Employers are offering raises, bonuses and training. In the midst of a surge in COVID-19 cases, Minnesota still needs tens of thousands more health care workers

At Hennepin Healthcare, that includes recruiting people with no health care experience and placing them in a six-week training program with the Red Cross to get certified as a health care assistant. Tony Campisi, a talent acquisition director at Hennepin Healthcare, characterized the Red Cross training program as a bright spot in recruiting new employees.