Minneapolis WorkForce Job Seeker Bulletin: June 23


June 23, 2015



Explaining Your Employment Gaps
Employment gaps can make looking for a job more difficult. Traditionally, hiring managers have looked down on employment gaps of more than a few months. However, you can still capture the interest of potential employers by presenting employment gaps in a positive light. Read More


DEED Career Profile Tool
Career Profile is a new data tool that helps students and job seekers learn about wages, educational requirements, job opening projections and other details related to hundreds of occupations. More Information


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Now Hiring

Metropolitan Council
Openings in Environmental Services, Regional Administration and Metro Transit. See job opportunities here.

Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB)
Now recruiting for Seasonal Park Maintenance Workers. View jobs and apply here

City of Minneapolis: TeamMinneapolis
View all jobs and apply online here.

Minneapolis TechHire Initiative
Click here for more information.

Upcoming Job Search Events

TownePlace Suites Hiring Event by Marriott
Tuesday, June 23, 9am-Noon
Minneapolis Central Library
300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55401

The hiring event will be held on the second floor in the Robins, Kaplan, Miller and Ciresi Community room. Free and open to the public. Pre-registration is encouraged. Email Lisa Cain or
call 612-596-1990 to register or ask questions.
More Information

New Horizon Academy Fair
Thursday, June 25, 1pm-3:30pm
North Minneapolis WorkForce Center
1200 Plymouth Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55411
Email Kat Butler or call 763-383-6260 with questions.

Metropolitan Council Hiring Event
Tuesday, June 30, 9am-1pm
10am-1pm – On-site hiring event
Minneapolis South WorkForce Center
777 East Lake Street, Minneapolis, MN 55407
Openings in Environmental Services, Regional Administration and Metro Transit.
More Information

Minneapolis Diversity Career Fair
Friday, July 10, 11am-3pm
Courtyard Minneapolis Downtown
1500 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55454
Open to the public 18 years or older.
More Information

Minneapolis Career Fair
Tuesday, July 14, 11am-2pm
Embassy Suites Minneapolis Airport
7901 34th Avenue South, Bloomington, MN 55425
Registration Required.
More Information

Minnesota Veterans Career Fair
Wednesday, July 15, 10am-3pm
Earle Brown Heritage Center
6155 Earle Brown Drive, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430
More Information

Career Training

East Side Neighborhood Services (ESNS)
ESNS offers a number of vocational training programs that vary from two days to two months. Courses with fees can be waived depending on the person’s eligibility.

Featured trainings:

  • Forklift Training
    Cost: $200 or $300
  • ServSafe Food Safety Manager
    Cost: $129
  • Leadership in Hospitality
    Cost: Free
  • Certified Nursing Assistant Training (rolling deadline)
    Cost: Free

More Information

EMERGE has training programs that may help you land your next job. 

Featured trainings:

  • IT Essentials
  • FASTTRAC Machining
  • Janitorial
  • Property Maintenance
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Commercial Driver’s License
  • Welding

To learn more, attend a one-hour long training orientation (see information below). If you can’t, fill out this form and an EMERGE training staff will contact you. Call 612-787-3810 with questions.

Training Orientation
Every Tuesday, 10am
EMERGE Career and Technology Center
1834 Emerson Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55411
More Information

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.