Southwest Minnesota Private Industry Council (PIC) Launches Revamped Website to Enhance Career Opportunities in the Region

5/1/2024– The Southwest Minnesota Private Industry Council (PIC), a leading non-profit organization dedicated to fostering a thriving workforce across its 14-county service area, is excited to announce the launch of its redesigned website on May 1st, 2024. Partnering with Redwood Valley Technical Solutions, the revamped website aims to better serve the needs of job seekers, employers, and educational institutions in Southwest Minnesota.

At PIC, we believe in everyone’s potential and partner with individuals, employers, and schools to empower job seekers of all ages and backgrounds to find meaningful careers. Through strategic partnerships we provide comprehensive employment and training services, business support, and youth career development programs. Our mission is Building Tomorrow’s Workforce through partnerships with a shared focus on training, leadership, and education.

The redesigned website reflects our focus on serving our diverse community. With a client-centered approach, we have streamlined navigation and enhanced accessibility to ensure a seamless user experience. Key highlights of the revamped website include:

  • A Fresh Look: It was time for a "facelift," and our new website delivers a modern and intuitive interface.
  • Client-Focused Design: Putting our clients first, the website prioritizes ease of use and access to essential resources.
  • New "Why Statement": Central to our mission, our new "Why Statement" emphasizes our belief in everyone's potential and our commitment to empowering job seekers.
  • Events Calendar: Stay up-to-date with all our upcoming events, workshops, and training opportunities conveniently listed in one place.

"Our revamped website represents a significant milestone in our ongoing efforts to connect job seekers with meaningful career opportunities and support employers in building a skilled workforce," said Carrie Bendix, Executive Director at the PIC. "We are excited to unveil our new website, which will serve as a hub for information, resources, and community engagement."

For more information about PIC and how we can support your career goals, please visit or contact Carrie Bendix,

About Southwest Minnesota Private Industry Council (PIC):

The Southwest Minnesota Private Industry Council (PIC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to building a thriving workforce in a 14-county service area. Through our three CareerForce locations and regional partnerships, PIC offers employment and training services, business support, and youth career development programs, advocating for low-income, underemployed, and undereducated individuals.

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