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We can help you connect with Minnesota employers hiring right now, during the COVID-19 pandemic.

We can help you explore your options, showcase your skills with a solid resume and prepare for the interviewing process through live online workshops, live Job Club Online, recorded workshops and other offerings. Plus meet employers hiring now through Virtual Career Fairs and other virtual hiring events.

We can help you with individual career exploration and job search assistance over the phone, from reviewing your resume to talking through options for a potential change in careers to personalized assistance finding a job right now.

Find contact information for staff at a CareerForce location near you at CareerForceMN.com/locations

Whether you’re looking for work now or thinking ahead, CareerForce offers many job search resources and services you can access from home.

 

NEW Upcoming Live CareerForce Online Workshops  

Participation requires internet access and the ability to stream video and audio. These are Webex events. Registration is required. Please register NOW or at least 30 minutes BEFORE the event, so the coordinator can send you a link to join on time.

  • Job Clubs Online: If you are looking for work, you will want to participate in one of these webinar workshops to help you learn how to be successful in your job search in today's economy, get advice, and develop new strategies. Here are upcoming topics: 
    • December 8, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM: (Please register now so you receive the link to join on time.)  Tools of the Job Hunting Trade (Resumes) – Is your resume getting you interviews? Are you targeting your resume to the job posting before you click submit? If not, this session will help you to understand why targeting your resume is so important and how to do it.  We will discuss formatting, Applicant Tracking Software, accomplishment statements, and touch on cover letters too. This is the third week in a 6 part series that covers the essentials of the Creative Job Search (CJS) workshop.
  • New Leaf Online: December 9, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM. (Please register now so you receive the link to join on time.This workshop provides tailored information for job seekers who have a criminal record and are looking for work. It will help justice involved individuals who are having a difficult time obtaining employment due to their criminal record.
  • Resume Writing WorkshopDecember 9, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM.  (Please register now so you receive the link to join on time.) Craft a resume that will get you noticed. Learn best practices for creating a resume that meets the specific requirements of a position, find out what type of resume may be best for you and identify common mistakes to avoid.
  •  CareerForce - Orientation Online: December 10, 9:00 - 9:30 AM. (Please register now so you receive the link to join on time.) Learn about services that are offered at CareerForce locations and how to access them. From resume reviews to getting connected to Dislocated Worker service providers, rehabilitation counselors and veterans employment representatives, this half-hour introduction to the CareerForce system will give you the information you need to get the help you want. There will be time to ask questions and all participants will receive contact information for their local CareerForce locations.

 

NEW CareerForce Virtual Career Fairs

CareerForce regularly holds Virtual Career Fairs to help connect people who need work with employers hiring now. Participation requires internet access and the ability to stream video and audio. Registration is required. Please register NOW or at least 30 minutes before the event begins, so the coordinator can send you a link to join.

  • Virtual Career Fair: Monday, December 7, 10:30 - 11:30 am This online event is an opportunity to meet  business representatives from ACR Homes (Metro), Atlas Staffing Inc. (Metro), Humble Home Chore Service LLC (Remote position – Metro), Rich’s Products (Metro), and UnitedHealth Group (Eden Prairie – full and part-time) to learn more about their companies and job openings. Have your resume ready to email directly to the employers' representatives. Registered participants will receive information on how to connect to the Virtual Career Fair prior to the beginning of the event. This event will use Teams Live Events. 
  • View all Local Virtual Career Fairs throughout the state.
  • You can view our previously recorded CareerForce Virtual Career Fairs to hear how companies are recruiting in-demand workers for health care and senior care, broadband/communications, security services, and other businesses, plus learn how CareerForce Virtual Career Fairs work. 

 

CareerForce Recorded Online Workshops and Classes

 

Other Online Resources

  • CareerForce Online Tools Access interest and skills assessments, listings of jobs currently in demand during COVID-19, a resume-builder and more.
  • Coursera Find out about free career-focused, online learning resources for all Minnesotans.
  • Coursera Online Informational Session recorded on July 23, 2020 This workshop was held and recorded for customers to learn about 3,800+ FREE Coursera career-focused, online courses and training modules from over 200 top businesses and universities. It walks through the registration process and provides a sample of classes you can take to enhance your job search and career.
  • Northstar Digital Literacy Access free online assessments and lessons on common computer, software, and technology skills, including Word, PowerPoint, email, internet, social media, and more. Strongly recommended: Career Search Skills under Using Technology in Daily Life.
  • Online Job Search-Related Learning Modules View eLearning classes about job search, networking, resumes and interviewing. (These are not accessible with a screen reader.)
  • CareerOneStop Find a broad range of job search resources on this U.S. Department of Labor website.

 

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