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State gains 2,900 jobs in March
ST. PAUL — Minnesota employers added 2,900 jobs in March, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department...
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April 21, 2018
Entrepreneurs sought for MN Cup
The 14th annual MN Cup, a statewide competition offering $500,000 in prizes, has an April 27 application deadline. Entrepreneurs, have a small business or just an idea for one? The MN Cup is the nation's largest statewide startup competition. Applications for the free competition...
April 21, 2018 - 12:30pm
April 8, 2018
ND oil country begging for workers, say officials
BISMARCK—The jobs outlook in the Oil Patch in western North Dakota is at its highest level in three years. Central North Dakota looks good,...
April 8, 2018 - 9:49pm
State job vacancies climb to 114,000 in fourth quarter 2017
ST. PAUL — Minnesota employers reported nearly 114,000 job vacancies in the fourth quarter of 2017, up 16 percent from the same period...
April 8, 2018 - 10:00am
March 18, 2018
Job fair set for April 4
Looking for a new job or interested in a career change and want to be able to hand a prospective employer a resume? The upcoming 2018 Brainerd Lakes Community Job Fair will provide an opportunity to meet employers who are seeking new employees and to see who is hiring. This event...
March 18, 2018 - 2:30pm
March 14, 2018
Reader Opinion: Federal government shouldn't pay for family leave
So Sen. Marco Rubio has hatched a plan to let people who need family leave from their jobs, take Social Security a little early for a while. Maybe this is Marco's way to appease the other side that's never seen a government program they don't like and maybe it's Marco's way to bust...
March 14, 2018 - 7:30am
March 8, 2018
Minnesota gained 2,500 jobs in January, unemployment steady
ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS—Minnesota added 2,500 jobs in January, according to the latest employment figures released Thursday, March 8, by the state Department of Employment and Economic Development. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for January held steady at 3.3 percent....
March 8, 2018 - 5:03pm
February 2, 2018
The economy added 200,000 jobs in January
WASHINGTON - The economy added 200,000 jobs in January as the unemployment rate stayed at 4.1 percent, federal economists reported Friday. Analysts...
February 2, 2018 - 10:30am
January 26, 2018
MN Republican governor hopefuls lean right
BLOOMINGTON, Minn.—There was no confusing Minnesota Republican governor candidates for Democrats in a forum at the Minnesota Newspaper...
January 26, 2018 - 3:05pm
January 18, 2018
Minnesota job gains lead to lowest unemployment rate for blacks on record
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's job market has improved to record levels for black residents although their jobless rate remains more than double the state average. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, or DEED, released a jobs report Thursday, Jan., 18, that...
January 18, 2018 - 7:41pm
January 5, 2018
US added 148,000 jobs in December, in lagging finish to year of strong growth
WASHINGTON - The economy added 148,000 jobs in December after a year of steady hiring, the government employment report said Friday. The jobless...
January 5, 2018 - 9:54am
November 13, 2017
The fastest-growing jobs in America pay about $22,000 per year
The largest two categories of America's fastest-growing jobs offer some of the country's lowest wages and weakest benefits. Over the next ten years, analysts expect to see 1.2 million more jobs for home health and personal care aides, according to a report from the Bureau of Labor...
November 13, 2017 - 12:30pm
October 19, 2017
State adds 6K jobs in Sept.; unemployment rate down
ST. PAUL — Minnesota employers added 6,400 jobs in September, lowering the state's unemployment rate to 3.7 percent. The state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell 0.1 percentage points from the month before. Minnesota's rate remains well below the national 4.2 percent unemployment...
October 19, 2017 - 7:35pm
September 22, 2017
Guest Opinion: Tackling workforce shortage on multiple fronts
The new school year has started, placing renewed attention by the business community to attracting and retaining qualified employees. We view Minnesota's talented workforce as the secret sauce that drives the economy. It's at the foundation of making Minnesota ready for the future—ready...
September 22, 2017 - 8:30am
September 16, 2017
Biz Buzz: PetSmart creates Black Friday atmosphere early
BAXTER—September provided an early glimpse at Black Friday—a Black Friday for pets at least. Customers with pets in tow, including...
September 16, 2017 - 6:00am