News & Events
In 2017, over 200 youth participants gained valuable work experience at 38 sites across the county as part of Lake County’s Summer Youth Employment Program. Learn more about this important investment in the next generation of Lake County’s workforce here.
The Lake County Promise means access to global industry leaders such as Lake County-headquartered Takeda Pharmaceuticals and Abbott Labs, where company treatment of working mothers is award-winning.
Congratulations to the many Lake County-headquartered companies recently recognized among the top 25 most innovative by Crain’s Chicago Business.
Lake County now ranks sixth out of 102 counties in Illinois for health outcomes, and the healthcare sector currently employs nearly 27,000 workers—a number that is expected to grow 6.4% by 2020. In this new Economic Update, we examine how state-of-the-art facilities and technology coupled with excellent employment opportunities in the healthcare field are positively impacting the Lake County economy.
The suburbs are the new city center, and young professionals know it. Bloomberg reports on how Lake County's amenity-filled offices, affordability and top-ranked schools are luring in young talent.
Congratulations to mobile services provider Brightstar Corp. for announcing the company's decision to locate its headquarters and 340 employees at Innovation Park Lake County in Libertyville!