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Young veterans strengthen local workforce in Northwest Minnesota
Veterans Mike (left) and Zach (right) bring valuable skills to their employer. In many parts of Greater Minnesota, a large number young adults leave…
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Working together to serve Minnesota veterans
“Tony is exceptionally patient and creative in helping veterans in addressing barriers to employment, providing an environment that supports…
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Why Minnesota employers hire veterans
We reached out to Minnesota employers and asked them why they specifically seek out veterans when they are hiring. Here’s what they said, in their…
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Veteran leverages CareerForce and LinkedIn to land a great job
Laura, a U.S. military veteran, contacted CareerForce in St. Paul for assistance when she unexpectedly was forced to resign from a position she had…
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Wes gained his life back
Wes first came to CareerForce in Willmar, back when it was called the Workforce Center. Wes had suffered an injury on the job and was not physically…
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Unlocking career success
Teens learned about career exploration and planning services available to them – and had fun at the same time – at an event at CareerForce in St.…
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How CareerForce Vocational Rehabilitation Services helps people with disabilities and employers
One of the best kept secrets of the Minnesota CareerForce system is the extensive network of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (VRS) that are…
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Minnesota employers: tips for finding, hiring and welcoming people with disabilities 
More and more Minnesota businesses are learning about the many benefits of hiring people with disabilities. If you are an employer who wants to hire…
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How Vern achieved employment success with hard work and the right help
Vern is a veteran who has a criminal record and was homeless when she sought help at CareerForce in St. Paul.  Thanks to help she received from …
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Minnesota employers honored for creating workplaces that welcome people with disabilities 
Minnesota employers who have made exceptional efforts in hiring and retaining people with disabilities were honored at an Employers Hiring People…