With the unemployed ranks swelling, many have turned to companies offering career counseling and connections to "secret job market[s]". One such company has not lived up to its promises, according to the complaint, which charges numerous violations of the Consumer Fraud Act. Some recruiters believe that the value of these services is questionable. The company claims that it has helped thousands of clients achieve their career goals during its twenty years in Chicago.
See Joanne Cleaver, Chicago Tribune, October 8, 2003