Minnesota’s Solar Workforce Expected To Grow By 20 PercentEmployers in Minnesota’s solar industry project the workforce to grow by 20 percent in 2016, according to census data recently released.
Minn. Unemployment Rate Drops To Lowest Level In Nearly 15 YearsMinnesota's unemployment rate is at its lowest level since March 2001. The state Department of Employment and Economic Development reported Thursday that November's seasonally adjusted rate was 3.5 percent. That's the lowest since March 2001.
Good Question: Who Are Minnesota's Top Employers?Earlier this week, the CEO of Target announced the company would cut several thousand jobs over the next two years at its Minneapolis headquarters. Right now, Target ranks fourth when it comes to the number of employees in Minnesota, according to Twin Cities Business Magazine.
Jobless Rate In Minneapolis Lowest Among Large U.S. CitiesUnemployment rates rose in nearly all large U.S. cities in June as college graduates and many of those still in school began searching for jobs. The unemployment rate in Minneapolis was 5.1 percent, the lowest among the large cities.
Bill Would Put Facebook Off-Limits To EmployersMinnesota lawmakers are joining a sudden move to block employers from asking applicants for their passwords to social networking sites. The Associated Press reported earlier this month that some public and private employers were seeking the passwords as a way to find out more information about their applicants.
College Grads' Job Prospects Brighter