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The Faces of Daily Work

Many job seekers are able and willing to work, but for a variety of reasons, are unable to successfully secure employment or gain the skills they need on their own. We fill that gap by providing one-to-one, personalized coaching and mentoring to help them address their immediate needs and craft a plan to achieve permanent, living-wage work. Watch our video to hear their unique stories.

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A Mother's Dedication

Fueled by the desire to support herself and her two sons, Frehiwot did everything she could to find work. After emigrating to Minnesota from a refugee camp in Kenya, where she successfully had managed a hair salon, she spent almost two years visiting the public library to browse posted jobs, attend skills classes and work on her English. But she was losing hope. Read Frehiwot's story and consider how you can help...

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Job Club Continues!

Job Club is a hit! Sixteen people turned out for our April 21 Job Club which featured Thrivent Recruiting Specialist Cara Lang. Lang asked each person an interview question and gave them feedback about their answers. The prior week, Job Club attendees learned effective interviewing strategies from Toni Muellner, a clinic manager with HealthEast. Attendees also learned about how to use a “30-second elevator speech” to introduce themselves when job hunting.

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Need Help Finding a Job?

Daily Work provides free one-to-one coaching and technical help to struggling job seekers. We can help you get a new resume, learn insider interview tips, connect to resources for housing, clothing, and job training, and so much more! To take the first step, download the flier below.

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Owning a car isn’t just a luxury any more

Owning a car isn’t just a luxury any more. Today, owning a car might be the key to upward mobility for many people in poverty. A recent New York Times article summarizes two studies that basically have the same conclusion. According to the Times article “The relationship between transportation and social mobility is stronger than that between mobility and several other factors, like crime, elementary-school test scores or the percentage of two-parent families in a community, said Nathaniel Hendren, a Harvard economist and one of the researchers on the study.” What’s concerning for the Twin Cities is where the job growth …
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May is Recommitment Month

May is National Recommitment Month, so I find it very fitting to write a blog about never giving up on your goals. National Recommitment Month involves looking back at our New Year’s Resolutions and reviewing our progress. Some goals had to do with bettering our relationships with our loved ones, or losing those extra Holiday lbs.; regardless it’s time to ask yourself: have I made progress? Self-reflection is very crucial and necessary to grow and become a better version of yourself. The worst thing we can do to ourselves is create a goal and do nothing to pursue it. It …
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