GRAYSLAKE — To help Lake County residents whose jobs have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, State Senator Melinda Bush (D-Grayslake) and Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) will host the state’s first legislative-led virtual job expo with the Illinois Department of Employment Security and the Job Center of Lake County next week.

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 “Many people have been let go from their jobs or have had troubles finding careers because of the economic downfall caused by COVID-19,” Bush said. “I’m dedicated to helping the hardworking people of Lake County find work that will help them and their families for years to come.”

Each day throughout the week of Aug. 24 at 1 p.m., a panel of employers from different job sectors will explain their open positions and company benefits as a virtual webinar via Zoom.

The program will be moderated by Bush and Schneider, and job seekers can ask their questions. All job openings discussed during the webinars will be posted on IllinoisJobLink.com and linked to the virtual job expo.

The themed days are as follows:

Monday: Manufacturing
Tuesday: Transportation, Distribution, Logistics (TDL)
Wednesday: Health Care
Thursday: Professional Services
Friday: Other


Some of the businesses and organizations participating include Amazon, Walgreens and the College of Lake County. 

Registration for the virtual job expo can be found by visiting bit.ly/VirtualJobExpoRegistration.

Anyone with questions should contact Bush’s office at 847-548-5631 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Schneider’s office at 847-383-4870.

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GRAYSLAKE — In partnership with the Illinois Department of Employment Security and the Job Center of Lake County, Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) and State Senator Melinda Bush (D-Graylsake) will host the state’s first legislative-led virtual job expo the week of Aug. 24.                                                                            

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“Now more than ever, we need to be highlighting employers that can and want to bring on new employees. This job fair has over the years connected hundreds with jobs, and with Senator Bush, we intend to continue to help those in Lake County seeking work,” Schneider said. 

“We have helped hundreds of Lake County residents find work over the eight years of hosting a job fair — and we will not let the pandemic stop that,” Bush said. “At a time of hiring freezes and layoffs, I am dedicated to helping the hardworking people of Lake County find not just jobs — but careers.”

Each day throughout the week of Aug. 24 at 1 p.m., a panel of employers from different job sectors will explain their open positions and company benefits as a virtual webinar via Zoom. 

The program will be moderated by Bush and Schneider, and job seekers can ask their questions. All job openings discussed during the webinars will be posted on a IllinoisJobLink.com and linked to the virtual job expo.

The themed days are as follows:

  • Monday: Manufacturing
  • Tuesday: Transportation, Distribution, Logistics (TDL)
  • Wednesday: Healthcare
  • Thursday: Professional Services
  • Friday: Other

To prepare people for the hiring process, the Job Center of Lake County will also host workshops ahead of the job expo to give people tips for seeking work during a time of social distancing and teach people how to build a customized resume that will stand out to employers.

The “Job Search Resources in a Rough Market” workshop will be held Aug. 11 at 1 p.m. Registration can be found here.

The “Your Personal Brand and Resumes” workshop will be held Aug. 13 at 10 a.m. Registration can be found here.

Registration for the virtual job expo can be found here.

Anyone with questions should contact Senator Bush’s office at 847-548-5631 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Congressman Schneider’s office at 847-383-4870.

Category: District Events

Senator Melinda Bush is hosting her 7th Annual Zion Job Fair on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 from 9:30am to 12:30pm.

Interested in attending? Click here to register

If you have any questions, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 847-548-5631.


Prepare for the Job Fair

Individuals can create a new resume in our Resume Lab at the Job Center of Lake County (1 N. Genesee St. Waukegan) on Wednesdays at 2pm. Please check the Job Center of Lake County's calendar as a lab is occasionally cancelled.

How to Work a Job Fair
· Tuesday, July 2 at 2pm
· College of Lake County, Building 4, Room 424, 19351 W. Washington St. Grayslake, IL
· Park in Lot 2 or 3. Click here to see a campus map.

Write Yourself Into Your Next Job: Resume & Cover Letter Workshop
· Thursday, July 18 at 1pm
· Zion Public Library, 2400 Gabriel Ave, Zion, IL

How to Work a Job Fair
· Tuesday, August 6 at 10am
· Job Center of Lake County, 1 N. Genesee St. Waukegan, IL

Interviewing Workshop
· Thursday, August 22 at 1pm
· Zion Public Library, 2400 Gabriel Ave, Zion, IL

Zion Job Fair flyer

Category: District Events

Senator Melinda Bush is hosting her 6th Annual Round Lake Area Job Fair on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 from 9:30am to 12:30pm.

Job seekers who are planning on attending can RSVP here.

Scroll down to see a list of participating employers.

If you have any questions, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 847-548-5631.

Round Lake Job Fair flyer

LIST OF PARTICIPATING EMPLOYERS

Accurate Personnel

www.accurateusa.com

Aerotek

www.aerotek.com

AkzoNobel

www.akzonobel.com

Allendale Association

www.allendale4kids.org

Amazon

www.amazon.com

Catholic Charities

www.catholiccharities.net

Chicago Marriott Suites Deerfield

www.marriott.com/chids

College of Lake County

http://www.clcillinois.edu/

Community Action Partnership of Lake County

caplakecounty.org

Community Partners for Affordable Housing (formerly The Affordable Housing Corp. of Lake County)

www.cpahousing.org

Consumers Credit Union

www.myconsumers.org

Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS)

www.DCFS.illinois.gov

Dovenmuehle Mortgage

http://www.dovenmuehle.com/

Durham School Services Lake Villa

durhamschoolservices.com

ECHO Incorporated

ECHO-USA.COM

Europa Eyewear

www.europaeye.com

First Student

firstgroupcareers.com

Follett Corporation

www.follett.com

GereMarie Corporation

www.geremarie.com

Goodwill Great Lakes

www.goodwillsew.com

Great Wolf Lodge

jobs.greatwolf.com

Greek American Rehabilitation & Care Center

http://www.greekamericancare.org

Help At Home

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Illinois Department of Corrections

www.illinois.gov/idoc

Illinois Department of Employment Security

www.ides.state.il.us

Illinois State Police

www.isp.state.il.us

Job Center of Lake County

www.lakecountyjobcenter.com

Lake County Human Resources

https://lakecountyil.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?version=1

Lakeside Transportation

N/A

Laser Precision

www.laserprecision.com

Lexington Health Network

https://www.lexingtonhealth.com/careers/

Manpower

www.manpower.com

United States Navy

www.navy.com

New York Life Insurance Company

http://www.newyorklife-chicago.com/

Nicasa Behavioral Health Services

www.nicasa.org

Open Arms Solutions

https://openarmssolutions.com/

Orkin

https://careers.orkin.com/

Pharma Logistics

www.pharmalogistics.com

Portillo's

www.portillos/com

R.A. Adams Enterprises, Inc.

www.raadams.com

RE/MAX Plaza

https://www.plazaservices.com/

Reynolds Consumer Products

www.reynoldsconsumerproducts.com

Right At Home Northern Lake County

www.rightathome.net/northern-lake-county

Robert Half

Accountemps.com

Robert Half Accountemps & Office Team

roberthalf.com

Rosalind Franklin University

rosalindfranklin.edu

Six Flags

sixflagsjobs.com

Smalley Steel Ring Company

www.smalley.com

SOS Security

www.sossecurity.com

State of Illinois

www.work.illinois.gov

Superior Medical Solutions Inc.

https://smssolutions.applytojob.com/apply

The Salem Group

www.saleminc.com

TOP LINE TRANSPORTATION CO

www.topline-trans.com

TSI - The Service Innovators

www.TheServiceInnovators.com

United States Postal Service

www.usps.com/careers

Walgreens

www.jobs.walgreens.com

Zebra Technologies

zebra.com

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