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Walker Encourages Job Seekers and Employers to Check Out Get Hired Illinois

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. – State Rep. Mark Walker, D-Arlington Heights, is highlighting Get Hired Illinois, an online state resource that seeks to connect employers looking for workers and workers looking for jobs.

“This pandemic has taken an incredible toll on our economy, leaving many in our community furloughed or laid off,” Walker said. “As our economy gradually reopens, I want to make sure that residents are aware of every resource available to help them find new employment.”

Get Hired Illinois, which can be accessed at https://www2.illinois.gov/GetHired/Pages/default.aspx, is a compiled database of resources to help connect jobseekers and employers. In addition to job listings, the resource website offers links to other employment-focused websites, as well as information on virtual job fairs and online training opportunities.

“If you’re a local business owner looking to hire, please make sure to check out Get Hired Illinois and post a job listing,” Walker said. “This is a valuable resource that local residents are using, and I hope it can continue to create new jobs in our community.”

For more information on the state’s response to COVID-19, please visit coronavirus.illinois.gov.

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