Greater Mankato Growth Blog

April 2019 Employment Figures

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development released the April 2019 employment figures on Thursday. The Mankato – North Mankato Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) saw a gain of 501 jobs or 0.9% year-over-year in the month of April…. Read More

Individuals with Refugee and Asylee Status in the Workforce: What Employers Need to Know

Register now for a luncheon workshop on August 8 – Individuals with Refugee and Asylee Status in the Workforce: What Employers Need to Know.  Individuals with refugee and asylee status are able to work without restrictions from the start… Read More

Incentives for an Untapped Labor Pool

The Greater Mankato area is sitting at an unemployment rate of 2.5% as of December 2017.  Employers are looking for creative ways to grow their companies through new workforce recruitment tactics.  With unemployment, this low, innovative ideas need… Read More