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Where's the best place for a young person to look for jobs in Chicago?

I'm looking to get hired ASAP (hopefully!). I know the economy isn't in the greatest condition, but it just seems like my friends have way better luck at getting jobs than I do. Anyways, where are some places that are always hiring? I seriously need a job, you have no idea lol Oh yeah, I'm 21 years old and I'm currently not a student anywhere. I'm just looking for a decent legal job.

Asked By: Sid V.[AreYouBeingServed?] - 2/1/2010
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Chicago is not one of the top cities for jobs right now. However, temp agencies are pretty active. See http://www.yelp.com/c/chicago/employmentagencies for some listings. A temporary job can lead to a full-time position, in some cases. Other than that, the Career Builder job site - via the Chicago Tribune (http://www.... More
Answered By: kee - 2/1/2010
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Answered By: truth - 2/1/2010
 
You can check online sites like Monster or Hotjobs. The classifieds. Sometimes the universities have job postings for students, but will hire non-students as well. You can always try fast food places or restaurants. Places like Wal-Mart or other big chains are almost always hiring.
Answered By: Zaphod and a 1/2 - 2/1/2010
 
If I was you, I would make sure my resume is up to par and start uploading it onto Monster.com and Chicagojobs.com. Also try temp agencies, they pay pretty well and can get you work immediately! If you get desperate, upload your resume to Snagajob.com
Answered By: Sublimeonelove - 2/1/2010
 
The Windy City Fieldhouse They'll hire just about anyone. Don't trust them for long term, but it'll be good while you look.
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