High Demand Jobs in Chicago through 2016

Downtown Chicago
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Top 15 High Demand Jobs in Chicago

Healthcare: Nurses, Health Care Managers, Physicians, Pharmacists, Dentists, Technicians, Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapists

Information Technology: IT Managers, Programmer Analysts, Software and Applications Developers, Engineers

Other High Demand Jobs:

Insurance Banking & Financial Products: Sales Managers/Financial & it Analysts

Other Managers: Business, Education

Downtown Chicago

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CHICAGO Dream Job: Public Address Announcer, Wrigley Field

Find this position and many more Chicago sports listings that could lead to your Dream Job at the reference Website:CAREERBUILDERS PAGE

Become the new Voice of the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field.

Quote from Job Posting:

"REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong vocal talent, excellent enunciation skills
  • Strong public speaking skills and ability to speak extemporaneously to large crowds
  • Strong knowledge of baseball
  • Must be available for all Chicago Cubs 81 regular season home games, makeup games, tie breaker games, play-off games and non-game day events. Schedule includes nights, weekends, non-traditional hours and holidays, as needed
  • Ability to work outdoors during periods of extreme weather
  • Prior experience working as a Public Address Announcer in collegiate or professional sports (television or radio preferred)
  • Interest in supporting Cubs' community and charitable efforts a plus"


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Top Industries

Chicago, Illinois offers many job openings in a number of important industries.

The Healthcare Industry

The rapidly-aging population of the Chicago, Cook County, Illinois and the Midwest and a surging health-consciousness among residents of the state has created a demand for jobs in the occuational titles of medical assistant, physician assistant, home health aide, physical therapist, occupational therapist, respiratory therapist, pharmacy technician, dental hygienist, and medical scientist.

Animals need healthcare as well, thus the Chicago area pet population needs more veterinary technicians and technologists, as well as veterinarians.

Information Technology (IT)

Chicago is attracting increasing numbers of information technology (IT) companies that are bringing job openings with them. These job titles include network systems and data communications analyst, database administrator, computer systems analyst, computer software engineer, and computer and information systems manager.

Urban Planning

This is very important to Chicago's urban renewal projects. Chicago is also expanding quickly. This has led to a hgiher demand for all of those professions involved in city/urban planning, auch as environmental engineer, landscape architect, and surveyor, to name a few. Chicago is working on green industries and sustainable resources in this area as well.

Education

Many jobs are available for preschool and childcare teachers, early childhood administrators, K-12 teachers and administrators, special education specialists, vocational education teachers, and for teachers of self-improvement courses.

Top Employers with Listed Job Vacancies

  1. Deloitte
  2. Accenture
  3. IBM
  4. JPMorgan Chase
  5. Advocate Health Care Network
  6. HCR Manorcare
  7. Navistar
  8. University of Chicago
  9. Safeway
  10. Resurrection Health Care
  11. US Cellular
  12. Ernst & Young
  13. PricewaterhouseCoopers
  14. Fifth Third Bank
  15. Aerotek

Hottest Jobs In Chicago Area, 25-mile Radius

  1. Physical Therapists
  2. Project Managers
  3. Occupational Therapists
  4. Account Executives
  5. Customer Service Representatives
  6. Business Analysts
  7. Sales Representatives
  8. Event Specialists
  9. Senior Accountants
  10. Java Developers
  11. Administrative Assistants
  12. Account Managers
  13. Financial Analysts
  14. Registered Nurses (RNs)
  15. General Practice Dentists

Woman Owned Businesses

Higher Education in Chicago

City Colleges of Chicago

This group is a network of seven community colleges, a distance learning center for computer and internet-based studies, a culinary school, a French pastry school, and several satellite branches. This group of schools also has their own TV station, listed below.

  • Richard J. Daley College
  • Harold Washington College
  • Kennedy-King College
  • Malcolm X College
  • Olive-Harvey College
  • Harry S Truman College
  • Wilbur Wright College
  • Center for Distance Learning
  • French Pastry School
  • Washburne Culinary Institute
  • Satellite Campuses
  • WYCC Channel 20 -21DT

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yojpotter 8 years ago from Iloilo City

These are great list of universities but I'm particularly interested with Westwood College...

To know more about Westwood College and other online private colleges just visit this site ---> http://www.thefederalwatch.com/westwood-college/

Thanks a bunch Patty!


roger bissell 7 years ago

Hi my name is Roger Bissell and my self and Justin Rechter own R and RJ Associates. Which is one of the best IT and Finance recruiting companies in Chicago we have many position available right now including IT manager, Information analyst , network engineer, help desk analyst , and many more. Please feel free to call us to discuss your employment opportunities or visit our website at www.recruitersofchicago.com or email us at careers@recruitersofchicago.com. Please get started on your new job today or switch companies now. I look forwqard to working with you on a personal one on one level


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Patty Inglish, MS 5 years ago from North America Author

March 2 2011 -- Over 126,500 jobs are open in Chicago today.

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