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An update from Cara regarding COVID-19

Cara Staff

UPDATED September 17, 2020

Thank you for being part of the Cara community and for your commitment to supporting our job seekers who are ready to lift themselves out of poverty and homelessness. Like you, we continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19 and are keeping a close eye on official information and guidance from the CDC, WHO, and both the State of Illinois and the City of Chicago. More…

We’re Celebrating Cara Connects This Labor Day!

Cara Staff

In 2013, we could feel the weight of the job market shifting beneath us – a shift causing rippling effects of furloughs and lay-offs not unlike the ones we feel and see in 2020. Employers felt the weight of the still-lingering recession – forcing them to be nimble with their resources – while many talented people sat on the sidelines of the mainstream Chicago workforce. That is how Cara Connects, our mission-driven staffing firm, was born.

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On Finding Your Best Friend

Cara Staff

One of the greatest joys in life is making a best friend; especially when you become friends as close as Cara alumni LaTanya and Deirdre. The two are inseparable and both attribute their success – in recovery, while at Cara, and now in their career – to having each other to lean on. We hope their story will inspire you to call your best friend today.

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