MnSCU Vice Chancellor Ron Anderson shares his thoughts on Career Technical Education and its impact on today's workforce.
by Rachel Vilsack The Regional Analyst and Outreach unit at the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development is offering classes on labor market information this summer. These hands-on sessions are tailored to individuals who provide career counseling and job search assistance to job seekers. This 3-hour class will provide you with an overview … Continue reading Get Trained on How to Use Labor Market Information
by Rachel Vilsack Do you work with adults thinking about going back to college? Or know someone who’s looking for additional training so they can move into a better career? Deciding on the right education and career path can be difficult for anyone. A new website – called MN Career Pathways – is here to … Continue reading Your Success Starts Here
by Rachel Vilsack Does your smart phone go just about everywhere you go? If it does – and you’re also conducting a job search – here are some web applications to help you when you’re on the go. CareerOneStop now offers five mobile web applications to help you wherever you go: Find an American … Continue reading Job Search? There's an App for That
by Rachel Vilsack Does your smart phone go just about everywhere you go? If it does – and you’re also conducting a job search – here are some web applications to help you when you’re on the go. CareerOneStop now offers five mobile web applications to help you wherever you go: Find an American … Continue reading Job Search? There’s an App for That
by Caleb Werth The U.S. Department of Energy recently announced a free online training program for building and electrical code officials who perform inspections for residential photovoltaic (PV) solar energy installations. This information is also appropriate for solar installers, architects, and students interested in this field. The Photovoltaic Online Training (PVOT) program is a … Continue reading Free Training Now Available for Residential Solar Inspectors
by Denise Felder Do you need more technical skills to get noticed by employers? Is your lack of computer skills keeping you from moving ahead at work? Would you be more confident with stronger math or writing skills? Taking a few online tutorials or courses might help you move from an employer's rejection pile … Continue reading How Job Seekers Can Fill a Skills Gap – For Free
by Shirley Fenlason As Teri mentioned in an earlier post, renewable energy growth is part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). I read The Pew Charitable Trusts' recently-released report on "The Clean Energy Economy" and found some encouraging job-related information. It found that from 1997 to 2007, the clean energy job national growth … Continue reading Interested in a clean energy career? What training is available in Minnesota?