Economic Gateway http://www.rmcep.com Rural Minnesota CEP, Inc. News RSS Feed Fri, 14 Dec 2018 07:39:26 -0800 en-us Youthbuild: Building Opportunity for At-Risk Kids http://www.rmcep.com/rmcep/news-and-resources/?item=20002 www.rmcep.com/rmcep/news-and-resources Mon, 10 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Minnesota’s high school graduation rates have risen to nearly 83 percent, an all-time high. But looking closer at the data reveals that some groups, such as students from low income families, st... Support Nonprofits on Giving Tuesday and Beyond http://www.rmcep.com/rmcep/news-and-resources/?item=19940 www.rmcep.com/rmcep/news-and-resources Mon, 26 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 November 27 is Giving Tuesday, a day where people throughout our community, and the world, donate to the causes they are passionate about. This is a global day of giving. Unlike shopping holidays ... How do I know what job is right for me? http://www.rmcep.com/rmcep/news-and-resources/?item=19837 www.rmcep.com/rmcep/news-and-resources Mon, 19 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 In our diverse economy, there are many ways to achieve workforce success, and they don’t all follow the same straight or orderly path. Employers in Northwest Minnesota now provide over 221,000 j... Regional Resilience http://www.rmcep.com/rmcep/news-and-resources/?item=19836 www.rmcep.com/rmcep/news-and-resources Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Determining industry clusters in a regional economy has been an important tool of regional planners and policymakers for decades. Regional industry clusters show communities the nuance of their econom... Statewide minimum wage in Minnesota set to go up Jan. 1 http://www.rmcep.com/rmcep/news-and-resources/?item=19835 www.rmcep.com/rmcep/news-and-resources Wed, 14 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Adjustment for inflation will raise wages by 17 to 21 cents an hour. Minnesota’s minimum-wage workers will get a raise starting Jan. 1, state officials announced. An adjustment for inflati... Many Pathways. One Mission. http://www.rmcep.com/rmcep/news-and-resources/?item=19464 www.rmcep.com/rmcep/news-and-resources Wed, 17 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Rural Minnesota Concentrated Employment Program, Inc. (RMCEP) is proud to celebrate 50 Years of making employment dreams a reality.  RMCEP has adapted and evolved with the changing economic la... Bridging the Gap Between Businesses and Young Career Seekers http://www.rmcep.com/rmcep/news-and-resources/?item=19404 www.rmcep.com/rmcep/news-and-resources Thu, 11 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 As more baby boomers retire, a workforce crisis is looming, particularly in rural areas of the country. In a recent survey, 48 percent of Minnesota manufacturers said that attracting and retaining ski... Memorandum: Job Counselor/Resource Room Consultant http://www.rmcep.com/rmcep/news-and-resources/?item=19533 www.rmcep.com/rmcep/news-and-resources Tue, 25 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Rural concentrated concentrated employment Minnesota program, inc. CEP 803 Roosevelt Avenue • P.O. Box 1108 • Detroit Lakes, Minnesota 56502-1108 (218) 846-7400 • www.rmcep... State Gains 6,600 Jobs in June http://www.rmcep.com/rmcep/news-and-resources/?item=18589 www.rmcep.com/rmcep/news-and-resources Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Unemployment rate steady at 3.1 percent ST. PAUL – Minnesota employers added 6,600 jobs in June, according to seasonally adjusted figures released by the Minnesota Department of Employme... RMCEP Celebrates 50 Years http://www.rmcep.com/rmcep/news-and-resources/?item=18558 www.rmcep.com/rmcep/news-and-resources Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 It’s rare for a nonprofit organization to survive for more than a couple of decades. Those with staying power seem to have a few characteristics in common. First, such organizations c... State Gains 10,200 Jobs in May http://www.rmcep.com/rmcep/news-and-resources/?item=18163 www.rmcep.com/rmcep/news-and-resources Thu, 12 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Unemployment rate drops to 3.1 percent ST. PAUL – Minnesota employers added 10,200 jobs in May, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Emp... DEED Approves Job Creation Funding for Five Businesses http://www.rmcep.com/rmcep/news-and-resources/?item=18162 www.rmcep.com/rmcep/news-and-resources Tue, 10 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Businesses commit to investing $20.7 million, creating 131 jobs ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) approved grants totaling nearly $706,000...