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Oct 2, 2018
Big Lake Students Explore Apprenticeships During Career Fair
Students at Big Lake Schools were introduced to apprenticeships and other career-focused opportunities through the high ...
Oct 1, 2018
Wyoming Machine wins award from U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Small manufacturers in Greater Minnesota have faced challenges for years in hiring qualified employees. Recently, Lori a...
Sep 18, 2018
Nuances of College Debt
As an integral part of American Experiment’s multi-year project, “Great Jobs Without a Four-Year Degree,” my colleagues ...
Aug 31, 2018
Teacher turned carpenter lives out dream to build
After 20 years of teaching middle school language arts and elementary fine arts, Miriam Shuros decided to pursue her lon...
Aug 27, 2018
Employers reach out to people with disabilities
Minnesota’s workforce shortages are encouraging employers to reach out to a previously often-overlooked group—people wit...
Aug 26, 2018
Learning from 26 Million Job Postings
Some less-than-wonderful news, followed by more encouraging news, both of which are preceded by shameless (albeit pertin...
Aug 21, 2018
“Any Chance of Paying Off Your College Loans by Your Silver Anniversary?”
In doing research for a new book inspired by Great Jobs Without a Four-Year Degree, I recently conducted a roundtable wi...
Aug 17, 2018
Join Great Jobs at TwinWest Chamber of Commerce’s Talent Symposium
Minnesota’s workforce reality requires increased talent recruitment and retention to tackle a worker shortage expected t...
Aug 3, 2018
Grape Success: Vineyard Manager Crushes it with 2-year Degree
At 23 years old, Jamieson Lindquist already has a fruit-filled career and future. As one of the youngest employees at Ch...
Jul 27, 2018
Good news for young people: Paid internships are becoming the norm
For years, many young college-aged Americans have viewed getting an internship almost as a rite of passage. Traditionall...