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Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, WorkForce Centers

1-888-438-5627 (Job Seekers)

Services offered at Minnesota WorkForce Centers are available to everyone, including those who are transitioning from one job to another, school to work and welfare to work situations, or who are entering into formal work for the first time. The services listed below can be customized to meet specific needs. Currently there are 47 WorkForce Centers in operation.

Business Services

  • Self-service job listings on MinnesotaWorks
  • Resume searches on MinnesotaWorks
  • Job screening and computerized skills matching
  • Job-Skills Analysis of position duties and tasks
  • Employer Committees
  • Labor Market Information
  • Special programs, such as Shared Work and Bonding
  • Tax Credits for employers
  • Conferences and training seminars for employers
  • Veterans Employment Representatives
  • Plant Closings and Mass Layoffs
  • Job/Career Fairs

Job Seeker Services

  • Career interest, skills, and values assessment
  • Training in job search and job-keeping skills
  • Resume Preparation and Interviewing Workshops
  • Use of computers and laser printers for resume writing
  • Internet access
  • Software and tutorials including Microsoft Word, keyboarding, etc.
  • Local, state and national Job Openings
  • Resource Area library with books, videos, directories, audio tapes, periodicals
  • Labor Market Information, i.e., research high-demand and wages for specific occupations in Minnesota and nationally
  • Access to fax and telephone for employer contact
  • Specialized services for persons with disabilities
  • Links with post-secondary education
  • Financial aid, community, supportive services, and other training information