Networking – What, Why, How, Who, When, Where


by Sharon Boerbon Hanson What: Networking is a basic necessity. It simply means increasing the number of people you know. Connections are two-way: they help you, you help them, and you both keep in touch. It’s more than passing a card to someone and hoping they will help you. It’s about building relationships. It requires … Continue reading Networking – What, Why, How, Who, When, Where

Improving Lives with Assisted Technology Devices


by Kathy Kirchoff Disabilities come in many shapes and sizes and so do the many devices available to assist you.  An assistive technology device (AT) is anything that helps you do things you normally couldn’t do. It could be something as simple as a device to help you hold a pen or more complex like … Continue reading Improving Lives with Assisted Technology Devices

Demographic Shifts Will Affect Minnesota Workers


by Lisa Thompson It's been 20 to 30 years in the making. And it finally began this January when the first baby boomers turned 65 and became eligible for retirement benefits. As more and more retire, Minnesota and the rest of the nation will face dramatic workforce changes. A recent report on issues surrounding an … Continue reading Demographic Shifts Will Affect Minnesota Workers

Work Green! Events Finds Success


by Teri Fritsma More than 200 career counselors, job seekers, economic developers, students, and educators attended Work Green! Finding the Green in Minnesota’s Economy, an event co-sponsored by ISEEK and Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) on May 24.   The event was designed to introduce attendees to new resources for exploring and … Continue reading Work Green! Events Finds Success