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Chicago is known for being the home of deep-dish pizza, jazz music, Chicago-style hot dogs and of course the KellyMitchell National Recruitment Center. Oh, you didn’t know the last one? Well to loop you in, our NRC is home to some of the best recruiters and sales staff in the industry (as are all of our offices). As our largest office we get a lot of interest from applicants to work there. And while we don’t want to forget about our awesome company cultures, perks and the best coworkers ever, we also think that Chicago is a pretty awesome place to be a young professional and here’s why!

Food

If two of our shoutouts above didn’t give you a hint, Chicago is known for some great food. And sure hot dogs and deep-dish pizza might not be the most high brow examples, you can bet that whatever you’re craving, you can find it in Chicago. That foodie culture even drew the James Beard Awards Gala to the Windy City from NYC and celebrity chefs like Rick Bayless and Stephanie Izard of Top Chef fame call it home.

Sports

All we need to say here is the Bears, the Bulls, the Cubs, the White Sox, the Blackhawks, the Fire, the Wildcats, the Blue Demons, and the Sky. That’s all.

Activities

Whatever you want to do, Chicago’s got it! Shopping, check, hit Michigan Ave. Beaches, check, visit North Ave. Comedy clubs, paddle boarding on the river, art museums, seriously whatever is calling to you, you can find it in Chicago! Which makes it a great place to live because the day time is just as fun as the nightlife.

Connections

Moving to a new city especially has a recent grad or young professional can be daunting when you wonder about meeting people. Chicago has so many great options, from bars to cheer your Alum Mater on at to industry meet up groups. It is sure to be easy to find groups or clubs to join to make the transition that much easier!

Jobs

If you’re looking for an awesome job that would make living in Chicago even better, we’ve got you covered there too, we’re hiring Recruiters in our NRC! Check it out and apply!