Hire Chicago 2021 has concluded.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership and World Business Chicago thank you for visiting this site and for your participation in the five-week series of events. We look forward to building on the momentum created by this first of its kind event. Please stay tuned for updates as we continue preparing job seekers and employers for the new, post-pandemic economy.
Job seekers and employers are encouraged to visit The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership to access its resources. If you’re seeking employment, The Partnership has a network of more than 90 workforce development organizations that provide job training and career opportunities. If you’re an employer, The Partnership can help you access talent and business resources for your existing or future labor force.
World Business Chicago is Chicago’s public-private economic development agency. Our mission is to drive inclusive economic growth and job creation, support business, and promote Chicago as a leading global city. To obtain assistance for start-ups, talent and workforce, and identifying a space in which to expand or locate your business, please contact us.
DON’T JUST FIND A JOB
FIND YOUR CAREER
Free virtual workshops, pre-screening discussions and support and job interviews with employers in the following industries:
Learn how the skills you have today are transferable to careers
in the economy of tomorrow.
Connect to local training programs and job coaching to help you find the job you want.
ABOUT HIRE CHICAGO
Hire Chicago is a five-week experience for Chicagoans who are looking for employment today and tomorrow, including a new career.
Learn how the skills you have today can take you to a career in a new, post-pandemic economy.
Connect to free local training programs and interview and job prep programs to help you find the career
Week 1 – August 2
Week 2 – August 9
Hospitality, Tourism, and Food Service
Week 3 – August 16
Transportation, Distribution & Logistics
Week 4 – August 23
Week 5 – August 30
Job seekers will participate in workshops and pre-screening on Monday and Tuesdays from 9 am to 6 pm. Interviews are scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
If you are age 16-24 and would like some additional career exploration resources, please visit here.