Coronavirus In Minnesota: State Struggling With Unemployment Tidal WaveMore than 450,000 Minnesotans have applied for unemployment benefits, and the state has said that 90% of those cases have been processed smoothly. But there are others who tell WCCO their benefits applications have not been processed smoothly.
WATCH: WCCO Mid-Morning's Special Edition 'Now Hiring' ShowWatch the special “Now Hiring” edition of the WCCO Mid-Morning show.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Job Coach Says There's 'Opportunity' Amidst The UncertaintyA Twin Cities says he has never seen a market like this -- but there is some opportunity amid the uncertainty.
As Unemployment Rises, Several Minnesota Companies Are Looking To Hire WorkersWCCO has compiled a list of jobs available right now.
List Of Companies Currently Seeking Employees In MinnesotaWe've been compiling a list of the places seeking applicants, and will continue to update the list as more places announce they're hiring.
Minneapolis Public Schools Holds Job Fair For City ResidentsMinneapolis Public Schools are hiring, and they say the ideal candidate is from their own community.
Gov. Tim Walz Proposes Borrowing $300M For Water ProjectsThe plan targets water treatment facilities, but also claims it will improve climate resiliency by helping the state prepare for extreme weather events.
CEO Jonathan Wassertrum Puts His Desk In The Middle Of The OfficeSquareFoot CEO Jonathan Wassertrum says more people are coming by to see him, and ask questions than before.
Amid Low Unemployment, Businesses Getting Creative, Removing Barriers To Attract WorkersMinnesota’s 3.3% unemployment rate brings a new set of opportunities and challenges to the workforce. Companies need to fill positions so badly that some are reevaluating eligibility requirements or benefits offered.
Fewer Than Half Of Americans Are Satisfied With Their SalaryMany check their salary against market rates through online resources or job postings, while others compare notes with co-workers.
Valleyfair To Hire Over 600 People Ahead Of ValleySCAREValleyfair announced Tuesday it plans to hire more than 600 people for its annual ValleySCARE Halloween attraction.
Most Workers Would Rather Dress Casual, Survey FindsA third also said they'd rather quit or not take a job at all if they had a conservative dress code.
Layoffs Forcing Thousands Of Minnesotans Back Into Job MarketWith the news of the state's booming economy, sometimes lost in the headlines are the layoffs affecting thousands of Minnesotans.
Workers Generally Most Productive On Mondays & TuesdaysEmployees also say their biggest distraction is coworkers who are too social or chatty.
Working Longer Days Connected With Increased Stroke RiskFrench researchers found people who work more than 10 hour days at least 50 days a year increase their chance of stroke.