Employers can access 65,000 potential workers in
IWD's data base. In addition to these leads, IWD also has a mountain of
information about available labor force for specific jobs by region and
county; job projections and trends, the going market price of wage and
benefit packages for specific occupations, and other useful occupational
Employers can list their jobs on IWD's web site at
no cost just by placing a job order at a local IWD Center. IWD takes
care of the details to help employers reach a larger group of potential
job applicants via the Internet.
IWD can link employers with Job Central National Labor Exchange,
one of the largest computerized job banks on the Internet to reach a
broader group of applicants. Job seekers can also post their resumes
on-line while employers can review them first-hand. Job orders
placed at Centers which meet Job Central National Labor Exchange requirements are automatically listed.
IWD Centers offer proficiency testing in typing,
10-Key and data entry to help provide a good match between the
employer's job requirements and available applicants. Not only does this
reduce turnover costs, it also helps employers identify training and
IWD also provides Work Keys to offer employers
another tool to match the best job with the right applicant and reduce
turnover. This assessment tool can be used with applicants as well as
current employers to identify training areas to help increase worker
IWD resources don't end with recruitment. IWD
provides consulting services about the laws governing employment and the
work force. Employers may obtain consultation on OSHA, tax information,
Workers' Compensation, unemployment insurance and hiring practices.
Through a network of agencies and resources,
businesses can be referred to the appropriate source to learn about and
resolve a variety of work force issues, saving time and money. IWD
provides seminars to help on employment and management issues.
IWD doesn't provide these services by itself. We
team with community colleges, local business development groups and
other government organizations to help your business grow.