Drive awareness with thousands of students, and develop your future workforce who will have the talent and education you are looking for, increasing productivity and reducing attrition.
Identify great fitting careers based on the things you love to do today. Potentially lower your student debt and the anxiety of finding a job after graduation.
Help your students plan for the future while partnering more deliberately with local employers on future career opportunities.
WHY GOLDEN PATH SOLUTIONS?
Through Compass, Golden Path Solutions provides an innovative modern workforce platform that unlocks every student’s natural talent and matches that talent with employers who desperately need it.
The result: A future workforce that is loyal, highly engaged and productive on day one.
SOME OF OUR CAREER PARTNERS
Our partnership with GPS fits into our talent management strategy to have a stronger connection to K-12 students and help them best identify healthcare opportunities that align to their interests, passion and skillsets.
Golden Path Solutions helps Sanford grow our talent pipeline. Offering sponsorships enables students to go to school and remain part of our local workforce. We are focused on creating the framework and resources to help our internal employees grow their careers at Sanford. We view Sanford as a ‘career destination’. Employees can join Sanford and advance in their careers or even change their careers, all while being supported by and remaining within Sanford.
–Brittany Montecuollo, Sanford’s Vice President of Operations
Work-based Learning is a Win-Win for Expanse Electrical and Williston Student
August Zugg is a Williston, North Dakota high school student who wanted to get hands-on experience in the electrical field. With the help of the new Work-based Learning module available across North Dakota (powered by our solution, Compass, and RUReady.ND.gov from...
Entrepreneurship in Career Exploration
How does entrepreneurship fit into student career exploration? Nurturing an entrepreneurial spirit is valuable and can lead to better career outcomes for students.
New Features in Compass – Spring 2023
We’ve released a lot of new features in Compass since the beginning of the year – here are the highlights, organized by user group!
Best Workforce Development Activities for the Summer
Winter is finally over (on paper, at least), which means summer is just around the corner. Even though school will be out, many students use the summer months to build skills, gain work experience, and explore interests that could develop into future educational and...
5 Tips to Stay in Touch with Students Post-Career Fair
What can your company do differently to help stay engaged with students after a Career Fair? Here are our top 5 tips.
Tips for Attracting and Retaining Talent
Workforce development is top of mind these days, with many different facets to how employers attract, develop, and retain their best employees. In today’s world, a successful organization needs to be addressing each of these areas. How do you attract talented...
Improve Your Talent Pipeline Through Connections & Community
Here are 3 ways you can expand and leverage your network to strengthen your workforce development strategy and talent pipeline.
Why Career Exposure is So Important: Experience From a Former Student
By Logan Heger As a college freshman, I have had some time to look back on my time in high school. One of my favorite moments was my senior year obtaining a professional internship. The process to obtain this internship was full of roadblocks, today I would like to...
6 Tips to Write Better Job Descriptions for Gen Z
Attention employers: going forward, a successful and sustainable workforce development strategy is going to heavily rely on attracting Gen Z workers to your careers. Why? Because Gen Z has already begun entering the workforce, and will dominate early/new hires for the...
Thank You for a Great 2022
By Patrick Mineer Hello everyone! My name is Patrick Mineer, and I’m the CEO and Founder of Golden Path Solutions. As we head into a new year, I wanted to take a few moments and reflect with all of you on the last year of activity with Golden Path Solutions,...
Golden Path on the Professional Lunch with Ricot Aladin
If you haven't met Ricot Aladin yet, founder and host of the Professional Lunch from NDSU, you should! He's a passionate guy who covers a lot of ground with his wide variety of guests and topics. I was able to join Ricot and talk about Golden Path Solutions and the...
Our visit with podcaster Mike Seminary and Wayde Sick, Director of ND Career & Technical Education
I had the pleasure of spending time with podcaster Mike Seminary on his show "Mike Seminary and Friends," talking along with Wayde Sick, Director of North Dakota Career & Technical Education, about the work Golden Path and ND CTE are doing together to help...
Sharing Your Careers with High School Students: Thoughts from a Former Teacher
Thoughts from a former teacher on why high school is the perfect time to connect with future workers and share info on your careers and opportunities.
Recap of our time at the ACTE CareerTech Vision 2022 Conference
By Patrick Mineer What a week! We’re just getting back from our first major conference outside of the North Dakota/Minnesota Region, the ACTE CareerTech Vision 2022 conference. This conference brings Career and Technical Education (CTE) professionals from...
National Apprenticeship Week 2022
Happy National Apprenticeship week! This week is all about celebrating and diving deeper into apprenticeships, a form of work-based learning & post-secondary education that provides an integral talent pipeline addressing some of our most pressing workforce...
In-Person Employer Workshops on using Compass & RUReady.ND.gov for Workforce Development
If you're an employer and you want to understand more about how Compass works and how it can help you connect with and develop your future workforce, we'll be holding a series of workshops in cities across the state to show you how! We'll get your account set up,...
Launch of the Compass/RUReady.ND.gov Integration!
After months of collaboration with North Dakota CTE and XAP (the maker of RUReady.ND.gov), making updates to Compass, and integrating with RUReady for ND schools, our new and improved platform is ready to go! This means that employers can now get in front of every...
The GPS Navigation Webinar Series
4/27/22 Update - Thank you to Wayde Sick from the North Dakota Department of Career & Technical Education and James Leiman with the ND Department of Commerce for joining our 4th installment of the GPS Navigation Series. This event focused on the work Golden Path...