From store manager to welder: Tight pandemic job market forcing some Chicagoans to switch …

Nairobi Evans is seen Feb. 18, 2021, at The Space, a gym in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood. Evans, who made a living as a personal trainer, has seen his business suffer due to COVID-19. He joined a workforce development program offered by the Chicago Urban League, where he is looking for jobs in project management. (Chris Sweda / Chicago Tribune)

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