Economic Gateway http://www.rmcep.com Rural Minnesota CEP, Inc. News RSS Feed Thu, 20 Jul 2017 13:38:17 -0700 en-us Integrating New Americans into the workforce http://www.rmcep.com/rmcep/news-and-resources/?item=12681 www.rmcep.com/rmcep/news-and-resources Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800   As fertility rates decline and Baby Boomers age and retire, the U.S. workforce is starting to shrink. Historically, evidence has shown the more people in the workforce; the more goods an... Employment services site set up at public library http://www.rmcep.com/rmcep/news-and-resources/?item=12577 www.rmcep.com/rmcep/news-and-resources Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Job seekers have a new ally. Scott Piepkorn, an employment counselor with Rural Minnesota Concentrated Employment Program (CEP), will offer free assistance two days a week. As of May 30, he has ... Keeping up with workplace trends http://www.rmcep.com/rmcep/news-and-resources/?item=12204 www.rmcep.com/rmcep/news-and-resources Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The nature of work has shifted dramatically in recent years. Much of the changes can be attributed to advances in technology, which help workers become more mobile and less constrained by geographic b... Rising Demand for Home-Based Care http://www.rmcep.com/rmcep/news-and-resources/?item=12555 www.rmcep.com/rmcep/news-and-resources Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 As the population ages, industries that provide home care for older adults and people with disabilities will be in greater demand.  Two of those industries – home health care services an... New Normal in the Labor Market http://www.rmcep.com/rmcep/news-and-resources/?item=12556 www.rmcep.com/rmcep/news-and-resources Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 While it didn’t get a lot of attention, Minnesota’s annual unemployment rate finished below 4 percent in both 2015 and 2016, according to a story by Dave Senf in the March issue of Trends ... Successful Spring Job Fairs http://www.rmcep.com/rmcep/news-and-resources/?item=11755 www.rmcep.com/rmcep/news-and-resources Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Finding a job isn’t an easy task. Thankfully, there’s assistance out there. Rural MN CEP has been helping match employees with jobs for nearly 50 years. Our locations throughout North Cent... In the Know: Fueling the 'workforce engine' http://www.rmcep.com/rmcep/news-and-resources/?item=12558 www.rmcep.com/rmcep/news-and-resources Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 In May, 591 students will become graduates of Alexandria Technical and Community College and will begin a new chapter in their lives. Most of the graduates will go directly into the regional workforce... Region Five Development Commission announces 2017 Board of Directors http://www.rmcep.com/rmcep/news-and-resources/?item=10601 www.rmcep.com/rmcep/news-and-resources Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Region Five Development Commission has announced this year's board of directors, along with the newest members to the Commission. The 2017 Board of Directors includes David Anderson, Wadena Cou... Job Seekers: Don't Miss This Critical Step http://www.rmcep.com/rmcep/news-and-resources/?item=10000 www.rmcep.com/rmcep/news-and-resources Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Many job seekers put so much of themselves on succeeding in the job interview that they overlook a key element that comes right after the interview — writing thank-you letters to each person you...