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2014JobFairState Senator Melinda Bush is announcing an upcoming hiring event that will work to instantly match prospective job seekers with on-site employers.

The event will be held Thursday, August 14, 2014 from 10:00 am to 1:30 pm on the lower level basketball court at the Zion Park District Leisure Center (2400 Dowie Memorial Drive). The Illinois Department of Employment Security and the Jobs Center of Lake County will be partnering with Senator Bush for this free event.

Job-seekers who register in advance will have the opportunity to have their skills matched with hundreds of prospective employers. Once registered, Illinois Department of Employment Security professionals will be available on-site to increase job-seekers' potential opportunities.

"Our goal is to help the unemployed and underemployed get on-the-spot job offerings and critical feedback from potential employers," Sen. Bush said. "It is very seldom that a person can walk into a location, apply for multiple jobs, receive immediate interviews and even land a job all within a few hours."

Job seekers are encouraged to register ahead of time for the event at Event participants will be able to quickly access hundreds of job opportunities in the Lake County area. They can also have their skills matched to interested employers and even partake in on-site interviews to kick start a new career.

Employers looking for skilled workers are also encouraged to register for the event at All questions about participating in the Job Fair and Hiring Event may be directed to Senator Melinda Bush's district office at 847-548-5631.

Confirmed employers include:

  • Accountemps/OfficeTeam
  • Advanced Pipe Repair, Inc.
  • AmeriCash Loans, LLC
  • Apex3 and Premier Security
  • Armed Forces Bank
  • Bridge Personnel Services
  • Catholic Charities of Lake County
  • Dovenmuehle Mortgage Inc.
  • Dunkin Donuts
  • ELCO Mutual Life and Annuity
  • Exel
  • First Transit
  • Fresenius-Kabi
  • Guardian Life Insurance Company of America
  • Hansen Associates, Inc.
  • IBEW Local 150 Electrical Workers
  • Kaman's Art Shoppes, Inc.
  • Kelly Services
  • Labor Solutions
  • Lake County JATC
  • Lakeside Transportation
  • Maryville Academy
  • Multimedia Sales & Marketing
  • Neighborhood Services
  • North Shore Distillery, LLC
  • NorthPointe Resources, Inc.
  • Paramount Staffing / Joliet
  • Safeway Transportation Corp.
  • Six Flags Great America
  • SNI Companies
  • Speedway
  • Spring Meadows Libertyville
  • Stericycle Inc
  • Symbol Training Institute
  • Tempsnow Employment
  • The Chicago Lighthouse
  • The Home Depot
  • The Messina Group
  • TSI Tim's Snowplowing
  • UL DQS Inc.
  • UPS
  • Walgreens
  • We Care Senior Caregiver Services Inc.
  • ZF Services, LLC
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