Disability Employment in Minnesota


by Mohamed Mourssi Finding and retaining talented, diverse employees is important for businesses to stay competitive. Highly qualified job seekers with disabilities are frequently overlooked and underestimated. Recent reports show that about nine million unemployed Americans with significant disabilities are seeking jobs. Federal, state, and local governments, along with chambers of commerce and nonprofit organizations, … Continue reading Disability Employment in Minnesota

Good Work Habits Help Teens Win Future Jobs


by Ron Adams Teenagers with part-time or summer jobs are laying the foundation for future employment. How they perform in their current jobs can influence how marketable they’ll be to employers in the future. Leaning basic skills – like punctuality, reliability, and a positive attitude – also apply to school performance, as well as job … Continue reading Good Work Habits Help Teens Win Future Jobs

Don’t Let a Disability Stop Your Job Search


by Rachel Vilsack The road for job seekers with disabilities often can be difficult in a competitive labor market. In Minnesota about 1 in 10 people has a disability, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Minnesota ranks fourth among states in the employment rate for working-age adults (ages 21 to 62) with disabilities in 2010. … Continue reading Don’t Let a Disability Stop Your Job Search