Posted by: Lauren Talley | August 6, 2009

Get Your Career at a Chicagoland Job Fair

We’ve put together a list of upcoming Chicago area job fairs.  If you know of others, drop us a line or post a comment.

And we want to hear from you! Do you think job fairs can help a job seeker find a job?  Do they work?  Or have you given up on them?

Monday, Aug. 10

LaSalle Network Job Fair

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Holiday Inn Express, 2600 Lake Cook Road, Deerfield, IL

Wednesday, Aug. 12

AJ Wright Retail Management Open House

8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1-5 p.m.

Holiday Inn – Chicago Midway, 6624 S Cicero Ave.

Positions: Retail Management

Friday, Aug. 14

Ricoh Americas Corporation Open House

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Ricoh Americas Corporation, 2250 W Pinehurst Boulevard, Suite 250, Addison, IL

Positions: Account Executives, Outside Sales Representatives

Tuesday, Aug. 18

Career & Job Expo

12-4 p.m.

Living Hope Community Church, 15712 Church Drive, South Holland, IL

Bring plenty of resumes. Dress professionally.

Vendors scheduled to attend: Securitas, Staffsource PACE, Cook County, Chase Financial, Kaplan University, State of Illinois, H&R Block, Olivet University, Kaplan College, Chicago Police Dept., VC Enterprises, Avon, PCCTI IT & Healthcare, TCM, UPS, Fed Ex and others.

Free Admission

Call Empower to Succeed Network, 708-362-3125 for more information.

Wednesday, Aug. 19

Chicago Northwest Career Fair

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Holiday Inn Rolling Meadows, 3405 Algonquin Road, Chicago Northwest, IL

Industries: Accounting/Auditing, Administrative and Support Services, Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations, Banking, Consumer Products, Customer Service and Call Center, Finance/Economics, Financial Services, Hospitality/Tourism, Insurance, Real Estate/Mortgage, Restaurant and Food Service, Retail/Wholesale, Sales

Register here

Monday, Aug. 24

Chicago NW Sales & Management Career Fair

Arrive no later than 5 p.m.

Hyatt Regency, 1750 Lake Cook Road, Deerfield, IL

Bring at least 15 resume copies

Dress professionally

Positions available: Sales Representative, Outside Sales, Inside Sales, Account Manager, Sales Manager, Retail Sales, Retail Management, Customer Service, Account Executive, Telesales, Financial Advisers, Sales Consultant, Branch Manager, District Manager, Area Manager, Management Trainee

To register, e-mail your resume to


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