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Mohamed’s journey from farming in Somalia to working in a Minneapolis operating room 
Mohamed fled his home in Somalia 30 years ago, surviving a terrible accident during his escape that left him with third degree burns over 30% of his…
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Andu makes a difference in the lives of others by working in senior care 
“In my life I like to help people and also if someone is happy (because of) me it makes me happy, so I love to help people.”    Andu is so dedicated…
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Governor proclaims January 2022 Health Care Month 
Governor Walz proclaimed this month as Health Care Month because there is currently a critical need for more health care workers at every level, in…
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Recruiting 101: Writing an Effective Job Posting to Attract Talent
In today’s candidate driven market, employers find themselves competing with industry and non-industry companies for the best talent. Unlike talent…
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Veteran finds hope and his dream job, thanks to CareerForce Veterans Employment Services
Frank, an Air Force Veteran, found himself laid off from his most recent civilian job due to COVID-19, only months after being laid off from the IT…
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Celebrating Minnesota Manufacturers 
Throughout the month of October, the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has been celebrating the critical role…
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Inclusive Communication: Opening Up Doors of Understanding
You post a position. A week later, you receive a stack of qualified applicants. You see a resume that looks intriguing, and you think, “I have to…
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Diversity in Manufacturing Initiative (DiMi): Increasing BIPOC Representation in Manufacturing 
Manufacturing is crucial to the strength of Minnesota’s economy and its jobs offer many opportunities for family-sustaining employment. Currently, …
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Sharing Disability Stories: Making an Inclusive Impact
“I read the job notice and saw that disclosing my disability would not be seen by the hiring manager and would not affect the application process.…
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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…