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Minnesota High Schools Grow Young Women into a Strong Tech Workforce
2021 Computing Awards will be Celebrated on April 14 By Russell Fraenkel, IT Pathways Director, Minnesota State IT Center of Excellence Throughout…
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'We were able to buy a house!' How CareerForce changed Jeff and Sheila's lives
In 2019, Jeff and Sheila were living in a camper with no running water, electric or sewer. They were unemployed and living on $600 a month. “We both…
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A degree helps Laura find family-sustaining employment
Laura had worked as a bookkeeper at various companies for over 20 years, but without an accounting degree, she often experienced difficulty in…
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CareerForce helps Ryan navigate job search challenges
Having not had to look for work for decades, Ryan was overwhelmed by all the things he had to do and the changes which had happened in the job search…
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Essential and Emerging Skills Sought by Minnesota Employers Now
“We can teach them the technical skills needed to do the job. We just want them to come with the work ethic and the ability to communicate to be a…
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Youth Career Connections
Employers across the state are struggling to fill open positions. High schoolers are striving to figure out their futures before they graduate.…
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How Ann got help reskilling for a great new career
Below is Ann’s story about how a layoff from her job as a claims examiner turned into a new career opportunity, thanks to Trade Adjustment Assistance…
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CareerForce Helps Mathew Reskill to Reach Career Goals
Mathew always knew he wanted to go into the nursing field, but it was something he kept putting off as his career took him in a different direction. …
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January 2021: Health Care Month Wrap Up
January 2021: Health Care Month The key role of the health care industry in Minnesota’s economy has been highlighted in the COVID-19 pandemic, during…
Rangineh leverages training programs to grow health care career skills
Rangineh moved from Iran to be closer to her daughter in the Duluth area several years ago. Rangineh had earned a degree in mathematics and physics…