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Survey: MN Businesses Are Hiring, But Where Will They Find Employees?

Results from the latest Quarterly Economic Indicator survey show companies are growing, but it’s gotten even harder to find good talent.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester

3 MN Hospitals Among Nation's Best; Mayo Earns Top Spot

For the first time, Mayo Clinic claimed the top spot on U.S. News & World Report’s prestigious “Honor Roll” list.

July 15, 2014

Twin Cities Has Second-Fastest-Growing Wages In U.S.

The latest “PayScale Index” found that wages are growing faster in Minneapolis-St. Paul than in most metros, although rising inflation is constraining purchasing power nationwide.

July 10, 2014

5 MN Cos. Make Fortune's Global 500; 2 Move Up

UnitedHealth Group and CHS moved up on this year’s list; Target, Best Buy, and 3M slid to lower positions but still made the cut.

July 08, 2014

Twin Cities Has Lowest Unemployment Of U.S. Cities

The Minneapolis-St. Paul area's 4 percent unemployment rate in May was the lowest among U.S. metros with a population of 1 million or more.

July 01, 2014

Minnesota ranked 5th in nation for small business friendliness

In a new national survey, Minnesota scored as a “top place” to start or grow a small business. Thumbtack.com, a San Francisco-based service that links individuals to small businesses...

July 01, 2014

Manufacturing & Distribution Monitor

More MN Manufacturers Say They're "Thriving"

A new report from McGladrey reflects increasing confidence among Minnesota manufacturers, although it identified challenges as well.

June 26, 2014

Survey: Minnesota is 6th best state for business

Minnesota ranks 6th in a new survey of the top states for business conducted by CNBC. That compares to the state’s ranking of 15th a year ago. CNBC, a business cable TV network, has released...

June 25, 2014

2 MN Chains Named Among 10 Best Franchises In America

Plato’s Closet and Anytime Fitness ranked first and fifth, respectively, on Forbes' new list of best franchises.

June 24, 2014

Has MN's Job Market Really "Recovered"?

Despite recent rosy proclamations, the state’s employment picture remains murky.

June 20, 2014

After A Slow Start To 2014, MN’s Job Market Rebounds In May

Minnesota’s labor force rebounded in May, driven in part by the construction and manufacturing sectors, although the state’s annual job-growth rate continues to lag the national average.

June 19, 2014

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Quarterly Economic Indicator

Survey: MN Businesses Are Hiring, But Where Will They Find Employees?

Results from the latest Quarterly Economic Indicator survey show companies are growing, but it’s gotten even harder to find good talent.

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Smart Solutions Survey

Economic Uncertainty Be Damned

Minnesota’s business leaders are tackling their most pressing business challenge head on.

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