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Feb 18, 2020

Training programs and employer partnerships help young people build careers

A recent Star Tribune article highlighted the student-employer partnerships available in the Twin Cities that are helpin...

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Feb 6, 2020

Dunwoody College hosts annual autonomous snowplow competition

The frigid weather on Saturday, January 18 did not deter participants and spectators from the annual Autonomous Snowplow...

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Feb 5, 2020

Nehemiah Manufacturing’s ‘Second Chance’ program pays off

The Wall Street Journal’s recent profile of Cincinnati-based Nehemiah Manufacturing Co. opens this way: While some compa...

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Feb 3, 2020

San Francisco-based Make School takes a new approach to higher education

Ashutosh Desai is a college dropout who has become an education reformer. He dropped out of UCLA as a freshman, after co...

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Feb 3, 2020

Skilled workers score sweeter perks to move

Manufacturers are increasingly covering moving costs and other perks to entice skilled personnel such as welders, machin...

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Feb 2, 2020

Food for Thought and Income

Good food is splendid to eat, but it also can be the stuff of great careers, the kinds of careers highlighted in America...

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Dec 23, 2019

Great Jobs project visits Red Wing

As part of the Center’s “Morning in Minnesota” breakfast series, I recently traveled to Red Wing and p...

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Dec 19, 2019

Workforce Development on the Reservation

On December 10, I had the great opportunity to travel to Minnesota’s Red Lake Indian Reservation and discuss American E...

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Nov 24, 2019

Red Wing is the place to go for a ‘bike science’ degree

Listen up, bike lovers. You can now turn your leisure-time passion for cycling into a career at Minnesota State College-...

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Nov 23, 2019

National Apprenticeship Week: More Important than Most Other Weeks (Not to Mention Days)

You’re forgiven if you somehow missed “National Apprenticeship Week” two weeks ago, as I didn’t catch up with it myself ...

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