The Workforce Connection and Rasmussen College are hosting Rockford's biggest hiring event and career expo on Thursday, February 2 at the Community Building Complex of Boone County at 111 W First Street in Belvidere.

The hiring event will take place Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will feature sixty employers, staffing agencies and educational institutions.

Job openings are available in the manufacturing, health care, customer services and sales fields. Some of the employers appearing at the event will be:

  • Alpine Bank
  • OSF Healthcare
  • General Mills
  • Woodward Inc.
  • MercyHealth
  • Swedish American Health System
  • Belvidere Walmart
  • Fastenal
  • Illinois State Police, Department of Health Services, Children and Family Services and more.

If you are planning on attending this event, bring your resume and be dressed to impress. For a complete list of participating employers, go to