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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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Walker Administration Reports 27,500 Job Growth Over Year

Gov. Scott Walker’s administration says nearly 27,500 private-sector jobs have been added in Wisconsin over the 12-month period that ended in September.

02/24/2015

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Walmart To Hire 400 In Mankato

A new Walmart distribution center will soon open in Mankato, but first they’ll need some workers to operate it. They’re looking to hire more than 400 employees. Those hired would begin work this spring to prepare for the summer grand opening.

02/21/2015

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Target Cutting 550 Jobs In Minnesota

The Minneapolis-based Target Corp. is reportedly shedding 550 jobs in Minnesota following the discount retailer’s retreat from Canada.

02/11/2015

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Local Business People Weigh In On Future Of Jobs For Minnesota Millennials

More millennials are calling the Twin Cities home. Minneapolis, St. Paul and select surrounding suburbs have seen population increases by this generation of more than 10 percent since 2007.

02/05/2015

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Minn. Unemployment Rate Drops Despite Job Losses

Minnesota’s unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level in more than 13 years even though more than 5,000 jobs were lost in December.

01/22/2015

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Reality Check: Job Growth In The Midwest

The U.S. Government said Tuesday the nation’s economy grew at a whopping 5 percent annual rate last summer. That’s the fastest growth since 2003, including jobs coming back to the Midwest.

12/23/2014

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Officials: Unemployment Is The Lowest It’s Been Since May 2001

State officials say Minnesota employers added more than 6,000 jobs last month and that the state’s unemployment rate is now the lowest it’s been in more than a decade.

12/18/2014

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Hundreds Gather In St. Paul To Address State’s Workforce

The North Star Summit’s “Mapping Economic Prosperity for Minnesota” took place Monday in St. Paul.

12/08/2014

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Minnesota’s Unemployment Rate Continues To Fall

The latest snapshot of Minnesota’s workforce is being released. State officials were expected to publish monthly employment statistics Thursday for October, including how many Minnesotans don’t have jobs.

11/20/2014

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Good Question: What Is The Keystone XL Pipeline?

Earlier Tuesday evening, the U.S. Senate failed to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline by a vote of 59 – 41. Immediately after the vote, Republicans said they’d bring up the issue again in January. The fight over this pipeline has been a long, contentious battle that began in 2008 when TransCanada, the company building the pipeline, applied for a construction permit.

11/18/2014

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GOP House Structure Leans Rural

Republicans taking over the state House are forming committees that emphasize their rural/urban split with Democrats. The GOP reduced the number of committees overall even as it added new panels to focus on mining policy and jobs in greater Minnesota.

11/18/2014

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