Participants also were given the chance to meet Chicago employers looking for workers.
Another job fair was planned for Saturday.
YWCA Metropolitan Chicago's Employment boot camp and job fair
Employers include Staples, T-Mobile and CDW Corp.
At the YWCA Laura Parks and Mildred Francis Center
6600 S. Cottage Grove
Saturday, Feb. 13, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.