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The Workforce Development Partnership (WDP)
is much more than just the “unemployment office.” The goal of the Workforce
Development Partnership is to provide quality, customer-driven services that
support prosperity, productivity, health and safety for Iowans.
Services for employers in the seven-county area of Region 10 (Benton, Cedar,
Iowa, Johnson, Jones, Linn, Washington) include:
WDP staff seeks to match job seekers against the employment needs of
prospective employers, and to make appropriate referrals. No fees are
charged. Jobs listed with IWD are posted in local offices, and on several
Internet sites: IowaJobs and
Region 10 has
a Business Liaison to provide area employers assistance with
recruitment and training needs, coordination of large-scale
recruitment, such as the Career & Employment Fairs, and marketing of
WDP products and services.
For more information call 319-365-9474 Extension 31206.
Career and Employment Fairs
Annual career & employment fairs are held in Region 10, offering employers
and job seekers the opportunity to interact at a single location. Please
contact us for details.
Verify a candidate’s skill level with proficiency testing. Testing
is available for a variety of software programs, in addition to the
typing, 10 key and data entry tests. All are available at no cost
to the employer or job seeker.
Skilled Iowa Initiative works to increase skill levels of Iowa’s
workforce – which helps people find great jobs, companies find
skilled workers, and our state’s economy grow and prosper. For more
contact your local business services representative at (319)
365-9474 ext 31206
National Career Readiness
NCRC is a portable, nationally recognized credential that serves as
proof of workplace skills.
Employers across Iowa recommend the certificate to job
applicants and use it in their hiring processes. For more
information or to schedule a test time, call 319-365-9474 Extension
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