August 25, 2008 | PDF versionPasadena, CA — The unemployment rate in Illinois keeps climbing, having scaled past 7.3% last month, the highest it’s been in nearly 15 years. The unemployment rate in Joliet County in Illinois hit 9% in July, according to statistics released by the Illinois Department of Employment Security, a sizeable increase from the rate of 6.5% in July 2007. Fortunately, EmploymentCrossing, one of the leading job boards in the world, was able to post 44,600 jobs last week in Illinois alone, a terrific effort indeed, considering the state’s current job market. The job site is now increasing its own workforce to generate as many job postings as it can in order to relieve the unemployed of their present plight.
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