Illinois has gained population over the last decade, proving that the state is a place where business leaders want to be. Illinois is now the #1 state in the Midwest for job growth, which reflects the state’s recent ranking as the third in the country for corporate relocations and expansions. As the population grows, the local workforce and talent pool continue to do the same, which is a key factor for companies making location decisions. Illinois is also ranked sixth in the nation for its total labor force, and these workers are equipped with in-demand skills from the 254 higher education institutions.
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