Tag Archives: Northland

10 Reasons Living Up North Is The Best

Posted by Administrator on January 10, 2021

You’ll often hear people say the Northland is a “well-kept secret.”  Sure, Northeast Minnesota and Northwest Wisconsin are unbelievably beautiful. The towns and cities surrounding Lake Superior are nestled among dense forests and secluded lakes. Many, many people would give an arm and a leg to live here. What stops them?  Oh, yeah — the […]

Explore the Northland’s Major Colleges, Universities & Tech Schools

Posted by Administrator on January 6, 2021

This area is home to a broad range of options for higher education, including public and private universities, community colleges, and technical schools. These academic institutions throughout northeast Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin are top choices for students who opt to spend their college years surrounded by the natural beauty of the northwoods found throughout the […]

Northland Navigates Sharp Ups and Downs of Pandemic Economy

Posted by Administrator on November 19, 2020

The Northspan Group and NORTHFORCE (NF) have compiled data that gives insights into the area job market as the Northland continues to navigate the sharp economic ups and downs caused by COVID-19.  This pandemic has presented a perfect storm for the ten northernmost counties of Minnesota and Wisconsin (the area covered by NF). Regional economic […]

Who Is Your NORTHFORCE Team?

Posted by Administrator on October 30, 2020

If you’re looking to connect with candidates or employers in this region, the NORTHFORCE Team is here to help make that happen! NORTHFORCE is your talent portal into the seven northernmost counties of Minnesota and Wisconsin. The community initiative powered by Northspan is led by partners in local and regional economic development, higher education, and […]

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 […]

Connect with Interns in the Northland

Posted by Administrator on August 19, 2020

Right now, hundreds of registered users on NORTHFORCE are actively seeking internships in Northeast Minnesota and Northwest Wisconsin. Tap into this local pool of top talent and find the right part-time or full-time intern for your organization! Upgrade your account and browse the NORTHFORCE Talent Community. Already have access? Then click here to connect with candidates now! The Benefits & […]

COVID-19 Resources for Northland Workers

Posted by Administrator on June 28, 2020

Have you been laid off in northeast Minnesota or northwest Wisconsin, or are you seeking your next job in our region? Check out these resources for information and updates on: Northland Unemployment Resources, including: Application process Links to government web pages Local organizations that can assist you COVID-19 FAQs, including:  Concerns about returning to work […]

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 […]

FAQs for Employers and Workers Returning to Work

Posted by Administrator on May 25, 2020

Employers and employees in Northeast Minnesota who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and are preparing for a return to work can find answers to frequently asked questions in a two-page resource available online here: COVID-19 FAQs for Employers and Workers. Check out this page to find: Guidelines for the transitional period ahead How […]

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 […]

Our Development Partners

Register to receive jobs in your inbox.

Get connected with employers.

Your resume is sent to employers.

Easily apply to new jobs.

Find Your Career

Forgot Password? | Register Now