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Free for Job Seekers / Unemployed / Under-employed.
And those looking for a better way to make ends meet.

The site is free as it should be related to Internet Standards. 

You can browse and interact with the site as thousands have done for years. 

Business memberships and Subscriptions are required to publish jobs and to collect candidate resumes.

If you are a business looking to post a job take a look at the subscription page.






FAQ No. 104  

Create your membership by selecting Employer from the dropdown menu in the registration page.

After you logon, follow the link to your main account profile page. 

You will find the link to add, edit, remove, hide and delete your posts in that page.

First, create your account and login.

FAQ No. 1.27.1    

When you're asked, "What do you do" some of us give a generic title and a location as our response.

We expect you to give details of the work you did or currently do.
We need to be able to measure your work experience by time, training, testing, etc which you should clearly state in your post.

Cashier, you handle money, greet and assist customers and follow up with any concerns or questions your customer may have.
Your experience level is the length of time you have worked this position.
Your work experience covers, Customer Service, Money handling, Service Quality inquiry.

If you worked many different roles within the same company then you most likely have more experience categories you can fill.

Baker, you would prep, bake, box and manage the display cases, answer questions and take orders from customers just to name a few.
That would make your work experience, Food handling, Baker, Customer Service.

Welder, you may have had training on Arc, Tig and Mig and certifications in types of welding. Each is Welding but under different conditions you might have different types of welding, manufacturing, repair, construction if your welding falls under different conditions select the category and list the type of welding along with the conditions you worked in. (Not talking about dirty or clean talking about assembly line, on-site field, etc.

Auto Mechanic, Let's say you specialize in engine tune ups but you also change oil and lubricate vehicles. You may have certifications in AC as well as electrical but also do engine replacement. Each is different experience but all under the same category.
So list all your experience in one post starting with your strongest or most desired work experience.

Medical Office, listing experience you have gained from working in any type of office you often overlook the basics.
Word processing programs (aka Microsoft Office) can be from Word to Access Db and Excel formula's. Be sure to list your office skills, typing speeds, accuracy, etc. Think about what you do each day and take a one week segment.
Now details what you do from the time you walk into work to the time you leave.
Narrow down all the tasks you do that require special skills, experience, training or education and list them.
Place in order of what you like doing first and then describe that task and experience.

The key is to know what you do best and to place that information clearly into your job work experience post.

We want employers to be able to glance over your title and short description in under 5 seconds (under 250 characters) to get a good idea of your skill set and work experience. Then they will click on the details link to be able to read more about you and to download your resume if they are a subscribing member.

Listing work experience will also give you the opportunity to review your resume and update it accordingly.
Don't worry about the length for now, many of us have started off with 10 page resumes and narrowed it down to just 1 or 2 pages.
Depending on who you interview with some want a simple one page summary while others would like to see details, training, certifications, classes and more. Be ready to offer both types at any time.

Be sure to put the effort into your future and not skip over details.
Your job search starts from you, don't expect someone to give you a job without you first putting in allot of effort to land that job.

MnWorks.Net will help those that are willing to help themselves.

Don't be lazy or feel you need to get it done in one attempt.
Some very detailed posts go online in under 10 minutes where others may take hours to complete.

The internet will be here in the morning, start your postings, edit and upload your resume and review it every day for a week.
Add missing items and make it read better.
Remember, HR people and hiring managers typically browse over the "Title and Summary description" so make your first few lines attract their attention so they look for your resume.

If you need help writing or creating your resume find a work center in your area or a family member, friend, etc.

FAQ No. 2.339.1    

How to add work experience and upload your resume.

  1. Post at least one work experience announcement.
  2. When you return to the accounts page refresh it.
  3. Upload your resume

If you do not successfully post a work experience post your resume will not be linked to anything and the option to upload will not be available. 

If you simply upload your resume without creating a good work experience post you're expecting hiring companies to download your resume blindly which will never happen. You must sell your experience which is why work experience is required before you can upload your resume for additional information.




FAQ No. 3.6.1    

Follow the "Register" link from the top of the page.

  1. Read the Terms of Service.
  2. If you are a business please read the Paid Membership plans
  3. Follow the video below or the printed instructions.

  • Enter your Email
  • Enter your first name
  • Enter your last Name
  • Enter your business name if you are registering as a business or as a recruiter.
  • Enter your City
  • Select your State
  • Enter your phone number
  • Select your membership type
  • Answer the math question
  • Enter the captcha numbers
  • Click the box next to Terms and Conditions after you have read them.
  • Click the Register Button

You will receive an email with your temporary password in just a few seconds to minutes after you click the submit button.






FAQ No. 4.14.1    

Free for Job Seekers / Unemployed / Under-employed.
And those looking for a better way to make ends meet.

The site is free as it should be related to Internet Standards. 

You can browse and interact with the site as thousands have done for years. 

Business memberships and Subscriptions are required to publish jobs and to collect candidate resumes.

If you are a business looking to post a job take a look at the subscription page.






FAQ No. 5.104.1    

Create your membership by selecting employer or staffing.

When you sign in you should see a link to your main account page. (Start Here >> Account)

Near the top there is also a My Posts” link that will take you to the posting page.

The My Posts page has 4 tabs. 

  1. Add Job Announcement
  2. Upload Documents
  3. Profile Picture
  4. Manage and Edit Posts.

Start with the first tab Add Job Announcement” button is in that section. 

If you have a company logo about 220px wide you can use the Profile Picture upload. 

If you have any documents you need to share you can upload them as well here. 

Posting your job announcement takes only a few short minutes if you have everything ready to go. 

Follow the video to learn what is needed to complete your job post at MnWorks.Net. 

Text version: 

  1. Sign in / Logon
  2. Go to your Profile or Account Page.
  3. Click on "My Postings"
  4. Click the Post button.
  5. Complete all form fields.
  6. Submit the form.
  7. Verify that you see the 100% complete or click back and add missing information.
  8. Click the "My Posting" link then "View, Edit, Delete" button to make changes.

The video is 4:53 minutes which includes the sign on process. 

Typical posting time if you are prepared and ready to type your post is about 4 minutes.
Basically no time at all comparing to the typical interview time. 

Note: In the video it shows a gif image being uploaded for the company logo.
The actual method would be to use a jpg image file named as your account number and or first name.  

FAQ No. 6.12.1    

No, MnWorks.Net does not collect company tax information.
We do not collect or report data with any Equal Opportunity Employment reporting systems.
We do not collect any Social Security Numbers or unemployment data.
We are not part of your Federal and State unemployment compensation program.

FAQ No. 7.601.1    

Click on the "Sign In" or "Login" link. 

Scroll down until you see the "Forget your Password?" line. 

Click the "Password Reset" link to expand the box.

  1. Enter your email address.
  2. Enter the captcha numbers.
  3. Click the Password Reset button.
  4. Check the Email Send Status. (If it cannot find your email you are not registered here.)
  5. Check your inbox for your temporary password.




How to reset your password



FAQ No. 8.103.1    

You must login to change your password.

Click on My Account from the Main Menu.

From the left menu click on "Settings"

On the Settings page you will have tabs in the center section, click on the "Change Password" tab.

We don't need your old password and we don't need to ask you to enter it twice. Just be sure you enter it correctly.

If you do make a mistake and changed your password to include a typo simply reset your password and try again.

You will need to sign out and sign in again with your new password.

How to reset your password



FAQ No. 9.13.1    

We have started to send out emails to members that have not signed on to in over 30 days.

The email is a friendly reminder asking you to cancel your account with MnWorks.Net once you are employed or have stopped searching for work.

MnWorks.Net doesn't promote itself by high member numbers, we look to keep our numbers low so we can manage and help job seekers and employers better.

Could you imagine a job site that promoted the total number of job seekers and thought greater numbers was better?

Or even worse... a job site that never removes expired or filled jobs or one that offers businesses republishing of closed jobs every six months. All this does is give job seekers false hope in thinking you might have found something great.

It's what we call "Real Numbers, Real Members".

Job Seekers

We hope you understand and see our point of view as we try to assist you. We look forward to seeing you return to work. At that time we ask job seekers to cancel their accounts.

We have found that Job Seeker Accounts that have had no activity or changes in 6 or more months are typically abandoned accounts.
If your account is over 6 months with no activity and 2 or more email notices have been sent from our system, we will first hide your account. Then at 12 months of no change, we will remove your account.

Policy updates reflect changes.


Employers and HR people feel the same way when they search hundreds of candidates only to find job seekers haven't been actively searching for months.

Business members: once you have subscribed your company page will remain online for as long as you have an account with us. You will also be able to access member documents at any time. Businesses are not required to sign in when not actively searching for employees.

Thank you

FAQ No. 10.30.1    


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