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Building Your Own Future provides construction related employment and training information to job seekers, workforce professionals and construction employers in the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area. Building Your Own Future assists the construction industry by increasing the diversity of the workforce through its community, business and government networks.

Construction Jobs Green & Growing in Ramsey County

The COVID-19 pandemic put a halt to construction activities in 2020. Now, as the pandemic impacts recede, construction projects across Minnesota are picking up again, bringing forward a need for qualified workers in various trades industries. Nowhere is that more evident than in Ramsey County, where the need for skilled workers exists across many businesses and industries. As the Outreach Director with McGough Construction, Karin McCabe is familiar with workforce trends. “Minnesota is suffering through a workforce labor challenge,” she said. “There are more construction jobs available than workforce to fill them, so we are certainly looking to get more people into the building trades.”

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