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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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-...
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 ...