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Lake Zurich Job Fair
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Lake Zurich Job Fair

The Job Fair will be held in the Lake Zurich High School gymnasium. Participating businesses will have booths that job seekers can visit, and they will be actively recruiting for their specific job openings. Businesses will be performing on the spot interviews with candidates.

  • April 18 Thursday
  • 4:30 pm 6:30 pm
  • 300 Church Street, Lake Zurich, IL 60047

Past Events

Annual Educator Job Fair

Saturday, March 16, 2024
8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Lake Community High School
1600 Eagle Way, Lake Villa, IL 60046

Meet school leaders from multiple districts in Lake County. 20+ schools will be represented.

Career opportunities include, but are not limited to:

  • Teaching
  • Support Staff / Student Support Services
  • Athletics / Activities
  • Maintenance and Custodial
  • Plus, many more!

Note: Early admission will be granted to Veterans at 7:30 AM.

2024 State of the Workforce

Wednesday, January 24, 2024
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Join via Zoom

Join us for this virtual event where Lake County Workforce Development and Lake County Partners will discuss the State of the Workforce in Lake County.

Learn about:

  • Economic Trends: Lake County’s business growth insights and macro issues.

  • Value Proposition & Unemployment: Workforce solutions and the impact of unemployment rates.

  • 2024 Apprenticeships: Upcoming apprenticeship programs.

  • Training Trends: Analysis of workforce training programs and industry trends.

  • Future Skills: Trends in professional development skills and anticipated employer needs.

Interviewing Tips from a Recruiter

Thursday, January 25, 2024
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
St. Joseph Employment Ministry
112 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Libertyville, IL 60048
(or Join via Zoom)

Hear from Carla Schroeder, Talent Acquisition Director for Consumers Credit Union, and Lake County Workforce Development Board Member.

Get an insider’s view of what you need to do to ace the interview process. Your resume may get you the interview, but you need to ace the interview process to get hired.

Carla will provide a recruiter’s perspective on the interview process (including video interviews) from preparation, to participating in the interview, to the follow up. She’ll also give you an insider’s perspective on things that drive recruiters crazy during the interview phase, so you can avoid doing them.

Attend for free and everyone is welcome.

If you plan to attend in person, please enter from the rear of the building (behind the St. Joseph Food Pantry) and park in the McMurrough funeral lot).

University Center Internship & Career Expo 2023

University Center Internship & Career Expo 2023

Thursday, December 7, 2023
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
University Center of Lake County
1200 University Center Drive, Grayslake, IL 60031

Why Attend: Internships are a goldmine of invaluable experiences. They provide opportunities to refine your skills, reflect on your personal and professional growth, and establish meaningful connections.

What to Bring: On the day of the event, remember to dress professionally, bring an updated resume, and many copies to share. Additionally, you may be interviewed, so be prepared for a potential interview on the spot.

Participating Employers: Aramark HealthCare + @ NORTHSHORE HEALTH – Hospitality/Non Clinical Healthcare, CCSD 46 – Education, Consumers Credit Union – Financial Services, Farmers Insurance – Daniel Cahue Agency, Illinois Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS), Illinois State Police, Job Center of Lake County, Meyer Machine Supply & Equipment, Nicasa Behavioral Health Services, NorthShore Edward Elmhurst Health, Northern Suburban Special Recreation Association (NSSRA), Pace Suburban Bus, Southern Illinois University, and United Way of Lake County.

Panel Discussion: Healthcare 2023
The Future of Work and Wellness

Monday, November 6, 2023
7:30 AM – 8:00 AM – Networking
8:00 AM – 9:30 AM – Panel Discussion
10:00 AM – Facility Tour
Rosalind Franklin University
3333 N. Green Bay Road, North Chicago, IL 60064

This event will explore how the healthcare industry is transforming in the wake of the pandemic, digitalization, and innovation. Learn from experts and leaders about the latest trends, challenges, and opportunities for healthcare professionals and organizations.

Guest Panelists include:

  • Veronica Bate-Ambrus, Executive Director
    Healthcare Foundation of Northern Lake County
  • Wendy Rheault, President and CEO
    Rosalind Franklin University
  • Mark Pfister, Executive Director
    Lake County Health Department
  • Melissa O’Neill, VP of Human Resources
    Advocate Aurora Health
  • Pete Govorchin, President
    City of Hope
  • Marsha L. Oberrieder, President
    Northwestern Medicine
  • Dr. Kristen Jones, VP of Education
    College of Lake County

Zion-Benton Public Library Job Fair

Wednesday, October 18, 2023
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
2400 Gabriel Avenue, Zion, IL 60099

Benefits of attending:

  • Local job opportunities from Zion and surrounding areas
  • Employers on-site
  • No registration required

3rd Annual Hire Lake County Job Fair

Tuesday, September 26, 2023
11:00 AM – 1:30 PM
Lincolnshire Marriott Resort
Ten Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL 60069

Sponsored by the Lincolnshire Marriott Resort, in partnership with the Village of Lincolnshire, Job Center of Lake County, and Lake County Workforce Development.

This is a chance for you to meet face-to-face with employers from across a variety of industries.

Note: Early access to Veterans at 10:30 AM.

2023 Lake County Job Fair

Tuesday, August 15, 2023
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Round Lake Area Park District Sports Center
2004 Municipal Way, Round Lake Beach, IL

Hosted by State Rep. Laura Faver Dias and Senator Mary Edly-Allen, in collaboration with the Job Center of Lake County, Round Lake Area Park District, IllinoisJobLink, and Illinois Department of Employment Security.

Details:

  • Employers should register by July 31 and participating employers will be notified on August 2.
  • There is no cost to participate but space is limited.
  • Veterans will be given priority during the first half hour.

Local 150 Apprenticeship Program

Tuesday, August 1, 2023
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Attend via Zoom or at the Job Center

Presented by Marcus Jordan, DE&I Outreach Coordinator for the Indiana, Illinois, Iowa Foundation for Fair Contracting (III FFC), and current Lake County Workforce Development Board Member.

Topics include:

  • Overview of International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 150
  • Training Programs
  • Application Process
  • Benefits
Advocate Condell Medical Center

Advocate Condell Medical Center Recruiting Event

Tuesday, July 18, 2023
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Advocate Condell Medical Center
801 S. Milwaukee Avenue, Libertyville

Advocate Condell Medical Center is the largest healthcare provider and only Level I trauma center in Lake County. A nationally recognized acute care hospital, Condell offers a full spectrum of medical services including open heart surgery, neurosurgery, and oncology. It is home to Lake County’s first and only comprehensive trauma recovery center and features an emergency department approved for pediatrics backed by the resources of Advocate Children’s Hospital.

Recruiters and leaders will be onsite to interview and add to existing staff by extending same day offers for Registered Nurses, Nursing Assistants, and Surgical Techs.

Directions Upon Arrival: Please use the Main Entrance and proceed to the Conference Center.

Mano a Mano

Mano a Mano Family Resource Job Fair

Thursday, July 13, 2023
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Magee Middle School
500 N. Cedar Lake Road, Round Lake, IL 60073

Are you looking for the job of your dreams?

Do not look any further! The Job Fair on July 13th brings together the best employees in the area, ready to meet and hire talented people like you.

You will find:

  • Network industry professionals
  • Explore job opportunities in various fields
  • Connect with recruiters looking to fill open positions

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to boost your career. Register now!

¿Estás buscando el trabajo de tus sueños?

¡No busques más! Nuestra Feria de Empleo del 13 de Julio reúne a los mejores empleados, listos para contratar personas talentosas como tú.

Únase a nosotros y encontrará:

  • Red de profesionales de la industria
  • Explore oportunidades de trabajo en varios campos
  • Conéctese con reclutadores que buscan cubrir puestos vacantes

No te pierdas esta increíble oportunidad de impulsar tu carrera. ¡Regístrate ahora!

Magnetic Inspection Laboratory In-Person Hiring Event

Tuesday, July 11, 2023
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
North Suburban Cook County American Job Center
1400 S. Wolf Road, Building 200, Suite 200, Wheeling, IL 60090

Magnetic Inspection Laboratory has been serving the aerospace, medical, industrial, and power industries for over 80 years, and is a stable company with great benefits.

Registration is strongly recommended. Walk-ins welcome. On-the-spot interviews will be held.

Hiring for (Elk Grove location): Customer Success Representative, Process Engineer, Quality Engineer, Estimator, Estimator – Customer Service, Maintenance Technician, Metal Finishers, Quality Control Inspector, Quality Assurance/Control, Utility Specialist, Work Process Planner, and more!

Meet in person with the employers’ representatives to find out about career paths, benefits, the interview process, and more.

State of Illinois Employment Workshop & Career Fair

Thursday, June 22, 2023
12:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Warren Newport Public Library
224 N O’Plaine Road, Gurnee, IL 60031

Arrive early to get the best seat! The first 45 minutes will be a detailed explanation about how to apply for State of Illinois employment.

Topics include:

  • Employment Opportunities
  • State Benefits
  • Application Process
  • Interview Process

Hire Round Lake

Tuesday, June 13, 2023
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Village of Round Lake Beach Cultural and Civic Center
2007 Civic Center Way, Round Lake Beach, IL

Sponsored by the Job Center of Lake County and Lake County Workforce Development.

Hire Round Lake is the first Lake Countywide Job Fair in Round Lake Beach.

Meet face-to-face with job seekers from across a variety of industries. There is no fee for employers to register, and includes one table and two chairs per exhibitor, as well as free parking.

Veterans along with their guests will have a 30-minute early access to the Job Fair.

Limited spots available, so make sure you register today!

YouthBuild Career Expo

Friday, June 9, 2023
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
YouthBuild Lake County
2303 Kemble Avenue, North Chicago, IL

Are you an employer looking to hire an apprentice? Connect with ready-to-work individuals at this event, which is open to the public.

Hire a qualified individual as an apprentice for full-time or part-time work for such industries as:

  • Construction
  • Health Care
  • Automotive
  • Food Service
  • Manufacturing
  • Sales and Retail
  • And More!
160DA CDL Training

160 Driving Academy Truck Driver Training Job Fair

Wednesday, May 31, 2023
1:00 PM – 4:30 PM
160 Driving Academy
415 North Green Bay Road, Waukegan, IL

  • Highly Rated School: 1,700+ Five-Star Reviews From CDL Graduates
  • 4 Week Program: Earn Your CDL After Just 160 Hours of Training
  • Make Money: Start Earning an Average First Year Salary of $50K+

Note: Veterans will have 30-minutes early access to the event.

Industry Snapshot: Professional Services

Wednesday, May 17, 2023
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Virtual / Online

Are you looking to pursue a new career, land your next job, or earn a new credential? Register today for this virtual Webinar and learn about current opportunities in Lake County!

Discussion topics include:
• professional services trends
• labor market information
• career paths
• and more

Hosted by Workforce Development Business Services and presented by Uma Subramanian, Business Services Account Executive.

#LIFEINTHEW Career Fair

Saturday, April 29, 2023
8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Woodland Intermediate
1115 N. Hunt Club Road, Gurnee, IL

Woodland School District 50 is hosting a Career Fair!

Hiring for all positions:

  • Elementary Teachers
  • Special Education
  • Student Support Services
  • Middle School Teachers
  • Maintenance & Custodial Staff
  • Bus Drivers
  • Substitute Teachers
  • Paraprofessionals

Lake County @ Work

Friday, April 28, 2023
6:00 PM
James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts, Studio Theatre

College of Lake County, 19351 W. Washington Street, Grayslake, IL

Join us for a panel discussion, digital media screening, and pop-up art display.

Panelists:

  • Jennifer Harris, Founder & President, CR Search, Inc.
  • Adam Carson, Co-Founder, Drip & Culture Co.
  • Nydia Gonzalez-Carson, Co-Founder, Drip & Culture Co.
  • Sasha Ongtengco, Workforce Systems Strategist
  • Moderated by Abeni Garner, CLC Student

Discussion will cover important topics such as:

  • How does our work shape how we see ourselves and the world?
  • What is the role of the humanities in the workforce?
  • How can we support, sustain, and strengthen a creative workforce?
  • What should the future of work look like?
Allendale

Allendale Hiring Event

Wednesday, April 12, 2023
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
RecPlex Pleasant Prairie

9900 Terwall Terrace, Pleasant Prairie, WI

Looking for a great place to work where you can impact the lives of youth and families? Build a career where you can grow professionally and help make a difference.

Hiring Event | Open Interviews

Educator Job Fair 2023

2nd Annual Educator Job Fair

Saturday, March 11, 2023
8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
McKay Center – Lakes Community High School

1600 Eagle Way, Lake Villa, IL 60046

Attend to meet school leaders from multiple districts throughout Lake County to hear about available career opportunities, including, but not limited to:

  • Teaching
  • Support Staff / Student Support Services
  • Athletics / Activities
  • Maintenance / Custodial

This event is sponsored by the Lake County Regional Office of Education in partnership with Community High School District 117, Job Center of Lake County, and Lake County Workforce Development.

Pace Bus Operator

Pace Hire-on-the-Spot Event

Monday, February 27, 2023
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Tuesday, February 28, 2023
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Pace Suburban Bus North Division
1400 W. 10th Street, Waukegan

Attend the next Pace Suburban Bus Hire-on-the-Spot event. Same-day job offers will be made for available bus operator, mechanic, and other positions.

Working for Pace has many advantages:

  • Starting bus operator pay at $25.24/hour
  • $1,000 signing bonus
  • Earn your CDL for free with paid on-the-job and on-going training
  • Promotion from within
  • Excellent health and retirement benefits
  • Paid vacation and other paid time off
  • Safe, clean work environment

What to expect at the event:

  • Learn directly from Pace staff about rewarding career opportunities and submit applications for open positions.
  • Bus operator candidates will be interviewed and take a 90-minute Customer Service Assessment.
  • Those seeking bus operator or mechanic positions should bring their court ordered Motor Vehicle Report (also called Driver’s Abstract) from the IL Secretary of State.
  • Get hired right on the spot! Get paid training and start earning a paycheck right away!
LCWDB State of the Workforce 2023

State of the Workforce: Lake County 2023

Wednesday, February 15, 2023
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Attend online through Zoom.

During this interactive virtual event, the Lake County Workforce Development Business Services team will discuss the State of the Workforce in Lake County. 

Learn about:

  • Industry insights
  • Emerging trends
  • Challenges impacting local employers and workforce
  • Upcoming events and initiatives
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Landing a Job When You Have a Disability

Wednesday, January 25, 2023
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
In-Person: Job Center of Lake County
Virtual/Online: Zoom

Learn more about:

  • Job opportunities for individuals with disabilities
  • How to transition back into employment
  • Requesting an accommodation

Hear from dynamic speakers, including:

  • Illinois Department of Human Services Division of Rehabilitation Services
  • Lake County Workforce Development
  • Special Guests: Dina Donohue-Chase from Anixter Center and Anka Starke from Goodwill Great Lakes

For more information, call 847-377-3442.

Note: ASL interpretation will be available for this event.

Small Business Networking Event December 2022

Small Business Networking Event

Tuesday, December 13, 2022
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
500 W. Winchester Road, Libertyville, IL 60048

Finding a Common Ground: Sharing Resources to Help Small Businesses Thrive

Topics of Discussion:

  • Training, Recruiting, and Culture
  • Health Resources
  • Fringe Benefits
  • Small Business Benefits and Grants
  • Government Resources

Meet the Panelists:

  • Carrie Espinosa, Horizon Benefit Services
  • Sarah Mitial, People Architectural Group, LLC
  • Michael Darling, Farmers Insurance
  • Eric Kurtz, College of Lake County
  • Moderated by Antonio Garcia, Lake County Workforce Development

For more information, call 847-348-9049.

University Center Internship and Career Expo 2022

University Center Internship & Career Expo

Thursday, December 8, 2022
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
1200 University Center Drive, Grayslake, IL 60048

Local businesses will be on-site seeking candidates to fill current internship and job openings. Be prepared for on-the-spot interviews and bring plenty of updated resumes and dress professionally.

Employers seeking local talent include:

  • A Safe Place
  • Allendale Association
  • Aramark Healthcare+
  • Community Consolidated School District 46
  • Consumers Credit Union
  • Durham School Services
  • Farmers Insurance
  • Great Lakes Credit Union
  • Illinois Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS)
  • Illinois State Police
  • JQL Technologies (Defense, Satellite, Public Safety, Space)
  • Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center
  • Meyer Machine Supply & Equipment
  • Nicasa Behavioral Health Services
  • NorthShore University HealthSystem
  • Primerica
  • Six Flags Great America
  • Woodland Community Consolidated School District 50
  • Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center.
University Center Fall Open House

University Center of Lake County: Open House

Thursday, November 3, 2022
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
1200 University Center Drive, Grayslake, IL 60030

Join University Center of Lake County in person to find out ways you can advance in your education and your career.

Learn about enrollment requirements, resources, financial aid, and scholarship opportunities for all 12 colleges at the University Center. Speak with representatives to find out the path that best fits your needs.

Training Options in Manufacturing - A Panel Discussion

Training Options in Manufacturing: A Panel Discussion

Thursday, October 27, 2022
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Virtual / Online – Zoom

Learn about training and careers in the high-demand, high-growth field of manufacturing.

Who should attend:

  • Job seekers interested in the field of manufacturing
  • Professionals who counsel individuals regarding career opportunities and training

Hear from panelists representing:

  • College of Lake County’s Advanced Manufacturing Programs
  • First Institute’s Training in Welding
  • Symbol Training Institute’s CNC Training

Also, learn about a grant that can cover your cost for training or a paid work experience in manufacturing!

2nd Annual Hire Lake County Job Fair

2nd Annual Hire Lake County Job Fair

Tuesday, September 27, 2022
11:00 AM – 1:30 PM
Marriott Resort Lincolnshire – Ten Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL 60069

Sponsored by the Lincolnshire Marriott Resort, in partnership with the Village of Lincolnshire, Job Center of Lake County, and Lake County Workforce Development.

This is a chance for you to meet face-to-face with employers from across a variety of industries. This is a free event to job seekers.

More than 85 employers will be present with 1,000+ jobs available!

Free parking is available.

Catholic Charities Job Fair 2022

Catholic Charities Resource & Hiring Event

Wednesday, August 31, 2022
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Catholic Charities Community Center

Employers will be ready to hire at the Catholic Charities Community Center. Learn about the resources of Catholic Charities, the Job Center of Lake County, and 211 Lake County.

Opportunities are available with local employers in fields including:

  • Manufacturing
  • Food Service & Housekeeping
  • Retail & Hospitality
  • Sales & Customer Service
  • Transportation

Please dress professionally and bring copies of your resume.

Please Note: Employers must pre-register to attend by August 24.

Lake County Job and Resource Fair for Individuals With Disabilities 2022

Lake County Job and Resource Fair for Individuals With Disabilities

Wednesday, August 24, 2022
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Round Lake Area Park District – Sports Center

Sponsored by Goodwill Great Lakes, IDES, IDHS, Independence Center, and Sports Center Round Lake.

People with disabilities have an array of skill sets, yet they are part of a hidden and underutilized labor market. This event is open to job seekers with any type of disability. Please dress professionally and bring copies of your resume.

Please Note: Employers must register to attend by August 12. Job seekers are encouraged to pre-register as well; however, walk-ins are welcome.

Senator Bush Career & Resource Fair 2022

10th Annual Career & Resource Fair

Wednesday, August 10, 2022
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Zion Sports Arena

Sponsored by Senator Melinda Bush, the 10th Annual Career & Resource Fair will provide back-to-work resources and job opportunities.

Available opportunities include:

  • Distribution & Logistics
  • Health Care
  • Manufacturing
  • Professional Services
  • Retail
  • State & Local Government
  • Transportation

For more information, contact Senator Bush’s office at info@senatormelindabush.com.

Dare 2 Care 2022

Coalition to Reduce Recidivism & Partners: “I Matter: Dare 2 Care” High School Youth Summit

Friday, August 5, 2022
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

On behalf of Waukegan Township Supervisor, Marc L. Jones, Coalition Chairperson / Founder, Patricia Jones, and President, Dr. Mary Roberson, this year’s event will feature a dynamic and motivational group of breakout speakers/leaders who will oversee a specific topic.

Topics include:

  • Health Relationships
  • Positive Mind, Positive Outcome
  • Community Policing
  • Social Media Management
  • Life Coping Skills

Pre-registration is needed to participate and will be open until Thursday, July 14th at 4:00 pm. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Dijon Ross at dross@waukegantownship.com.

Juneteenth Festival

Juneteenth Festival of Lake County Black Expo

Saturday, June 18, 2022
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

The Job Center of Lake County will host a table during the Juneteenth Festival of Lake County Black Expo.

Juneteenth is the celebration of the freedom of African Americans. Events at the Juneteenth Festival of Lake County will include a Parade in North Chicago, Black Expo in Waukegan, and Gospel Concert and Prayer Breakfast.

  • Youth in the community will showcase their talents through marching bands, drill teams, sound stage, and community leadership projects associated with the three-day festival.
  • There will be ongoing Violence Prevention programming during and after the event.
  • There will be health and wellness screening presented by regional health institutions.
Business Services Training Opportunities

Business Services Workforce Training Opportunities

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

This presentation will highlight the current employers working with the Lake County Workforce Development’s Business Services team to offer work experiences, on-the-job training opportunities, and upcoming openings.

Key Industries:

  • Healthcare
  • Retail & Food Service
  • Hospitality
  • Other Industries
Educator Career Fair 2022

LAKE COUNTY EDUCATOR CAREER FAIR

Dr. Michael Karner, Regional Superintendent of Schools, has partnered with the Lake County Workforce Department and the Job Center of Lake County to host this event.

Saturday, April 23, 2022
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Lakes Community High School, 1600 Eagle Way, Lake Villa, IL 60046.

At the event, professionals will have the opportunity to engage with several recruiting School District Employers and learn about career paths within the education industry.

Over 100 positions are available, including:

  • Teachers
  • Support Staff
  • Student Support Services
  • Athletics/Activities
  • Maintenance/Custodial
  • And more
Tech Campus 2022

Career Expo TECHCampus 2022

Presented by the Lake County Workforce Ecosystem

Thursday, April 21, 2022

Hosted at Lake County Tech Campus, 19525 W Washington St, Grayslake, IL 60030.

Learn about the following Career Path Areas:

  • Transportation & Logistics
  • Manufacturing
  • Information Technology
  • Human Services
  • Health Services

For more information, contact Danielle Friedlieb at dfriedlieb@techcampus.org or (847) 543-6005.

Career Event LRF

Career Event at Legacy Reentry Foundation

Thursday, April 14, 2022
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Hosted at Legacy Reentry Foundation, 420 West Clayton Street, Waukegan, IL 60085.

The Job Center is on the move and ready to help you with your career transition! Call 847-377-3450 to schedule a 30-minute, individualized appointment with a staff member or walk-in to talk to local employers. Individual appointments may include one of the following services:

  • Discuss your career transition
  • Develop or customize your resume
  • Connect with funding for training
  • Explore paid work experience (internship) options
  • Learn about businesses with job opportunities in your area

For details about Legacy Reentry Foundation, call 800-573-8538.

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LAKE COUNTY’S EEOC VIRTUAL PRESENTATION

Wednesday, February 16, 2022
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Attend online through Zoom.

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission enforces Federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination. These laws protect employees and job applicants against employment discrimination,

Training Topics:

  • EEOC Coverage and Employment Discrimination Rights for Employees and Employers
  • Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) and Fidelity Bonding
  • Local Business Services and Resources
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STATE OF THE WORKFORCE: LAKE COUNTY 2022

Wednesday, February 9, 2022
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Attend online through Zoom.

During this interactive virtual event, the Lake County Workforce Development Business Services team will discuss the State of the Workforce in Lake County. 

Learn about:

  • Industry insights
  • Emerging trends
  • Challenges impacting local employers and workforce
  • Upcoming events and initiatives

HIRE LAKE COUNTY – IN PERSON JOB FAIR

Wednesday, October 27, 2021
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Sponsored by the Marriott Lincolnshire Resort
10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL 60069

Note: COVID-19 protocols apply. Mask required. This is an indoor event.

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​MOVING UP! CAREER PATHWAYS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

Thursday, October 14, 2021
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Attend online through Zoom or in person at any of these sites:

  • Youth Conservation Corps 1020 W. Greenwood Ave, Waukegan, IL
  • Job Center of Lake County, 1 N. Genesee St. Waukegan, IL

This event will leave you inspired to continue on the path to your career goals with the support of your community!

Set yourself on a new path in this workshop!

  • Learn about five organizations that offer free training opportunities to young people.
  • Get inspired with Jheri Bevil, founder of Readjust Your Crown.
  • Hear from a panel of five young professionals who are moving along their career pathway!
  • Set your own career goals with Ashannti Ross, Project Lead for Workforce Development.