Greater Mankato Growth Blog

The Workforce Series (2): Hiring Refugees & Asylees

As part of the Greater Mankato Growth Talent Initiative, GMG 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… Read More

The Workforce Series (1): Connecting Businesses to School

As part of the Greater Mankato Growth Talent Initiative , GMG 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… Read More

How Race Impacts the Workforce Shortage

The country is facing a labor shortage as the Baby Boomer population retires and the Mankato-North Mankato Metropolitan Statistical Area (Blue Earth and Nicollet Counties) is no different. To provide insight on strategies to address this shortage, Greater… Read More

The Hardest Working Cities in the USA

The Mankato-North Mankato Metropolitan Statistical Area (Blue Earth and Nicollet Counties) is one of the hardest working and most productive metros in the country.

Uncovering the Job Gap

Facing my last semester as a senior (second year) in college I was facing thee question, what next? Time for reality, a full-time “grown-up” job was hopefully coming my way very, very soon. But how was I going… Read More

What is going on in Manufacturing?

Enterprise Minnesota recently released their 2016 State of Manufacturing report. As part of the release they conduct a “Road Show” around the state. Last week they stopped by South Central College and provided insight into the manufacturing sector…. Read More