Minneapolis Job Seeker Bulletin


August 2018

Uof M Minimum Wage Survey

Uof M Wage Study

*If you are 18 years old or older
*Earning $11.50/hr or less in a job in Minneapolis
You could earn money for participating in this study!

Flyer >> here
More >> here

Free Summer Meals for Kids

Nutritious free meals are available for children and teens 18 and younger at many locations throughout the summer while school is out of session.

 Find summer meals in your community.

Success Story from 800 West Broadway at One Year Anniversary

800 West Broadway – home to the North Minneapolis WorkForce CenterNorthPoint Health and Wellness, and Minneapolis Public Schools – just celebrated its first anniversary. Many people, like Ivan, have come through the doors of the collaborative center in search of employment and other support.

More >> 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.

Insiders Tips

Seven Questions to Ask at a Job Interview

Here are seven questions you can ask to help make a good impression – and show your interviewer that you’ve done your homework. They’ll also give you better insight into the job you’re applying for.

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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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 August 1-15
North Minneapolis Workforce Center >>Calendar August 1-15

Employer of the Day – M Dining
Wednesday, August 8, 2018,
10 a.m. – Noon
Hennepin County South Minneapolis Human Service Center
2215 East Lake Street, room 122, Minneapolis, MN 55407
M Dining event flyer (PDF)

Employer of the Day – NAPA
Tuesday, August 14, 2018,
10 a.m. – Noon
Hennepin County South Minneapolis Human Service Center
2215 East Lake Street, room 122, Minneapolis, MN 55407
NAPA August 14 event flyer (PDF)

Minneapolis Career Fair
August 15th, 2018
6pm Sharp
Radisson Hotel Minneapolis/St. Paul North
2540 N. Cleveland Ave.
Roseville, MN 55113
This is a Sales and Management focused career fair
Register >> here

Northside Community Job and Resource Fair
Tuesday, September 18 
3:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Minnesota WorkForce Center - Minneapolis North 
800 West Broadway Avenue 
Minneapolis, MN
Map and Driving Directions
More >> here 

DEED-approved job and career hiring events calendar

These events, including weekly job fairs, are listed and updated frequently at Department of Employment and Economic Development.

Training Opportunities

Bus Driver Applicant Preparation Classes
There are many upcoming sessions throughout the Twin Cities to learn more about driving with Metro Transit.

  • What it's like to drive a bus
  • Learn what you'll need to apply as a bus driver at Metro Transit
  • In-person help completing the application

More on training >> here

Avivo Career Training
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.

Eastside Neighborhood Services training: CNA, forklift operator, ServSafe food safety manager and leadership management, Leadership in Hospitality. Visit vocational training program for Eastside Neighborhood Services.

HIRED Career Training
Manufacturing starts September
Medical Call Center starts September 11
Office Administration starts September 10
Roofing Construction starts September 24
Transportation starts August 27

Lutheran Social Services (LSS)
Employment Empowerment Classes starts September 10
Financial Course starts Sept 12

PPL Career Training
Healthcare Clerical starts October 8
Office Specialist starts September 10
ReEntry2Work starts August 20


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.