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.
Help Wanted: Minnesota Is Losing WorkersState officials say Minnesota has a problem: Too many jobs, too few workers. Economists say the answer is more immigrants -- while at the same time that President Donald Trump is trying to restrict them.
Companies Planning Fewest Holiday Parties Since The RecessionOnce cited reason that arose is the aftermath of the #MeToo movement.
Minnesota Manager Recognized For Hiring Workers With Disabilities"They want to work as much as we do, they want a family as much as we do, they want a pay check just like we do."
Most Workers Daydream About A Different Job ‘Every Second Of Every Day'A poll found 63 percent of employees think about having a different job “every second of every day.”
'We Need More Bodies': Employers Hold Trades Summit Amid Worker ShortageFor decades it has been the mainstream mantra hammered into the heads of our young people: High school graduates were told they had to pursue a college degree if they wanted to get ahead.
Many Believe They Would Do Well With 4-Day Work WeekAccording to a study by the Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated, half of employees feel they could complete their work in 4 days.