From jobs fairs to MinnesotaWorks.net, Aspen Equipment is casting a wider net to recruit skilled employees, according to Danette Smith, Human Resources.
Located in Bloomington, Aspen Equipment builds custom trucks for the forestry, railroad, government, electric utility, energy and construction trades. Their history goes back to 1926 when the business was known as Road Machinery and Supplies. Today they have thousands of customers, including Xcel Energy.
Job search recruiters and experts typically urge job seekers to spend much of their time networking because that’s the best way to find a job. While you probably know that it’s about making new contacts, you might not know how to network effectively.Read More...
What jobs will be left for people, as machines increasingly perform tasks once thought to be reserved for humans?
A National Bureau of Economic Research paper by David Deming, Harvard Graduate School of Education, suggests it’ll be those that require strong social skills — something that is much more difficult to automate.
A DEED grant doubles matching grants to businesses providing hands-on work experience for college students through the SciTechsperience Internship Program.
If you’re a job seeker in St. Cloud – or a job seeker interested in moving to Central Minnesota, the St. Cloud Area Job Fair is a great way to connect with regional employers. The DEED-sponsored fair will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tues., Sept. 22 at St. Cloud River’s Edge Convention Center.Read More...
If you’re queasy just thinking about negotiating your salary, you aren't the only one.
A poll by the Society of Human Resource Management found that nearly 80 percent of those surveyed expressed that they didn't like to discuss money or negotiate employment terms. There’s a gender divide, too.
By not pushing for more, you might be leaving a lot of money on the table. Here are four strategies for successful salary negotiations.Read More...
Are you interested in working in the health care industry? Maybe you’re already working in the field and looking for a different position.
Boost your job search by meeting with employers at a health care career exploration session and a Healthcare On-Site Hiring Event at the Minnesota WorkForce Center – Hennepin South, 4220 W. Old Shakopee Road (France Avenue and Old Shakopee Road), Suite 100, Bloomington.
The events will be held on Tuesday, August 18. Tim O’Neill, a regional analyst at DEED; Keisha Powell, Fairview Health Services; Erin Buie, Care Providers; and Deb Smith, Mayo Clinic will discuss health care employment opportunities and career paths.Read More...
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development requires its websites, including MinnesotaWorks.net, the state’s largest job bank, to be accessible. Websites are tested for JAWS (a program that reads back to the user) and other screen readers used by customers who have visual impairments.
Here are nine things you can do to prepare for the Diversity Career Fair on Thurs., Aug. 6:
The Ramsey County St. Paul WorkForce Center and about 100 employers will welcome job seekers to the WorkForce Center, located in the Hamline Midway neighborhood at 540 N. Fairview Ave. The event is free to job seekers.