04/04/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Job Fair Lures Thousands

A downtown job fared lured thousands of eager job-seekers, CBS 2's Jim Williams reports:

More than 5,000 people lined up at McCormick Place for a job fair. It took many an hour just to get to the front door of the ballroom.

"No more recession, no more depression. Just jobs, jobs, jobs," said a career fair employee.

Watch an NBC report from the event: