A new hiring platform is launching this week, hoping to revolutionize diverse and equitable hiring. The People of Color Careers Social Hiring Network gives users direct access to hiring managers and recruiters. Sharon Smith-Akinsanya joined the FOX 9 Morning News with more on how the platform works.
Ten months into America’s viral outbreak, low-income workers are still bearing the brunt of job losses — an unusual and harsh feature of the pandemic recession that flattened the economy last spring.
Minnesota is making available grants for people who have survived the opioid epidemic and are now looking to return to the workforce.
The coronavirus relief package the president signed Sunday comes with an 11 week extension of unemployment benefits, as well as an additional $300 a week boost to state payments.
Starting Friday, the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development will begin processing unemployment benefit payments for workers in high school who were affected by the pandemic.
High school graduate Cole Stevens found himself in debt after receiving unemployment benefits from the state. He applied after losing his job when The Grind Coffee closed its doors as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
Lowe’s is bulking up its staff as the holiday season approaches.
The Lakeville City Council approved a resolution for the addition of a 750,000-square-foot Amazon fulfilment center at Interstate South Logistics Park.
Amazon is holding a virtual career day on Sept. 16, 2020 and is looking to fill thousands of roles from entry level to corporate jobs.
The company says it will have full-time and part-time seasonal jobs, mostly package handlers, drivers and driver helpers. The Atlanta-based company touts the seasonal jobs as ones that can lead to year-round employment.
The Minnesota Department of Commerce will keep up its legal fight against the state's Public Utilities Commission over the Line 3 oil pipeline, further delaying the project.
Domino's will hire more than 20,000 employees nationwide.
With high unemployment during the COVID-19 pandemic, the job hunt can be difficult. However, there are still many jobs in demand in Minnesota, some of which don't require a college degree.
Unemployment has soared in recent months amid the COVID-19 pandemic. For some, finding a job has been harder than ever before, but now there's some help out there.
The organizer behind an effort to promote diversity in Minnesota’s workforce is launching a new initiative. The goal is to ensure professionals of color have equitable access to career opportunities.
The Hennepin County Board approved additional CARES Act funding Tuesday to support affordable housing, emergency shelter and a public information campaign.
For the last few months, the federal government has been giving people who lost their jobs because of the pandemic an extra $600 a week in unemployment benefits. Now, hundreds of thousands of Minnesotans are on the edge of a financial cliff as those extra benefits run out.
Senate Republicans unveiled their next round of coronavirus relief on Monday, promising to include a fresh round of $1,200 stimulus checks while cutting back the boost to unemployment benefits.
This week, U.S. Senator John Cornyn introduced legislation set to give relief to music venues that have been shuttered since the pandemic.
As the additional weekly $600 unemployment benefit payment is slated to end this month, DEED Commissioner Steve Grove joined the FOX 9 Morning Buzz to detail resources available to those looking for work and the top jobs in demand now in Minnesota.