COVID-19 Job Search Resources

There are employers hiring now. Find the information you need for a successful job search. Learn who is hiring now. Search for jobs by location. Connect to employers and jobs with virtual events. Locate support services to help you while you search for a job.

Who Is Hiring Now?

Top Employers Hiring Now

These are the employers who posted the most job openings in Minnesota.

Top Employers Hiring Part-Time

If you are looking for part-time work while you continue your education or juggle other priorities, try these employers.

Top Occupations

Select any title to see current job postings and top employers. You'll also be able to easily find links to education and training information for each occupation. 

Only postings that require some type of education above a high school diploma were included.

Source: October - December 2020. Gartner TalentNeuron.

A survey from 2019 shows that median earnings grow from $592 to $746 per week just by earning a high school diploma. Getting a bachelor's degree increases median earnings to $1,248 per week.  Learn more about how higher education pays off.

Weekly Earnings by Education Attainment

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Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Start Your Training Now

Find resources to help you while you search for a job.

  • CareerForce
    CareerForce offers career planning and job search services for any Minnesota job seeker or career explorer. Learn about the virtual and interactive services offered by CareerForce.
  • Unemployment Benefits in Minnesota
    If you've been laid off or furloughed from your job due to COVID-19, unemployment benefits can provide financial support. Benefits are also available for independent contractors and self-employed individuals who have been impacted by COVID-19. Apply for COVID-19 unemployment benefits.
  • Medical Coverage After a Job Loss
    If you have lost or will lose your employer-sponsored health coverage, or have another qualifying life event, you may qualify for coverage through MNsure. A special open enrollment period for MNsure has been added from February 16 through May 17. Learn about additional medical coverage options after a job loss.
  • COVID-19 Emergency Food Support
    Find programs and local organizations that offer emergency COVID-19 food support.
  • Rent Help MN
    Apply for emergency rent or utility bill assistance.
  • COVID-19 Financial Assistance for Veterans
    Veterans or their spouses can apply for financial assistance if COVID-19 has negatively impacted their finances. Apply for help from the COVID-19 Disaster Relief Grant or the COVID-19 Special Needs Grant.
  • COVID-19 Hotline for Immigrants and Refugees
    Call this hotline to learn where to get food support, rental assistance, housing, COVID-19 testing, and more. Support is available in Amharic, Anuak, Arabic, French, Hindi, Karen, Lingala, Luganda, Mashi, Oromo, Somali, Spanish, and Swahili.
    Hotline Phone Number: 651-318-0989
  • Worker Protections Related to COVID-19
    It's important to know your rights as a worker. Learn about the worker protections Minnesota offers related to COVID-19. Information is available in English, Hmong, Somali, and Spanish.  Visit the Department of Labor and Industry Updates to find additional COVID-19 worker protection information.  
  • Mental Health Support
    Taking care of yourself is an essential part of any job search.  Find public and private mental health support services, including free emergency hotline phone numbers for Minnesotans.  

    Veterans: Dedicated support services are available for Veterans.
    • The VA offers free mobile apps that provide virtual self-care resources to assist with stress management.
    • If you are a Veteran in crisis or concerned about someone who is a Veteran, contact the Veterans Crisis Line for phone or chat help.  

Find more information to manage job loss and transition.


Regional Careers in Demand

Learn more about what it takes to live and work in each Minnesota region.

Minnesota Regions

Industries

GPS LifePlan

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