Ceannate Corp. has confirmed its commitment to investing in Chicagoland’s workforce through a renewed relationship with Skills for Chicagoland’s Future (Skills), a public/private partnership offering innovative solutions to place qualified unemployed and underemployed job seekers.
Ceannate is in good company, standing alongside 40 other Chicagoland employers including returning partners JPMorgan Chase, Rush University Medical Center, Divvy, Bank of America, and CDW. Together, the partnership has committed to hiring more than 1,000 new employees in 2016.
Since beginning operations in 2012, Skills for Chicagoland’s Future has placed more than 2,300 job seekers with more than 50 companies. Their organizational goal for 2016 is to place an additional 1,050 skilled, qualified candidates.
“We commend these employers for their commitment to reach deep into Chicagoland communities to find qualified, motivated job seekers to meet their hiring needs,” said Marie Trzupek Lynch, founding president and CEO of Skills. “Skills’ demand-driven model and access to an immense pool of talent allows us to serve as a connector between employers and the communities most in need of economic opportunity.”
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