Welcome to the Northland of Opportunity
Northland Career Spotlight:
Heavy Truck Drivers
Duluth-Superior Metro Median Wage: $19.21/hr
Get information for the Northland Transportation Industry.
Check out a new website devoted to increasing the awareness of Trucking Careers:
Featured News of the Region
The Northland Works recently sponsored three TV ads that address the needs of Northland Employers and promotes the values of living and working in the Northland. These ads have been placed on YouTube for viewing.
Click any image below to see the ad.
This blog is for Duluth Superior area residents to track, discuss and participate in their local Knight Creative Communities Initiative.
The Duluth Superior Community Foundation is also spearheading an initiative to attract and retain young adults to the Twin Ports Region. A twelve-member task force has developed a series of key recommendations with the goal of creating a culture and/or activities that will lead to more young people choosing to reside in the Twin Ports. Read More...
Events, and Workshops.
If you're prepared, the skills you bring to the job will be in high demand. If you're in school, meet regularly with your guidance counselor and teachers, if you're already in the workforce; schedule an appointment with a career counselor at a local Minnesota Workforce Center or Wisconsin Job Centers in your area. They have the skills and knowledge to help you make informed choices along your career path. And don't forget to check back regularly with The Northland Works website www.thenorthlandworks.org. We'll keep you informed with what's happening in our region as it pertains to workforce needs, and the skills & training required to be successful in the Northland job market.
The Northland Works is a regional resource for exploring career building, job search, skill development, employment & degree qualification, & local training & education information in Northeast Minnesota (MN) Arrowhead & Northwest Wisconsin (WI).
An unprecedented opportunity to work and live well in the Northland is before us as 75,000 Baby Boomers begin to retire and exit the workforce over the next 10 years. The employment gap between the number of workers retiring and the number needed to fill those vacancies means tremendous opportunities for anyone wishing to live and work in the Northland.