Find Free Resources to: Get a New Job, Change Careers, Start a Business

Aurora, IL

Bummer! Sales have ended.

Unfortunately, tickets for this event are no longer on sale.

View upcoming events Create an event

Event Details

Seminar:  Where to Find Free Resources to

Get A New Job - Change Careers - Start a Business


Informative Free Workshop October 8 in Aurora hosted by Gideon Blustein, Deputy Director from the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) who will give a candid talk about Illinois’ Workforce System, why it is set up the way it is and how to best navigate it toward a new job, a new career or a new business venture.   Most people are confused by the alphabet soup of “the workforce system” and are not aware of all the FREE help available whether you’re making $10.00/hour or $100,000/year.


Attendees will Learn about llinois resources provided at NO COST – paid for by the State of Illinois which include:


  • WorkNet DuPage
  • Illinois Small Business Development Center
  • Illinois WorkNet Center
  • CaeerOneStop
  • Illinois Department of Employment Security
  • DCEO – Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity


Who will benefit?  

  • Entry level candidates
  • Mid-level professionals
  • Senior level professionals
  • People out of work
  • Those wanting to change careers,
  • People making $10.00/hr or $100,000/year
  • Those starting a new business. 


Gideon Blustein is IDES’ Deputy Director whose job is  “to transform IDES from the unemployment office into the re-employment office.” Prior to joining IDES, Gideon served as Executive Director of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce Infrastructure Council where he advocated for investment in Illinois roads, bridges, airports, railways and waterways. Gideon served two former Illinois Members of Congress in senior level positions in the suburbs of Illinois and in Washington, DC.


Do you need a job search/career transition plan in case you should lose your job in the near future? If so, please join us for the monthly networking meeting of the:

Crossroads Career Network Ministry
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
7:00 pm - 9:00pm

Eola Community Center & Library
555 S. Eola Road, Room 111
Aurora, IL 60504

Event Website:

No prior registration required for this FREE skills training & networking meeting

For more information, call George Carson at 630-675-4509
Directions: ½ mile north of intersection of Eola Rd & Ogden Ave on west side of road in large red brick building. Room 111 where meeting is being held is on north end of building. If the parking lot is full, please feel free to use the adjoining church parking lot on the south end of the building.