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Working With Your Hands and Mind

Posted on October 21, 2014 at 11:40 AM
Tags: manufacturing, job training

Precision metal manufacturing is a growing field in Minnesota, with plenty of job openings expected in the coming years. Machine operator Altheha DrePaul talks about her job and why she values a career in manufacturing.

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Labor Secretary Perez Visits Burnsville WorkForce Center

Posted on May 20, 2014 at 1:56 PM
Tags: job training

U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez packed a lot of activities into his visit to the Twin Cities last Friday, including touring DEED’s Burnsville WorkForce Center and participating in a roundtable with workforce development professionals.

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State Officials Visit M State Bonding Project

Posted on April 14, 2014 at 11:17 AM
Tags: education, job training

Commissioners from two Minnesota state agencies visited Moorhead to show their support for $6.54 million in bonding that Gov. Mark Dayton is recommending for Minnesota State Community and Technical College (M State). M State is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System.
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State Officials Make Bonding Visit to Dakota County Technical College

Posted on April 11, 2014 at 8:43 AM
Tags: Twin Cities, workforce, job training, education

Gov. Mark Dayton’s higher education bonding bill is the focus of a statewide tour underway, with visits this week at Minnesota State Colleges and Universities campuses in Rosemount and Moorhead.Read More...

Making a House a Home

Posted on February 10, 2014 at 3:05 PM
Tags: job training, jobs, manufacturing

Along with the housing industry, kitchen cabinet manufacturing in central Minnesota is simmering again. Jobs in the 13-county region jumped 27.4 percent from 2010 to 2012, which was more than five times as fast as the state as a whole, which gained 4.8 percent.

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Matching Jobs With Training

Posted on October 15, 2013 at 4:15 PM
Tags: job training

Workforce development programs generally link their training to fields that need workers, such as health care and precision manufacturing. After all, it doesn’t make sense to train people for occupations that don’t have any openings.Read More...

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