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Minnesota Unemployment Rate Rises Slightly To 3.9 Percent

Minnesota’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has been bumped up to 3.9 percent even as 2,900 jobs were added. The June figure was the 12th consecutive month below 4 percent. The Department of Employment and Economic Development released the statistics Thursday.

07/16/2015

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General Mills To Slash Up To 725 Jobs

General Mills expects to cut 675 to 725 jobs as it wrestles with sluggish sales.

06/25/2015

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Edina Dave & Buster’s Looking To Hire 290 New Employees

Dave & Buster’s is opening up a new location at Southdale Center and they are hiring! The restaurant will open on July 27 and will be located inside Southdale Center near Macy’s.

06/23/2015

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May Brings Small Shift In Minnesota Unemployment Picture

Minnesota’s unemployment rate has barely budged in a year and has registered at 3.8 percent for May. That’s within a tenth of a percent of what it was a year ago in June and a tick higher than it was in April.

06/18/2015

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Target Cuts 140 Corporate Jobs, Closes 50 Open Positions

Target Corp. officials said Wednesday that the Minneapolis-based retailer has eliminated about 140 jobs from its downtown headquarters.

06/17/2015

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Looking For A Summer Job? Minnesota State Fair Is Hiring

The Minnesota State Fair is about two months away, and officials said Tuesday their employment center is open and taking applications for those looking for work. The State Fair starts Thursday, Aug. 27, and runs through Labor Day in Falcon Heights.

06/16/2015

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Who’s Hiring? Jobs Of The Day (June 15 – 19)

Click here to see all of the Job of the Day postings for the week of June 15 to June 19.

06/15/2015

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Who’s Hiring? Jobs Of The Day (June 8 – 12)

Click here to see all of the Job of the Day postings for the week of June 8 to June 12.

06/08/2015

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Who’s Hiring? Jobs Of The Day (June 1 – June 5)

Click here to see all of the Job of the Day postings for the week of June 1 to June 5.

06/01/2015

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Military Members, Veterans Get Fast Lane To Job Licensing

Current and former military members living in Minnesota now have a faster path to occupational licensing in several career fields. As part of a bill signed into law by Gov. Mark Dayton last weekend, the Legislature created fast lanes for temporary licenses that will enable military members, recently retired veterans and their spouses to get to work while completing requirements for standard licensure.

05/26/2015

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Who’s Hiring? Jobs Of The Day (May 25 – May 29)

Click here to see all of the Job of the Day postings for the week of May 25 to May 29.

05/25/2015

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Who’s Hiring? Jobs Of The Day (May 18 – May 22)

Click here to see all of the Job of the Day postings for the week of May 18 to May 22.

05/18/2015

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Twin Cities Ranked No. 3 In ‘Top 20 Midwest Cities For Jobs’

The Twin Cities is one of the top places for jobs in the Midwest, according to a recent ranking.

05/15/2015

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Who’s Hiring? Jobs Of The Day (May 4 – May 8)

Click here to see all of the Job of the Day postings for the week of May 4 to May 8.

05/04/2015

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Target Corp. Cuts 140 More Jobs

Another 100 people lost their jobs at Target Corporate offices on Thursday, as a continuation of its corporate structuring. The jobs eliminated were administrative assistant positions.

04/30/2015

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Who’s Hiring? Jobs Of The Day (April 27 – May 1)

Click here to see all of the Job of the Day postings for the week of April 20-24.

04/27/2015

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Minnesota Unemployment Rate Stays At 3.7 Percent But Jobs Up

Minnesota’s unemployment rate is stuck at 3.7 percent for the eighth straight month.

04/16/2015

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Who’s Hiring? Jobs Of The Day (April 13 – April 17)

Click here to see all of the Job of the Day postings for the week of April 13 – April 17.

04/13/2015

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Who’s Hiring? Jobs Of The Day (April 6 – April 10)

Click here to see all of the Job of the Day postings for the week of April 6 – April 10.

04/06/2015

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Sioux Falls Launches Ad And Web Campaign To Recruit Workers

Sioux Falls has succeeded in creating jobs but needs to do more to fill them, Mayor Mike Huether said in announcing an effort to recruit workers from around the region.

04/03/2015

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Unemployment Up In Most Wisconsin Cities, Counties

Unemployment is up in most major Wisconsin cities and counties between January and February.

03/25/2015

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General Mills Completes Plan To Cut About 800 Jobs

General Mills says that it has completed a plan to eliminate about 800 positions. The maker of Cheerios cereal, Yoplait yogurt and other packaged foods also reported mixed results for its fiscal third quarter as a stronger dollar pressured sales.

03/18/2015

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Dayton Says Target CEO Affirms Commitment To Minnesota

Gov. Mark Dayton says he’s received assurances from Target Corp.’s chief executive that the company will keep a robust corporate presence in Minnesota.

03/09/2015

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Outdoor Workers Welcome Warmer Weather

In contrast to the past few months, construction worker Josh Miller didn’t have to bundle up against ice, snow and biting wind before starting his outdoor job on Monday.

03/09/2015

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Rally Aims To Highlight Racial Employment Disparities In Metro Area

A report to be released on Thursday aims to highlight employment disparities in Minnesota. The groups Neighborhoods Organizing for Change, the Center for Popular Democracy, and the Economic Policy Institute say they plan to hold a rally.

03/04/2015

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