Human Capital

Here's the scoop on getting an ice cream job: Apply in haiku

Are you a poet / Who enjoys scooping ice cream? / Izzy’s has your job It just so happens that National Poetry Month falls during the time of year when ice cream parlors are ramping up their...

April 21, 2014

Economic Spring

Survey Finds MN Businesses Are Ramping Up Production

They're also briskly investing in their infrastructure and talent.

April 21, 2014

Minneapolis ranked 5th-best city for college grads

Minneapolis is a hot place for college grads, despite the cold winters. That’s according to a new survey from Livability.com that says Minnesota’s largest city has retained its No. 5...

April 21, 2014

Rick Adelman

Timberwolves Coach Retires; No Replacement Named

Head coach Rick Adelman will stay on with the team in a consulting role; candidates for his job reportedly include Michigan State coach Tom Izzo and Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg, among others.

April 21, 2014

Jobs

MN Adds 2,600 Jobs; Unemployment Rate Unchanged

Professional and business services, as well as the construction industry, contributed largely to March’s gains; the leisure and hospitality sector, along with retail, struggled during the month.

April 17, 2014

Xcel Energy headquarters

4 MN Cos. Among “Best Employers In America”

Xcel Energy, St. Jude Medical, Mosaic, and Medtronic were among 50 of the largest companies in the country that offer the best combination of a high median salary, high job satisfaction, and a flexible work schedule.

April 15, 2014

Mpls skyline

Twin Cities Among Top 10 Cities For Millennials

The Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area placed 9th on a ranking of the best neighborhoods for millennials by Niche.com, due largely to its low rent and unemployment rates.

April 15, 2014

Gov. Dayton signs $9.50 minimum wage into law

Gov. Mark Dayton signed the minimum wage bill into law Monday afternoon, which will give more than 325,000 workers in Minnesota a pay raise beginning Aug. 1. The measure, which cleared the House...

April 14, 2014

Help wanted in North Dakota: State to launch worker recruitment campaign

North Dakota is in the midst of an economic boom, and it needs thousands of workers to fill job openings in a wide variety of businesses. State officials recently announced a new campaign aimed at...

April 13, 2014

Dayton to sign minimum wage increase into law Monday

Gov. Mark Dayton will sign the minimum wage bill into law Monday afternoon, FOX 9 reports. The signing ceremony is scheduled for Monday at 2:30 p.m.  in the Capitol Rotunda.  The event is free and...

April 13, 2014

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