 N. Kimball. For additional information, call 773-539-3828 or email jobdev [at] apcc-chgo [dot] org.
If you know a teen or young adult in need of a summer job, let them know about Mayor Daley’s Youth-Ready Chicago. This program connects young people, ages 14 – 24, with paid internships, apprenticeships and jobs within Chicago’s public and private business sectors. Get more information and apply online.