Tag Archives: Iron Range

Desiree Yourczek Joins the NORTHFORCE Team

Posted by Administrator on September 8, 2020

NORTHFORCE is pleased to announce the hiring of Desiree Yourczek as its new Greater Northeast Minnesota Strategy & Development Consultant. Based on Minnesota’s Iron Range, the position is dedicated to strengthening connections between businesses and jobseekers in the 10-county NORTHFORCE region. Desiree grew up on the Iron Range and graduated from the University of Minnesota […]

Get Ready for Summer Jobs & Internships

Posted by Administrator on March 2, 2020

Looking forward to summer in the Northland? Are you hoping to land a summer internship or seasonal position, this year? Start looking now! The next couple of months are your window of opportunity to connect with employers that coordinate summer internship programs. Many organizations will also fill temporary and part-time positions in this timeframe. Where […]

Facilitating Employment Within Minnesota’s Iron Range

Posted by Administrator on March 2, 2020

NORTHFORCE has partnered with Hibbing Community College in a collaborative effort to make local job placement for students a priority. A new Employment Opportunities page within HCC’s online Campus Services provides students with a portal to northforce.org. “Visit northforce.org to find curated job and internship openings from across Northeast Minnesota and Northwest Wisconsin. Each post […]

Northland Employment Resource: 218Trades

Posted by Administrator on January 18, 2020

Local website 218Trades.com contains information and resources on apprenticeships and careers in the trades specific to Northeast Minnesota, from bricklaying and carpentry to plumbing, roofing, and many other skill sets. These and more trades are in extremely high demand right now throughout the Iron Range area and along the North Shore of Lake Superior. For […]

Spotlight on Success: Ellefson Off Highway

Posted by Administrator on January 10, 2020

In the middle of last year, Northland employer Ellefson Off Highway was on the hunt for the perfect new team member. “We had been looking for the right person to fill a mechanic position and just hadn’t had any luck,” shared Elizabeth Draskovich, Ellefson Off Highway business manager. In summer of 2019, NORTHFORCE’s Greater Northeast Minnesota […]

#NorthByChoice Guide To The Great Outdoors: Winter Edition

Posted by Administrator on December 1, 2019

Explore the winter wonderland of Northeast Minnesota and Northwest Wisconsin. This area is incredible any time of year, but winter is the season that truly defines the Northland. Spectacular snowfalls, stunning scenery, winter festivals — the magic will confront you on your stroll through the woods or drive through town. Then there’s the multitude of […]

Spotlight on Success: Anna Wald, Mesabi Range College

Posted by Administrator on November 29, 2019

Mesabi Range Welding Instructor Anna Wald turned to NORTHFORCE for personalized job leads during her Iron Range career search. “Until I found NORTHFORCE through the Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency at the Career Center in Virginia, Minnesota, I was getting no responses from MnWorks or Indeed,” shares Anna. “Once I was on the NORTHFORCE site I […]

Explore Iron Range Jobs & Careers

Posted by Administrator on April 25, 2019

Your guide to living and working in the northernmost reaches of the Northland. Grand Rapids, Hibbing, Virginia, Hoyt Lakes, Ely — spanning from west to east, the Iron Range covers a vast inland tract of Northeastern Minnesota. The area is known for its mineral-rich soil, thick forests, and gorgeous lakes, as well as a strong […]

Stephanie Skraba Joins the NORTHFORCE Team

Posted by Administrator on February 27, 2019

NORTHFORCE Adds Development Consultant to Serve Greater Northeast Minnesota NORTHFORCE, the Northland’s talent community, is pleased to announce the hiring of Stephanie Skraba as its new Greater Northeast Minnesota Development Consultant. Stephanie is NORTHFORCE’s first consultant to be based on the Iron Range and will work to strengthen connections between businesses and job-seekers in the northern […]

Live Like A Local: A Virtual Reality Exploration of Grand Rapids

Posted by Administrator on October 24, 2018

A new series of videos and 360-degree online tours takes you to the heart of this gem of a Minnesota city. Many visitors are drawn to the hometown of Judy Garland by the city’s pristine lakes, dense forests, and bountiful recreation opportunities. Often, it’s the community-centered culture and thriving arts scene that work together to […]

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