Building on the success of the Minnesota PIPELINE Project, Minnesota is taking another step in connecting employers and job seekers with today’s announcement that RealTime Talent has selected WorkFountain as the platform for a new kind of online labor exchange.This innovative online platform, which has found strong success in Michigan and Ohio, will bring a new level of connectivity that can reduce hiring bias, create faster matches, and ensure the best candidates get hired for the job.
Senator Terri Bonoff
Terri Bonoff represents District 44, which includes portions of Minnetonka, Plymouth and Woodland in Hennepin County in the Twin Cities metropolitan area. She chairs the Higher Education and Workforce Development Committee. Read more news from Sen. Bonoff.
Time is of the essence for critical public works needs across the state St. Paul, Minn – While legislative leaders and Governor Dayton were unable to agree upon the framework for a special session, dozens of critical projects across Minnesota… Read More »Senator Bonoff Urges Governor Dayton to Call Special Session
Today the Office of the Legislative Auditor presented an update to the Senate Higher Education and Workforce Development Committee on reforms being undertaken at the University of Minnesota, in the area of human research testing and in the Department of Psychiatry.
As high school students and their families make plans for attending college in the fall, one challenge may be finding ways to pay for it. A new grant program provides the perfect option. Thanks to legislation passed in 2015, qualifying students can attend college for free by studying the skills and trades, giving them the competitive advantages needed to succeed in a 21st century economy – while also addressing workforce shortages being felt across the state. Passed in the Senate Higher Education Omnibus Bill, this Two-Year Occupational Grant Pilot Program at Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) gives qualifying students seeking a degree in high-skilled, high-demand areas, the opportunity to have much of their education paid for.
(St. Paul, Minn.) – Applications for the Minnesota PIPELINE Project became available today. These grant dollars will give students the opportunity to earn while they learn and letting businesses meet expanding needs. The MN PIPELINE Project provides grants of up… Read More »MN Project PIPELINE Applications are now available
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Recent changes in concurrent enrollment policy by Minnesota’s regional college accreditation service, the Higher Learning Commission, threaten to disrupt and hamper years of work towards offering concurrent enrollment opportunities for Minnesota’s students and reduce the current… Read More »Joint Higher Education Committee Hearing to Discuss Proposed Concurrent Enrollment Changes