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Hey College Grads, Here’s What Not To Do In A Job Interview

In a couple of weeks, college students will be graduating — and hopefully interviewing — for jobs in their chosen fields.

04/30/2014

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Minn. Could Delay Deadline For Exchange Enrollment

The former executive director of MNsure is leaving without a severance package from the state. April Todd-Malmlov resigned Tuesday night. She was under pressure thanks to a host of complications with insurance sign-ups under the federal health care law and for the timing of a recent international vacation while MNsure continued to struggle.

12/18/2013

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Bitter Cold Not Fun For Folks Who Work Outside

While health experts are warning people to stay out of the bitter cold if possible, there are some that are forced to withstand the elements because of their jobs. Bike messenger John Lindwall employs a simple strategy when the temperature and wind chill get to be too much. “Just don’t think about it, you know,” Lindwall said. “Put it out of your mind.”

12/09/2013

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Wells Fargo Cuts Hundreds Of Metro Jobs

Wells Fargo announced hundreds of job cuts in the Twin Cities area Wednesday.

09/18/2013

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George Stewart: Minnesota Vikings WR Whisperer

The Minnesota Vikings have a revamped receiver corps this year. Only three players in the unproven group have worn purple before. That makes receivers coach George Stewart’s job more important than ever.

08/07/2013

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Beyond Bounds: Hire SJU’s Swedish Sensation Dennis Granath

Dear hiring managers in Minnesota … Dennis Granath already has a polished LinkedIn, but I’ve taken the liberty to morph this blog of mine into in-depth — and yet truthfully entertaining — resume for Mr. Granath.

04/20/2013

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Hoffner Fights For His Coaching Job

Todd Hoffner is fighting to get his job back as head football coach at Minnesota State University-Mankato.

01/03/2013

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Study: Higher Risk Of Heart Attack After Losing Job

A new study shows unemployment isn’t just bad for your finances — it’s also bad for your health.

11/19/2012

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Billboard Job Seeker Lands A New Gig

If you were unemployed, would you spend $300 to land a new job? Bennett Olson did, and it’s paying off.

05/08/2012

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Minn. Legislature Passes Veteran Job Preference

The Minnesota Legislature has sent Gov. Mark Dayton a bill that lets employers set a hiring preference for veterans and some of their spouses.

04/16/2012

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Fast-Talking Fun: What It Takes To Be An Auctioneer

Minnesota is apparently a hotbed of auctioneers, some of them with international rankings. But have you ever wondered how people get into the business?

01/30/2012

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Unemployment Rate Drops To 8.6 Percent

With the unemployment rate falling from 9 percent to 8.6 percent, the good news has many people wondering if things are finally looking up.

12/02/2011

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Wis. Governor Campaigning Early To Keep His Job

Embattled Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is already campaigning to keep his job even though he may not face a recall vote until next summer.

11/27/2011

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Man Admits Downloading Porn Onto State Computer

A former computer programmer with the Minnesota secretary of state’s office has pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography discovered on his work computer.

11/23/2010

College Grads' Job Prospects Brighter

A new survey gives hope to students graduating from college and looking for their first job.

09/15/2010

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