Career Map Resources

 

Training and Education:

*For a listing of Adult Basic Education Programs in Illinois, click here,
GED Info and Registration, click here
– GED Test Prep for youth and adults is available at all of the city colleges of Chicago
Accredited Post Secondary Education Institutions, click here

Workforce and Labor Market Information

For job growth projections, annual salaries, and hourly wages for occupations in selected industry sectors in the state of Illinois please visit the Illinois Workforce Information Center.

*To see if the hourly wages for jobs in your occupation of interest are enough for you to sustainably maintain your lifestyle, a useful resource is the Illinois self-sufficiency calculator.


Landscape Construction and Maintenance Career Map

Created by the Initiative’s Workforce Development Task Force and industry experts, this career map illustrates the career pathways in landscaping construction and maintenance.


Landscaping workers  typically create functional outdoor areas and upgrade existing landscapes.
Their duties include planting bushes, trees, sod, and other forms of vegetation,
as well as edging, trimming, fertilizing,watering, and mulching lawns and grounds.
For more specific information on this industry please click here


Food Production Career Map

Created by the Initiative’s Workforce Development Task Force and industry experts,
this career map illustrates career pathways in food production.


The Food Production Industry employs many different types of workers. Most of the
positions in this industry are labor-intensive and require manual dexterity,
good hand-eye coordination and, in some positions, strength.
For more specific information on this industry please click here


Food Processing and Distribution Career Map

Created by the Initiative’s Workforce Development Task Force and industry experts,
this career map illustrates career pathways in food processing and distribution.


Like the Food Production Industry, the Food Processing  Industry employs
many different types of workers. Most of the positions in this industry are also
labor-intensive. For more specific information on this industry please click here


*To do a general search of adult education and/or training providers in the Chicago Region please connect to the Workforce Information and Resource Exchange (WIRE)

Please contact Angela Bailey with any questions