Minneapolis Workforce Job Seeker Bulletin: May 12

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May 12, 2015


Insider Tip

The 9 Best Tips for Submitting an Online Job Application
Here are three of the nine suggestions for getting the most visibility out of your online application.

  • Thoroughly read job descriptions
  • Create an original cover letter
  • Identify keywords and tailor your resume

Interested in learning about the remaining six tips? Click here to read more.


Job Search Assistance for Immigrants: Upwardly Global
This award-winning national nonprofit organization provides free mentoring and job-search training to skilled, work-authorized immigrants and refugees. Learn More


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  • Search for federal government jobs throughout the country.

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  • Discover tools and resources for a successful job hunt.

State of Minnesota  

  • Explore career opportunities and potential for career advancement in Minnesota state government.

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Now Hiring

City of Minneapolis: TeamMinneapolis
View all jobs and apply online here.
Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB)
Now recruiting for Seasonal Park Maintenance Workers. View jobs and apply here

Upcoming Job Search Events

CLUES Minneapolis Hiring Day
Wednesday, May 13, 10am-Noon
CLUES Minneapolis
720 East Lake Street, Minneapolis, MN 55407
See Flyer English
See Flyer Spanish

Home Depot Hiring Event
Wednesday, May 13, 10am-2pm
Century Plaza, 330 South 12th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55404
RSVP to Lisa Cain by email or call 612-596-1990.
More Information

CLUES St. Paul Hiring Day
Wednesday, May 20, 10am-Noon
CLUES St. Paul
797 East 7th Street, St. Paul, MN 55106
See Flyer English
See Flyer Spanish

American Indian OIC Career Fair & Open House
Thursday, May 21, Noon-3pm
American Indian OIC & Takoda Institute Campus
1485 East Franklin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55404
Call 612-341-3358 with questions.
More Information

Mall of America (MOA) Job Fair
Friday, May 29, 3pm-6pm
Mall of America, 3rd Floor East Side (between Dollar Tree and ACES Flight Simulator)
8100 24th Avenue South, Bloomington, MN  55425
Email MOA Employment Services or call 952-883-8560 with questions.
See Flyer
Registration Link

Employer of the Day
Thursday May 14
Minneapolis North WorkForce Center
1200 Plymouth Ave N, Minneapolis MN 55411
Coborns Delivers
Target (St. Louis Park & Minnetonka locations)
Assurance Wireless
Atlas Staffing
Bring copies of your resume
Come prepared to speak to and possibly interview with recruiters and/or hiring managers

Training Opportunities

Free Career Training at Hubert Humphrey Job Corps
Join Job Corps to receive the skills needed to succeed at no cost!
Registration Link
More Information

Culinary Skills Training Begins Soon
Catholic Charities’ Opportunity Center
740 East 17th Street Minneapolis, MN 55404

Email Shelia Otto or call 612-204-8307 with questions.
More Information

Free EMERGE Computer Training
Internet Use for Employment: May 18 to 21.
Email for Employment: June 1 to 4.
Microsoft Word for Employment: May 4 to 7 and June 8 to 11.
More Information

Career Training at Takoda Institute of Higher Education
Career trainings available in the following:

Grants and scholarships fully cover tuition, books, and fees for qualifying students.

Attend an information session:
Every Tuesday, 1:30pm
Takoda Institute of Higher Education
1845 East Franklin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55404

Please call 612-341-3358 ext. 171 with questions.

Free Certified Nursing Assistant Training: ESNS
Fully funded by the City of Minneapolis for eligible participants. Rolling deadline.
For more information, call Roberto Martinez at 612-787-4068.

Free Project for Pride in Living Trainings

  • Banking: June 8 to June 26, 2015
  • Human Services Pathway: June 2015

Email Abbie Hanson or call 612-455-5293 with questions.
More Information

Free IT-Ready Training
Class Starts: July 20, 2015
Application Deadline: June 29, 2015
More Information

Free EMERGE IT Essentials Training
12-week training starting in July.
Application Deadline: June 1, 2015
For more information, email Jon Vang or call 612-787-3806.
Attend an information session:
Every Monday 9am-Noon
EMERGE Career and Technology Center
1101 West Broadway Avenue, Suite 200, Minneapolis, MN 55411
More Information

Prime Digital Academy
An 18 to 30-week program focusing on industry-led experiential learning and apprenticeship with some of the metro’s leading IT employers. Funding is available for qualifying students who would otherwise be unable to attend. Classes start July 13, August 10, and September 8.

Employment and Training Programs

City of Minneapolis Employment and Training

City of Minneapolis Employment and Training administers a variety of employment and training programs under the direction of the Mayor, City Council, and Minneapolis WorkForce Council. To learn more about specific programs click on the following links:

  • Minneapolis Works 
    Assistance finding a job for low-income, Minneapolis residents ages 18 and older.
  • Minneapolis Youth Works
    Assistance with high school completion, work preparation or employment goals for Minneapolis Youth ages 14-21.
  • Dislocated Worker Program
    Comprehensive services for those who have lost their job through no fault of their own for adult ages 18 and older.
  • Train to Career
    Job-skills training in a select occupation in demand for low-income, Minneapolis residents.

Minneapolis WorkForce Centers

There are two WorkForce Centers located in Minneapolis. Each offers a knowledgeable staff to guide you. Each provides essential tools to make your job search a success. Best of all, most services are free of charge. Services include, but are not limited to:

  • Free Computer Labs
  • Skills Assessment
  • Information on Career Transition
  • Career Counseling and Planning
  • Access to Free Training and Certifications
  • Resume Writing and Interview Assistance
  • Veterans Programs

North Minneapolis
1200 Plymouth Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55411
612-520-3500 or email us. 

South Minneapolis
777 East Lake Street, Minneapolis, MN 55407
612-821-4000 or email us.