Minnesota Adds 12,000 Jobs in January; MinneapolisCrossing.com Finds 30,000 Jobs

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The January jobs report along with a revision of the federal figures means that the state has recovered almost 90 percent of the 160,000 jobs lost during the recession.

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There are almost 9,000 education job openings as of now.

Minnesota is now looking forward to a robust and healthy job market this year onwards following the recent recession. A recent report from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) shows that the state gained 12,100 jobs in January. MinneapolisCrossing.com has also been able to track down 30,000 jobs in the state’s largest city as of March 6.

The January jobs report along with a revision of the federal figures means that the state has recovered almost 90 percent of the 160,000 jobs lost during the recession. DEED also claims that the state was able to add 50,000 jobs in 2012. The report shows that the main industries that added jobs were trade, transportation and utilities, which added 4,100 jobs. Construction added 2,600 jobs, while the hospitality industry added 1,700 jobs. Even the government sector was able to create 900 jobs.

DEED Commissioner Katie Clark Sieben was quoted in a news release stating that “The Minnesota labor market is staging a robust comeback, with all 11 industrial sectors showing year-over-year growth rates for the first time since 2000.” She further stated that “At the current pace of job growth, we soon will have recovered all the jobs that were lost in the recession.”

The report also mentions that the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area showed jobs gains over the last two months of two percent.

On MinneapolisCrossing.com, the education sector is the one of the biggest employers in the city. There are 1,249 education job openings as of now.

The other main sector in terms of job creation is the hospitality industry with 2,069 job openings and there are also 132 construction jobs, 585 government jobs and 303 transportation jobs.

About MinneapolisCrossing.com

MinneapolisCrossing.com is a niche employment website with numerous job listings for the Minneapolis metro area. It’s owned by A. Harrison Barnes and is a part of the Employment Research Institute. It operates out of Pasadena, CA.

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