Free Career Services For Diverse Job Seekers March 29-30


The reports about Minnesota’s racial employment and economic disparities (www.mncompass.org/disparities/overview) have likely troubled you. One important question student advisers, career coaches, and workforce professionals are addressing is: How do we encourage candidates in this antagonistic job market?
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Apply NOW for Minneapolis Summer Step Up Jobs


Reprinted from City of Minneapolis:

The City of Minneapolis youth employment program STEP-UP is now accepting applications for 2016 summer interns. Eligible Minneapolis youths ages 14-21 who are interested in participating in the 2016 STEP-UP class have until Feb. 5, 2016, to complete an application online. Continue reading

Take Charge Of Your Career @ Free Open House Jan 30


WHAT: DeniseMpls Career Info Open House

Stop by this free event to talk with a professional career adviser about your next career move. Come to this informal gathering for job search and career exploration tips. Get job leads and build your network with other job seekers. Optimize your online tools.

WHO:
Adult job seekers, career changers and anyone wondering what’s next in their career. Continue reading

Police Brutality Not Your Problem, Right?


A Facebook friend of mine recently posted this meme, presumably in reacting to recent community protests in Minneapolis and Chicago against two separate police shootings.

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I, too, used to think that police brutality was an issue only for those who were already committing crimes. Like the meme says, if you don’t want problems with law enforcement, don’t break any laws.

To be honest, a few years ago I might have posted or “liked” a statement like this. But I know better now. Continue reading