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Minnesota has the tools to lead the nation in economic growth with our tremendous workforce and innovation strengths, according to the Minnesota Business Benchmarks. Yet the state lags in many key economic indicators, partly due to self-imposed headwinds.
That’s the chief takeaway of the third annual report produced by the Minnesota Chamber and our local Chamber Federation partners.

2017 Business Conference & Annual Meeting

November 16, 2017

Speaker Backgrounds

The speakers for this year's Business Conference & Annual Meeting will share trends that are driving the economy and how do we best position Minnesota to take advantage of those trends, especially as it relates to workforce challenges in this state. The morning will be filled with local and national information and take-aways for you to apply to your own organization.

How do you ensure that even the most competent hire is the right fit?

Organizational culture can be hard to maintain and build, even for the most experienced human resources pros. But what about making sure your hiring supports the culture you’ve built? Finding employees with the right skills is hard enough. How do you ensure that even the most competent hire is the right fit? We spoke with Joel Johnson, EVP, Director of Human Resources at Sunrise Banks to get his insight.