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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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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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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…
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Workforce Wednesday inspires deeper discussion about engaging with Minnesota’s BIPOC workforce 
“I learned so much – and had great reflection and deeper understanding on how to improve and change our approach.”   That’s what Barbara Gunderson,…
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CareerForce helps Nubia find her dream career path through unique construction program
Nubia had been interested in the construction industry ever since she was a little girl in Cuba. Her stepdad built their home out of red brick and…
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Emergency National Guard service spurs change to health care career
“We join the National Guard for many reasons, but one of the highest priorities is to serve our community and serve our fellow Minnesotans especially…
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Kassandra earns RN in high school; now pursuing career as MD
Kassandra Lopez graduated from Fairmont High School in southern Minnesota as a Registered Nurse (RN). She earned her associate’s degree in nursing…
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Summer aims to become a Certified Nursing Assistant while still in high school
"When I found out my school offered a Nursing Assistant course through Hennepin Technical College, I was quick to enroll for the fall semester of my…
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Critical Need for Health Care Workers Continues 
Health Care Month comes to an end today, but the critical need for health care workers continues. If you are looking for fulfilling employment, you…
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Equitable Health Care Service in Ramsey County
General health care is a vital portion of the economy in Ramsey County, Minnesota. The industry is represented in many segments, from Fortune 500…