City of Minneapolis Job Seeker Bulletin


October 2018

Insider Tips


Phone interview coming up? 

Phone interviews have become an inevitable part of the job-hunting process. Here are 12 things to keep in mind to make sure you succeed.

More >> here

Career Resource

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CAREERwise is a resource that can help you explore the job market. What jobs are in demand? Research employers and salaries.
Top 15 Job Vacancies
Explore the Job Market
Write a resume and cover letter that will help you stand out.
Cover Letters
Find information to help you through each step of the job application process.
Search and Apply
Interview and Negotiate

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.

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Veterans Event

Learn How to Secure a Job with the Federal Government!

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
West St. Paul WorkForce Center
1 Mendota Rd W, #170
West St. Paul, MN 55118

During their presentation you'll learn about:

  •      Application process
  •      Interviewing
  •      Direct hires
  •      Special hiring 

Register Now

Veterans Administration (VA) HR Meet and Greet

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

Job Search and Career Planning Workshops this month >> here

DEED Workforce Center Calendars
South Minneapolis Workforce Center >>Calendar October 1-15
North Minneapolis Workforce Center  >>Calendar October 1-15

Target Knollwood Onsite Hiring Event
Saturday, October 6, 2018
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
8900 Highway 7, Saint Louis Park, MN 55426
More >> here

Employer of the Day - FedEx Ground
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
11a.m - 1 p.m.
Hennepin County North Minneapolis Human Service Center 
1001 Plymouth Avenue North, Minneapolis, 55411
October 9 FedEx job fair flyer (PDF)

Transportation Career Fair
Monday, October 15, 2018 
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
 Hennepin County Library – North Regional, 
1315 Lowry Avenue N
Minneapolis, MN 55411
October 15th Transportation Career Fair flyer (PDF)

Employer of the Day – Great Wolf Lodge
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Sabathani Community Center
310 East 38th Street # 120
Minneapolis, MN 55409

Employer of the Day - Minnetonka Moccasin
Minnetonka Moccasin is hiring for seasonal warehouse and customer service positions. Day and night shifts available, flexible hours. Season runs from mid-October through February. Wages start at $17.00 per hour. Minnetonka Moccasin is located at 1113 East Hennepin Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55414.

Minneapolis Career Fair
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Embassy Suites Bloomington Hotel
2800 American Boulevard West
Bloomington, MN 55431
Register >> here

Employer of the Day – Pump and Meter Service, Inc.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Hennepin County Library – St. Louis Park
3240 Library Lane
St. Louis Park, MN 55426
October 23rd Pump Meter and Service Sponsored flyer (PDF)

Choice Minneapolis Career Fair
Thursday, October 25, 2018
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Embassy Suites Minneapolis - Airport
7901 34th Avenue South
Bloomington, MN 55425
Register >> here

Employer of the Day – Macy’s
Monday, October 29, 2018 
9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Hennepin County Library – Brookdale
6125 Shingle Creek Parkway, Room AB
Brooklyn Center, MN 55430
Learn more about the Macy's October event (PDF)

Employment Intersection Career Fair
Friday, November 16, 2018 
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
North Hennepin Community College - Center for Business and Technology, Room 195
7411 Avenue North 
Brooklyn Park, MN 55445
Register >> here

Training Opportunities

Bus Driver Applicant Preparation Classes

There are many upcoming sessions throughout the Twin Cities to learn more about driving with Metro Transit.

Session 3
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 5-7 PM & Wednesday, Oct.10, 5-8 PM
Session 4
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 1-3 PM & Thursday Oct.18, 1-4 PM
Session 5
Saturday, Oct. 27, 1-5 PM

More on training >> here

Avivo Career Training
Accounting Support  starts November 12
Core Manufacturing Skills 
First Step Warehouse Pro starts October 29
IT Support starts November 12
Maintenance Custodial 
Medical Office Support starts November 12
Office Support  starts November 12
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.

EMERGE Training
Manufacturing Foundations (key skills: forklift operation & OSHA 10) - starts October 17
Class A CDL drivers’ license– Ongoing start date

Goodwill Easter Seals Training
Automotive Services
Banking & Finance
Electronics Soldering 
Medical Office

HIRED Career Training
Medical Call Center
Office Administration 
Roofing Construction 

Lutheran Social Services  (LSS)
Employment Empowerment/ October 8-26
Four Cornerstones of Financial Literacy/ October 10-24
Register online >> here

Minneapolis Urban League
No cost IT Training starts October 15

PPL Career Training
Healthcare Clerical starts October 8
Human Services starts October 9
Revenue Examiner starts November 5

Takoda Institute Training
Warehouse Logistic
Customer Service starts October 16
Patient Services Specialist
Project Management starts October 16


City of Minneapolis Employment and Training Programs

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.