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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...