We hope you enjoyed the first curated collection from the Minnesota FutureWork Series. MN FutureWork is a curation of articles highlighting current trends and news that impacts the industry, economy, students, job seekers, and career changers. These articles originate from various media sources throughout the country and carefully curated by our content curators.

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Series Two

American manufacturing output is at an all-time high
By Simon Montlake
Christian Science Monitor
June 29, 2016

Medical workforce shortage affects health care in Minnesota
By Trey Mewes
Washington Post/Associated Press
July 16, 2016

This skill could save your job – and your company
By Mara Swan, Executive Vice President, Global Strategy and Talent, ManpowerGroup
World Economic Forum
August 31, 2016

Some companies have taken the next obvious step to filling jobs that sit vacant
By Nicole Sinclair
Yahoo Finance News
September 21, 2016

U.S. quietly works to expand apprenticeships to fill white-collar jobs
By Matt Krupnick
Hechinger Report
September 27, 2016

Will I need a license or certification for my job?
Elka Torpey
BLS: Career Outlook
September 2016

Venture capitalist Marc Andreessen explains how AI will change the world
Updated by Timothy B. Lee
Oct 5, 2016

The Long-Term Decline in Prime-Age Male Labor Force
By The Council of Economic Advisors
June 2016

How ‘citizen developers’ are closing the skills gap
By Sharon Florentine
July 27, 2016

STEM Literacy and Jobs
By Irving Wladawsky-Berger
September 13, 2016

Liberal arts grads struggle with underemployment, study says
By Gail MarksJarvis
Chicago Tribune
September 30. 2016

Online Education Is Now a Global Market
By Jeffrey R. Young
October 5, 2016

Household Income Trends: Statistical Brief: Working Class White Males Falling Behind
Sentier Research
October 2016

The State of American Jobs
Pew Research Center
October 6, 2016