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Grant Will Enhance State’s Talent Communities, Upgrade MinnesotaWorks.net

Posted on March 25, 2016 at 3:00 PM
Tags: networking, social media

Group of smiling businesspeopleDEED recently received a four-year $6 million Workforce Innovation Fund grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to see how social media can enhance workforce development and economic development collaboration and create talent communities.

The USDOL awarded more than $35 million in grants to study employment and training programs that are federally funded.



A Monster List of LinkedIn Rules

Posted on March 10, 2016 at 3:00 PM
Tags: social media, job search

Pastel-colored reminder notesThere was a time when rules of etiquette were fairly simple. Send a thank-you card — always and without delay. Keep your elbows off of the table. Hold the door open for others.

However, social networks have turned matters upside down and made them much more complicated. Here’s a list of LinkedIn dos and don'ts.




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