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Durkin, Olsen and Curran to Host Third Annual Jobs Fair

Burr Ridge, IL…. Are you looking for a job or a new career? State Representative Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs), State Representative David S. Olsen (R-Downers Grove) and State Senator John Curran (R-Downers Grove) invite you to participate in their FREE Jobs Fair on August 9, 2017 in Lemont.

The Jobs Fair will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at CORE Fitness Center, 16028 W 127th St, Lemont. If you are looking to take a job with the State, at 9:00 a.m. you might want to attend the “How to Navigate through the State Employment Process” workshop. At 9:30 a.m. a workshop will be held that will help you have a “stand out” resume. At 10:30 a.m. there will be a workshop focused on networking your way to a new job. The final workshop of the day will be held at 11:30 a.m. and will discuss successful interviewing. All of the workshops are free of charge.

“The rate of unemployment in Illinois continues to lag behind the nation. Our Jobs Fair is an opportunity to pair people who want to work with jobs that suit their skill sets,” said House Republican Leader Jim Durkin. “I would encourage all people who are in search of employment to bring their updated resumes, and be prepared for on the spot interviews at the jobs fair.”

“We need to put more Illinoisans back to work,” said State Representative David S. Olsen. “This jobs fair brings more than 100 area employers together in one room so that those seeking good jobs can maximize the efficiency of their job search.”

“Improving job growth and lowering our unemployment rate continue to rank among Illinois’ most urgent priorities— and the best place to start is right here,” said State Senator John Curran. “With my colleagues Leader Durkin and Representative Olsen, I think we are hosting a great event with a wide variety of job opportunities to appeal to workers of all experience levels and skillsets. I encourage all our job-seekers to attend because the companies are coming prepared to hire.”

Participating employers include: 1-800-Got-Junk, AAR Corporation, ABF Freight, Acres Group, Advocate Health, Aerotek, Aflac, All 1 Staffing, Apex3 & Premier Security, Argonne National Laboratory, Aryzta, Bates Water Solutions, Bill Jacobs, Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, Burke Beverage Inc., Car Outlet, Central Management Services, Cheese Merchants of America, Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership, Chicago Zoological Society, Childcare Careers, Cintas, Combined Insurance, Comcast, Cook County Sheriffs Merit Board, Crown Services Inc, CSS Services, Dempsey Staffing Firm Inc., DO & CO Chicago Catering, Express Employment Professionals, Farmers Insurance, FedEx, First Staff Services, IT Expert System, Four Seasons Heating & Cooling, Fresh Express Inc., G4S Secure Solutions Inc., Gilman Healthcare Center, Gonnella Frozen Products, Grainger, Harrahs Joliet Casino, Helping Hand Center, Home & Hearth Caregivers, Home Life Healthcare, IKEA Bolingbrook, Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois Department of Employment Security, Illinois Department of Human Services, Illinois Department of Revenue, Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs, Illinois State Police, Illinois Tollway, Interim Healthcare, Interpark LLC, IT Expert System, Labor Temps, Larlin Home Care, Legal Shield, LTS Chicago Enterprises Inc., Mariano’s, McCaster-Carr Supply Co., Methodist Youth Services, MicroTrain Technologies, Mutual of Omaha, New York Life, Northern Illinois Academy, Old Dominion Freight Line, Operating Engineers Local 150, PACE, Patten CAT, Penn Global Marketing, Peoplelink, Pipefitters Local Union 597, Presence Health, Protech Security Group, Ray Graham Assoc., Remprex, Rich Products Corp., Robert Olson & Associates, Ron’s Staffing Services, Schillings, Sears Holding Corp., Secur America LLC, Sentinel Technologies, Sertoma Centre, Inc., Sharp It Group Consulting, Southwest American Job Center, Staffinders, Staffmark, State Farm Insurance, Sunrise Southwest LLC, Symbol Training Institute, SWD, Inc., The Salem Group, Trinity Services, Turano Bakery Co., UPS, U.S. Foods, United States Postal Service, Village of Woodridge, Walgreens, Weather Tech, World Financial Group, West Liberty Foods, West Suburban Nursing & Rehab, Westway Coach Lemont, Western & Southern Life, World Financial Life

For more information call Representative Durkin’s office at 630-325-2028, or Representative Olsen office at 630-7370504 or visit their websites at, or