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WHO HAS BEEN TALKING ABOUT CARDINAL CONSULTING SOLUTIONS?
January 20, 2023, Otter Tail County, Economic Development, Community Development Agency
CAREER EXPLORATION OPPORTUNITIES
Otter Tail County offers career exploration opportunities to high school students in partnership with Amy Johnson of Cardinal Consulting Solutions.
October 4, 2022, MPR News Interview with Cathy Wurzer
A REAL LIFE STORY OF A FAMILY'S TRANSITION FROM ARMY TO CIVILIAN LIFE.
Minnesota is facing an extremely tight workforce and businesses are looking towards a number of creative solutions to find and hire more employees. Amy Johnson believes an under-tapped market is Minnesota’s Military community. Veterans face a number of challenges transitioning into the civilian workforce, even when companies are eager to hire them.
Amy is a 15 year military spouse and the founder and president of a workforce solutions business for greater Minnesota called Cardinal Consulting Solutions. She speaks with host Cathy Wurzer about her work training employers how to understand and effectively manage Military Vets who are looking for civilian work.
October 2022, Definite Woman Magazine
TAKE THE RISK
We all have a story. Our Founder just happens to be an open book! Who knew?!
Read about CCS Founder, Amy Johnson's, story on page 24 in Definitive Woman Magazine (Fall '22 issue). This story shines light on her passion, resilience, and courage to do the workforce development work that she does every day.
Press Release, June 3, 2022, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
AS LABOR MARKET TIGHTENS, THE NEW FRONTIER FOR MANY EMPLOYERS IS WORKERS THEY'VE OVERLOOKED
Jobs now far outnumber job seekers in Ninth District states yet many workers still struggle to find work
To tap into this underutilized labor pool, employers are lowering job requirements, offering training, helping workers overcome barriers
Those who have changed hiring practices report fewer challenges filling job vacancies
Press Release, October 31, 2021, Daily Journal Media
The workforce shortage has many businesses wondering how they can find workers and attract candidates. It also has them scratching their heads, contemplating what they are missing, or more importantly, who they are missing. Johnson meets with employers to determine where there are gaps and opportunities. She analyzes their workforce culture, what they have to offer their candidates and their current employees, what their retention efforts are and how their workforce is structured.
Learn more at FergusFallsJournal.com.
Press Release, June 16, 2021, Greater Fergus Falls
There’s nothing the Greater Fergus Falls team loves more than celebrating the successes of our business community. While we take a lot of pleasure in watching businesses of all types and sizes grow and thrive, we can’t help but get excited when a new business makes its home in the Fergus Falls region. On that note, we wanted to highlight a brand new addition to the area, Cardinal Consulting Solutions.
Workforce development is an area Greater Fergus Falls is passionate about, so we’re incredibly thrilled to welcome Cardinal Consulting Solutions to our business community. Keep reading to find out more about Johnson and her entrepreneurial pursuit.
Press Release, May 10, 2021, Daily Journal Media
A FRESH START
GFF announces opening of Cardinal Consulting Solutions. Greater Fergus Falls (GFF) is pleased to announce that local consulting firm, Cardinal Consulting Solutions (CCS) is open for business. With a mission to help companies empower their workforce and energize productivity by optimizing their recruitment, retention and engagement processes, this firm is a welcomed addition to the region’s business community.
Learn more at fergusfallsjournal.com.
Press Release, May 3, 2021, Greater Fergus Falls