With All This Sizzle
You Can Call Us Minne-sssss-ota

Take an in-depth look at what makes Minnesota the perfect climate for starting, expanding or relocating your business.

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Help Us to Help Seniors
Adjust to Life with Vision Loss

Community organizations statewide can team up with to make sure seniors with vision loss get the information, services and tools they need.

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Get the New Edition of Our
Guide to Starting a Business

This definitive how-to manual is a must-read for anyone even thinking about launching a business in Minnesota.

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CNBC Names Minnesota
America's Top State For Business

In the 2015 ranking of “America’s Top States for Business,” Minnesota claimed the top spot - moving the state up from sixth place in 2014.

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Your Journey to Foreign Markets
Can Begin With a Single STEP

Whether you're new to exporting altogether or targeting a new market, STEP export assistance grants can help your company get export-ready and pave the way to success.

Learn more about STEP Export Assistance Grants.


Right Tool. Right Job.
Works Like a Charm. has everything you need to find the perfect job.

View thousands of job listings from private employers statewide. Upload your resume and apply for jobs online. Manage and track your efforts.

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When All Work and No Play
Makes You Want to Get Away ...

It's time to leave behind the 9-to-5 grind and Explore Minnesota.

Get out of the office and check out the fun things to do and great places to visit all over the state.


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Angel Tax Credit: The Movie

Entrepreneur meets investor in this epic tale of how great Minnesota businesses are financed. Five stars.

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Upcoming Events

Office Professionals Hiring Event

February 23, Brooklyn Park
Network and apply for open positions with attending employers.  

Northland Job Fair

April 5, Duluth
Meet with employers about open job opportunities in the Northland area.

BIO 2016

June 6-9, San Francisco
Join DEED and tell Minnesota's story at BIO.

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DEED Blogs

Five Things Employers Want to Know About You

Want to dazzle employers during a job interview? Start by understanding why they ask certain kinds of questions.

New Magazine Spotlights Minnesota's Many Advantages

It may be cold outside, but Minnesota is a hot spot for business! Read all about it in Minnesota: Thriving in the North.

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