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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Jul 24, 2018

“Student loan regret” increasingly troubles young Americans

Young people who choose a career that requires a two-year technical college degree or similar credential can generally a...

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Jul 17, 2018

Why Automation Sometimes Races But More Often Chugs

Jobs Lost, Jobs Gained: Workforce Transitions in a Time of Automationis a study by McKinsey & Company, released in 2...

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Jul 12, 2018

New Technology Platform Will Help Businesses Attract and Retain Top Talent

With an upcoming wave of Baby Boomer retirements expected to explode Minnesota’s skilled workforce shortage from the cur...

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Jun 25, 2018

Big Lake High School’s Apprenticeship Program Provides Students With Career Options

“Signing Day” has taken on a whole new meaning at Big Lake High School in Big Lake, Minnesota. Under the leadership of P...

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Jun 22, 2018

Small towns are paying people to move there

What do you do if you’re a civic leader whose town has great jobs, but not enough people who want to live there? How abo...

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