Upcoming Labor Market Information Training

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development is excited to be offering a series of workshops on utilizing our Labor Marketing Information tools.  There are a variety of different class offerings, each with a different focus.  Choose one or several that are right for you.

Registration for the workshops is now open and is as easy as selecting the class from the list below the course description.  Please note that you must fill out a registration form for each workshop you would like to attend.

Labor Market Information for Decision Making sessions

This 2- or 3-hour hands-on training session will help attendees learn where to find and how to use DEED’s labor market information. Attendees will navigate our website (www.mn.gov/deed/data/) and learn how to use the most relevant data tools to understand the local economy and provide the best guidance to jobseekers and other clients. This is a great session for WorkForce Center staff and partners in the workforce development system to attend for the first time or as a refresher.

  • Mankato-South Central Service Coop: Mon, October 9, 2017 9:00AM - 12:00PM
  • Winona-Winona WorkForce Center: Wed, October 11, 2017 1:00PM - 4:00PM
  • Rochester-Rochester WorkForce CenterTue, October 17, 2017 9:00AM - 12:00PM
  • Duluth-Duluth WorkForce Center: Tue, Oct 17, 2017 9:00AM - 12:00PM
  • Virginia-Mesabi Range Comm. & Technical College: Thur, October 19, 2017 1:00PM - 4:00PM
  • Minneapolis-Mpls North WorkForce Center: Tue, October 24, 2017 10:00AM - 12:00PM
  • Brooklyn Park-Brooklyn Park WorkForce Center: Fri, October 27, 2017 9:00AM - 11:00AM
  • Bloomington-Bloomington WorkForce Center: Mon, October 30, 2017 9:00AM - 11:00AM
  • Oklee-Inter-County Community Council: Thu, November 2, 2017 1:00PM-4:00PM
  • DEED Headquarters-St. Paul: Fri, November 3, 2017 9:00AM - 11:00AM
  • DEED Headquarters-St. Paul: Mon, November 6, 2017 9:00AM - 11:00AM

Labor Market Information for Human Resources sessions

This 3-hour hands-on training session will help attendees learn where to find and how to use DEED’s labor market information data tools. Attendees will navigate our website (www.mn.gov/deed/data/) and learn how to use the most relevant data tools to understand the local economy and labor force. Accessing local labor market information can help guide HR strategies and policies.  

  • Bemidji-Northwest Minnesota Foundation: Thu, October 19, 2017 9:00AM - 12:00PM
  • Marshall-Lyon County Courthouse: Tue, December 12, 2017 9:00AM - 12:00PM
  • Pine City-Pine Technical & Community College: Thu, December 14, 2017 9:00AM - 12:00PM

Labor Market Information for Grant Writing session

This 3-hour hands-on training session will help attendees learn where to find and how to use DEED’s labor market information data tools that may help when applying for local, statewide or national grants. Attendees will navigate our website (www.mn.gov/deed/data/) and learn how to use the most relevant data tools to understand the local economy and provide the best analysis for their applications. This is a great session for educators, small business owners, human resource professionals, economic development staff and board members, and other partners in the workforce development system to attend. 

  • Staples-NJPA (National Joint Powers Alliance): Wed, October 11, 2017 9:00AM - 12:00PM

Labor Market Information for Economic Development session

This 3-hour hands-on training session will help attendees learn where to find and how to use DEED’s labor market information data tools. Attendees will navigate our website (www.mn.gov/deed/data/) and learn how to use the most relevant data tools to understand the local economy and how to highlight points of interest. Learn how to access and present the right data to bolster economic development initiatives. 

  • Willmar-Willmar WorkForce Center: Wed, December 20, 2017 9:00AM - 12:00PM

Labor Market Information for Career & Education Counselors session

This 3-hour hands-on training session will help attendees learn where to find and how to use DEED’s labor market information data tools. Attendees will navigate our website (www.mn.gov/deed/data/) and learn how to use the most relevant data tools to understand the local economy and provide the best guidance to students and jobseekers. This training session offers CEUs for GCDF certification.

  • Worthington-Minnesota West Community & Technical College: Wed, January 3, 2018 9:30AM - 12:30PM