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Job market brightens

December 27, 2013 in Uncategorized

The job outlook is brightening up locally and throughout the state.

Minnesota’s unemployment rate fell 0.2 percent in November to 4.6 percent.
Douglas County’s unemployment rate stands at 3.2 percent as of October.
The U.S. unemployment rate…continue reading on echopress.com

Out-of-state resumes drop, but growth expected to continue

December 7, 2013 in Uncategorized

The number of out-of-state job seekers posting resumes to the North Dakota Job Service database has dropped by about two-thirds from its peak in January 2012, but this in no way indicates that growth in North Dakota is slowing.
While North Dakota st…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Out-of-state resumes drop, but growth expected to continue

December 7, 2013 in Uncategorized

The number of out-of-state job seekers posting resumes to the North Dakota Job Service database has dropped by about two-thirds from its peak in January 2012, but this in no way indicates that growth in North Dakota is slowing.
While North Dakota st…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

A financial challenge: ND student debt v. jobs market

January 26, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Students headed for the University of North Dakota’s aviation program are told up front the financial situation they’ll face after graduation. Continue Reading

Persistence pays off in the oil fields

May 12, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON Twenty-year-old Justin Day moved to North Dakota with no oil field experience. Continue Reading

7 reasons the job gains could last this time

March 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Companies are generating waves of jobs, and unemployment is down.

The same thing happened last year around this time. Then everything faded to black starting with the earthquake in Japan, which struck a year ago Sunday. Continue Reading

Fewer join unemployment rolls; good sign for ’11

December 30, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Far fewer people are applying for unemployment benefits as the year ends, raising hopes for a healthier job market in 2011. Continue Reading