Events, Sites, & Resources
Regularly Scheduled Job Search Events
- For Minnesota DEED job fair and hiring events, click here.
- Check out the schedule for HIRED sponsored workshops.
- Click here for a schedule of Local Job and Career Fairs
- Minneapolis Job Support Workshop workshops will help you with your job search and career development.
- WomenVenture for information on starting your own business. Click here for free information sessions.
Great Job Search Sites
- LinkUp is a search engine for jobs it pulls from company websites, not the “boards”.
- Job Connect is advertising many great jobs on twitter. Start following them at @JobConnectmn
- Humera Administrative and Professional Staffing - click here.
- University of St. Thomas job listings
- USAJOBS.gov is a free web-based job board availalbe to everyone enabling federal job seekers access to thousands of job opportunities across hundreds of federal agencies and organizations.
- ZipRecruiter. Follow on Twitter @ZipRecruiter.
- Great websites for state, city and county jobs:
Construction industry websites:
- Click here to view state construction positions available. Register on the Construction Hiring Connection here.
- Tradesmen International - click here
- Roofing and flooring positions at CentiMark and QuestMark. Click here for job opportunities, email at HR@centimark.com, or call Tina Ramsburg at (952) 656-9990.
For Our Veterans
Jobs For Ex-Offenders
Jobs for Felons, Felon Friendly Employment
- CareerOneStop - career exploration, training, and jobs. Useful self-assessment tools
- uptowork - full of job searching tips and advice
- Check out Accredited Schools Online for online learning tools and resources and MOOC's (Massive Open Online Courses).
- Candidate's Chair is a good website for professionals
- Great websites - CareerCenterToolbox.com, Lucrative Careers, and Quintessential Careers.
- PCs for People - Discounted assistance with computers, internet service, and computer repair
- Discounted internet service - Job seekers need internet access! Comcast is offering monthly internet service at $9.95 and a basic computer for $149 to families who have a child that qualifies for free lunch. Click here for more information.
- Volunteering can help you network and develop skills to land a new job. Check out volunteer opportunities in the Twin Cities area at HandsOn Twin Cities and volunteermatch.com.
- Get free business cards from Vistaprint (you have to pay a small postage fee) click here
- Find great job advice on Jobfully Blog and careerbuilder.com.
- Networking groups:
- Monthly networking meetings with Face2Face Job Search Networking Group click here
- Job Transition Support Group at Wooddale Church in Eden Prairie. Meets every Monday at 7:15 am. Click here for more information.
- Listing of metro area job clubs click here
- An inexpensive transportation option! Check out HourCar.
- The SHiFT network supports people in mid-life transitions who seek greater meaning in life and work. Click here for more information.