Job interviews can make many job seekers nervous. For people with less than perfect job histories or former offenders the prospect of a job interview can be even more daunting. How should you answer questions about your spotty work record? How do you handle questions that home in on your past criminal activity?Read More...
If you’re interested in a job in the construction industry or considering industries to target your job search, we urge you to attend the upcoming construction industry onsite hiring events in Bloomington and Rochester. This industry offers a range of career opportunities, everything from field to professional, that pay high wages. And you don’t need an expensive four-year college degree to land a job.Read More...
The Minnesota Veterans Career Fair, the largest event of its kind in the state, is on deck for Wed., July 15. And if you’re a U.S. military veteran seeking a job or career, you won’t want to miss this opportunity to connect with employers and educational institutions and attend job search workshops.
But it’s not enough to just show up if you’re seriously looking for a new position.
Preparing for a job interview can be time-consuming and nerve-wracking. Instead of spending all that energy preparing answers for every imaginable interview question, use a larger lens. Ask yourself: "If I were the hiring manager, what are the qualities I'd need to see in a person before I’d be willing to say, 'You're hired'?"
Sure, it's tough to get a job today, especially as a new college graduate. You invested a lot of money and incurred a bunch of debt to become more employable.
Although the odds may seem stacked against you without any real work experience, you do have assets employers are seeking: a fresh perspective, willingness to learn and loads of energy. Your strong technology skills are also a plus.
If you’re a job seeker interested in learning more about the health care field, mark your calendar for a health care on-site hiring event in Bloomington on Tuesday.
The event features a panel of experts who will discuss health care careers and a job fair featuring more than 20 employers.
MinnesotaWorks.net, the state’s largest job bank, uniquely helps military service members connect with good-fit employers: The military-friendly job posting.
By 2025, it’s expected that millennials (1980-2000) will make up the majority of the workforce. Already, workers between the ages of 14-34 years hold about 35 percent of the total jobs in the state of Minnesota, according to data from DEED’s Quarterly Workforce Indicators (QWI) program.
Did you know: Nearly half (48.5 percent) of teens in Minnesota are employed or actively seeking work. Minnesota has the seventh highest teen labor force participation rate in the United States, led by other Midwestern states.
But absent a job, there are other ways to get that all-important work experience.Read More...