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US employers post the most jobs in 4 years - Chicago Sun-Times

US employers post the most jobs in 4 years - Chicago Sun-Times | Illinois Employment | Scoop.it
US employers post the most jobs in 4 yearsChicago Sun-TimesWASHINGTON — U.S. employers posted the most job openings in four years in June, a positive sign that hiring may pick up. The Labor Department said Tuesday job openings ...
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Nobody home at suburban office parks - Chicago Sun-Times

Nobody home at suburban office parks - Chicago Sun-Times | Illinois Employment | Scoop.it
Nobody home at suburban office parksChicago Sun-TimesMotorola Mobility, via its purchase by Google Inc., is trading in its digs in Libertyville for prime space in Chicago's Merchandise Mart, becoming the latest jobs installation from the suburbs to...
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Boeing gets big chunk of NASA space taxi work

Boeing gets big chunk of NASA space taxi work | Illinois Employment | Scoop.it
Boeing, SpaceX get lion's share of $1.1B projectNASA will pay more than $1 billion over the next 21 months to three companies to develop commercial spaceships capable of flying astronauts to the International Space Station, the agency said Friday.
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General Growth beats expectations in 2Q

General Growth beats expectations in 2Q | Illinois Employment | Scoop.it
Mall operator says higher occupancy and rents fueled the gainsGeneral Growth Properties Inc., the No. 2 U.S.
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Nokia, Groupon bring real-time deals to Lumia phones

Nokia, Groupon bring real-time deals to Lumia phones | Illinois Employment | Scoop.it
Deal helps spur job growth at handset maker's Chicago officeChicago-based daily deals provider Groupon is partnering with Finnish mobile handset maker Nokia, building its real-time Groupon Now!
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OfficeMax swings back to profit, shares jump

OfficeMax swings back to profit, shares jump | Illinois Employment | Scoop.it
Office supply retailer OfficeMax Inc. said Thursday it posted a $10.7 million second-quarter net income, reversing a loss a year ago that stemmed from hefty restructuring charges.
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Illinois merchandise exports up 29%

Illinois merchandise exports up 29% | Illinois Employment | Scoop.it
The state of Illinois finally got some good economic news on Thursday.
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Post Office processing moves hit Chicago, Aurora, Gary facilities - Chicago Sun-Times

"About 150 of the downtown postal facility’s 1,300 employees will be affected, while 496 workers in Aurora will be impacted by the changes, the spokespeople said. The Gary closure will cost some 156 jobs there."

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Springfield businesses worry about Postal Service closing mail processing center - Springfield News-Leader

"A December feasibility study on the Springfield facilities projected a net decrease of 57 positions ..."

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McDonald's tests Breakfast After Midnight menu

McDonald's tests Breakfast After Midnight menu | Illinois Employment | Scoop.it
McDonalds is trying out "Breakfast  After Midnight."...
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Wall Street erases early losses, drifts higher

Wall Street erases early losses, drifts higher | Illinois Employment | Scoop.it
Stocks erased early losses and turned positive on Wednesday, led by gains in materials and consumer staples shares. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 28.49 points, or 0.22 percent, to 13,197.09.
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Illinois mortgage companies face higher fees, fines

Illinois mortgage companies face higher fees, fines | Illinois Employment | Scoop.it
Mortgage companies will pay higher licensing fees and much higher fines for operating fraudulently, under a new state law signed Friday.
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Shareholders sue Peregrine over $200M in losses

Shareholders sue Peregrine over $200M in losses | Illinois Employment | Scoop.it
Several customers of Peregrine Financial Group are suing the failed futures brokerage's chief executive, Russell Wasendorf Sr., for allegedly stealing more than $200 million of client funds.
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The day ahead in business

The day ahead in business | Illinois Employment | Scoop.it
Reports: Challenger job cuts  for July, 6:30 a.m.; Initial jobless claims for week ended July 28, 7:30 a.m.; Factory order for June, 9 a.m.; Mortgage rates for week ended Aug. 2, 9 a.m.
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Chicago receives $65 million allocation from federal program

Chicago receives $65 million allocation from federal program | Illinois Employment | Scoop.it
The Chicago Development Fund received a $65 million allocation from a federal tax credit program aimed at fostering job creation.
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Sears closing all Nine Great Indoors stores

Sears closing all Nine Great Indoors stores | Illinois Employment | Scoop.it
Sears Holdings Corp. said it plans to shutter all nine of its Great Indoors stores, including one in Lombard.
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Prison workers will fight to save their jobs - WPSD Local 6

Prison workers will fight to save their jobs - WPSD Local 6 | Illinois Employment | Scoop.it

"For Oliver, his job at Tamms is personal. 'I was assaulted by an inmate and stabbed four times just by telling him no,' said Oliver."

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