Tag Archives: Wisconsin

NF Team Update: Meet Cara Overland

Posted by Administrator on February 22, 2021

Cara Overland joins the NORTHFORCE Team as Twin Ports & Northwest Wisconsin Strategy and Development Consultant. From Duluth, Cara lived in the Twin Cities for six years. “It was fun but I kept packing my bag at the end of the work week and driving straight to Duluth to spend weekends camping and being outdoors,” […]

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 […]

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 […]

New Opportunity: Student Connect

Posted by Administrator on January 6, 2021

NORTHFORCE has launched added programming to help connect area students with local professionals and organizations that are invested in our community: Student Connect. In partnership with higher education and K-12 institutions, Student Connect serves students from all 12 colleges, universities, and technical schools across the NORTHFORCE region of Northeast Minnesota and Northwest Wisconsin. The purpose […]

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 […]

Networking Goes Online

Posted by Administrator on November 1, 2020

NORTHFORCE (NF), the Northland’s online talent portal serving jobseekers and employers in Northeast Minnesota and Northwest Wisconsin, has teamed with CareerForce (CF) to coordinate virtual career fairs for area jobseekers. The most recent event took place last Thursday:  Transportation Career Fair — Employers included Thompson Gas, Esko Express, and Bernick’s Duluth/Superior. Virtual fair participants also […]

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 […]

Five Innovative Ways to Connect with Candidates

Posted by Administrator on July 26, 2020

The pandemic has changed a lot, including the way organizations connect with the right employees. Here are five out-of-the-box methods to try in order to find the perfect new member for your team: 1. Networking Events. Yes, networking events REALLY ARE happening right now! In some cases, people are finding safe ways to socialize in […]

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 […]

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