For Job Seekers

MnWorks find Jobs

Starting a Job Search? Make it Pay.

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

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Job Search Guidance

Go Ahead, Ask Us Anything.

Our Creative Job Search Guide provides the advice you need to plan and launch a successful job search, even in the most challenging times.

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Apply for UI Insurance

Lost Your Job? We Can Help.

If you've been laid off or had your work hours greatly reduced, you may qualify for Unemployment Insurance benefits.

UI benefits provide a temporary partial wage replacement to workers who become unemployed through no fault of their own.

Apply for UI benefits. 

Find a Workforce Center

The Center of Attention

All you, all the time. At WorkForce Centers that's our only focus.

With nearly 50 centers located throughout the state, it's easy to get the job-search and career guidance you need.

Find the WorkForce Center nearest you.

We've Got You Covered

Lost your job and wondering what's next? Don't know how to begin a job search? Need help with your resume? Looking for job leads? At any stage in your job search, we've got the resources and expertise to help.

Recently Unemployed

Apply for unemployment insurance benefits. Get help if you're facing a layoff. Find additional community resources.

Find a Job

Search thousands of online job listings on MinnesotaWorks. Check out special employment programs for targeted groups.

WorkForce Centers

Get expert job-search and career-planning advice. Sign-up for workshops. Join networking groups and job clubs. 

Blind or Visually Impaired

Employment and career services to help people who are blind and visually impaired live and work as independently as possible. 

People with Disabilities

Counseling, training and job skills. Services to help people with disabilities prepare for, find and keep a job.

Veterans Employment

Transition assistance. Employer advocacy. Career guidance and planning. Services to help Minnesota veterans return to work. 

Job Search Guide

Learn about the job-search process. Write a winning resume. Perfect your interview skills. Master the art of follow-up.

MinnesotaWorks Blog

Tips for Effective Phone Calls to Employers

One important way to connect with employers is to contact them by phone. Using the telephone may seem old school compared with using social media and other Internet resources, but research shows that this strategy can be very effective. We've provided tips to help you get started.

Northland Job Fair Set for May 7

Connect with employers at the 5th Annual Northland Job Fair  on Wednesday, May 7. The event is one of the largest in northern Minnesota.



Upcoming Events

Public Allies Informational Session

Join us at the WorkForce Center in St. Paul on April 22 to learn about Public Allies, a nonprofit offering 10-month apprenticeships.

Northland Job Fair

Mark your calendar for Wednesday, May 7th, for the 5th Annual Northland Job Fair!

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