Business
February 11

Alexander: Cleaning out iPhone trash to save memory

Your iPhone is probably collecting mail for several reasons, but you can fix them all.
Business
February 11
Amazon’s leadership team remains less diverse than the company as a whole.

Amazon's leadership team remains short on diversity

Amazon last year made seven new additions — including two women — to its senior leadership team, the upper echelon of the company, which meets…
Business
February 11
The People of Color Career Fair that is held twice a year in the Twin Cities is a place where recent college graduates can meet recruiters.

What Minnesota college grads should know about the job search

Career counselors share their advice for how recent graduates can land their first jobs.
Business
February 11
Justin Vandevoort, center, talked with machinist Rod Sammon, left, and press department lead Ben Froman as they worked with a metal stamping die at MR

Look to apprenticeships to jump into hot jobs like skilled manufacturing

Thanks to the tight workforce and more state investment, employers statewide are offering on-the-job training for hard-to-fill jobs.
Business
February 10
NVent Electric has bought a Chicago company, its second acquisition since spinning off from Pentair. (Provided photo)

Pentair spinoff nVent makes second acquisition

NVent Electric has purchased a small Illinois maker of cable trays and holding racks, in a move that expands its electrical fastening business.Terms of the…
Business
February 10
U.S. President Donald Trump delivers the State of the Union address to a joint session of the U.S. Congress on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020 i

U.S. Chamber: 'We would like to see Republicans and Democrats returning to things we need'

Partisanship is getting in the way of addressing key issues, business groups say.
Business
February 10
"We believe television retailing customers prefer predictable routines of watching shows with their favorite hosts, their favorite categories and at t

Eden Prairie's ShopHQ has another management shakeup, announces programming changes

A senior executive at Eden Prairie-based ShopHQ has been let go, and the cable-shopping channel has undergone a broader organizational restructuring, a move leaders said…
Business
February 10

Business briefing: Technology stocks star again as indexes set more records

StocksTech stars again as indexes set more recordsStocks closed broadly higher on Wall Street Monday, sending the S&P 500 and Nasdaq indexes to all-time highs.…
Business
February 10
Dr. Shayla Kasel in the offices that used to house her medical practice in Simi Valley, Calif. Kasel’s practice was hit by ransomware last year, ult

Ransomware becomes more common, costly

In some cases, the hackers have forced smaller firms to shut down forever.
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February 10

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February 10
Justin Butler's small business, Duck Donuts, was spared thanks to a Washington County court ruling against a subcontractor that was not paid in 2019 b

Twin Cities small business wins one against subcontractor in wake of Thor Construction collapse

Owner begins effort to change Minnesota law.
Business
February 10
An iPhone keypad screen

How to master the phone interview in 2020

Phone interviews are crucial in screening potential job candidates.
Business
February 10
Seeking a new job? No time like the present

Seeking a new job? No time like the present

Our 2020 Career Guide has tips and advice, plus a look at how the Twin Cities workforce is changing.
Business
February 10
Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus, is a big manufacturing and transportation hub in the center of China.

Schafer: Coronavirus outbreak underscores global economic connections

In times of heightened uncertainty, making a decision gets put off.
Business
February 10
While this is a job seeker's market, there are still several steps people should take to make a career search more successful.

Six tips for Minnesotans looking for a job in 2020

Whether you're looking for a new job or a new opportunity with your current employer, there's no time like the present.
Business
February 10
Catherine Rydell, retiring CEO of the American Academy of Neurology, in the lobby of the AAN, which features a giant photo.

One of longest tenured nonprofit CEOs retiring on a strong note

When Rydell retires in May, her 21-year tenure will be one of the longest among Minnesota nonprofit leaders.
Business
February 10
A strike by nurses at Allina Health in 2016 brought thousands of pickets around Abbott Northwestern in Minneapolis.

Unions shrinking but Minnesota worker activism is alive and well

The locals in Minnesota have also held several unionization votes and continue to be vocal.
Business
February 10
Jamie and Casey Carl sell their own style clothing, gifts and even some of their own vinyl at their new store Serge + Jane.

Target veterans put their know-how on display in Edina boutique

With more than 30 years of retail experience between them, Casey and Jamie Carl have put a lot of the lessons they learned to work for themselves.
Business
February 9
General Mills in Golden Valley has green roofs and is turning part of its land from traditional turf to native prairie grass.

Forum: Companies find sustainability pays off

Corporate Guide to Sustainable Landscaping uses examples of sustainability initiatives and highlights the business case and how-to guidance for other businesses to make changes.
Business
February 9

Three traits that can help determine whether someone will be a good leader

While an important element in considering the assessment of a leader, traits are not sufficient to assess effectiveness.