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Workforce Development
Bldg K, Room K111, ECC Campus
Tel: 847-214-6901
Fax: 847-214-6993
Hours: M-F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed Fridays June - Aug.
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Age 50 Plus Programs

ECC’s Workforce Development Unemployment Services is dedicated to supporting plus 50 students through programs developed for professional and personal enrichment. These programs focus on helping you get back into the workforce by offering services specifically designed to make your journey easier and more effective.

Back to Work 50 Plus Program

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The AARP Foundation’s Back to Work 50+ initiative offers local 7 Smart Strategies Sessions and a coaching program where job candidates aged 50 and older can learn how to update their personal marketing tools and networking strategies, target their job search on in-demand jobs, get job leads, and find resources that can help them stay strong while they're looking for their next  work opportunity.

To get a free job search guide and register for a local Back to Work 50+ 7 Smart Strategies Session at ECC, call toll free 1-855-850-2525.

Through the initiative, job candidates age 50+ are able to:

  • Receive a listing of local job search services in their market.
  • Attend a Seven Smart Strategies Session to obtain information on local jobs, training requirements and employer expectations.
  • Join the Back to Work+ Coaching Program for job search coaching and guidance on applying for necessary job training.
  • Receive information on job search resources, including AARP Foundation's 7 Smart Strategies for 50+ job seekers guide.
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