For Immediate Release: July 17, 2012
Contact: Kerry Koonce
Telephone: (515) 281-9646
Iowa Workforce Development Launches Mobile Functionality For Job Searches
DES MOINES – Iowa Workforce Development’s statewide job bank is now available in a mobile version at http://workiniowa.jobs.
“Iowans are increasing connected to technology while on the go,” stated Iowa Workforce Development Director Teresa Wahlert. “In an effort to provide workforce services to Iowans in convenient platforms, we have partnered with the DirectEmployers Association to provide the mobile technology.”
Iowans can access job listings 24/7 via the new web site. Job opportunities can be searched by city, employer name and key word. The site only lists available jobs from employers verified by Iowa Workforce Development.
Iowa Workforce Development provides workforce services statewide through 15 regional centers, 4 satellite offices and over 700 access points in all 99 counties. Services are available via live chat or 866-239-0843 8:00 AM-8:00 PM Monday-Thursday, 8:00 AM-7:00 PM Friday and 10:00 AM-3:00 PM on Saturday.
In 2007, an alliance between DirectEmployers Association and the National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) created the National Labor Exchange. The technology provided by DirectEmployers Association assists states with the creation of mobile technology.