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  • Minnesota Eighth on Forbes List of Best States for Business
    September 26, 2013 - Minnesota ranked eighth in the “Forbes 2013 List of the Best States for Business,” jumping 12 spots from a year earlier on the strength of an improving economy, according to the publication.
  • Public Forum Set for Rochester
    September 23, 2013 - A public forum this week in Rochester will examine the economic landscape of southeastern Minnesota and explore emerging employment trends from the perspective of individuals with disabilities. The forum will pay particularly close attention to the employment opportunities and challenges for students and young adults with disabilities.
  • State Gains 12,200 Jobs in August
    September 19, 2013 - Minnesota employers added 12,200 jobs in August, pushing total jobs in the state over the pre-recessionary peak that was reached in February 2008, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
  • Career Fair to Connect Job Seekers with Employment Opportunities in Roseau
    September 18, 2013 - Job seekers will have the opportunity to meet with major employers in the local area at the Roseau County Job Fair on Thursday, Sept. 26. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) is hosting the event that is free to the public.
  • New Career Pathways Grants Expand Opportunities
    September 12, 2013 - The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has awarded $1,475,000 to 17 adult career pathways projects in the state under the Minnesota FastTRAC initiative to help train and place 1,000 workers statewide.
  • Workforce Grants Focus on Bridging Employment Gaps
    September 11, 2013 - Twenty-four Minnesota organizations have been awarded grants totaling $6.2 million from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) to provide training and employment assistance to over 3,000 Minnesotans.
  • DEED Names Director of Business Development
    September 10, 2013 - John Shoffner has been named director of business development at the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
  • Job Vacancies Hit 12-Year High in Second Quarter
    September 04, 2013 - Job vacancies in Minnesota climbed to their highest level in 12 years in the second quarter, with employers reporting 72,570 openings, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
  • DEED Awards Shovel Ready Certification to Three Cities
    September 03, 2013 - Business park developments in three Minnesota cities have been certified for the Shovel Ready Program by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development’s (DEED) Office of Business Development (OBD). The certifications were awarded to the cities of Becker, Pine City and Stewartville.