Tag: job opportunity

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The key to a great opportunity if we can grab it

By Marnie Werner, VP, Research & Operations Ready for a silver lining? So much of what we hear about the pandemic is doom and gloom, but as a new report we released last month on workforce and job vacancies showed, rural Minnesota is sitting at the crossroads of two important trends that have created a ...

Pandemic paints a different employment picture in rural Minnesota

Pandemic paints a different employment picture in rural Minnesota January 2021 By Kelly Asche, Research Associate, & Marnie Werner, Director of Research For a printable version of this report, click here. Our podcast episode diving deeper into this research can be found here. On January 21st, 2021 we hosted a webinar presenting this research as ...

2001 Rural Minnesota Policy Poll

In our 2001 survey, 11 percent of rural, non-retired residents reported that while they are currently employed full-time, they would prefer holding a job that better fits their skills and education. Further, the study estimates that more than one out of every five rural workers would be a good candidate for work force development efforts. ...