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Chicago, Illinois Overview

America's third most populous city has over two million residents, with seven million residents in the major metropolitan area. Chicago is home to two international airports and serves as a global business center. Chicago is home to a stock exchange, a mercantile exchange and houses Chase Bank's retail headquarters, making it a worldwide financial hub. Chicago's reputation includes a diverse population of multiple ethnic groups, a brisk and windy weather outlook and a considerable amount of theater entertainment and culture. The city also boasts a large public transportation system.

The cost of living in Chicago is 0.6 percent below the national average. In recent years, Chicago has seen a slight decline in its number of residents, with 5,410 people leaving in 2013. The median household income is $60,334, which is considerably higher than the national median of $51,017. The median price of a home is $192,700, which saw an 8.7 percent increase in 2013, after a dip of over 10 percent in 2011. The Chicago area features three major forms of public transportation, meaning that transportation costs, on average, are quite low for city-dwellers, which is good news for those searching for jobs in Chicago.

Chicago Job Opportunities

According to Chicago Business, the four top employers for Chicago, IL jobs are within the government, with the top spot belonging to the U.S. Government, which employs almost 50,000 Chicago residents. Advocate Health Care, coming in at fifth on the list, provides 18,512 Chicago jobs after experiencing a 10.8 percent growth.

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Chicago Employment Trends

As of July 2014, Forbes reports that Chicago has a 7.4 percent unemployment rate, and that its 2013 job growth was 1.5 percent. Forbes ranks Chicago as number 107 on their list of Best Places for Business and Careers.

Collectively, business and financial services industries employ over one million people in Chicago. The Chicago healthcare industry employs 535,000 people in 91 hospitals, private offices and medical education. Chicago also has 405,000 people working in the manufacturing industry, with an uptick in environmentally friendly building and technology-based manufacturing. Chicago is also home to several major universities, including the University of Chicago, Chicago State University and Loyola University Chicago. Take advantage of this large number and look for education jobs in Chicago. Find Chicago jobs across a wide variety of industries to find the best fit.

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Offering trendy fashion accessories at great prices – that's our vision.​ It's a vision we've been implementing successfully since 1990.​ With our strong brands SIX, I AM and our own labels, we're represented in 39 countries worldwide.​ This makes beeline one of the largest international suppliers of fashion jewelry and accessories.​ 5.​400 employees ensure that we continue to open up new sales ar...
Chicago, IL
Dental Dreams is one of the fastest growing general dentistry practices in the United States. We are currently looking for ambitious special projects managers to join our fast paced work friendly environment. Our practices provide an invaluable service by delivering the highest level of patient satisfaction in modern first class facilities. The cornerstone of our success is a talented and dedicate...
Chicago, IL
C.R. England is looking for entry level Truck Drivers, if you do not have a Class A license not to worry – We will help train you, and place you…Guaranteed! Become a Class A CDL Truck Driver with C.R. England! At C.R. England, we have had successful Truck Drivers from various industries and job types. Whether you are currently working in Construction, Maintenance, Manufacturing, Security, Transpo...
Chicago, IL
We set out to create an organization that provides unparalleled service in the development and execution of solutions that promote the goals of our customers. NSource is engaged with the Immigration Service Center (ISC), the premier immigration services organization established to assist foreign nationals in their desire to become naturalized United States Citizens. WE HAVE NUMEROUS POSITIONS AVA...
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Well established Machine Tool Distributor seeking an energetic, field service person. This person will cover the Illinois, Wisconsin as well as Northwest Indiana regions. This person would become part of an existing service department. Our products to service include CNC Lathes, Vertical Machining Centers, Horizontal Machining Centers & 5 Axis Machines, Cylindrical Grinding Equipment, Waterjet an...
Chicago, IL
“Pro Advantage caters to me as a businesswoman. I get better prices and better shipping.” – Jill Baron Our print reseller program saves Jill time and money on her business’s printing and shipping – and it can do the same for you. Sign up to get discounts on everything you order, including shipping, and then resell products at your own prices. All products and packages are unbranded and can be del...
Chicago, IL
“Pro Advantage caters to me as a businesswoman. I get better prices and better shipping.” – Jill Baron Our print reseller program saves Jill time and money on her business’s printing and shipping – and it can do the same for you. Sign up to get discounts on everything you order, including shipping, and then resell products at your own prices. All products and packages are unbranded and can be del...
Chicago, IL
AEON Live and work in Japan teaching English with AEON Corporation. Now accepting applications for our interview session in Chicago, IL on Saturday, March 28th, 2015! Job Description Teaching English at one of AEON's 250+ branch schools in Japan is an exciting and serious job requiring dedication, cultural flexibility, organization, respect, creativity, enthusiasm and professionalism. Teaching...
Chicago, IL
Sous Chef, Operations Discover the Difference You Can Make at Gate Gourmet Gate Gourmet, a gategroup company, is the world’s largest independent provider of catering and provisioning services for the airline industry. For the past 70 years, we have served over 250 carriers in more than 30 countries. Gate Gourmet combines culinary expertise with the highest standards of food safety and production...
Broadway Equipment, an expanding Minnesota based car wash manufacturer is looking for an independent Field Service Technician in the Chicago, IL area. This person will be responsible for repairing and installing car wash equipment to our existing and new customer base in Chicago and surrounding areas. Broadway Equipment is the only approved supplier for all of the major car dealers because we are ...
Chicago, IL
Practice Development Manager The Practice Development Manager is responsible for managing client development programs for several labor & employment and litigation practice groups to be assigned by the Director of Marketing. The PD Manager wears many hats and is responsible for staying on top of present and emerging trends in specific client industries, creating and implementing multi-faceted str...
Chicago, IL
C.R. England has been hiring and training drivers since 1920, and has never laid anyone off for lack of freight. We are also the oldest and largest refrigerated trucking company in the nation. The majority of the freight you haul for us is no-touch – our clients will do all of the loading and unloading. You can choose to drive solo (OTR, regional, dedicated or intermodal) or as part of a team (OT...
Chicago, IL
Description: Are you ready for an opportunity that can transform your career? Join the Alere Health team as we continue to transform health care and human lives every day. As part of Optum, Alere Health is building on a tradition of success and creating a future of opportunities. We provide leading edge products and services including condition management, case management, wellbeing, wellness an...
Description: Urgent need for a Diesel Truck & Trailer Mechanic in the south end of Chicago, Il. Mechanics must be able to complete brake inspections, complete PMs, repair electrical systems, and perform minor engine work. Experience working with refrigerated trailer units is a major asset. Minimum of 2 years experience working in a Truck Maintenance setting is required. Military Mechanics are welc...
Marketing Communications Assistant PURPOSE: Marketing and communication for company-Paid Training-Travel Opportunities-Management MAJOR RESPONSIBILITY AREAS -Implementation of marketing plans, including product positioning, campaign strategies, and market strategy insights. -Discovery of strategic business opportunities through cross function collaboration with sales, HR, etc. -Marketing oppo...
Chicago, IL
SUMMARY Supervises employees to ensure that established standards are maintained for food production, safety, service, and sanitation. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Maintains friendly, efficient, positive customer service attitude toward customers, clients and co-workers. Is responsive to customer needs. Assists in the selection of new employees. Implements disciplinary actions when ne...
Chicago, IL
EXPERIENCED TRUCK DRIVERS NEW PERFORMANCE PAY INCENTIVES Call TODAY for more details! Start your career at Swift! Flatbed, Regional, Intermodal, and Over the Road opportunities are ready and available NOW. Call TODAY and start tomorrow! Great Miles = Great Pay Late-Model Equipment Available Regional Opportunities Great Career Path Paid Vacation Excellent Benefits If home is East of the M...
TRUCK DRIVER TRAINEES NEW PERFORMANCE PAY INCENTIVES Call TODAY for more details! Need a Class A CDL? Swift Academies offer PTDI certified courses and “Best-In-Class” training. Now offering scholarships to U.S. Veterans, National Guard and Reserves. Call TODAY for more details! Scholarships for Veterans New Academy Classes Weekly No Money Down or Credit Check Certified Mentors Ready and Ava...
Chicago, IL
PURPOSE To provide friendly, courteous and prompt customer service; to attain budgeted sales and profit goals of the Floral/Chef's Kitchen/Bake Shop/Farmstand/Market Departments; to train and supervise Department associates; to direct and participate in all Floral/Chef's Kitchen/Bake Shop/Farmstand/Market activities; to communicate with Store Director; to monitor and enforce government and Jew...
At Nippon Sharyo Manufacturing, LLC, we know that our future success and growth depend on hiring the right people, for the right jobs, at the right time. We continuously seek the most talented, qualified, committed and diverse individuals to join our team. Our organization provides the opportunity to build the foundation for the next decade of passenger railcar manufacturing. We will accomplish t...

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