Holiday Resources including where to get free and reduced-cost toys and food for holidays in November and December. Read more about holiday resources (PDF).
The Minnesota Cold Weather Rule
The Minnesota Cold Weather Rule (CWR) is in effect from October 15 to April 15. People who need help paying heating bills must contact their natural gas or electric utility company to make and keep a payment plan to receive CWR protection. Read more about requirements and contacts.
Job events and career fairs
Employer of the Day recruiting events
A new employer each month will actively recruit for their open positions.
The next event will be Tuesday, December 1, 2015 and will feature HMS Host.
First Tuesday of every month
11 a.m. to 1 p.m
310 E 38th Street, Suite #120, Minneapolis, MN 55409
These are walk-in events hosted by Hennepin County. You do not need to pre-register. This is a great opportunity for job seekers to meet hiring managers in person. Computers and printers are available for you to use. As a reminder, the Hennepin County Community Resource Room is open for any and all job seekers Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Job Development Career Fair
Monday, December 7, 2015
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
6125 Shingle Creek Parkway – Room ABC
Brooklyn Center, MN 55430
Event flyer (PDF)
At this event, you will be able to speak with employers, turn in resumes, receive job information and have one-on-one interviews. Dress professionally and bring several copies of your resume. Each of these companies have several openings.
If you have questions, please contact Lisa Cain at email@example.com or 612-596-1990.
The following companies will participate in this event:
Advantage Sales & Marketing
All Home Caring
Building Resources Corporation
Delta Global Services
Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
New French Bakery
The Home Depot
DEED-approved job and career hiring events calendar
These events, including weekly job fairs, are listed and updated frequently at Department of Employment and Economic Development.
Training and other programs
Tuition-free training programs for New Americans provided by International Institute of Minnesota