Minneapolis Job Seeker Bulletin


January, 2018

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Safely Using Social Media for Job Search

Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube, Pinterest, and LinkedIn have become an integral part of an online job search. However, be alert to online job scams. Some experts say for every one legitimate job that's available, there are at least 60 scams.

Here are some tactics scammers use and steps you can take to avoid being scammed. 

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Bridge to Benefits can provide a link to public work support programs and tax credits. By answering a few simple questions, you will be able to see if you or someone else may be eligible for public work support programs. You will NOT be asked for information that identifies you. 


It's easy, confidential and free!


Minneapolis WorkForce Center Events

WorkForce Centers help job seekers find employment, help businesses find workers and help anyone at any stage explore and plan careers.

View Job Listings

Job Connect - Connecting Workforce Professionals, Job Seekers and Employers.

Minnesota Council of Non-Profits Job Board - A tool that jobseekers can use to view hundreds of nonprofit jobs that match their qualifications and employers can post their latest nonprofit openings.

Hennepin County - Search for job openings in Hennepin County.

City of Saint Paul - Apply for current employment opportunities open to the public.

jobsinminneapolis.com - Use the right resources, tools and services to help get the job you want.

Minnesotaworks.net - View thousands of job listings from private employers statewide.

CareerOneStop - Manage your career and your pathway to career success.

USAJOBS - Search for federal government jobs throughout the country.

CAREERwise - Discover tools and resources for a successful job hunt.

State of Minnesota - Explore career opportunities and potential for career advancement in Minnesota.


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Upcoming Job Search Events

North Minneapolis Manufacturing Career & Training Expo
Tuesday, Jan.30, 2018, 2 p.m. - 7 p.m.
800 West Broadway, 2nd Level, Minneapolis, MN  55411

Flyer>>                Poster>>

Job Development Career Fair
Monday, Feb.12, 2018, 9 a.m – 2 p.m.
Minneapolis Central Library
300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN  55401


Minneapolis Career Fair
Tuesday, Feb.13, 2018, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Embassy Suites Bloomington Hotel
2800 American Blvd. W., Bloomington, MN  55431
Minneapolis Professional & Technology Diversity Career Fair
Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
U.S. Bank Stadium Station
401 Chicago Ave, West Plaza Lobby, Minneapolis MN  55415

Training Opportunities

YouthBuild Training Starting in January
The training for Youth 16-24 years old:

  • Who are working towards a GED or high school completion, but not currently enrolled in high school
  • Interested in construction skills development
  • Motivated towards self-development and learning life skills

A new class starts Jan.16, 2018.
HIRED Upcoming 2018 Training 

HIRED website - training Link
Flyers for Career Pathways Programs/Start Dates:

Project for Pride in Living (PPL) Upcoming Training

  • Banking begins Jan.16 2018 (3-weeks) Flyer
  • Hennepin County Office Specialist begins Feb. 5, 2018 (6-weeks) Flyer

    Free Workshops at PPL in Minneapolis and St. Paul
    Improve your computer and professional development skills.
    Sign-up for a free workshop and learn how you can earn a $10 bus or gas card. Call 612-455-5300 to reserve a spot.
    Minneapolis Saint Paul TechHire Initiative IT Programs
    TechHire aims to close the workforce skills gap in the high tech economy by building a path for diverse workers to access training, support and tech jobs across the Greater Minneapolis Region.
    Prime Digital Academy Full Stack Engineering
    Apply By – Jan 26, 2018
    Class starts – April 9, 2018
    Graduation – July13, 2018
    Prime Digital Academy User Experience Design
    Apply By – March 2, 2018
    Class starts – May 7, 2018
    Graduation – July 27, 2018
    Software Guild JAVA Bootcamp
    Apply By – Jan.19, 2018
    Class starts – Feb. 5, 2018
    Software Guild .NET/C# Bootcamp
    Apply By – Feb.16, 2018
    Class starts – March 5, 2018
    Apply By – Jan.12, 2018
    Class starts – Feb. 5, 2018

    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 Development Board. 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.
    • WIOA Adult
      Employment and training services to eligible adults 18 and over who are looking to gain skills and employment in healthcare, IT, manufacturing, construction or administrative services.
    • 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.

    Minneapolis WorkForce Centers

    There are two WorkForce Centers located in Minneapolis. Each offers knowledgeable staff to guide you, essential tools for job search success, and free services including: 

    • 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

    Minneapolis North
    800 West Broadway, Minneapolis, MN 55411
    8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    612-299-7200 or email us. 

    Minneapolis South
    777 East Lake Street, Minneapolis, MN 55407
    8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
    612-821-4000 or email us.