Iowa City - 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

Iowa City, 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.

After being laid off from a local factory, Steve T. was collecting unemployment and working with Iowa Workforce Development to find opportunities. He saw an opening for a Maintenance position at a new Hog Slats Company on and was referred to the position by his workforce advisor. After an interview, he was hired for the position and began working last week.

This is just one example of the many success stories from and Iowa City Workforce Center. To learn more about how can help you, contact the Iowa City Workforce Center at (319) 351-1035.