Posts Tagged with ‘DeKalb’

A Report from the Kishwaukee Career Fair

April 17, 2015

On Wednesday, April 8, Kishwaukee College in Malta hosted its annual career fair to bring together job seekers and local employers. 56 companies from DeKalb, Ogle, and surrounding counties were in attendance this year, 18 of which were new to the event. Among those who were seeking employment opportunities was Scott Sites, an eight-year military […]

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DeKalb County Sees Demand for Welders

March 28, 2015

This feature article from DeKalb’s Daily Chronicle showcases welding in the DeKalb County area, including the welding program at Kishwaukee College. There are currently 76 students in the program, and a dozen students receive certification each semester. Zach Miller, a current welding student, is preparing for his American Welding Society (AWS) certification which will give […]

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Northern Illinois Workforce Alliance Receives Grant for Manufacturing Training

January 26, 2015

A $1.2 million state grant has been awarded to the Northern Illinois Workforce Alliance. This will be used to offer free training to over 100 people in several high-demand areas of manufacturing, including industrial machinery service, welding, repair, assembly, and more. The grant covers Winnebago, Boone, Stephenson, and DeKalb Counties. Click here to watch the […]

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DeKalb Considering Establishing an Enterprise Zone

November 22, 2014

DeKalb County is hoping to attract more businesses, as well as strengthen and expand the position of those already in the area. The County Board is considering applying for approval to establish an enterprise zone that will provide incentives such as property tax breaks, discounts and sales tax relief on manufacturing equipment and construction materials […]

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