The Minnesota State University, Mankato College of Business Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship invites all students, faculty, staff and the entire community to an international celebration of entrepreneurship.
Greater Mankato Growth is proud to be a supporting partner for this week-long schedule of events. These are great opportunities for emerging entrepreneurs to connect with existing business professionals. By attending you will play a part in supporting local innovation and supporting new start-up enterprises. Read More
Area businesses have been receiving email correspondence notifying them they have won an award from a website identifying itself as “northmankato.”
The email invites the business to claim their award, however, you must purchase the award for $150.
This email, award, and website are not affiliated with the City of North Mankato or Greater Mankato Growth, Inc.
Greater Mankato serves as a comprehensive, regional medical hub with two leading medical organizations providing a wide variety of advanced services. Over the years both of these organizations have dramatically expanded their services, minimizing the need to travel for specialized medical treatment. Ease of access to affordable health care is just one of the many reasons Greater Mankato is a perfect place to call home. For this reason and more, the Greater Mankato Growth Talent Initiative feels it is critical to share important and timely information to help mobilize the community around talent attraction and retention. Read more about an upcoming event in this guest blog post by Randy Farrow, CEO of the Mankato Clinic.
With the Greater Mankato Growth Talent Initiative and many local efforts regarding talent attraction and retention (like moremankato.com), we feel it is critical to share important and helpful information to further mobilize the community around the workforce shortage. Read more for a guest blog post submitted by Rachel Britz of VanTol Properties, LLC.
The need to improve your organization’s performance has perhaps never been greater: customers expect more, competent workers are scarce, and competition is intensifying in nearly all sectors and industries. But – with the complexity of organizations – where does one start? How do you know on which processes to focus? And how to do you sustain the improvement over time?
Since 1997, Spherion has been tracking the state of the American workforce through our pioneering Emerging Workforce® Study. The latest edition leverages two decades of groundbreaking research to track the changing attitudes and expectations of today’s workers. It uncovers strategies to help companies attract and recruit top talent, engage and retain their best performers, and plan for future talent needs by building leadership bench strength.
As part of the Talent Initiative, Greater Mankato Growth is publishing a guest blog series highlighting the programs, tools and resources that are available in our marketplace. This series can serve as a catalog or library for businesses to address workforce issues.
This is the second installment of Greater Mankato Growth’s recently completed the 2018 Economic Report. The report makes three comparisons of the Mankato-North Mankato metropolitan area to similar metropolitan areas in terms of population, geography, and concentration of the college-age population.
This blog post dives into the similar geography comparison (upper Midwest).
Looking to stand out in the crowd? Be more attractive to the millennial generation? How about the ever-growing electric vehicle population? Why not a bunch of electric vehicle charging stations to attract the growing number of EV purchasers?
Minnesota is one of the recipients of a portion of the Volkswagen settlement funds…