Minneapolis WorkForce Center Job Seeker Bulletin

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June 24, 2014


Interview Tips for Former Offenders

The prospect of a job interview can be more daunting. How should you answer questions about a spotty work record? How do you handle questions that hone in on your past criminal activity? Click here for advice. 

How New Graduates Are Finding Jobs

The Graduate Employment Outcomes tool shows how many recent Minnesota graduates found jobs in the Minnesota’s labor market during the first year after graduation and their earnings one and two years after graduation.

Click here to read the news brief for a summary of findings and more information on how to use the tool.


 "Teachers on Call" Needs Hundreds of Substitute Teachers in Minnesota

Teachers On Call is a staffing agency seeking talented and experienced licensed teachers, assistants, and aides who are able to step into a classroom as a substitute with minimal direction.

Minneapolis Police Department Seeking Cadets

  • For people 18 years plus
  • Click here for more information

Visit a Minneapolis WorkForce Center

  • Free computer labs
  • Career planning
  • Training information
  • Resume writing 

North Minneapolis
1200 Plymouth Avenue North
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday
612-520-3500 or email us.

South Minneapolis
777 East Lake Street
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday

612-821-4000 or email us.


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Job and Career Fairs

Cardinal Stritch University

  • Wed., June 25, 10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Cardinal Stritch College of Business and Management, Eden Prairie Campus, 11010 Prairie Lake Dr, Eden Prairie, MN
  • Businesses register with Anne Spieker or call (414) 410-8833

Embassy Suites Minneapolis Airport

  • Wed., June 26, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • 7901 34th Ave. S, Bloomington, MN 55425

Minnesota's Largest Veterans Career Fair

  • Wed., July 9, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  
  • Brown Heritage Center, Earle Brown Drive, Brooklyn Center, MN
  • Click here for more information

Diversity Career Fair - A World of Opportunities

  • Thurs., August 7, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
  • Hennepin Technical College (9000 Brooklyn Blvd, Brooklyn Park, MN 55445)
  • The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) welcomes you to the Diversity Career Fair, an opportunity to grow your workforce and recruit job seekers from a variety of backgrounds, those with disabilities, women, and military veterans.
  • Click here for more information.

Job Training Programs

Eastside Neighborhood Service Upcoming Training

  • July: ServSafe Food Safety Manager - July 22th & 24th 
  • August: Forklift & Bobcat - August 4-8th
  • July - August: Child Development Assistant recruitment & enrollment
  • September: Child Development Assistant starts

View Job Listings


  • View thousands of job listings from private employers statewide.


  • Manage your career and your pathway to career success


  • Search for federal government jobs throughout the country

Minnesota Colleges and Universities

  • Find and apply for positions at any of the system's institutions and 54 campus locations.

iSeek Jobs

  • Discover tools and resources for a successful job hunt.

State of Minnesota

  • Explore career opportunities and potential for career advancement in Minnesota state government.

University of Minnesota

  • Find the best fit for a career at the University via its online employment system.

Higher Education Recruitment Consortium

Search for jobs at colleges and universities in the Upper Midwest

The City of Minneapolis Job Seeker Bulletin is a bi-monthly e-newsletter provided to Minneapolis job seekers, career counselors, and workforce development professionals by the City of Minneapolis, Minneapolis WorkForce Centers, and the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.  

If you have questions regarding this job bulletin or would like to submit content for inclusion in a future issue such as a job fair and/or hiring and training event please email Pat Behrend with City of Minneapolis Employment and Training.