Department of Labor and Regulation

Title - News

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Media Contact: Dawn Dovre, 605-773-3094


MEDIA ADVISORY


Dakota Roots Reaching out to Career Starters and Career Steppers over a Cup of Coffee

PIERRE, S.D. - The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation is taking its worker recruitment program, Dakota Roots, to the Twin Cities area. We invite local career starters and career steppers to talk South Dakota jobs over a cup of coffee.

What:

Dakota Roots "Free Coffee Day"

At this event, our Dakota Roots team will visit with people about job opportunities available in South Dakota. The website DakotaRoots.com allows job seekers to register and receive one-on-one assistance with their search. Currently, there are over 10,000 jobs listed in this database.

Free coffee will be served, so we can sit down and talk over a cup.

When:

Wednesday, April 10 from 9 - 11 a.m. CDT

Where:

Espresso Royale at 1229 Hennepin Ave. in Minneapolis, located across from Laurel Village

Who: Anyone wanting more information about South Dakota's jobs, lifestyle and cost of living will find this worth their time - whether they are just starting their careers, or are looking to make their next career move.

For more information about Dakota Roots, visit www.DakotaRoots.com. This program is part of South Dakota Workforce Initiatives (SD WINS), Gov. Dennis Daugaard's 20-point plan to address short- and long-term workforce needs. SD WINS is a collaborative effort of business, education, health and labor leaders to create a well-trained and well-educated workforce for the job market of today and tomorrow.

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Marcia Hultman, Secretary
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2291
Tel. 605.773.3101
Fax. 605.773.6184