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Networking with Business Cards

Posted on July 25, 2014 at 3:36 PM
Tags: job search, networking

The business card is a necessity of networking. Not everyone will want a copy of your resume when you meet them, especially if it's at a professional networking mixer, a social function or even a party at your brother-in-law's home. That's where the business card comes in.

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Hundreds of Vets Connect with Employers at MN Vets Career Fair

Posted on July 16, 2014 at 12:02 PM
Tags: veterans, job search, career planning

Former members of the U.S. military seeking jobs and employers connected at the 2014 Minnesota Veterans Career Fair last week in Brooklyn Center. Gov. Mark Dayton kicked off the event by thanking employers for hiring veterans and veterans for their service to Minnesota and the nation. The event, attended by 800 job and career seekers, had more than 140 employers participating, a record number. 

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Employment Services for MN Military Veterans

Posted on July 09, 2014 at 10:14 AM
Tags: career planning, veterans, networking, job search, job fair

If you’re a veteran seeking a new job or career in Minnesota, you can benefit from specialized employment and training services offered through Minnesota WorkForce Centers. As a former or current member of the U.S. military, you’ll receive priority for services, no matter your era of service.Read More...

Get Ready for MN Vets Career Fair – July 9

Posted on July 02, 2014 at 10:23 AM
Tags: job search, career planning, career planning, veterans, job fair

The Minnesota Veterans Career Fair, the largest event of its kind in the state, is only one week away. And if you’re a U.S. military veteran seeking a job or career, you won’t want to miss this opportunity to connect with employers, educational institutions and attend job search workshops. But showing up probably isn’t enough if you’re looking for a new position.

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Become a Job Club Member

Posted on June 25, 2014 at 10:00 AM
Tags: job search, networking

Joining a job club could help you land that perfect job, whether you’ve been looking for a while or have just launched your job search.

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Minnesota Veterans Career Fair Set for July 9

Posted on June 18, 2014 at 9:43 AM
Tags: job search, job fair

If you are a U.S. military veteran looking for a job, mark your calendar for the Minnesota Veterans Career Fair on July 9. The event, the largest of its kind in the state, will connect military veterans who are seeking work with employers who are hiring. 

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Handling Career Gaps on Your Resume

Posted on June 11, 2014 at 10:57 AM
Tags: resumes, job search

Most job seekers realize that gaps in their employment history are viewed negatively by employers. That’s one reason why some people fail to apply for jobs which they are qualified for. But you can overcome obstacles posed by career gaps by explaining what you were doing during the times you weren’t employed. 

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Tips for Using Pinterest for Job Search

Posted on June 04, 2014 at 1:58 PM
Author: Sarah Rach-Sovich Tags: social media, job search

When you think about Pinterest you might think about puppy pictures, do-it-yourself projects or delicious recipes. It is unlikely that using Pinterest to enhance your job search is on your radar, but it should be!

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Tips for Finding that Telework Job

Posted on May 28, 2014 at 10:06 AM
Author: Rick Schara Tags: job search

Telework or telecommuting is a popular work arrangement in which employees don't commute to a central place of work. But what if you find that dream job that could be done from home or a remote location and it isn't defined as a telework position? Here are a few tips to get the conversation started.

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Job Search Tips for Working Mothers

Posted on May 21, 2014 at 3:01 PM
Tags: job search, networking

Parenting and working take a lot of energy and multitasking. And if you’re a mom (or dad) with kids living at home, it’s a good bet that you don’t have much time left for starting a job search or restarting one that has stalled. That’s why you need to make the most of the little spare time you do have. 

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