Occupational Employment Statistics 2017

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Minnesota Employment and Development has a Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) data tool that shows employment and typical wages by occupation and region in Minnesota. This information can help employers benchmark wages and can help job seekers and students explore careers. OES is a federal-state cooperative program between the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and state […]

Career Fair 2017

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The Lake City EDA and the Chamber of Commerce partnered on a STEM Career Fair today for grades 7 – 12 at Lincoln High School. We had 12 participating organizations all either from Lake City or who work closely with Lake City businesses. The participants represented manufacturing, health care, architecture, engineering, and natural sciences.   […]

Population Pyramids

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A population pyramid can help us identify future needs based on population density by age. Assuming static in- and out-migration, we can use this data to predict needs for city and other resident services. Consider that in 5 years, the 0 – 5 year old age group will be 5 – 10 years old and […]