Minneapolis Job Seeker Bulletin

CareerForce - It's your state of success

Welcome to CareerForce!

Throughout the state, Minnesota’s WorkForce Centers are changing their name to CareerForce. Over the coming months, each CareerForce location is changing its signs, business cards and flyers. But far more than that is changing. CareerForce is rolling out changes to enhance the services we provide to career seekers, employers and our communities. CareerForce is bringing the state’s entire workforce system under one name. This makes CareerForce Minnesota’s only unified talent development and matchmaking resource. We have an extensive network of partners throughout the state and together, we’re dedicated to delivering prosperous outcomes for career seekers, employers, communities and for Minnesota. Anyone is welcome to access our many innovative programs and services at CareerForce locations located throughout the state or on CareerForceMN.com.

Minneapolis Job Seeker Bulletin - August 2019

Now Hiring

City of Minneapolis: TeamMinneapolis View all jobs and apply online

August 1-15 Calendar for: 

CareerForce Workshop and Events Calendar

Find workshops such as Creative Job Search and Career Exploration, Resume Writing, Interview Skills and more. Come in for a visit and let us help you with your job search. 


Job Search Events

Minneapolis Career Fair

Thursday, August 1, 2019

11 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Embassy Suites Minneapolis - Airport

7901 34th Avenue South

Bloomington, MN  55425

See more here


Job Development Career Fair

Monday, August 5th, 2019

9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Hennepin County Library – Minneapolis Central

300 Nicollet Mall, 2nd Floor

Minneapolis, MN 55401

See more here


DAV RecruitMilitary: Minneapolis Veterans Job Fair

Thursday, August 8, 2019

11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

TCF Bank Stadium - U of M Campus

Minneapolis, MN 55455

See more here


Employer of the Day – Delaware North

Monday, August 12, 2019

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Hennepin County Library – North Regional

1315 Lowry Avenue N,

Minneapolis, MN 55411

See more here


Employer of the Day – Graybar

Monday, August 19, 2019

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Hennepin County Library – Brooklyn Park

8500 West Broadway

Brooklyn Park, MN 55445

See more here


Minneapolis Professional Career Fair

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Hilton Garden Inn

1101 South 4th Avenue

Minneapolis, MN 55404

Register here


Minneapolis Career Fair

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Doubletree Hotel

Minneapolis, MN 55416

Register here


Training Options

Avivo Career Training

Minneapolis Adult Education (formerly ABE)

Eastside Neighborhood Services


Goodwill Easter Seals

HIRED Career Training

Lutheran Social Services (LSS)

  • Employment Empowerment - starts August 5
  • Four Cornerstones of Financial Literacy - starts August 7
  • Register or send an email with name, email and phone number to tec@lssmn.org

PPL Career Training

Takoda Institute Training

Tasks Unlimited

Twin Cities Rise

Minimum Wage Increase in City of Minneapolis

On July 1, 2019, the minimum wage in Minneapolis went up to $11 for small employers and $12.25 for large employers. The Minneapolis minimum wage ordinance defines small businesses as 100 or fewer employees and large businesses as more than 100 employees. Tips and gratuities do not count toward payment of a minimum wage.

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Job Search Websites

CareerForceMN View thousands of job listings from private employers statewide.

Job Connect Connecting Workforce Professionals, Career Seekers and Employers.

Minnesota Council of Non-Profits Job Board A tool that career seekers 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.

Clean Energy Job Board Apply for jobs in the energy efficiency and renewable energy fields.

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

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

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. Our programs:

  • 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.


There are two CareerForce locations 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

CareerForce Minneapolis North 800 West Broadway Minneapolis, MN 55411 612-299-7200 Contact

CareerForce Minneapolis South 777 East Lake Street Minneapolis, MN 55407 612-821-4000 Contact


About this Newsletter

The Job Seeker Bulletin is a monthly e-newsletter by the City of Minneapolis in partnership with CareerForce and the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).

If you have any questions, please contact  Linda DeHaven

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