Illinois Job Growth

For the first time in seven years we've seen two consecutive months of double digit job growth. More than 12,000 jobs were added to the Illinois workforce in June boosting the number to 60,000 for the year.

The Department of Labor says accounting, computer services, and consulting are the hot sectors right now and anorther great statistic, since 2004 almost 200,000 jobs have been added, that's more than any other Midwest state.

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