City of Minneapolis Job Seeker Bulletin


June 2018

Insider Tips

career outlook bright - new job opportunities are very likely

Answering Tough Interview Questions

The recruitment process is changing. If you're a job seeker, you could find yourself conversing with a bot for interview scheduling, test driving an internal job move, or interviewing through a platform such as Shine. One thing hasn't changed: You need to prepare for difficult questions. Minnesota WorkForce Centers can help you with workshops and coaching.

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Job Search Tools and Guides

DEED’s Job Search guide provides the sound insights and practical advice you need to plan and launch a successful job search.

The DEED Career and Job Search Website guide can be found >> here

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.


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

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

Upcoming Job Search Events

DEED Workforce Center Calendars

South Minneapolis Workforce Center >>Calendar June 1-14
North Minneapolis Workforce Center >>Calendar June 1-15

Employer of the Day – Delaware North
Sponsored by Hennepin County

Tuesday, June 12, 2018, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Sabathani Community Center
310 East 38th Street, Room 120, 
Minneapolis, MN 55409
Delaware North flyer (PDF)


Employer of the Day - Kelber Catering, Inc.
Sponsored by Hennepin County

Wednesday, June 13, 2018, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Sabathani Community Center
310 East 38th  Street, Room 120, 
Minneapolis, MN 55409
Kelber event flyer (PDF)

Veterans Career Fair

This is the largest veterans career fair in Minnesota, where attendees can meet with employers, service providers the help with employment-related needs and non-work related services, advice on resumes and job search, and a professional photographer to take photos for Linkedin profiles. Registration is requested but not required. View more information about the veterans career fair.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018, 2 to 6 p.m.
Earl Brown Heritage Center
6155 Earle Brown Drive, 
Brooklyn Center, MN, 55430

Employer of the Day – Seward Community Co-op
Sponsored by Hennepin County

Tuesday, June 19, 2018, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Sabathani Community Center
310 East 38th Street, Room 120, 
Minneapolis, MN, 55409
Seward event flyer (PDF)

Union Jobs Fair

Wednesday June 20, 2018
9:30 a.m. to 12:30p.m.
Anoka County Workforce Center
1201 89th Ave NE
Blaine, MN 55434
Union Jobs Fair flyer (PDF)

Employer of the Day – Dungarvin
Sponsored by Hennepin County

Tuesday, June 26, 2018
10 a.m. to Noon
Hennepin County South Minneapolis Human Service Center
2215 East Lake Street, Room 122
Minneapolis, MN 55407
Dungarvin event flyer (PDF)

Training Opportunities

* Avivo (formerly RESOURCE) offers eight industry-specific, training programs at their Twin Cities’ locations. Find program and start dates online. Training programs at Avivo include accounting support, core manufacturing skills, IT support, maintenance (custodial), mechatronics, medical office support, office support specialist, warehouse operations

*CLUES Minneapolis –Career Training
CLUES offers career trainings that give you the professional skills all employers wants as well as the vocational skills you need to start a career.
Link to register for upcoming trainings:
Nursing Assistant training/June 18
Customer Service/Office Administration/ June 18

Lutheran Social Services   Financial Classes
All classes FREE and open the public!!
Link to register for training sessions
Employment Empowerment/July 9   Flyer >> here      
Meyers Briggs Personality Assessment free of charge during the class.
Four Cornerstones of Financial Literacy/ July  11   Flyer >>  here

*HIRED Upcoming Trainings
HIRED  training link to register
Green Construction/July 9
Healthcare/various start dates

*International Institute of Minnesota tuition-free training programs for new Americans:Hotel Housekeeping – July 10/ info>> here

*Project for Pride in Living (PPL) Upcoming Trainings
link to register for PPL Employment Skills Classroom Training
Banking  - July 30/  Flyer>> here
Public Sector Administration – July 9/ Flyer >> here
Re-Entry to Work Program – August 29/ Flyer>> here
Free Workshops  to 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.

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
612-299-7200 or email us. 

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