Abbott to Hire 2,000 & Hold Drive-Thru Hiring Event

Abbott just announced that the company will be hiring up to 2,000 employees at its new facility in Gurnee as it begins to ramp up assembly of its cutting-edge rapid COVID-19 test called BinaxNow. Abbott has invested $18 million in the existing 255,000 sq. ft. facility at 605 Tri-State Parkway to rapidly launch operations, and hiring is already underway. Day and night shifts are open, with benefits and a cash bonus up to $2,500 offered. Shuttle service from the Metra train station is available, and no training or experience is necessary. Those interested in applying for a position should send a resume directly to: A special drive-thru hiring event will be held from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 3rd at Cristo Rey St. Martin High School in Waukegan.

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