New website connects the right people to the right jobs

With growth comes opportunity. The Rochester Chamber of Commerce Foundation, in collaboration with DMC and J2G, is excited to present the solution for our workforce challenges by creating, a website dedicated to connecting the right talent to the right employment for our SE Minnesota region. And your input is needed.

Screen Shot 2016-06-24 at 10.03.03 AMQuality of life starts with employment that fits our workforce’s core values. is a tool through which regional businesses and organizations will be able to create webpages about their company’s culture and share employment opportunities (full-time, part-time, and internships). The resource will allow job seekers to better evaluate whether the company to which they are considering applying:

  • Promotes from within.
  • Hires youth between 14 – 16 years old.
  • Offers on-site daycare.
  • Offers transportation or parking.
  • Promotes/supports volunteering.
  • Recognizes skills gained through volunteering.

Employees want more just an ability to pay the bills. They want purpose, worth, and value. Imagine the impact we can have on attracting and retaining a talented workforce by focusing on our organizations’ collective cultural impact on our communities versus only advertising about a job we need to fill. When we paint the economic landscape based on

When we paint the economic landscape based on how it impacts a community, we create a clear picture for potential employees to truly engage and add value for their work, for their company, and for our community. is offering a community input survey to make sure your voice and your desired features get considered for this important tool being built to serve you. You can find the 5 minute survey on It will be available until July 8, 2016.