Hiring Difficulties and Skills Mismatches in Minnesota


by Teri Fritsma When employers have difficulty filling positions, does it mean that there aren’t enough qualified people to take the position? Not always, says a new study on skills mismatches released by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. Sometimes there are skills mismatches, but sometimes the difficulties are the result of demand-side … Continue reading Hiring Difficulties and Skills Mismatches in Minnesota

How Many Jobs?


by Rachel Vilsack A frequent request I get is “how many jobs does the average person hold during their lifetime?” Whether the answer is intended to help youth realize the life-long career journey or coach mature workers on the impermanence of jobs, it’s a good question. Surprisingly, it always proves a little difficult to answer. … Continue reading How Many Jobs?