WORKING TOGETHER IN THE NORTHLAND FOR A STRONG ECONOMIC FUTURE
ATTENTION BLANDIN WORKERS! You will be receiving a notification letter to attend a special Blandin Dislocated Worker Enrollment session at Itasca Community College for the morning or afternoon of February 13th, 14th or 16th. You will have an assigned session time in your letter. Sessions usually last about two hours and are required for participation in the Trade Adjustment Assistance program. If an assigned time doesn't work for you, contact a NEMOJT Counselor in the Grand Rapids Workforce Center. (218) 327-6760 Blandin page
NORTHEAST MINNESOTA WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS SERIES FOR EMPLOYERS PART II
The Northeast Minnesota and Duluth Workforce Development Boards, along with public and private partners, are teaming up to engage employers in the second of a three-part series, "Northeast Minnesota Workforce Solutions Series for Employers - Highlighting Innovative Recruitment Strategies."
Keynote Speaker: Janice Urbanik, Executive Director of Partners for a Competitive Workforce.
Date: Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - Morning session 7:30-10:30am at Greysolon Ballroom in Duluth, Afternoon session from 12:30-3:30pm at Minnesota Discovery Center in Chisholm
Cost: $20 in advance/$25 at the door
Register online at: http://duluthmn.gov/workforce-development/2018-workforce-solutions-series/
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USS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: CLICK HERE to view a list of open jobs with US Steel Corporation. To apply, go to http://www.uss.com and follow these steps: - Working at U.S. Steel - Job Opportunities - Search Salaried or Wage Opportunities
JOB FAIR BEST PRACTICES
Job fairs are never easy - for either employers or job seekers. Employers are hopeful that they will receive one or two resumes that they can work with. They hope to meet a few people who might be good candidates for openings at their business. They are looking for seekers who meet the level of professionalism the company needs their employees to have. According to Brian Prudhomme, Recruiter from Essentia Health, "Employers are always looking for candidates who leave a strong first impression and show the willingness to follow up. The job fair provides the seeker a very strong lead but not a job."
GETTING A JOB
No Need To Do It On Your Own
Getting a job - not as simple as wanting a job. It is actually hard work and it takes a lot of effort. Here is the thing to remember, you do not need to do all the work on your own. Often it feels like you are creating the wheel for the first time, but you have people, places and programs at your fingertips. View complete blog
New Year's Resolutions 2018
Always one to follow the crowd, I figure putting together a blog which discusses New Year's Resolutions seemed like a logical thing to do. Now is the time to reevaluate where you are headed and start to make changes to improve your stead in life. Read entire blog...
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