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Job Vacancies in Minnesota at Highest Level Since 2001

Posted on April 14, 2015 at 2:07 PM
Tags: jobs

Minnesota employers are adding jobs – and at a record level. According to DEED’s latest Job Vacancy Survey findings, Minnesota has nearly 90,000 open jobs – that’s the most in nearly 14 years.


Study Minnesota Arab States Reception a Success

Posted on April 07, 2015 at 12:34 PM
Tags: education, networking

Recently, 125 representatives from colleges and universities across Minnesota gathered in Washington D.C. to meet with diplomatic and educational leaders from the Middle East for the 2015 Arab States Reception.


Construction on New Education and Career Center Begins this Summer

Posted on March 31, 2015 at 1:23 PM
Tags: jobs, education, Twin Cities

The West Broadway Education and Career Center, a new service center focused on providing education and workforce development opportunities and health services in one North Minneapolis location, is expected to open next summer.


Titan Training: A dual-track approach

Posted on March 24, 2015 at 12:05 PM
Tags: job training, grants, Northwest MN

Recently Northland Community and Technical College received a $293,378 Minnesota Job Skills Partnership Program grant to train 75 employees of Titan Machinery, Inc. in northwest Minnesota.


Understanding January Employment Data

Posted on March 17, 2015 at 10:10 AM

Recently, DEED announced Minnesota’s latest employment numbers for January 2015. The most notable update was the state’s unemployment rate held steady at 3.7 percent. Comparatively, the national unemployment rate for January was 5.7 percent.


Governor Dayton to Lead Trade Mission to Mexico, Promote State

Posted on March 10, 2015 at 3:21 PM
Tags: trade mission, exports

Governor Mark Dayton will lead a trade mission to Mexico Aug. 9-14. Besides helping Minnesota companies find business opportunities in Mexico, the governor hopes to attract Mexican investments to Minnesota and promote the state as a great place to do business.


What's New with the Angel Tax Credit Program

Posted on March 05, 2015 at 2:34 PM
Tags: angel tax credit

DEED’s Angel Tax Credit Program has attracted millions of dollars in private investments for high-tech startups in Minnesota.


Minnesota’s Clean Energy Economy

Posted on February 19, 2015 at 9:31 AM

The clean energy sector – businesses specializing in wind, solar, bio, energy efficiency and the smart grid – is one of Minnesota’s fastest-growing and most promising industries.


Trade in Minnesota Exports Strengthens in 2014

Posted on February 12, 2015 at 2:20 PM
Tags: exports

2014 was a strong year for Minnesota exports. Here are a few of the accomplishments made this past year by the Minnesota Trade Office (MTO), which works to boost exports and increase foreign direct investment (FDI).


Jobs and Investments Drive Economic Growth in 2014

Posted on February 09, 2015 at 1:05 PM

Minnesota’s economy took a big step forward in 2014, with the unemployment rate dropping to its lowest level in nearly 14 years and employers creating more than 33,000 jobs. Employment reached an all-time high in the state and showed every indication of continuing to grow in 2015. Read More...

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