Employment

North Dakota Looking For People To Fill Thousands Of Jobs

People with Job Service North Dakota say the best way to secure a job in the area comes down to making a good first impression

FARGO N.D-Businesses here and across North Dakota are desperate to get people to fill nearly 14 thousand jobs that are open. One of the reasons for the shortfall comes from the stagnating population growth within the state. Employers are trying to compensate for that by offering higher wages to encourage people from out of state to apply for jobs. People…

2nd Chance Job Fair Coming To Fargo, Grand Forks & Bismarck June 6

Governor Doug Burgum says there are around 30,000 jobs available in the state

FARGO, ND — Job Service North Dakota is hosting its annual 2nd Chance Job Fair in Fargo, Grand Forks and Bismarck on June 6. It’s an opportunity to bring jobseekers who may have barriers to employment into direct contact with employers that are aware of their status. Governor Doug Burgum says there are around 30,000 jobs available in the state. He…

NDSU’s Part Time and Summer Jobs Fair Helps Students Find Employment

Students met with over 60 potential employers to discuss and even interview for jobs while at the fair

FARGO, N.D. –NDSU is helping students connect with employers with their annual part time and summer jobs fair. Students met with over 60 potential employers to discuss and even interview for jobs. Connecting employers with students gives them the opportunity to explore different jobs and career paths all in one location. “So besides of course actually getting a job, I…

As Shutdown Lingers On, Government Employees Look for Temporary Jobs

Substitute teaching and paraprofessional work are among those jobs in demand

FARGO, N.D. — With some government employees going more than thirty days without a paycheck, job placement services have had a larger pool of candidates to fill temporary jobs. “We’re seeing a lot of needs right now in customer service positions, accountants, a lot of need for construction out there, so we’re placing a lot of jobs like that right now….

Watch Out: A Reshipping Scam is Happening in the Metro

These websites are not only involving people in illegal activity but they are giving them false hope of employment

FARGO, ND — A recent reshipping scam has also come up in the metro that has put certain websites under suspicion. Individuals seeking a legitimate employment opportunity are getting wrapped up in a supply chain involving stolen merchandise, or merchandise paid for with stolen credit card information. These websites are not only involving people in illegal activity but they are…

Have Some Produce? Prairie Roots Co-op Wants You!

They're also looking to fill spots for a marketing coordinator, department managers and other part time positions

FARGO, N.D. — A new co-op soon to open up in Fargo is looking for new employees and farmers. Prairie Roots Co-op is looking for farmers to partner up with to get local produce. They’re also looking to fill spots for a marketing coordinator, department managers and other part time positions. They have seven positions open at this time and…

West Fargo Fire Department Considers Hiring More Firefighters

With each year bringing an increased work load, West Fargo may speed up their hiring process

WEST FARGO, N.D. — After 2016 turned out to be their busiest year on record, officials said they could possibly make hires as early as this year. The number of calls peaking in 2016 follows a trend of increasing calls in the area. West Fargo Fire Chief Dan Fuller said full time employees could alleviate some of the burden for…