Iowa Skills2Compete Coalition Publishes Workforce Policy Agenda, Recommendations for 2016

The Iowa Skills2Complete Coalition, convened for a third consecutive year by workforce intermediary Central Iowa Works, has laid out its 2016 Workforce Policy Agenda with an outlook on the state’s future education and labor force trends. Middle-skill trades make up 55 percent of the jobs in Iowa’s labor market, according to the results of an Iowa Workforce Development […]

New Year Brings Opportunity to Connect Employers, Job Seekers During Iowa Career Expo

One of Iowa’s largest career fairs returns on January 14, to Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines. The 2016 Iowa Career Expo will focus on the promotion of employment opportunities for job seekers while encouraging them to stay in or return to the state. The event, which on average attracts about 1,800 job seekers per year, […]

Central Iowa Works and Partners Prep for New Cohort of Direct Care Professional Training in Des Moines

The next cohort of Direct Care Professional Training is set to launch and Central Iowa Works is actively recruiting participants to join this new five-week session. The class meets October 19 to November 20 – Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. – at Wesley Acres, as well as DMACC Capital Center, in […]

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