Human Capital

Construction jobs aplenty in southeast Minnesota

There are new signs of growth in Rochester this spring, partly spurred by the Mayo Clinic’s plans for a new $5 billion flagship campus makeover. The Mayo project calls for doubling the size...

April 03, 2014

State Grants $740K To Startup That's Adding Jobs In Hastings

HexFuel plans to have 150 employees at a new Hastings plant and might double that headcount within several years.

April 03, 2014

Governor Mark Dayton

Dayton, Lawmakers Agree To Boost Pay For Care Workers

The $14 million provision included in Governor Mark Dayton’s budget funds the equivalent of about 218 full-time employees in the Department of Human Services.

April 02, 2014

Anoka-Hennepin reaches tentative contract with teachers

The Anoka-Hennepin school district and its teachers union have reached a tentative agreement on a new two-year contract, after nearly 10 months at the bargaining table. The two sides met for more...

April 01, 2014

Inc. Magazine Recognizes 2 MN Cos. For Ongoing Job Growth

Trissential and Horizontal Integration were named to “The Build 100,” Inc. magazine’s list of mid-size companies that have experienced sustained employment growth.

April 01, 2014

Adjunct faculty in Minnesota explore unionizing

For the first time, half of all college instructors in the U.S. are part-time adjunct professors, who generally work long hours for low pay and no benefits, and have  little job security. A...

March 30, 2014

Further fallout: 8 Minnesota Orchestra board members resign

Eight members of the Minnesota Orchestral Association Board resigned in the wake of President and CEO Michael Henson‘s announcement that he would step down on Aug. 31, according to media...

March 29, 2014

Jobs

MN Loses 100 Jobs; Unemployment Rate Inches Up

When accounting for February’s job losses, Minnesota has added a net 700 jobs in the past two months; that’s compared to 27,700 added during the last three months of 2013.

March 27, 2014

New Census data show shift to urban core

New Census data say that the Twin Cities metro ballooned by more than 100,000 people between 2010 and 2013, mirroring a trend of growth in a majority of urban cores nationwide. Growth in the metro...

March 27, 2014

Osmo Vänskä in talks to return to Minnesota Orchestra

Former Minnesota Orchestra Music Director Osmo Vänskä says he’s negotiating with orchestra management about a possible return to his old job. In separate interviews with MPR News and the Star...

March 26, 2014

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