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Workforce Services Division releases March workshop schedule

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Workforce Services Division of Will County has scheduled its March workshops for job seekers.

How to Complete Online Applications will cover the basics of submitting an online application that will help a job seeker get noticed by a hiring manager. The workshop will be offered at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 4.  

  

Workforce Services Division of Will County launches Resume Gallery

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Area job seekers have another way to get their resumes in front of businesses with positions to fill thanks to the unveiling of the Workforce Services Division’s Resume Gallery.

Will County WSD launched its most recent no-cost offering for residents looking for work on Jan. 20. It was designed in response to discussions with businesses and workers looking for a way to keep resumes of local people from becoming buried on large sites, said Scott Kettman, Business Services/Special Projects Supervisor for WSD.

County Executive Walsh Launches “Will Connects 2040”

County Executive Walsh Launches “Will Connects 2040” to update County’s Long Range Transportation Plan

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     Will County Executive Larry Walsh has invited local transportation and business leaders to officially kick off the start of “Will Connects 2040”, the County’s initiative to update its current long range transportation plan. Will Connects 2040 will establish a strategic direction and set priorities for future transportation investments throughout the County while considering all modes and modal connections, including roads, transit, bicycle and pedestrian, aviation, intermodal networks, and freight.

Mobile Workforce Center’s February schedule announced

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     JOLIET – The Mobile Workforce Center’s February schedule has been announced by the Workforce Services Division of Will County.

     The mobile unit travels throughout Will County to help residents with resume development, cover letters and job applications. The workforce center contains 11 computer stations, internet access, and offers keyboarding lessons, as well as resume and job search assistance using online listings including jobs4people.org and Illinois workNet

Workforce Services Division releases February workshop schedule

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     JOLIET – Workforce Services Division of Will County has scheduled its February workshops for job seekers.

     Participants will learn interviewing techniques at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4, in Successful Interviewing. Learn how to prepare for a job interview, be confident and make a positive impression. Attendees may schedule an individual, digitally recorded mock interview after completing the workshop. 

Will County’s Prairie View Landfill Operations Extended to 2042

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     Will County’s Prairie View Landfill closure date has been extended to 2042 with the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act.   President Obama signed the new Act into law in December.

     As part of the Joliet Army Ammunition Plant (Plant) decommissioned agreement, the landfill must accept all wastes generated from the cleanup of the former Plant free of charge as part of the agreement to transfer the federal property ownership to Will County. 

Sunny Hill to host outpatient therapy open house Jan. 21

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  JOLIET – Sunny Hill Outpatient Therapy will host a grand opening from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21.

     Outpatient Therapy, at Sunny Hill Nursing Home of Will County, 421 Doris Ave., is now offering the physical, occupational and speech therapy to outpatients.

Will County Acquires Mobile Generators for Emergencies

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Will County now has extra tools to use during emergencies and disasters when power is needed.  The County’s Emergency Management Agency (EMA) recently received a fleet of five generator trailers provided through an Illinois Terrorism Task Force program.  These generators have been allocated to twelve groups across the state.

Historic Preservation Commission January Meeting Cancellation Notice

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PUBLIC NOTICE

Please take notice that the regular monthly meeting of the Will County Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) scheduled for Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. has been cancelled due to inclement weather. The meeting was to be held at the Forest Preserve District of Will County Office located at 17540 W. Laraway Rd., Joliet, IL. The next HPC meeting will be held on Wednesday, february 4, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at the Forest Preserve District Office on Laraway. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS, PLEASE CALL JANINE WILKOSZ AT THE WILL COUNTY LAND USE DEPARTMENT, 815-774-7902.

Mobile Workforce Center’s January schedule announced

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JOLIET – The Mobile Workforce Center’s January schedule has been announced by the Workforce Services Division of Will County.

     The mobile unit travels throughout Will County to help residents with resume development, cover letters and job applications. The workforce center contains 11 computer stations, internet access, and offers keyboarding lessons, as well as resume and job search assistance using online listings including jobs4people.org and Illinois workNet.

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Will County moves into Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois Plan

Will County moves into Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois Plan

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced that effective today Region 7, which includes Will County, is moving to Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois Plan.
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Join the Workforce Center of Will County's Virtual Job Club

Join the Workforce Center of Will County's Virtual Job Club

The Workforce Center of Will County will be offering an On the Job Training session of its Virtual Job Club at 11:00 a.m. on Mon. Feb. 8.
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The Mobile Workforce Center is on the Road!!

The Mobile Workforce Center is on the Road!!

The Mobile Workforce Center travels throughout Will County offering a variety of services for job seekers, including computers with internet access for online applications & job searches, the ability to create/revise a competitive résumé and an online job board with listings from Will County businesses. Staff will be available to assist job seekers inside these sites if the Mobile Workforce Center is off the road for maintenance.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Supply in Will County does not meet needs of population

COVID-19 Vaccine Supply in Will County does not meet needs of population

Nearly 100,000 seniors anxious to receive the vaccine, county only receiving shipments in 2,000 doses increments.

Calls to the Will County Health Department COVID-19 hotline are topping more than 800 per day, some days reaching 1,000 calls per day, which is overwhelming the current system as residents in the 1b category, 65+, are trying to schedule appointments for the vaccines.
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Will County approves an agreement to create long term revenue source at the county-owned Prairie View landfill

Will County approves an agreement to create long term revenue source at the county-owned Prairie View landfill

Earlier today, Will County officials and its construction trade partners signed a Project Labor Agreement (PLA) for the $45 million renewable natural gas (RNG) plant approved for construction at the county-owned Prairie View landfill. The agreement, signed by Will County, Harbour Contractors, Will & Grundy Counties Building Trades Council and Three Rivers Construction Alliance, paves the way for hiring local, skilled craftsman to work on the multi-million dollar project.
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Will County Office Building closed Fri. Feb. 12 and Mon. Feb. 15  in observance of Lincoln's Birthday and Presidents' Day

Will County Office Building closed Fri. Feb. 12 and Mon. Feb. 15 in observance of Lincoln's Birthday and Presidents' Day

The Will County Office Building, located at 304 N. Chicago Street in Joliet, will be closed on Fri. Feb. 12 and Mon. Feb. 15 in observance of Lincoln's Birthday and Presidents' Day. Normal business hours will resume on Tues. Feb. 16.
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Moving Will County to host virtual public workshop Feb. 24

Moving Will County to host virtual public workshop Feb. 24

Moving Will County is a project focused on bringing the region together to find consensus on the balance of industrial, agricultural, natural and cultural resources, residential, and preservation areas.
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Will County employees receive new accreditation

Will County employees receive new accreditation

Two Will County Workforce Services Division employees are among the first in the nation to receive the new Certified Digital Career Strategist credential.
Lisa Borrelli and Pam Rodriguez earned the credential through Professional Association of Resume Writers and Career Coaches. The new certification focuses on using LinkedIn for job search purposes.
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COVID-19 Pandemic also creating mental and behavioral health crisis

COVID-19 Pandemic also creating mental and behavioral health crisis

Isolation and limited recovery supports increasing risk for relapse and fatal overdose

The prolonged coronavirus pandemic has created many unintended consequences. Sixty-two percent of Americans have reported feeling more anxious this year compared with last year, according to a public opinion poll released recently by the American Psychiatric Association. The COVID-19 pandemic is first a physical health crisis, but it is also fueling a major mental and behavioral health crisis.
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Local residents appointed to Will County Boards & Commissions

Local residents appointed to Will County Boards & Commissions

At the Feb. 18 meeting, the Will County Board approved three residents appointed by Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant to serve on county boards and commissions.
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