Weekly Refresh: Chicago Ranks 3rd for Tech Talent in New Report

Written by Sophie Kalt
Published on Aug. 05, 2019
Weekly Refresh: Chicago Ranks 3rd for Tech Talent in New Report
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Chicago named 3rd for tech talent on CBRE's report. The report measures the growth acceleration of labor pools across 50 U.S. and Canadian markets. Chicago's tech labor rose by 8 percentage points, and has grown by 166,620 workers since 2013. Talent is growing in the Windy City in part thanks to more locals obtaining tech degrees, and due to affordable building space for companies looking to set up shop. [Chicago Business Journal]

Jellyvision makes 3 new leadership hires to develop their broker strategies. Jellyvision’s software makes benefits and finances easy to digest and understand. The company hired Jeff Schmidt, Kristine Hammack, Robert Ferrone as channel leaders to continue expanding their technology, ALEX, to broker’s clients. [Press Release]

Chicago Inno announced its “Coolest Companies” roster. Some Windy City companies names included ActiveCampagin, Yello and Enova. [Chicago Inno]

VividSeats took on Lollapalooza over the weekend. VividSeats teamed up with Rolling Stone Magazine, with a special VIP section for artists and special guests. [Press Release]


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