North Dakota ended the decade with more than 430,000 workers, up more than 61,000 since 2000 and an increase equal to the population of Bismarck, the state’s second biggest city, a Job Service analysis showed.
The Manpower Employment Outlook Survey for Minneapolis and St. Paul found that 20 percent of employers plan to increase current staff levels next quarter.
The nation’s largest fast food chain is trying to take a bite out of the unemployment rate. In Minnesota, that rate is currently at 6.6 percent. The McDonald’s jobs will be a help, but don’t expect the rate to budge much.
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.
When a taxi driver in Minneapolis got carjacked Thursday, it got us thinking about dangerous jobs. So, what are the most dangerous jobs in the United States?
A well-known advocate for autism is in the Twin Cities and is helping employers understand the disability.
U.S. Rep. John Kline is calling on the U.S. Labor Department to help Lockheed Martin Corp. employees in Eagan who face the loss of their jobs or having to move.
News of Lockheed’s intentions to phase out the plant by 2013 is sending shock waves throughout the city of 67,000 people.
Minnesota’s unemployment rate inched up slightly last month, even as employers added more than 14,000 jobs.