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There are a number of companies still hiring during the COVID-19 pandemic. Below is a list of resources to identify available job opportunities
LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/jobs
Skills for Chicagoland's Future - https://www.skillsforchicagolandsfuture.com/job-seekers/
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Supply Chain Management Certificate
Evening Class Now Available. Classes meet on the campus of West Side Forward. Limited Space.
Austin community residents access free training for careers in Advanced Manufacturing, Public Safety, Networking, Cybersecurity and Web Development.
Advanced Manufacturing Training
Great opportunity for Chicago residents to gain advanced technology and digital skills for careers in manufacturing related positions in Illinois.
Advanced Manufacturing Training is a 18 week career training program providing professional industry credentials and career counseling to secure great positions in high demand fast growing manufacturing technology related careers.
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Advanced Manufacturing Career Options
Architectural Drafter, Computer -Aided Design (CAD) Technology
Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmer Metal and Plastic
Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operator Metal and Plastic
Control and Valve Installer and Repairer Except Mechanical Door
First-Line Supervisor of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
First-Line Supervisor of Production and Operating Workers
Industrial Engineering Technician
Industrial Machinery Mechanic
Industrial Production Manager
Inspector, Tester, Sorter, Sampler, and Weigher
Maintenance Worker, Machinery
Multiple Machine Tool Setter, Operator, and Tender, Metal and Plastic
Tool and Die Maker
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setter, Operator, and Tender
Transportation, Distribution & Logistics
Get trained for careers in supply chain management, logistics and transportation.
Transportation Distribution & Logistics
TDL is designed to introduce the vast career opportunities in the fast growing sector contributing to increase in candidate pipeline in the Chicagoland area.
TDL training programs are focused on Supply Chain Management & Logistics careers taught in conjunction with experts from the transportation, distribution and logistics industry to ensure you have the fundamental skills and experiences needed to secure employment in one of the fastest growing industries. The experience encompasses class on Logistics on the Move Mobile Classroom, hands on training on TDL equipment, facility tours and industry certificate. Includes access to our Career Elevation Network, individual coaching and training support and access to 24-hour Virtual Learning HUB.
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Transportation Distribution Logistics Career Options
Airline Pilot, Copilot, and Flight Engineer
Air Traffic Controller
Automotive Body and Related Repairer
Automotive Glass Installer and Repairer
Automotive Service Technician and Mechanic
Diesel Service Technician and Mechanic
First-Line Supervisor of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers
First-Line Supervisor of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine Operators
Hand Laborers and Material Mover
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Manager
Truck Driver, Heavy Tractor-Trailer
Truck Driver, Light or Delivery Service
Flexible opportunities to get help re-booting your career
Jumpstart Advanced Bootcamp (JAB)
Jumpstart Advanced Bootcamp (JAB) is designed to provide an immersive career coaching experience to help you conquer your career goals with confidence. JAB is a free one week fast track intensive training to help you successfully navigate changing careers, mastery of the job search process and refreshing essential job skills. Includes hands on technology skills refresher, resume clinic and individual interview preparation coaching.
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