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192K Jobs Added, Unemployment Rate Holds In March

U.S. employers added jobs at a solid pace in March in the latest sign that the economy is rebounding from a weak stretch brought on by a harsh winter. The Labor Department says employers added 192,000 jobs, slightly below February’s total of 197,000.

04/04/2014

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U.S. Government Work Is Losing Cachet For Some

There was a time when being a federal employee meant a steady paycheck, great benefits and pride in serving the country. But these days, many federal workers are frustrated, anxious and growing tired of being pawns in a never-ending political struggle over government funding.

10/06/2013

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College Grads Facing Tough Job Market

College students graduating and entering the job market said it’s tough to find work right now. Katie Roehl graduated in May from the University of Minnesota with a degree in communications. “I’m really open to anything right now,” Roehl said.

06/12/2013

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Minnesota Adds 14,500 Jobs In February

Minnesota is reporting another month of increased job postings, saying that February saw 14,500 total jobs added to the numbers.

03/21/2013

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Improv Comedy Helping Improve Communication At Work

Many people are afraid of getting up in front of a group to give a speech, but there’s a popular way business professionals are getting over that fear. More and more people are taking improv classes.

01/17/2013

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MN’s New Job Figures Reflect Home Construction Growth

Minnesota’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for May held steady at 5.6 percent.

06/14/2012

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How Your Job Affects Your Weight

A new survey says what we do for a living may actually have something to do with our weight.

06/11/2012

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Tips To Stay Happy On The Job

A whopping 60 percent of Americans say they are unhappy at work, according to a recent survey from Accenture. If you’re one of them, there are a few simple ways to get back your spark and enjoy more of your workday.

05/31/2012

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3 Minn. Companies Among 100 Best Places To Work

Three Minnesota companies have been called among the 100 best places to work, according to Fortune Magazine.

01/19/2012

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Sites Help You Manage Your Social Networking Imprint

Didn’t get the job you really wanted and worked hard to get? You might be able to blame it on your social network score.

12/22/2011

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Report Predicts Good Year For Twin Cities Job Market

The Twin Cities job market may be about to pick up, according to a new report out by the Manpower workforce firm.

12/13/2011

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Dayton Seeks To Expand Veteran Job Training

A proposal timed to Veterans Day would give more Minnesotans with a military past access to job training programs.

11/10/2011

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Top 50 Careers

If you’re looking for a job that pays well, The US News has the top 50 careers you should choose from. Check out the report here.

05/27/2011

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Tuesday Is National Hiring Day At McD’s

McDonald’s plans to hire 50,000 people nationwide during a one-day campaign this Tuesday. More than 280,000 people had applied online prior to the hiring day.

04/19/2011

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