Find a career, not just another job.

Takoda Works will match your interests, skills, and goals with an employer in a high-demand industry with opportunity for advancement.

Job Seeker Services Include

  • Skills Assessment
  • Career Exploration
  • Job Training
  • Resume & Cover Letter Development
  • Interview Practice
  • Job Search Assistance and Retention
  • Career Advancement Services
  • Career and Money Management Workshops
  • Career Fairs

Our employment counselors work with you one-on-one to learn what positions you are best suited for, and will finely tune your resume and LinkedIn profile, as well as improve your job interviewing skills.

Are you

  • Seeking a career that offers a sustaining wage, continuous professional development, and an opportunity for advancement?
  • Looking for a career in the industry in which you’ve been trained?
  • Ready to stop job-hopping and start a career?


Contact Barbara Hydeen to get started!  

612-341-3358 ext. 150

Who is Eligible?

  • SOAR – Re-entry employment services for young adults 18-24
  • MPLS Works – Job assistance for adults 18+
  • MPLS Youth Works – Job assistance for youth 18-24
  • Workforce Innovation for Natives – Job assistance for Native Americans who live in Hennepin County
  • MFIP Counseling (Takoda Works is a qualified provider for Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) and SNAP Employment & Training)

Takoda Works for Employers

By 2024, Minnesota faces a shortage of 400,000 workers. Takoda Works is combating this by working closely with employers to re-imagine hiring practices, eliminate hiring bias, and equip job seekers with the technical and life skills needed to succeed in a career.

Employer services include:

  • Preparing candidates for work
  • Vetting candidates
  • Continuous access to qualified job seekers

Are you

  • Struggling to recruit and retain quality employees?
  • Looking to provide employees with a career pathway?

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