Five Growing Positions in Facility Management

by Ashley Halligan Facility management positions are becoming more and more in-demand as baby boomers retire, and as an emphasis on sustainability and sophisticated technologies grows. The fact is, facility and maintenance management are changing -- and rapidly. Facilities are seeking various roles that require specialized degrees and professional certifications.   In-Demand Positions Here are … Continue reading Five Growing Positions in Facility Management

What Does Your Job Pay?

by Nicholas Dobbins If you’re interested in exploring different career possibilities, you’re probably already familiar with the most popular career search tools and strategies. You’ve been through the information on the ISEEK website, you network, and you’ve likely explored other careers sites, like LinkedIn and You may be curious about some details about jobs those tools can’t always give you, … Continue reading What Does Your Job Pay?

Money Talks

by Cameron Macht In a labor force assessment conducted in Central and Southwest Minnesota, respondents were asked their primary consideration for choosing a job. Not surprisingly, the most important factor reported was pay. Other factors were also important, like better benefits (health insurance, life insurance, 401k or retirement plans), better utilization of skills, more job security, or a … Continue reading Money Talks

Job Vacancies on the Rise

March 9, 2012 At the end of 2011, Minnesota employers reported nearly 50,000 job openings, almost 50 percent more than one year ago. There are approximately 2 job openings for every 100 jobs in Minnesota. While the number of vacancies has increased, labor market conditions remain challenging for job seekers. Statewide, there were 3.2 unemployed people for each vacancy … Continue reading Job Vacancies on the Rise