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2020 CAREER GUIDE
It’s hiring time
Seeking a new job — or a promotion? There’s no time like the present.
It’s hiring time
Seeking a new job — or a promotion? There’s no time like the present.
While this is a job seeker's market, there are still several steps people should take to make a career search more successful.
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Business
February 10

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.
Tom Reese, a workforce development specialist at the CareerForce office in Bloomington, works with a client.
Jeff Wheeler, Star Tribune
Business
February 12

Minnesota rebrands workforce career centers

One place to spend time searching for a job or positioning for a promotion is CareerForce. That’s the state’s recently rebranded workforce center…
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.
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Business
February 11

What Minnesota college grads should know about the job search

Career counselors share their advice for how recent graduates can land their first jobs.
Debbie Donovan spends mornings working as a Lyft driver (and loves it) after leaving a technology job.
Anthony Souffle, Star Tribune
Debbie Donovan, who spends mornings working as a Lyft driver (and love...
Business
February 4

Gig economy fits changing expectations of growing number of Twin Cities workers

State sees growth in temporary contract jobs that coincides with shift in mind-set.
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
Anthony Souffle, Star Tribune
Justin Vandevoort, center, talked with machinist Rod Sammon, left, and...
Business
February 11

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.
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Business
February 27

How to master the phone interview in 2020

Phone interviews are crucial in screening potential job candidates.
Men 'shocked' into taking 'pink-collar' jobs
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February 5

Men 'shocked' into taking 'pink-collar' jobs

The loss of a job has pushed some men into taking jobs in female-dominated industries, such as nursing.
Front-end developer Kjrsten Holt worked with colleagues in the kitchen at the Clockwork office in Minneapolis. The company topped the Top Workplaces l
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Business
February 4

Top Workplaces nominations closing soon

Employees will take five-minute, 24-question surveys to help determine 2020's best.