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“Training changed me, it gave me hope” Cesar thanks construction training program

Cesar from Austin, Minnesota was working third shift at a manufacturing plant when a friend of his showed him a flyer about Minnesota Department of…
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Dan celebrates one year on new Career path

Dan decided early in January of 2023 that he was officially burnt out in the fast-food industry after 24 years of service. He decided to stop in to…
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Caring Career Job and Training Fair draws dozens of jobseekers

Dozens of local job seekers turned out for a Caring Career Job and Training Fair on May 7 at CareerForce in South Minneapolis. You are invited to…
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Job fairs for teens and new grads draw crowds

Image Dozens of graduating high school seniors turned out to meet with employers and training…
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Michelle thanks CareerForce partner staff who believed in her

Michelle came to the CareerForce location in downtown Bemidji because she was enrolled in the Minnesota Family Investment Program, or MFIP, the state…
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Job Quality: LMI Tools for Employers Part II

Hiring and retention strategies to improve business are no longer something “nice to have”. Today they are business fundamentals. In the second part…
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Minnesota Job Skills Partnership grants help Minnesota employer train rapidly growing workforce

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has provided grant funding several times through the  Minnesota Jobs…
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"An absolute life raft for me" McKayla thanks CareerForce staff member Georgette

McKayla came to the CareerForce in Willmar seeking assistance preparing for and finding employment quickly after a long break from the workforce.…
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Job Quality: LMI Tools for Employers Part I

What starting wages compensate your employees fairly? Where are new sources for recruiting job seekers? Is your retention rate as high as you want it…
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How MnDOT-DEED Cement Mason Training Changed James’ Life

James enrolled in the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) and the Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) Highway…