Current Issue: July August|2018
Imagine a place that not only provides affordable food, it also serves as a safe space for the community to gather, receive wellness services and obtain health care assistance.
Today’s talent pool is shallow. Minnesota unemployment is holding steady at 3.2%, which means unemployment is nearly zero and it’s likely the talent you need is already working. Use these simple strategies to find the best talent for your team.
From a young age, Molly Fuller was a witness to her grandfather's struggle to get dressed in a wheelchair. Her experiences led to her to create Molly Fuller Design to create clothes that function.
Low unemployment paired with economic growth has made hiring a challenge for almost everyone . John P. Phalen offers insights and solutions to overcome common problems that employers face in today's job market.
Entrepreneurs have never had more financing options. A slew of alternative fundraising choices, such as crowdfunding and startup contests promising generous cash prizes, now complement traditional options like bank loans and friends-and-family financing. Minnesota Business spoke with two business owners who went two different routes for their perspectives.
Lynden Reder was hitting rock bottom when he visited his father’s grave for the first time. He had been spending countless insomniac nights worrying. The father of two young children had just taken a tremendous risk by pouring everything he had into Velaasa, his track-and-field and Olympic-performance shoe business.
One in six children in Minnesota is hungry. Nationally, the number totals 13 million. Childhood hunger is a dilemma of such gravitas that sometimes it can feel like we can’t make a difference. But Studio/E member Eric Elwer has hopes as big as the dilemma itself.
Each year, the companies on Minnesota Business magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” are chosen based solely on employee survey scores. Here's our 2018 list, featuring real employee feedback.
With state unemployment levels at their lowest in years, finding a quality candidate harder than ever. Here's how employment experts are doubling down their efforts to find promising prospects.
A few years back, millennial panic was all the rage. Today, it’s Generation Z — also known as Gen Edge — that’s ruffling oldsters’ feathers.
Get advice from the experts in this issue's Ask the Editor column.
An ode to summer, from Minnesota Business' magazine executive editor, Megan Effertz.
PwC is adding two additional weeks to its paid parental leave, allowing employees to slowly transition back to work.
Albert Lea–based Mortarr has launched an imagery-driven and search-based online community for brands and professionals — such as architects, builders, designers and contractors — in the commercial construction and design industry.
Minnetonka-based Digi International, a provider of "internet of things" (IoT) products, services and solutions, has collaborated with the Zamboni Company to design and build the world’s first smart-connected ice resurfacer.
Made in Minnesota
When it comes to competing as a film location against other states, Minnesota seems to be a not-ready-for-prime-time player. We now often lose opportunities to places such as Georgia, Louisiana and Canada.
Eden Prairie–based medical-startup RxFunction Inc., a wearable technology company, is preparing for FDA registration and market launch — as well as another round of clinical trials — of its product, walkasins, the first wearable sensory prosthesis (WSP).
After 32 years of working with some of the biggest names in sports and entertainment, Lou Raiola, founder and president of Force Multiply, is ready to share what his company does. For the past three decades, he’s been working behind the scenes to bring together celebrities and nonprofits.