Minneapolis Job Seeker Bulletin

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CareerForce Workshop and Events

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. 

Transportation Jobs Available

Do you want to learn to drive a bus, snowplow or other commercial vehicle?

FREE informational sessions are being held in the metro area.

Tuesday, October 8 | 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Rondo Community Library | 461 N Dale | St. Paul, MN 55103

Thursday, October 10 | 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

North Regional Library | 1315 Lowry Ave N | Minneapolis, MN 55411

Sessions include:

  • Meeting with potential employers
  • Overview of the jobs available
  • How to earn and maintain a commercial driver's license
  • Question and answer session

Space is limited to the first 50 attendees.

See more here


Job Search Events

Second Chance Career Fair

                Wednesday, October 2, 2019

                1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

                Goodwill EasterSeals Minnesota

                553 Fairview Avenue N. St Paul MN  55104

                View the event flyer


Employer of the Day - MatrixCare, Inc

                Tuesday, October 8, 2019

                 10:00 a.m. to noon

                 Hennepin County Library – Edina

                5280 Grandview Square, Edina, 55436

                View the MatrixCare event flyer


WeCo’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month Employment Workshop

                Wednesday, October 9, 2019

                3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

                Minneapolis Central Library

                300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis MN  55401

                Register at this link


Job Development Career Fair

                 Monday, October 14, 2019

                 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

                 Hennepin County Library – Minneapolis Central (2nd floor)

                 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis 55401          

                 View the Minneapolis event flyer


Minneapolis Career Fair – National Career Fairs

                Wednesday, October 16, 2019

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

                Embassy Suites Bloomington Hotel

                2800 American Boulevard West Bloomington, MN  55431

                Register at this link


Employer of the Day – MSS, Inc.

                 Monday, October 21, 2019

                11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

                Hennepin County Library - East Lake

                2727 East Lake Street Minneapolis, MN 55406

                View the MSS event flyer


Minneapolis Career Fair – Choice Career Fairs

                Wednesday, October 23, 2019

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

                Embassy Suites – Mpls Airport

                7901 – 34th Avenue South Bloomington, MN  55425

                Register at this link


Minneapolis Champions of Diversity Job Fair

                Thursday, October 24, 2019

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

                Embassy Suites Airport

                7901 – 34th Avenue South Bloomington, MN  55425

                Register at this link


Training Options

Avivo Career Training

Minneapolis Adult Education (formerly ABE)

Eastside Neighborhood Services


Goodwill Easter Seals

HIRED Career Training

Lutheran Social Services (LSS)

  • Four Cornerstones of Financial Literacy 
  • 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

Training Highlights:

Personal Care Assistant & Direct Support Professional Training - October 14 at CAPI

Earn a PCA and DSP Certificate in one week!  Classes offered at CAPI Lake Street location.

Orientation: (need only attend one) October 14th or 15th from 9am to 3:30 PM

Class: October 21st – 25th from 9am to 3:30 PM

Qualifications for the training include:

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Available to attend all training dates
  • Fall at or below 200% of federal poverty guidelines
  • Able to pass a DHS background check
  • Legally authorized to work in the US

Learn more:  Flyer


Call Center Training starting October 14 at Twin Cities R!SE

Empowered Call Center & Customer Service training starts at the Twin Cities R!SE Minneapolis office on Mon, Oct 14th. The session will run M-Thurs 9:00am-12:30pm for 5 weeks.

Qualification for the Call Center training are as follows:

  • Must be 18 yrs or older
  • Made under $25,000 within the past 12 months
  • Must be able to pass background check by employers (No felonies within past 7 yrs – misdemeanors on a case by case basis)
  • High School Diploma/GED required

Learn More: Flyer

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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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 - October 2019

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