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To hire a qualified veteran, contact your local
Veterans Employment Representative.
to locate the office
The Illinois Department of Employment
Security offers several no-cost resources to employers who hire veterans:
Employers can find qualified candidates whose skills match their job
requirements by registering with IDES’ online job-matching service:
● Veterans Employment
When using www.illinoisskillsmatch.com take advantage of one-on-one assistance from your local IDES Veterans Employment Representative. The representative can guide you in describing and posting your job order so that you can match successfully to qualified job seekers.
● Tax Credits
Employers may earn up to $9,000 in
federal tax credits for each eligible
veteran they hire. The Work Opportunity Tax Credits reduce an employer’s cost of doing business and require little paperwork. For more information, call 312-793-6811 or log on to http://www.ides.state.il.us/employer/uitax/credits.asp.
For more information on these services
or call 1-888-367-4382.
A Solution for your
Why Hire a Veteran?
It makes sense to hire U.S. veterans. Veterans have the training, work ethic and proven skills that will immediately add value to your business. Equally important, you’ll be contributing to America’s global competitiveness and the strength of our economic base.
The success of your business depends upon the quality of its employees. But finding the best people for your workforce can be a costly as well as risky venture. The Illinois Department of Employment Security has a solution for reducing cost and risk at the front end of your recruitment efforts:
Hire a Veteran First.
Give back to
those who give their all
IDES is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all state and federal non-discrimination laws in the administration of its programs. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Contact your IDES office manager or the IDES Equal Opportunity Officer at (312) 793-9020 or TTY (888) 340-1007.
Illinois Department of Employment Security