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Getting an Employer to Notice You at Career Fairs

Monday, May 14, 2018

It’s career fair season opener in Minnesota. Career fairs offer a great opportunity to connect with employers. Those connections could lead to a job interview, and expand your...
Raising Up Your Job Offer

Friday, May 11, 2018

Negotiating is legitimate and generally expected – but here's the key You might feel quiet relief just to get a job offer, but negotiating for your offer...
TCDC celebrates growth in Todd County

Sunday, May 06, 2018

Lakewood Health System CEO Tim Rice, left, accepts the Todd County Development Corporation Economic Impact Award from Rick Utech, TCDC Executive Director. Besides their $23...
CTC Delivers High Speed Internet to Long Prairie

Monday, April 09, 2018

Consolidated Telecommunications Company (CTC) recently reached an agreement with the City of Long Prairie to construct a fiber optic network. This will deliver faster internet...
Updated DEED Business Guide Now Available

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Thirty-sixth edition covers major issues faced by people who start businesses ST. PAUL – The 2018 edition of “A Guide to Starting a Business in Minnesota” is...
What’s Apprenticeship?

Monday, January 08, 2018

What do a pipefitter, plumber and bookbinder have in common? These three occupations are among over 100 Minnesota occupations training over 10,500 apprentices in a formal system of...
Tapping into the 55-Plus Workforce

Friday, January 05, 2018

The struggle is on both sides: Employers looking for workers and seniors looking for meaningful employment. One solution: DEED’s Senior Community Service Employment Program – or SCSEP.  The SCSEP helps...
MINNESOTA LEADS MIDWEST IN HEALTH-TECH STARTUPS

Monday, December 18, 2017

For any business ecosystem to survive, the environment must be robust enough to support the mature firms, while providing the necessities that ensure future growth...
Cybersecurity for Businesses

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Cybersecurity and digital privacy is now an issue for every business This year marks the 14th annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month, a collaborative effort led by the...
Minnesota Income Sources

Monday, December 11, 2017

Minnesotans' per capita income is over 13 percent higher than the national average Minnesotans enjoy per capita income that is 13.3 percent higher than the national...
What’s Apprenticeship?

Friday, December 29, 2017

Apprenticeship combines on-the-job training with technical instruction. It is designed to produce craft-workers who are completely competent in all aspects of an occupation, including knowledge,...
Tapping into the 55-Plus Workforce

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

One solution: DEED’s Senior Community Service Employment Program – or SCSEP.  The SCSEP helps organizations and businesses statewide, by providing training wages to workers assigned to a business,...
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TCDC RLF funds provide additional access to capital for new and emerging small businesses where traditional sources of funding are unavailable or limited.  Strong consideration is given to value added agricultural manufacturing, technology, commercial/industrial and product manufacturing businesses that retain or create quality jobs.