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Why the Job Skills Gap Matters to Employers and Job Seekers

What is the job skills gap? It is the gap between the skills job seekers possess and those employers need. Right now the gap is big and may be getting even bigger. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that more open jobs are going unfilled than ever before and estimates that by 2018, there Read More →

STRICTLY BUSINESS: BREAKFAST AT THE STANDARD CLUB, TALKING JOB SKILLS GAP

JVS Chicago’s 7th annual Strictly Business event will be an Oct. 21 breakfast at Chicago’s elite Standard Club and will feature an expert panel discussing the Skills Gap Solutions: Aligning Business, Education and Talent. Stimulate your morning with a delicious breakfast, coffee, and a discussion of the gap between job seekers’ skills and the needs Read More →

GETTING OLDER, GETTING HIRED: EXPERTS HELP WOMEN 50+ ACCESS A CHANGING WORKFORCE

  Career, employment, and image communication experts will convene at the DoubleTree Hotel in Skokie at 5:30 pm on Thursday, January 30 for Getting Older, Getting Hired, an event designed to assist women “age 50-strong” gain employment in an evolving marketplace.

JVS CHICAGO ADDS EXPORTING TO WORKSHOP REPERTOIRE

Three-quarters of the world’s purchasing power and almost 95% of its consumers are outside America’s borders, according to the Office of the US Trade Representative – but some Chicago small businesses aren’t sure how to reach customers outside of the US.

Small Business Week Is Here

The Duman Center for Entrepreneurship is an even busier place this week, thanks to Crain’s Small Business Week and the City of Chicago’s Small Business Entrepreneur Expo at UIC Forum on Oct. 4. Small Business Week, according to Duman Center Manager Steve Bob (pictured right), is “one of the largest educational and business development events Read More →


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