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Here's how to have a healthier work day

Focusing on fitness while you’re on the clock and off could help you earn healthy benefits

Take Your Job Search to the Next Level

Are you currently unemployed or underemployed? Do you find yourself overwhelmed by job searching? Are you struggling to find a way to get your resume noticed? Let Skills for Chicagoland’s Future get you back to work.

Is working overtime sabotaging your health goals?

A physician offers 3 creative solutions for staying healthy at work

FREE Customer Service/ Retail Training

FREE Customer Service/ Retail Program for 18 years and older!! CLASSES ONLY 2 DAYS A WEEK!!

Chicago Teens from South and West Sides Explore Career Paths and Tour DeVry University

Local nonprofit Girls in the Game offers free Leadership Institute to teens in Englewood to tour DeVry University, meet career mentors and explore college programs.

Registration Underway for Spring 2017 Semester at City Colleges of Chicago

New students may apply until January 10, 2017 for the Spring 16-week class session, including for classes at Kennedy-King College, Daley College, and all CCC locations.

A Tradition of Being Non-Traditional

Maritza, a graduate of Greater West Town Wood Products Manufacturing Program, turns non-traditional skills into a great career, and looks ahead to growing her own business.

Updating Your Skills: Success for Nancy at Greater West Town

Proof positive that adult education works to get people working!  Read Nancy's story of success, in celebration of National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week.  Then call Greater West Town and start your own journey toward a career: 312-563-9570.

Chicago Job Vacancies Rise at the Fastest Rate in Court Reporting

An independent study by Ducker Worldwide reveals that by 2018, there will be a demand for over 1,900 court reporters in Chicago.

Coach a One Million Degrees Scholar

Help support a low-income, highly motivated Kennedy-King College student on his or her path to success. Give just a couple of hours a month and make a profound difference in the lives of our scholars. 


Put Your Summer to Work!

Greater West Town's Wood Products Manufacturing Training prepares individuals in 15 weeks for entry-level positions as skilled cabinetmaker apprentices, bench carpenters, machine operators, CNC operators, assemblers, solid surface counter fabricators. M-F, full time. Next class starts late June. Job Placement Services Included. Great careers start here!!!  Call 312-563-9570.

Opportunity Rolls in for Greater West Town Graduate

Graduate of Greater West Town's Shipping & Receiving program meets success on the job and in life!

Taking a Drastic Turn for the Better

Graduate of Greater West Town’s Shipping & Receiving Program tells about overcoming skills deficits, lack of experience, and lack of opportunity, getting a job, advancing in his career, and starting to dream big…

Daughter-Mother Team Complete and Compete

Greater West Town’s Shipping & Receiving and Wood Products Manufacturing Programs get you the skills to compete in today’s job market. Read how a mother-daughter pair took advantage of this free opportunity.

Greater West Town: Connecting Successfully with the Woodworking Industry

Learn to build cabinets and furniture, operate woodworking machines including CNC, read blueprints, measure accurately, and start a career in the satisfying field of wood products manufacturing.  Study at Greater West Town, an agency that connects with industry.

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