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HEALTHCARE EXPECTED TO BE THE FASTEST GROWING INDUSTRY IN DUPAGE

 

Measured in terms of job growth, Healthcare Support Occupations is projected to add 350 jobs, Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 419 jobs, and Personal Care and Service 257 jobs—totaling nearly 1,000 new jobs in the next year.

Current employment opportunities in high-paying positions are also available in a wide range of industries throughout DuPage, further showcasing it as an ideal location for businesses and job seekers looking to build a life in a thriving community. (read more)

 
 

DEVELOPER BUYS OFFICEMAX HQ, PLANS OVERHAUL

Last month, Crain's Chicago Business reported that Franklin Partners, a suburban developer, is taking on the vacant former OfficeMax headquarters in Naperville with a plan to revamp the building and lease it to a slew of tenants.

The sale comes three years after OfficeMax moved out of the 354,000 square-foot office building at 263 Shuman Blvd. "We're bringing a new type of Class-A building into the market that is amenity-driven," said Franklin Partners Ray Warner. (read report)

 
 


CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS CEO SHARES PERSPECTIVE ON BUILDING A WINNING CULTURE WITH DUPAGE BUSINESS LEADERS

Earlier this month, Chicago Blackhawks President and CEO John McDonough shared insights into leading a successful organization and building a winning culture before an audience of the region's top business and civic leaders during the 9th Annual DuPage County Regional Business Outlook.


McDonough expressed the importance of making good hiring decisions, and highlighted the value of cultivating a strong culture of loyalty, candor, and compassion. "The most important executive skill and the most underrated executive skill is hiring. If you don't hire well, I don't think you have a chance," said McDonough. (read more)

 
   

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