8 Ways to Advance Your Minnesota Career

Sometimes, advancing your career means moving into a new position with your current employer – and sometimes it means putting your ear to the ground for opportunities with other companies. If 2018 is your year to move ahead in your career, put some of these Twin Cities resources on your list.

Choice Career Fair Series

The Minneapolis Choice Career Fair holds several events at year at the Embassy Suites Minneapolis – Airport. For 2018, the dates to note are May 3, August 2, October 25 and December 6.

Hiring Events

In addition to attending job fairs, many employers hold their own hiring events. Jobs in Minneapolis maintains a searchable list of these events, which you can attend as networking opportunities or to submit your materials.

Job Listings

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development maintains an online jobs database at MinnesotaWorks.net. Many recruiting firms also maintain active online job boards as well.

Targeted Help

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development also offers several resources for people seeking new jobs during or after tough situations, such as transitioning to a new job due to a disability.

Professional Networking Meetups

Meetup.com has become a central source for event planning. The site lists a number of professional networking events in the Twin Cities area, or you can plan your own event.

Attend a College Event

Many career-related events at the University of Minnesota and surrounding colleges are free and open to the public as well as to students. See upcoming events and make plans by visiting local college and university websites.

Use Library Resources

The Minnesota Library Association’s Career Center compiles jobs in the library field, and includes links to job sites that encompass a wide range of Twin Cities industries. Many local libraries also offer job-search resources, including resume and interview workshops.

Launch Your Own Event

Holding an event of your own is a fantastic way to position yourself as an expert in your field. Consider offering a resume or interview workshop, a job-search class or other options at your local library, community college or another venue.

At THE RIGHT STAFF, LLC, our recruiters can help you connect with some of the best employers and job opportunities in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. Contact us today to learn more.

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