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Benefits cliff in NE MN
One of the challenges we hear about often from employers and others in our work as CareerForce Workforce Strategy Consultants is the benefits cliff…
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An EPIC career exploration opportunity for central Minnesota students
CareerForce is partnering with numerous businesses and community organizations to host Exploring Potential Interests & Careers (EPIC) on Friday,…
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Northwest Minnesota Job Growth: Trends Through 2026
Northwest Minnesota is projected to attain 4.2 percent job growth between 2016 and 2026. That places Northwest in the middle of the pack for planning…
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Central Minnesota’s Job Growth is Strongest in the State
With nearly 190,000 residents, the St. Cloud Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)is the third largest MSA by population that is primarily located in…
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Agriculture in Minnesota and the Metro Area
According to newly released data from the 2017 Census of Agriculture, Minnesota ranks 6th in the United States in agricultural production, with $18.4…
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Construct Tomorrow offers hand-on introduction to trades for high school students
St. Cloud area high school students will soon get a hands-on chance to try out various construction-related experiences and learn about…
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CareerForce’s commitment to equity in training and employment
Did you know that the full name of the 1963 March on Washington, where Martin Luther King Jr. gave his stirring “I have a dream” speech, was The…
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Hiring individuals with multiple abilities
So often the hiring process focuses on what people can’t do, rather than what they can do. Although this might seem like the most efficient way to…
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Colin's Story: Seeing a World of Career Opportunities
“They made me feel part of the family,” that’s how Colin described working as an intern at the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic…
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A Career and Technical Education Jamboree
More than 100 attendees participated in the Central Minnesota Manufacturing Association (CMMA) Career and Technical Education (CTE) Jamboree on…