Fighting Chance: Veterans, Employment and Workforce Intermediaries

Workforce intermediaries exist to help job seekers overcome unique obstacles that could hinder their connections to gainful employment and successful career opportunities. One such population served by Central Iowa Works is U.S. veterans: The men and women who have dedicated themselves to defending the nation, serving its people and guarding our freedoms. lists an […]

Iowa Job Honor Awards, Aimed at Employing Disadvantaged Job Seekers by Celebrating “A New Kind of Hero,” Announced for 2016

The Iowa Job Honor Awards, an initiative aimed at recognizing Iowans who have overcome barriers to employment, has announced its top honorees for 2016. Nominations were submitted via the organization’s website and judged by a statewide panel. The awards were presented on June 14 in Sioux City, on the first day of the Iowa Association […]

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, […]

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