Congresswoman Kelly Hosts Hiring Event and Job Search Boot Camps
Congresswoman Robin Kelly will host a Hiring Event for residents of the 2nd Congressional District on Friday, October 24, from 9 to noon, in the gymnasium of South Suburban College, 15800 State St., South Holland. Last year, more than 60 employers with active job openings met more than 1400 job seekers.
Companies and agencies participating this year include Coca-Cola, Walgreens, Comcast, ComEd, Metra, Illinois Tollway, JPMorgan Chase, Ingalls Memorial Hospital, Sinai Health System, Bimba and BMO Harris Bank. Preregistration is encouraged at www.reprobinkelly.eventbrite.com. For more information about the Hiring Event, call (708) 679-0078 or access www.robinkelly.house.gov.
To successfully navigate the Hiring Event, Rep. Kelly will host a series of Job Search Boot Camps to teach job-seekers interview skills and how to prepare a resume. Registration for the workshops is required at www.reprobinkelly.eventbrite.com. Early sign-up is encouraged; space is limited to 50 participants per class.
The next boot camp or workshop is scheduled for Tuesday, October 21, from 6 to 7 p.m., at Governors State University, Cafeteria Annex, 1 University Parkway, University Park. Another session takes place on Wednesday, October 22, from 6 to 7 p.m. at Prairie State College, Administrative Board Room 2270, 202 S. Halsted St., Chicago Heights. The final workshop is set for Thursday, October 23, from 6 to 7 p.m., at the Chicago Urban League, 4510 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago. For more information, please call 708-679-0078.