Tag Archives: Northeast Minnesota

Jan. 29: Northland Child Care Virtual Career Fair

Posted by Administrator on January 14, 2021

Join NORTHFORCE and CareerForce for a virtual job fair on Friday, January 29 from 1 – 2 p.m. to learn about: What careers in child care are like Day-to-day in a larger child care facility or as an in-home family care provider What it is like to work in child care during COVID-19 Why local […]

Manufacturing Month 2020

Posted by Administrator on September 1, 2020

October is the best month to explore this powerhouse of an industry. If you’re interested in pursuing a career as a welder, a mechanic, a machinist, or another specialized role in the manufacturing sector, October is prime time to learn about opportunities during Manufacturing Month in the Northland. Manufacturing contributes $52.7 billion a year to […]

Online Events for Northland Jobseekers

Posted by Administrator on August 30, 2020

The job search process is going online in the Northland! NORTHFORCE has partnered with CareerForce to coordinate virtual career fairs. If it weren’t for the pandemic, we’d be gearing up for Fall 2020 Job Fair Season. Instead of meeting at our normal locations like the Miners Memorial Building in Virginia, the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center, […]

Identify & Rely on Your Transferable Skills

Posted by Administrator on July 10, 2020

Looking to shift gears in your career? Maybe you’re eying a new industry where you don’t have experience, and wondering whether it can possibly work. Good news: it probably can! To find out, focus on your transferable skills: abilities and knowledge that you can carry from one job to another. While you will inevitably leave […]

COVID-19 Preparedness Plans

Posted by Administrator on June 27, 2020

In a June 17 blog post, the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development gives tips and templates for COVID-19 Preparedness Plans required by law. Businesses designated as critical based on federal guidance from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) along with businesses that are reopening following pandemic closures are now required to adopt […]

COVID-19 Resources for Northland Employers

Posted by Administrator on May 16, 2020

Has your business been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis? Here are resources to help with emergency loans, information updates, and more resources: Northeast Minnesota & Northwest Wisconsin Northspan Resources for Businesses & Communities APEX Business Continuity Resources Small Business Administration Coronavirus Pandemic Disaster Loans SBA Disaster Assistance SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan SBA Paycheck Protection […]

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 […]

#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 […]

Followup Report: Arrowhead Manufacturers Training Program

Posted by Administrator on July 14, 2019

Successful first-time initiative graduates 27 participants with skills geared toward careers in manufacturing. Earlier this year, the Arrowhead Manufacturers and Fabricators Association (AMFA) partnered with Dale Carnegie Training to bridge the gap for underemployed workers in the Arrowhead region by providing a skills pathway and direct connection to local jobs in the light manufacturing trades. […]

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