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Free April 11 Event Kicks Off Region 5 Series

Tuesday, March 06, 2018

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talent advChallenged with finding reliable workers in the Region 5 service area to grow your business? You're not alone. Attend this April 11 workshop—and others in this series—to gain an advantage in hiring and keeping talented people.

  • What is driving the workforce shortage?
  • Which occupations are in demand?
  • What do good employees want?
  • What’s working for other businesses?

You've got questions. Working together, we'll surface the answers to help you attract, retain, grow and gain for your business.

Dinner will be provided, so bring your appetite, your questions and your insights and we'll get to work.

Register Today!

Partners in the Talent Advantage Series include:

Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce | Brainerd Lakes Area Economic Development Corporation | Central Lakes College | Central Minnesota Council on Aging | Consolidated Telecommunications Company | Happy Dancing Turtle | Initiative Foundation | Lakewood Health System | Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development | National Joint Powers Alliance | Region 5 Development Commission | Rural Minnesota CEP | Rural Renewable Energy Alliance | Sprout | Syvantis | University of Minnesota Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships

Questions? Contact the Initiative Foundation | (877) 632-9255 | E-mail | Website

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I work full time now, feel great about myself and setting a good example for my kids.  Staff helped me make a plan for my son who is disabled.  They made me feel like they really cared about what they were doing. ~ AN

Re-Employment presented many unforeseen challenges for me.  Rural Minnesota CEP provided much needed, and greatly appreciated support.  Thank You. ~ MM

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This program was awesome and helped me get started in my nursing career, when I was unable to afford it.  Thank you so much! ~ SH

I know if it wasn't for Rural Mn CEP I would not be in the positive situation that they helped me get to in my life.  I  am so grateful!  Thank you Rural Mn CEP! ~ TC