7 Reasons to Become an Occupational Therapy Assistant By Peter Jones Chicago Tribune March 17, 2017 Industry and academia need to work together to close the skills gap By Leah Jewell Pearson Internet of Things Talent Consortium March 29, 2017 How Do People Find Jobs? R. Jason Faberman, Andreas I. Mueller, Ayşegül Şahin, Rachel Schuh, … Continue reading MN FutureWork Series Twenty-One
Minnesota FutureWork is a collection of articles highlighting current trends and news that impacts industry, the economy, and careers. These articles originate from various media journals throughout the country. Is There a Gender Wage Growth Gap? By Ellyn Terry Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta November 14, 2016 Turning qualifications into jobs The Economist January 12, … Continue reading MN FutureWork Series Eleven
~by Tom O'Hern We often see and hear the acronym “CTE.” What does Career and Technical Education actually entail for high school students? DECA, Business Professionals of America (BPA), AVID, science, technology and math (STEM) initiatives ... These are just some of the high school programs occurring each and every day alongside CTE often with … Continue reading Community Partner Views CTE Teachers as Champion Collaborators
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!
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Though not as high in quantity, these jobs are still high in quality. Average annual wages in manufacturing are more than $15,000 higher than the total of all industries, making it one of the highest paying industries in the region.
Monica Gomez cites different skilled trade jobs that are more conducive to travel possibilities.
Southeast Minnesota has a wide variety of manufacturing employment, ranging from food to computer and electronic products to medical devices.