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Manufacturing Employment Opportunities 
Are you looking for a good paying job that may not require education beyond high school to start? Consider a career in manufacturing!  Manufacturing…
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CareerForce Veterans Employment Services Helps Joshua Land Dream Job
U.S. Navy Veteran Joshua was an underemployed carpenter but wanted to get back into the field he had trained for:  avionics. He said, “It was my…
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Honored to be named a Yellow Ribbon Organization  
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) is honored to now be among the more than 80 Minnesota companies, government…
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Veteran from Maryland finds work in Minnesota thanks to CareerForce Veterans Employment Representative
Retired Air Force Veteran Roger recently left his full-time job as a shipping/receiving manager at Amazon Air in Maryland to move back to southwest…
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Minnesota Veteran finds an ideal employment fit, thanks to dedicated CareerForce Veterans Employment Representative
Army National Guard Veteran Tim was laid off from his job as a business development specialist at a sign and print shop during the pandemic. He was…
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Occupations projected to be the fastest growing in Minnesota over the next two years
Wind Turbine Service Technicians top the list of the fastest growing occupations in Minnesota over the next two years, according to projections from…
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IT Employment Spotlight
In April, we draw attention to the important role that Information Technology (IT) plays as a key driver of growth in our state and local economy. IT…
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Brendan thanks CareerForce for helping him find new employment that’s a great fit
Brendan thanks CareerForce for helping him find new employment that’s a great fit. Brendan received assistance through CareerForce in Bloomington,…
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Carol is proof that perseverance pays off in pursuing the right career path
“I wanted to go into a field to help people. It’s really rewarding for me.” At age 61, Carol accomplished a career goal she had set for herself a 15…
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Southwest Minnesota State University Announces New Master of Science in Nursing for Fall 2022
Southwest Minnesota State University (SMSU) announces the new Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nurse Educator Program starting in Fall 2022! The…