Are Mentors Still Needed In Today’s Workplace?


by Denise Felder Career advisers and business leaders agree: Having a mentor is an important and effective way to increase your career success. Students and new professionals in all fields are encouraged to find an experienced manager or employee to give them advice and guide them in their professional journeys. “Mentors have not only taught … Continue reading Are Mentors Still Needed In Today’s Workplace?

Top 5 Reasons YOU Should Be at the 2016 Minnesota CTE Works! Summit


1. Sharpen the Saw Sometimes you have to take a break from the “work” of your work to sharpen your skills. A dull axe won’t cut a tree nearly as effectively as a sharp one. Spend one day learning from your peers about innovations in the classroom and workforce development practices. 2. New Tools Companies … Continue reading Top 5 Reasons YOU Should Be at the 2016 Minnesota CTE Works! Summit

Building the Future Workforce – One Camp at a Time!


by Misun Bormann, HealthForce Minnesota~   It started small when 66 students came to Winona State for a week-long residential health careers camp. However, Scrubs Camp has now grown by leaps and bounds! Scrubs Camps grew to nine camps and 469 students in 2015. Faculty and industry professionals help inspire students to learn about themselves and different … Continue reading Building the Future Workforce – One Camp at a Time!