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Free Help: Locate Resources For A New Job, Change Career, Start a Business

Crossroads Career Network

Tuesday, July 9, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CDT)

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Free Help:  Locate Resources to:

Get A New Job

Change Careers

Start a Business

July 9 Aurora


Informative Workshop 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 the many Illinois resources provided at NO COST – paid for by the State of Illinois which include:

WorkNet DuPage

Illinois Small Business Development Center

Illinois WorkNet Center


Illinois Department of Employment Security

DCEO – Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity


Who will benefit?   Everyone!!!  Whether you are an entry level, mid-level or senior level professional out of work, wanting to change careers, whether you are making $10.00/hr or $100,000/year.  There is a resource designed for you.  If you’re not taking advantage – you’re missing an opportunity.


Gideon Blustein is IDES’ Deputy Director where his job is simply put “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. A graduate of the University of Illinois, Gideon is now pursuing his Masters degree from Northwestern University


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, July 9, 2013
7:00 pm - 9:00pm

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

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.

Have questions about Free Help: Locate Resources For A New Job, Change Career, Start a Business? Contact Crossroads Career Network

When & Where

Eola Community Center & Library
555 S Eola Rd
Aurora, IL 60504

Tuesday, July 9, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CDT)

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