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Job Fair

  • Center on Halsted 3656 North Halsted Street Chicago, IL, 60613 United States (map)

More than 75 major corporations, small businesses, government agencies, schools and nonprofits will participate in the Windy City Times WERQ! LGBTQ job fair at Center on Halsted.


There will be two workshops:
10:00am - 11:00am: Trans and GNC in the Workplace
12:00pm - 1:00pm: Building Confidence for Job Searchers Over 50

Trans and GNC in the Workplace: moderated by Vanessa Sheridan of Center on Halsted
Panelists: Lathem Bonem, TransWorks Program Manager at Chicago House; LaSaia Wade, member of Chicago TGNC Collective and the Trans Liberation Collective, and director of Brave Space Alliance; and Denise Bowker, who has worked for Northern Trust for 30 years in the technology area.

Building Confidence for Job Searchers Over 50: Moderated by Imani Rupert-Gordon of Affinity Community Services
Panelists: Ashley Brazil, Senior Career Specialist in the Employment Program at Chicago House and Social Service Agency, and Darryl Grant, who brings nearly 10 years of experience as a professional recruiter, interviewer, job search coach, and resume advisor in the Chicago area. 

The job fair and workshops are free and open to the public.

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Participating businesses, schools, and non-profits will be updated regularly:

— AIDS Foundation of Chicago
— Alight Solutions
— Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
— Astellas Pharma
— AT&T
— A Wider Bridge
— Barilla America, Inc.
— BD Medical Supply
— Betancourt Realty
— Blue Cross Blue Shield Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas
— Blue Plate
— Central States SER
— Charles Schwab
— Chicago Commission on Human Relations
— Chicago House
— Chicago Sky
— Chicago Women in Trades
— Christy Webber Landscapes
— City Staffing
— CME Group
— CNA Insurance
— Comcast/Xfinity
— Conagra Brands
— Edelman
— Education Pioneers
— Exelon Corp.
— Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
— Fifth Third Bank
— GameStop
— Gap Inc. and Old Navy
— Glenkirk
— Grainger
— Grassroots Campaigns Chicago
— Groupon
— H&M
— Heartland Alliance
— Heels and Hardhats Contracting Co
— Hilton Worldwide
— Howard Brown Health
— Hyatt Hotel
— i.c.stars
— Indiana Tech
— The Jellyvision Lab, Inc.
— The John Marshall Law School
— The Kellogg Co.
— Lawrence Hall
— LGBT Chamber of Commerce of Illinois
— Mariano’s/Kroger Co.
— Marriott Hotels
— MB Financial Bank
— Morningstar
— The Nature Conservancy
— Navy Pier
— Northern Trust
— Northwestern, Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing
— Pace Suburban Bus Company
— Paul Mitchell the School Chicago
— Planned Parenthood of Illinois
— Renewal Care Partners
— ResourceMFG
— Riveron Consulting
— Robert Bosch LLC
— Roosevelt University
— Rush University Medical Center
— Savor...Chicago at McCormick Place Convention Center
— Schafer Condon Carter
— Skills for Chicagoland’s Future
— Smart Resources
— Stomp Exterminator
— Test Positive Aware Network
— The Night Ministry
— Thresholds
— TransUnion
— Trilogy, Inc.
— Trunk Club
— Uber
— United Airlines
— Uptake
— US Bank
— Walgreens
— Windy City Limousine
— Zurich North America