8 Ways Presenting at Conferences Helps Your Career


By Denise Felder~

 

Have you ever looked at a speaker in a business meeting or professional conference and thought, “I could do that”?

Or do you think the opposite? – “There’s no way I could stand in front of the room like that.”

Either way, you are probably more qualified than you think to lead a presentation at work.

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3 Things Teens Can Do To Find a Summer Job


By Denise Felder ~

Job market experts say that teens are having an easier time finding summer jobs this year than in recent years.

This is great news!

A summer job is an excellent way to earn money while gaining skills and experience that will help you in your education and career plans.

Here are three tips teens and young adults can use when choosing the right job. Continue reading

Teens in Northeast: Opportunities Abound!


by Erik White~

 

With schools nearing the conclusion of another year and students making their summer plans, it’s a great time to look at the job market and employment opportunities for teenagers.

Teenagers provide a welcome bump in the available labor force across the state, with Minnesota having the seventh-highest labor force participation rate for teenagers in the country, at 48.5%. Nationally, the teen labor force participation rate is about 33%, according to the most recent data from the Current Population Survey. Continue reading

16,000 Strong – Southeast’s Teen Workforce


by Mark Schultz~

Teenagers provide a welcome bump in the available labor force across Minnesota, having the seventh-highest labor force participation rate for teenagers in the country, at 48.5%.

The labor force participation rate was even higher for teens in Southeast Minnesota, where over 56% of people aged 16-19 were in the labor force over the last 5 years. That was just over 16,000 teenage workers; about 6% of the total labor force. Continue reading