At the news conference where he discussed his decision to fire Tubby Smith, University of Minnesota Athletics Director Norwood Teague said he wouldn't be relying on a search team to find Smith's replacement. The implication was that he had a plan and didn't need outside help with the job search.SEE ... More >>
As anybody who has recently looked for a job can tell you, it's rough out there.While Minnesota's job market is stronger than most states, that doesn't mean it's a cake walk to find a good job here. In fact, if you live in the Twin Cities and want to make some dough working at a doughnut shop, you a ... More >>
A new study co-authored by Connie Wanberg, associate dean at the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management, finds that being unemployed is most difficult right after losing a job and after a job search has gone on for more than two months. Wanberg and her colleagues tracked 177 unemploy ... More >>
A new study from Rent.com finds that the Twin Cities is one of the best metros for college students who want to find a job, make money, and have an affordable place to live. The study looks at the top 25 markets with the most rental listings, and then compares figures for unemployment, cost of li ... More >>
In another indication the economy continues to recover, new data shows that Minnesota's job market at the end of 2011 was a helluva lot stronger than it was a year prior. According to the Department of Employment and Economic Development, job vacancies in the state climbed 47.6 percent during the ... More >>
Benito Hernandez Romo Jr. was looking for a job when he stole a car, prosecutors say.
Romo was in Apple Valley for a job interview when he took someone else's car for a joyride. According to police, the car's rightful owner parked his car at a train station in Apple Valley just before 7 a.m. Januar ... More >>
Yesterday, the state Department of Employment and Economic Development announced it has awarded more than $2.2 million in grants to provide services for 585 workers who were recently laid off at eight Minnesota businesses.The grants represent a significant public expense meant to help out-of-work ... More >>
The long goodbye begins for Cafe Twenty EightFans were saddened by reports that the Linden Hills Cafe Twenty Eight will likely close at the end of this year. Owner Linda Haug thanked fans through her Twitter feed, explaining that she had hoped to hand over ownership to longtime employee Russ Conl ... More >>
mattlawsFind work here.All you people without a job, take note: Forbes magazine has named Minneapolis the best city in the country for finding a job.
We can hear you sharpening pencils for those job application forms right now.
Andrew CiscelThe economy's recovering, and we live in a great place to find work.The president said last night that after the worst recession most of us have ever known, the economy is growing again. And Michele Bachmann helpfully showed us that unemployment is dropping.
Maybe that has somet ... More >>
Andrew CiscelFind work here.The headlines never seem to let up about the crappy American economy, and how tough it is to find a job.
But Forbes is out with a new list today that says Minneapolis and St. Paul have the fourth-best job market of any major city in the country. The best was Wash ... More >>