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MnTech Sounds the Alarm on Tech Talent Development in Minnesota

MnTech Sounds the Alarm on Tech Talent Development in MinnesotaBy: Joel Crandall, Vice President of Talent, Minnesota Technology Association Minnesota’s tech…

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Meet Molly Doyle: Vice President of Community and Member Engagement

Meet Molly Doyle: MnTech’s New Vice President of Community & Member Engagement The Minnesota Technology Association is excited to announce that…

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The Minnesota Technology Association Invests in the Next Generation of Innovators with 10 Scholarships

The Minnesota Technology Association Invests in the Next Generation of Innovators with 10 Scholarships  January 31, 2023 – Minneapolis, MN  The Minnesota…

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MnTech Emphasizes Importance of Computer Science Curriculum with Coding at the Capitol

MnTech Emphasizes Importance of Computer Science Curriculum with Coding at the CapitolOn a snowy Thursday morning, dozens of children filled the rotunda of the…

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MnTech Releases a Report on the State of Tech Talent in Minnesota

By: Katie McClelland, Director, Public Policy & Research The Minnesota Technology Association (MnTech) has long heard about challenges in finding tech…

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Celebrating Computer Science Education Week in Minnesota!

By: Jeff Tollefson – President and CEO, Minnesota Technology Association Recognizing the crucial role that computer science plays in our society and the…

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Reflecting on the First Year of Tech on Tap

Reflecting on the First Year of Tech on Tap  By – Keegan Carda, Marketing and Communications Manager, MnTech In the spring of 2022, MnTech returned to…

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WLiT Recap – Bridging the Gap: Moving from Stuck to Success with Jaime Taets

WLiT Recap – Bridging the Gap: Moving from Stuck to Success with Jaime Taets Jaime Taets; Author, public speaker, podcast host, and CEO of Keystone Group…

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What I Learned Watching Companies Engage Young, Diverse Talent for Over a Decade – Part 2

By – Joel Crandall, VP of Programs at MnTech In my post last week, I explored the lessons I learned over more than a decade of watching companies attract and…

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What I Learned Watching Companies Engage Young, Diverse Talent for Over a Decade – Part 1

By – Joel Crandall, VP of Programs at MnTech Twelve years ago, I had one of the most exciting and draining summers of my life. I spent eight hours a day…

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Five Reasons to Attend Twin Cities Startup Week in 2022

Each year, Minnesotans gather to celebrate Twin Cities Startup Week. Like the World's Fair, this event is a chance to learn, celebrate, and invest in…

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Teachers Take on Summer Internships with TWIST

Teachers Take on Summer Internships with TWIST Teachers are familiar with a common complaint from students: “When am I ever going to use this in the real…

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A Big Week for Computer Science Education in the U.S. (and Minnesota)

A Big Week for Computer Science Education in the U.S. (and Minnesota) By – Jeff Tollefson, CEO, Minnesota Technology Association As Minnesotans, we often fall…

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Taking Tech Talent Tips from the Timberwolves

Taking Tech Talent Tips from the Timberwolves By – Joel Crandall, Vice President, Programs, MnTech Ever worried about losing talent to big employers on the…

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Recapping Women Leading in Technology: Retraining Our Networking Muscle

You may have heard the phrase “it’s not what you know, but who you know.” Now more than ever, having a strong professional network is a vital piece in…

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Amplifying Pathways to Tech Careers Through MnTech Connect

Minnesota’s technology talent problem is well documented. News headlines, reports, and press releases have highlighted the fact that the demand for technology…

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2022 Legislative Agenda Wrap-Up

MnTech Recaps the 2022 Minnesota Legislative Session – and Anticipates a Special Session While legislators can count a number of accomplishments for this…

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Minnesota Companies Face Steeper Competition for Tech Talent as Remote Work Increases

By: Katie McClelland, Director of Policy and Research, Minnesota Technology Association A new report1 out from the Technology Councils of North America (TECNA)…

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