config

Link event brings job seekers, employers together

Link-jobfairThe Ramada-Waukegan was bustling with activity on Tuesday during Senator Terry Link’s community job and resource fair. The event was co-hosted by Representative Rita Mayfield (D-Waukegan).

Job seekers and employers came to the event, which helped job seekers get on-the-spot job offers and critical feedback from potential employers. More than 70 employers attended at the fair, ranging from private companies such as Comcast to the US Army and state agencies such as the Department of Human Services and the Illinois State Police.

 

“I believe we were successful in our goal of connecting people who are actively seeking jobs to employers who are looking for qualified people to fill their current vacancies,” said Link, a Vernon Hills Democrat. “I spoke with many people who said the feedback they received during the fair was invaluable. I think events like this one go a long way in putting people in the area back to work.”

Follow ILSenDems

Facebook Instagram Twitter YouTube

News Releases

IMAGE General Assembly approves Manar measure to cover cancer clinical trials for Medicaid beneficiaries
Wednesday, 27 May 2020
SPRINGFIELD – With Gov. Pritzker’s signature, Illinois Medicaid recipients would be eligible for life-saving clinical trials to treat cancer and...

Read More...
IMAGE Jones highlights senior services in this year’s state budget
Wednesday, 27 May 2020
CHICAGO – The state budget for the next fiscal year will increase funding to senior services to help some of the most vulnerable Illinoisans...

Read More...
IMAGE Joyce secures Kankakee River improvement funding in state budget
Wednesday, 27 May 2020
PARK FOREST – The Kankakee River is a critical asset for neighboring communities, providing resources for nearly 80,000 people in Kankakee and Will...

Read More...
IMAGE Comptroller Mendoza sets record straight on pay raise rumors
Wednesday, 27 May 2020
Political ambition and integrity are at odds for some Illinois lawmakers BUNKER HILL – Some Illinois lawmakers took to social media this week to...

Read More...
IMAGE Driver services facilities to open in June for new drivers and renewals
Tuesday, 26 May 2020
DES PLAINES – To begin to address the volume of expired vehicle registrations, driver’s licenses and ID cards in Illinois, the Illinois Secretary...

Read More...