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Overcoming Barriers, One Step at a Time
When you think about it, a white cane is a pretty rudimentary tool. There’s nothing high tech about it. There’s not much by way of design or…
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Education and Training for a Manufacturing Career 
Many manufacturing jobs can be started with a high school diploma and employer provided on-the-job training. There are also many opportunities for…
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Consider a Career in Manufacturing! 
Manufacturing jobs pay well. In fact, average annual wages for workers in Manufacturing in Minnesota are $70,860 – that’s 10% higher than wage across…
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Workforce Shortage a Central Theme in New Minnesota Economic Trends Labor Market Research Articles
Every quarter, the Labor Market Information (LMI) Office of the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) publishes a slate…
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Thank you, CareerForce 
“Thank you for all the work you do. Please know that it makes a difference.”  “Want to tell you how much I appreciated your kindness when I was going…
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A Good Jobs Now call connects Lynn with CareerForce resources
Lynn was laid off during the pandemic and not aware of all the career exploration and job search resources available to her, until she got a call in…
St. Cloud Area Career Fair
CareerForce in St. Cloud hosting in-person career fair September 29
People looking for work in the St. Cloud area have a great opportunity to meet dozens of local employers hiring now. CareerForce in St. Cloud is…
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CareerForce can help you navigate a career change 
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed Minnesota’s job market in unprecedented ways. From the largest and fastest job loss in state history to the…
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How CareerForce is connecting people who need work with the employers who need them 
“Thank you for all your help and the connection you helped me make with the Dislocated Worker Program.”  That’s what one grateful recipient of a Good…
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CareerForce marks Workforce Development Month
September is workforce development month in Minnesota, a time to highlight what CareerForce staff and partners do every day to help connect people…