Published Friday, December 2, 2016
This new report will identify the region's key talent issues and opportunities and will suggest ways in which employers can support this region's efforts to maintain its top competitive advantage. Click here for the report.
Published Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Nature's Way, a U.S. based subsidiary of Schwabe Group, has announced a relocation and expansion of their marketing and sales office from Provo, UT to Minneapolis that will bring $500,000 of capital investment and 30 new jobs to the region. GREATER MSP worked closely with the City of Minneapolis, State of Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development and CBRE on this project. more»
Published Tuesday, November 22, 2016
On November 15, Visionaries from all across the region joined GREATER MSP for our 5th Anniversary Annual Meeting to discuss the progress the partnership has made together, as well as what we can all work towards accomplishing in the future. View photos here. more»
Published Monday, October 26, 2015
“We like it here. Come join us.”
That might paraphrase in a nutshell a new business campaign that aims to stave off a shortage of workers by attracting new talent to the Twin Cities.
The group (GREATER MSP) says a shortfall of workers in the Twin Cities is on pace to reach 100,000 by 2020, the Southwest Journal reports.
The recruitment more»
Published Monday, March 30, 2015
Leading up to the Great Recession in 2007, 79.9 percent of people ages 25 to 54 in the United States had a job. In 2014, more than five years after the recession ended, only 76.7 percent of people in that age group were working.
The difference between the rates in 2007 and 2014—a decrease of 3.2 percentage points in the employment-to-population more»
Published Thursday, November 20, 2014
It’s the age of the young entrepreneur: In the past decade, more millennials are taking the path of entrepreneurship. With many young entrepreneurs hoping to become the next Mark Zuckerberg, almost 160,000 startups were launched every month in 2011, according to a report by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation.
But an entrepreneur, especially a more»