IDES http://northernpublicradio.org en Thousands Of Illinois Jobs Posted Online In May http://northernpublicradio.org/post/thousands-illinois-jobs-posted-online-may <p>More than 200,000 help wanted ads for Illinois jobs were posted online last month. &nbsp;85 percent were for full time work. According to a news release from the Illinois Department of Employment Security, h<span style="line-height: 1.5;">elp wanted region leaders included:</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Chicago metro&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">(150,800)&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Bloomington/Peoria region (9,300)</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Decatur/Springfield region (7,000)</span></p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 09:54:35 +0000 WNIJ 48658 at http://northernpublicradio.org Thousands Of Illinois Jobs Posted Online In May Online Job Postings Up In Illinois http://northernpublicradio.org/post/online-job-postings-illinois <p>There's some promising news when it comes to job openings posted online in Illinois. Thu, 23 Jan 2014 12:41:52 +0000 Mike Moen 42107 at http://northernpublicradio.org DeKalb Unemployment Office Closing http://northernpublicradio.org/post/dekalb-unemployment-office-closing <p>The Illinois Department of Employment Security has announced it is closing seven offices and cutting 192 positions. The list of closures includes the DeKalb office. The agency says the decision is due in part because a somewhat improved economy. That has led to fewer unemployment insurance claims.</p><p></p><p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 12:24:41 +0000 WNIJ 24031 at http://northernpublicradio.org DeKalb Unemployment Office Closing Government jobs loss pushes Illinois unemployment up to 8.9% http://northernpublicradio.org/post/government-jobs-loss-pushes-illinois-unemployment-89 <p>Although Illinois added 800 private-sector jobs in July, a sharp decline in local school jobs brought the net tally to 7,100 fewer positions in July than June. That helped the unemployment rate inch upward 0.2 points to 8.9 percent.</p><p>Seasonally adjusted preliminary data was released today by the <a href="http://www.bls.gov/">U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics</a> and the <a href="http://www.ides.illinois.gov/page.aspx?item=3066">Illinois Department of Employment Security</a> (IDES).</p> Thu, 16 Aug 2012 19:12:01 +0000 WNIJ 16867 at http://northernpublicradio.org