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Jul 22, 2019

Tips to ‘Remedy’ Construction Labor Shortage

The retiring of Baby Boomers is challenging industries across the country to find new ways to attract and retain qualifi...

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Jul 15, 2019

Where Do Phones Come From? A Manufactured Fact of Life

The National Association of Manufacturers recently announced (July 9, 2019) “a member-driven campaign to raise at least ...

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Jul 12, 2019

“Busting the College-Industrial Complex”

Center of the American Experiment kicked-off our ongoing project “Great Jobs Without a Four-Year Degree” about three yea...

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Jun 28, 2019

Great Jobs participates in home education conference

The Great Jobs project participated in a home education conference attended by over 700 parents from May 31 to June 1. T...

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Jun 26, 2019

Minneapolis: Home to the Future of Career and Technical Education

As demand explodes for skilled workers in advanced manufacturing and the trades in Minnesota, the value of top-notch Car...

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Jun 18, 2019

Czary Knights for American Manufacturing?

The Washington Post reported on Monday (June 17) that Michigan Sen. Gary Peters was gearing up to propose (in the newspa...

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Jun 14, 2019

Big Lake High School leads the way in work-based learning

As Minnesota maneuvers through very real workforce challenges, Big Lake High School is stepping in to help close the ski...

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Jun 10, 2019

Going with the FLOE: Students gain real-life job experience in manufacturing

Source: Lynn Mizner, Aitkin Independent Age McGregor-based FLOE International is partnering with Aitkin High School to i...

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May 21, 2019

Keeping Greater Minnesota strong: How educators and employers can harness technological change

While employers across our state are facing workforce development challenges, nowhere is the crisis more acute than in G...

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May 21, 2019

MN manufacturers report worker shortage hinders growth

The inability to attract qualified labor is impeding manufacturing companies’ ability to grow, according to results of a...

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