New Job At Lou Malnati's Aligns with Job Seeker's Skills and Interests

Congratulations to Sam, who recently started his new job at Lou Malnati's in Highland Park. "Sam's favorite pizza is from Lou's, so this position not only aligned with his skills but also with his interests," said Stephanie Galindez, Sam's Employment Specialist.

Sam helps with folding pizza boxes and also portioning croutons, parmesan cheese, celery, and dressings. He will be helping with restocking and learning more about food prep and bringing take-out orders to customer's cars. As part of TotalLink's Customized Employment program, Sam works at Lou's on Tuesday and Friday afternoons with the support of his TotalLink job coach.

"Sam is a great example of how Customized Employment focuses on an individualized, person-centered process, driven by the interests, strengths, and conditions for the success of each individual," said Emily Raming, TotalLink's Executive Director.

For more information about TotalLink's Customized Employment program or to become an employer or a job seeker, please contact us at or 224-412-4718.