Help online or on the phone—at no cost to you
CareerForce helps connect Minnesota employers with the workers they need.
CareerForce staff throughout the state reach out daily to Minnesotans who want to find work. We can help connect you with people with the right skills for your positions, and provide the online tools to help you refine your workforce plan.
Find contact information for staff at a CareerForce location near you at CareerForceMN.com/locations.
How we help employers
- Connection to people looking for work through virtual and in-person hiring events – from local CareerForce Employer of the Day events focused on workers in a particular part of Minnesota – to statewide CareerForce Virtual Career Fairs drawing job seekers from throughout Minnesota.
- Guidance for posting your positions and finding prospective employees on Minnesota’s job bank – MinnesotaWorks.net – with no fee to you.
- Referrals for workforce strategy development and connections to local, regional and state resources.
For personalized assistance
- Get contact information for staff at a CareerForce location near you for assistance finding the workers you need, help is available over the phone or online.
- If you have trouble connecting with staff at a CareerForce location near you, call the CareerForce Information and Assistance Line at 651-259-7500 or email email@example.com.
- Regional experts: Our regional experts can connect with you one-on-one via phone or video call or by email. Our team can consult with you about your needs.
- Labor Market data: DEED's Labor Market data center provides a comprehensive, nuts-and-bolts look at Minnesota's economy and workforce. Utilize their LMI Help Desk or navigate the data tools on your own.
Posting Job Openings
- Post a Job Guide: Find out how to have your open positions show up on CareerForceMN.com – available 24/7 by smart phone, tablet and computer to people looking for work. Plus, search Minnesota’s largest online resume database to find people with the skills you need to fill open positions.
- MinnesotaWorks.net tutorials: This 3-minute video shows how to update your employer account information or change your password on MinnesotaWorks.net. There are other video tutorials in this series about how to get started, post a job, and search and review resumes.
Calendars and Webinars
- Statewide Career Fair Calendar: Promote your upcoming hiring event, on-site interview events, or career fair to job seekers on this public, statewide, no cost event calendar.
- Events for Businesses Calendar: Department of Employment and Economic Development's calendar of seminars, conferences, roundtables, and other events to grow your business.
- CareerForce and More for Employers: Weekly webinars cover how to utilize more fully CareerForce's online resources and work with statewide employer specialists.
- Workforce Wednesday: A series of virtual meetings highlighting proven strategies to build talent pipelines, hearing and sharing best practices, and networking with other Minnesota employers about all things workforce. Held the first Wednesday of the month from 11am to 12pm.
- Unemployment Insurance Information for Employers: Minnesota employers can access the Unemployment Insurance website using the self service system, plus learn about shared work opportunities and other alternatives to layoffs.
- Unemployment Insurance tutorials: See step-by-step videos showing for how to register for an employer account, how to use your account on Minnesota’s Unemployment Insurance Employer Self-Service System and more.
- Career One-Stop Business Center: Find videos and a broad range of business resources for help hiring, training and retaining a strong workforce on this U.S. Department of Labor website.
- Minnesota Economic Development Resource Guide: Department of Employment and Economic Development's 52-page online pamphlet for business development, loans, tax credits, community financing, and workforce development resources.
- Employment Resource Guide to State and Federal Agencies: Answers to your Employment-Related Questions: Get answers by using this handy guide that matches state and federal regulations with the responsible agencies.
Accessibility and Veterans Resources
- Telework and Accessibility: Toolkits from the Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT) help to ensure employers' digital workplace communications and platforms are accessible for everyone, including people with disabilities.
- Hiring Minnesota’s Veterans tutorial: This 5-minute video walks employers through the process of hiring a Minnesota military veteran using MinnesotaWorks.net.