Des Moines - Iowa Workforce Development Encourages Iowans to use


For Immediate Release: March 5, 2009
Contact: Kerry Koonce: (515) 281-9646

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Iowa Workforce Development Encourages Iowans to use

Des Moines, Iowa – Whether looking for a job or seeking to hire qualified applicants, Iowa Workforce Development encourages Iowans to begin their search with

“By using, employers and job seekers can take advantage of the many services we provide,” said Elisabeth Buck, Director of Iowa Workforce Development. “ offers something for everyone statewide.”

At any given time, over 13,000 jobs are posted. Many of Iowa’s top employers have their job openings automatically added to directly from their web sites. This ensures that only the most current jobs are posted.

Employers can take advantage of the many screening options available to guarantee only qualified applicants are submitted. They can also save time by having Iowa Workforce Development staff manage their job postings. In addition, employers can find access to labor market information along with other employment data.

Mark Midgorden had several barriers to employment and was working with Iowa Workforce Development staff. After searching on, he was able to find a position as a Production Associate at Harland Clarke. He applied, interviewed and was offered the position. Midgorden was thrilled about his new job and grateful for the assistance from Iowa Workforce Development.

This is just one example of the many success stories from and Iowa Workforce Development. To learn more about how can help you, contact the Des Moines Workforce Center at (515) 281-9619.