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
  • 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:
  • New job opportunities at Job Connect click here .  'Like' Job Connect on facebook to get the very latest information or subscribe to JobConnect for timely employment resources and opportunties in the metro area.

  • The MN Council of Nonprofits has a great job board full of opportunities to work for a nonprofit.
  • Find local job opportunities in the Sun Sailor. Click here for online version.
  • Sign up to get regular emails about job opportunities.  Go to Job Thunder!
  • Apply for a job at a grocery store near you using this link!  Click here.  
  • Looking for an IT job?  Try this great 'career hub' site for tech jobs -
  • Great opportunities for youth through Tree Trust.
  • To view positions available on the Southwest LRT project, go to the Construction Hiring Connection.

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, or call Tina Ramsburg at  (952) 656-9990.

For Our Veterans

Jobs For Ex-Offenders

Jobs for Felons, Felon Friendly Employment

Recommended Resources

  • 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.comLucrative 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
  • Get free business cards from Vistaprint (you have to pay a small postage fee) click here
  • Find great job advice on Jobfully Blog and
  • 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.