To prepare them for the tech workforce, which boasts more jobs than workers, the program equips participants with coding experience and certificates. It then connects them to paid internships.
Most suburban police departments in the metro are overwhelmingly white. A group of police chiefs is hoping they’ve found a way to change that.
Sharon Brooks developed Hope Works not just to connect ex-offenders to employment opportunities — but to help them deal with the everyday challenges faced after release.
The Workforce Development Scholarship pilot program is aimed at incentivizing students to go into manufacturing, agriculture, health care and IT.
The program gives students experience. But it also helps retain the sort of workers needed for 155,000 high-tech jobs in Minnesota that will need to be filled by 2020.
Immigrants may come in search of opportunity, but some opportunities are more opportune.
Amazon sends buses to Cedar-Riverside to transport employees who work at the company’s Shakopee fulfillment center twice a day — seven days a week.
The need for skilled works is only going to grow, as baby boomers continue to age out of the workforce.
Businesses are hiring hard-to-find entry-level employees among groups that have traditionally been less active in seeking — and landing — employment.
A year ago, James Burroughs took a job leading an ambitious effort to create a state workforce that mirrors the racial and ethnic diversity in Minnesota.
Franken used his visit to the Advancing Career Pathways Summit to announce a plan to fund career pathway programs for every student in the K-12 system, not just high-schoolers.
Summit Academy’s growith comes in response to more and more students in the Twin Cities seeking accelerated, in-demand vocational training.
The Forum on Workplace Inclusion, which opens Tuesday, draws an estimated 1,300 participants representing 300 organizations in 40 U.S. states and over a dozen countries.
The bill, House File 1005, seeks to limit the commissioners to one deputy. Dayton’s office calls it micro-managing.
The center will feature everything from on-site employment recruiters to counseling services for assisting people in earning career credentials.
The program would allocate $1 million in tax credits for businesses to create a vocational apprenticeship pilot program at 10 high schools across the state.
The bill’s author, state Sen. Mike Goggin, says the state’s overtime requirements have hurt Minnesota farm owners.
The Saint Paul Foundation prepared the report in order to give “deeper meaning” to already existing data.
The program would offer grants to existing nonprofits in order to expand services to communities that don’t currently have them.
GarbageMan’s rapid rise might not come as a surprise to those who study the industry, which is seeing increasing demand.