If you're in need of employment stop looking outside of Illinois.

It turns out you don't need to leave the state to get a job.

WGN shares that this Illinois city, about 3 hours from Rockford, is adding more jobs, per capita, than any other city" in the state.

That town being. Kankakee.

Yes really. Kankakee.

The city has added "has added more than 55,000 jobs" in 2018.

A big rebound from the last 5 years. Between 2013-2018 "the unemployment rate in Kankakee was higher than the state's average."

Now they are on the upward cusp looking to fill many positions in the "professional and business services."

Wow!

So brush off your resume, get a nice interview suit and set your sights on Kankakee for the next chapter in your employment journey.