The Illinois Department of Employment Security says employers in the state advertised more than 200,000 jobs online last month.
According to a news release, the majority of those advertisements were for full-time work.
The advertising reflects help-wanted activity for newly created and replacement positions.
Statewide, the five top advertised positions in January were truck drivers (7,014), registered nurses, (5,869), retail salespersons (4,644), marketing managers (4,181) and first-line supervisors of retail sales workers (4,145).
Duke Energy says it's getting out of the power-generation business in the Midwest. The company owns the Lee Energy Facility in Dixon. According to a news release, Duke says it will take more than a year to finish exiting the power plant business.
“Our merchant power plants have delivered volatile returns in the challenging competitive market in the Midwest.” -Lynn Good, president, CEO and vice chairman of Duke Energy.