Workforce Development

Year of Action

June 20, 2022 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6FX-Iisvrj8 Instituting change starts with commitment. Today, June 20th, is the federally observed day for the Juneteenth holiday, and much more than a day off. Make this your Day Year of Action. Read Juneteenth and Anti-Racism Book List The following reading list of books

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Duluth Area Chamber Advocates During 2022 Legislative Session

Together with business and community leaders, the Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce amplified our efforts at the State Capitol this legislative session. In addition to successful efforts at Duluth and St. Louis County Days at the Capitol, we have taken several additional trips to Saint Paul, joined many virtual meetings, authored several letters of

By |2022-06-02T11:27:34-05:00May 23rd, 2022|2022, Advocacy, Legislation, Resources, Workforce Development|Comments Off on Duluth Area Chamber Advocates During 2022 Legislative Session

Recap: Duluth & St. Louis County at the Capitol 2022

https://youtu.be/SCWNwNXbDwI   This month, leaders, businesses, and institutions from the City of Duluth and St. Louis County, MN descended on the Minnesota Capitol to advocate for our region with the Duluth & St. Louis County at the Capitol Days events. It was a powerful couple of days that would not have been possible

By |2022-03-28T08:32:22-05:00March 25th, 2022|2022, Advocacy, Duluth Chamber News, Employers, Events, Legislation, Resources, Workforce Development|Comments Off on Recap: Duluth & St. Louis County at the Capitol 2022

Leading Well

7 Things that Hinder Leading Well: Pride Avoidance Lacking authenticity and vulnerability Being defensive Insecurity Lack of integrity Lack of empathy This article is adapted from a Chamber presentation by Nicole Karnowski. To view the full webinar, follow the link below. Nikki is a business coach and consultant, who owns Metamorphosis Coaching, Consulting, and

By |2022-02-04T09:35:08-06:00February 4th, 2022|2022, Education, Leadership, Workforce Development|Comments Off on Leading Well

Confidently Telling Your Story

Storytelling one of the oldest artforms throughout history. We see stories wherever we go; they are the foundation of our meetings, the news we see, magazines we read, even the billboards along the highway. Storytelling is how we build connections and create inspiration. This article is adapted from a Chamber presentation by Annie Harala

By |2022-01-28T10:37:12-06:00January 28th, 2022|2022, Education, Employers, Events, Resources, Workforce Development|Comments Off on Confidently Telling Your Story

Moving from Employee Connectivity to Employee Belonging

If your company is experiencing challenges in recruitment and retention, you are not alone. Population contributors such as reduced immigration, lower birthrate, and aging Baby Boomers have been for years creating a long-term worker shortage. This national workforce shortage has been accelerated by the pandemic. This article is adapted from a Chamber presentation by

By |2022-01-07T12:53:06-06:00January 7th, 2022|2022, Education, Employers, Leadership, Workforce Development|Comments Off on Moving from Employee Connectivity to Employee Belonging

Leadership Duluth Returns In-Person

Developed by the Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Duluth is a comprehensive leadership training program.  Leadership Duluth educates participants about Duluth’s cultural and business history, as well as the current issues facing the Duluth area.  The program focuses on the elements necessary to develop leaders who are invested in community health. In its

By |2021-05-26T09:35:46-05:00May 13th, 2021|2021, Education, Events, Workforce Development|Comments Off on Leadership Duluth Returns In-Person

Our Shared Route Forward Follows Many Paths

Published in the Duluth News Tribune, January 1, 2020 The Chamber’s Board of Directors recently distributed a survey to our 980 members asking them to share with us what they believe should be our priorities as we enter 2021. Additionally, the twenty-two business community leaders who serve on our Board of Directors identified what they

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