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Congresswoman Robin Kelly will host her 5th Annual Hiring Event for residents of the 2nd Congressional District on Friday, October 27, from 9 a.m. to noon, in the gymnasium of South Suburban College, 15800 State St., South Holland. Last year, more than 85 employers with active job openings met more than 400 job-seekers.
Prior to the Hiring Event, Rep. Kelly will sponsor a free Job Readiness Workshop on Wednesday, October 25, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., in the Community Room of the Calumet City Public Library, 660 S. Manistee Avenue, Calumet City. Instructors from the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership will teach job-seekers interview skills, how to prepare a resume, and strategies to successfully navigate hiring events.
Companies and agencies participating in this year’s Hiring Event include UPS, ComEd, Metra Rail, Comcast, the CTA, the U.S. Post Office, MiJack, Franciscan Health, Lakeside Metals, and the Cook County Sheriff’s Department.
Job-seekers can visit www.reprobinkelly.eventbrite.com to register for the Hiring Event and/or the Job Readiness Workshop. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. For more information, call Alan Banks or Jazmin Alvarez at (708) 679-0078 or access www.robinkelly.house.gov.