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Is there really a stigma against blue collar jobs in Minnesota? It’s complicated
Students are often attracted to jobs in construction, manufacturing and other trades by the positives such as high salaries, the prospect of lower debt and the promise of working with their hands.
Manufacturers talk strategic planning
Only about half of manufacturers have a written strategic plan, a hallmark of a successful firm.
Profits boom as workforce crisis looms, survey finds
Manufacturers have a high level of optimism when it comes to revenues, profitability, level of investment in their companies, and wages.
Manufacturers across Southeast Minnesota are learning how they're doing, and how to improve.
Bemidji Business Community Meets Up To Discuss The State Of Manufacturing
Survey: Minnesota companies worry about attracting talent; BHS Career Academies can help, officials say
Minnesota manufacturers are confident about the future, but according to a survey presented Wednesday in Bemidji, concerns over the workforce remain.
Manufacturers are optimistic about their future, but workforce shortages are still a concern
Enterprise Minnesota President and CEO Bob Kill presented the findings of his organization's Tenth Annual State of Manufacturing survey at St. Cloud Technical & Community College Tuesday.
Apprenticeships and two-year degrees are calling -- is anyone listening?
For decades, the beating drum of career guidance has led many young people down one path: Four-year degree. Office job. Four-year degree. Office job.
Current state of manufacturing brings optimism to Iron Range business
To say that times are good for Minnesota manufacturers would be an understatement, according to the 2018 State of Manufacturing Survey.
Manufacturers concerned for child care
Of greater concern to rural Minnesota manufacturers than their metro counterparts is the lack of daycare options for employees.