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Thrill and panic: The Duluth Aerial Lift Bridge is hiring

If your dream job is letting ships pass beneath the Duluth Aerial Lift Bridge, get your resume together quickly. The City of Duluth has one single opening to be a full-time lift bridge operator at...

January 30, 2015

Oil workers in North Dakota are now being laid off, as crude prices plummet

Workers drawn to the North Dakota oil fields by the promise of work are getting layoff notices – and thousands more pink slips could be on the way. CNN Money reports the number of rigs drilling new...

January 23, 2015

Jobs

MN Dec. Jobs Numbers Disappoint, Unemployment Still Falls

Noting the discrepancy, an official said December’s job declines may get revised away.

January 22, 2015

MN Economic Outlook Survey: Optimism Abounds

Minnesota’s business leaders plan to hire and spend more this quarter than they have in years, but more plan to expand elsewhere as talent runs short and taxes remain a concern.

January 20, 2015

A lot of Minnesota women work – especially compared to the rest of the US

“Welcome to Lake Wobegon, where all the women are strong, all the men are good looking, and all the children are above average.” Minnesota women have known all along that what Garrison...

January 07, 2015

Learn It Your Way

Businesses enlist the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system to offer custom training to meet pivotal workforce needs.

December 19, 2014

Job numbers improve after wage jump – but a biz group wants planned hikes halted

Minnesota’s largest pro-business advocacy group wants to nix the planned rises for the minimum wage before they even happen. And it comes at a time where the state is reporting some of its...

December 19, 2014

Minnesota's unemployment rate reaches lowest level since 2001

It’s been a long time since Minnesota’s jobless rate has been this low. New figures show the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 3.7 percent in November – the...

December 18, 2014

Mathematical technicians add up to Minnesota's most distinct job

North Dakota has its oil workers, Wisconsin its animal breeders and Minnesota has its mathematical technicians. Those are the most distinct jobs in each state – or the most disproportionately...

December 10, 2014

Get a job: Competition running high for holiday hiring

The all-important holiday shopping season is ramping up, and so is hiring for retailers, who typically expect to make a significant portion of their profits during the fourth quarter of the year...

November 24, 2014

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