Ottumwa - Iowa Workforce Development Encourages Iowans to use


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Ottumwa - Iowa Workforce Development Encourages Iowans to use

Ottumwa, 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 20,000 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.

Recently, the Sigourney Care Center used to post several job listings. After months of having trouble getting qualified applicants, sent three qualified applicants within the first 24 hours. The Center took full advantage of the free services offered through and hired an applicant.

With thousands of internet views per day, can offer a unique pool of applicants that no one else can provide. To learn more about how can help you, contact the Ottumwa Workforce Development Center at (641) 684-5401.