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.
Higher Education and Workforce Development
Tuition freeze at Minnesota colleges and universities In an effort to combat rising tuition prices and increasingly large student debt loads, legislation was heard proposing a tuition freeze and reduction at the U of M and MnSCU institutions. The bill… Read More »Higher Education bills that did not pass
The Higher Education Committee heard testimony from the Office of the Legislative Auditor (OLA) giving an update on their progress toward reforms in treating human subjects involved with research. More than 60 recommendations were made for the U of M’s… Read More »U of M research standards examined
Legislation making improvements to the MN PIPELINE Program were passed this year. The PIPELINE Program has provided nearly $500,000 in grants to 15 businesses across the state since passing last year, connecting students and businesses to meet demands in high-wage,… Read More »MN PIPELINE changes signed into law
As a part of the final compromise of the supplemental finance bill, $5 million was secured for Higher Education, shared between new funding for the Office of Higher Education (OHE), Minnesota’s State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU), and the University of… Read More »Higher Education & Workforce Development budget