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Well Fargo And Regis Layoffs 2018



Job Cuts And Layoffs

Some bummer news last week as Wells Fargo and Regis Corp announced layoffs on the same day.

First the small one… the Regis Corp situation was reported by the Minneapolis StarTribune saying that 75 corporate workers have been impacted including 15 in IT. Regis has been restructuring a bit including a sale of some mall based salons. Click Regis cuts several dozen headquarters staff.

The big one… Wells Fargo (who used to be headquartered in Minneapolis with an ongoing significant presence of around 20,000 workers in Minnesota in banking, mortgage services and investing) announced a 10% reduction over the next three years. Wells Fargo has around 265,000 employees in total so 10% being 26,500… that’s A LOT of people. CNBC has Wells Fargo is going backward with thousands of job cuts as JP Morgan and other banks boom showing how what is going on at Wells Fargo, and why, is not going on at other banks.

The Portland Business Journal did a Q&A with Tim Sloan, CEO, EXCLUSIVE: Wells Fargo CEO talks cuts, calls reports of his pending departure 'just not true' on the day of the announcement and here is one item regarding the layoff:

“The bank this morning announced it would reduce headcount by 5-10 percent. Why?”

Given the transformation going on in the economy and going on in financial services — somewhat driven by technology — as we provide more technology to our consumers to help them self-service, we're going to need a few less people. Likewise as we've transformed the company we've centralized a fair number of activities. Whenever you do that you tend to have a bit of an overlap from a team member standpoint.

What I commented to the team is that, over the next three years, it's likely we'll have 5-10 percent less team members. It's not layoffs of 5-10 percent. It could be through attrition. Some of it will be displacement. I just wanted to make sure folks appreciated the likely scenario is we're going to have fewer people working at Wells Fargo even though we're going to continue to grow.

A couple of months ago the MSP Business Journal had Wells Fargo lays off 130 Twin Cities employees.

While the economy in general is doing well enough this is (and I say this all the time) another reminder that everyone needs to be managing their career, ongoing education and networking.


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2 Minnesota Weekend Tech Newsletters To Subscribe To: Donnie Berkholz And Jamie Thingelstad



It’s Sunday morning and after catching up on college football and the political shows and before putting the Vikings on mute and starting outdoor activities… I turn my attention to 2 weekly newsletters that pop into my inbox on the weekend.

Donnie Berkholz bio includes VP, IT Service Delivery at Carlson Wagonlit Travel and Program Chair, Open Source Summit (Linux Foundation). He is a previous Analyst at RedMonk. He’s well known in the DevOps space and for those of us in Minneapolis and St Paul… we get to see him a lot in the tech scene.

Donnie sends out his newsletter Friday afternoon. It’s a mix of tech news and trends. To subscribe and see previous issues click Donnie Birkholz Newsletter.

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Jamie Thingelstad bio includes CTO at SPS Commerce and Board Member of Minnestar. He’s been a solid supporter of the Minneapolis and St Paul tech scene and someone I always seek out at events.

Jamie sends out his newsletter on Saturday morning. It’s a bunch of tech news, links and photos. To subscribe and see previous issues click Weekly Thing.

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Target Hiring 120,000 Seasonal Workers, Will Hold Job Fair Oct. 12–14



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Target put out a press release yesterday that grabbed A LOT of attention… here are the highlights and then the full press release below:

  • Starting with the big number adding 120,000 seasonal workers. That’s a 20% increase over last year.

  • Beyond that they are offering additional hours to current team members.

  • All team members will begin at a minimum of $12 an hour.

  • All stores will have a job fair Oct 12-14… click TargetSeasonalJobs.com

  • There a bunch of additional discounts and benefits included


Press Release:

Target to Hire 120,000 Seasonal Team Members and Offer Extra Hours to Existing Teams This Holiday

MINNEAPOLIS - September 13, 2018

Hires to begin at $12 per hour minimum wage; retailer introduces holiday team member appreciation program

Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) announced today plans to hire approximately 120,000 seasonal team members across the country for the upcoming holiday season, a 20 percent increase over last year’s hiring commitment. In addition, the company will continue to offer extra hours to current team members to accommodate their interest and availability. The announcement is a continuation of the company’s investment in team members that includes increased hourly wages, benefits and discounts, and meaningful opportunities to build experience and skills. Seasonal team members are an integral part of Target’s efforts to ensure its 1,839 stores provide guests with a fun and easy holiday shopping experience.

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MSP On Deck Podcast #22: Foodsby, Zipnosis and Sansoro Health Funding And Difficult Minneapolis Tech Jobs To Recruit



MSP On Deck

Episode #22 starts with Kathy and Casey jump in on recent funding announcements starting with Foodsby. Casey talks about why this investment is significant.

We move on to Zipnosis (former client) and their funding and the odds of something larger on the horizon.

Sansoro Health round of funding gets us into the weeds talking about how many, many groups gave tried to figure out how to get all the different health systems and their technologies to talk to each other. And I ask if anyone will fix this in my lifetime.

Casey and I spend a lot of time on a conversation he had with a founder of a Minneapolis startup about how long it would take them hire a CTO. We go on a tangent into what is the hardest tech skill to find in town right now and I went with Big Data. The most out of whack in terms of demand and supply of skilled professionals. We come back to the question Casey was asked and I walk through how long it might take and came up with a minimum of six weeks. And that’s if everything goes easy and fast.

We go on a bit more talking about creating short lists of candidates for senior roles that are created over time and through casual conversations. I then rant a bit about using search firms. Yes… there is some irony in this. I think using a search firm for a CTO, VP Marketing or Director of Product can make sense. I don’t think it does for hiring Developers. You’ll burn through too much cash on fees.

GO TO EVENTS AND CHAT WITH PEOPLE!!!

Casey mentions SDR’s and BDR’s (Business Development Rep’s) as being out of whack for B2B startups. And finding a Growth Hacker or Head of Growth is difficult to do.

Kathy brings up her conversation with Dean Hager from Jamf on why they did not go the IPO route. She also mentions Ability Network.

We talk about other groups on the potential IPO list.

We quickly mention FlipGrid and ilos Videos is now VidGrid. Yes… similar company names and not the same company.

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Minneapolis And St Paul Tech Events–Fall 2018



Minnesota Tech Events, Minnesota Startup Events

Last week after posting Twin Cities Startup Week 2018 Calendar And 10 Tips To Doing Startup Week I was asked what else is going on this fall. I had posted the Minnesota Recruiter and HR events here => Minnesota Recruiter And HR Events–Fall 2018. So this a list of Minneapolis and St Paul tech (and related) events. NOTE: this is likely not a complete list so leave a comment on what I am missing so I can update this:

Think that’s a lot? Those are just the “big” ones. Two places to get more events are

  • Tech.MN – a collection of most of the Minneapolis and St Paul user groups, meetups, etc.
  • MinneInno – a collection of tech and business events

Yes… it is going to be a busy Fall 2018.

 

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Twin Cities Startup Week 2018 Calendar And 10 Tips To Doing Startup Week


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We are one month (and a few days) from the kickoff of Twin Cities Startup Week (October 7-14, 2018) and today the schedule of events was posted.

In a good way, sorta… I am feeling overwhelmed. I jokingly say my introverted soul is going to feel bruised. But it’s worth it.

There’s a lot going on during the week and not just Twin Cities Startup Week. We also have these events going on (I will be attending some of those too):

Here is how to get started… click Twin Cities Startup Week Registration

I will be signed up as “VIP ACCESS”. You can sign up however best suits your activity.

Events that I am signing up for on my first run through the list:

Monday:

  • The Lifecycle of a Brand: Building Stories that Start, Scale, Sustain, and Sell Businesses

  • Tech in St Paul, the Best Kept Secret in the Twin Cities

  • MN Cup Final Awards & Showcase

Tuesday:

  • Scaling Company Culture as you and your Business Grow

  • Just Build It

  • Beta Showcase - Featuring the Area's Top Up-and-Coming Startups

Wednesday:

  • Keeping the Diverse in IT: A Lesson in Employee Retention

  • Coffee & Closers :: CEOs that Sell

  • Techstars Retail Demo Day

Thursday:

  • Venture-Scale Apps: A Panel of MN's Funded Mobile-Centric Startups

  • Minnedemo30 + Bonus Techstars Farm to Fork Film Release

  • DocuMNtary Techstars Farm to Fork Film Release

Friday:

  • BIT Tech Fest: Exhibit & Career Fair

  • Twin Cities Startup Week Job Market

  • Twin Cities Startup Awards and Twin Cities Startup Week Closing Party

There are others I will go back and sign up for… I need to make sure I am getting some recruiting work done during the week too.

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Minnesota Recruiter And HR Events–Fall 2018



Minnesota Recruiters

I was putting together my own tech and recruiter events calendar for the coming months and saw a couple of LinkedIn updates with colleagues asking about events they should be attending.

Here is what I have that is going on in September and October 2018 (click titles to go to their page):

Those are the events that I know of in the Minneapolis and St Paul area.

I will be the moderator at the MNTRN event on September 19th. It’s a sweet panel and we are going to get into the topic of recruiting to the region and retention of those here. Which means… just about everyone should have interest in attending.

Last week I heard we were already were 55%+ registered for the space we have so be sure to register soon.

I will also be attending the SourceCon meetup and the TalentMN event.

If I missed an event send me a note so I can update this post.


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