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Burnsville WorkForce Center

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Shakopee WorkForce Center

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​WorkForce Centers are more than just a place for those looking for work. It’s a place for businesses looking to hire, too.

There’s a multitude of information available through the area WorkForce Centers.

Business of the Day: Get a booth at any of the WorkForce Centers to meet potential candidates.  It’s a no-cost opportunity to meet with job seekers face-to-face. Email for more information.

Minnesota Job Bank: A free online resource to post jobs and search resumes.

Applicant referral: Have qualified applicants referred to you by the  the WorkForce Center network of counselors and staff. 

Specialized hiring: WorkForce Center staff work with veterans, disabled individuals and many others. 

Job fairs: The annual Get Jobs job fair typically attracts more than 2,000 job seekers. And there are more job fair opportunities throughout the year.

WorkForce Centers can help connect you with resources for your training needs including:

  • MN JobSkills Training Grant Program
  • GED/Literacy/Adult-based education – English Language Training
  • Incumbent worker training programs
  • Customized/industry-specific training
  • Entrepreneurial training 
  • Computer training

Labor Market Information
Get information on economic data and trends, skill of the available workforce, and wage and salary information by area.

Business Start-ups
WorkForce Centers have resources for entrepreneurs as well as connections to the Small Business Administration and Small Business Development Centers.

And More
Get information on downsizing and layoff assistance, tax credits and bonding.

For more information on any of these resources, contact Mark Jacobs at

Last updated: 8/16/2013 8:50 AM