Resources for Job
You don't have to be unemployed to
utilize the services provided by the Workforce Development Partnership. Iowa Workforce Development will contribute to Iowa's economic growth by providing quality customer-driven services that support prosperity, productivity, health and safety for Iowans.
Receive employment leads for
jobs matching your skills!
Don't have a resume? Don't
have e-mail? No problem. Visit our skills development
area or one of our many
Access Points and use our computers to type your resume or establish a free
Develop career and job search
The Workforce Development Partnership offers many workshops designed
to help you develop or refine the tools and skills needed to obtain and
retain employment. View our
Region 2 calendar of events for a list of upcoming workshops.
Utilize computers in one of our
skills development area to type your resume,cover letters, search
job listings, practice or test your typing. Review pamphlets or
search on-line for the latest job seeking trends.
Ways to stand out from the crowd:
National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC)
Each day employers receive stacks of applications for only a handful of
positions. With the
issued by ACT, you can prove you're the most skilled for the job.
The Certification is
work-related credential. Whether you're looking for a job or
wanting to enhance your diploma or resume, the Certificate provides
proof of your job skills that you can use with employers nationwide.
is a series of 3 Internet-based assessments. No phones, backpacks,
electronic devices or personal calculators will be permitted.
Proctor provides calculator, pencil, paper and earplugs if needed.
For more information and to schedule your assessment,
please call the IowaWORKS skills team at 641 422-1521.
The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) and Welfare to Work Tax
Credit (WtWTC) offers federal income tax credit to employers who hire
persons from certain qualified groups such as low income or disabled.
Our professional staffing specialists can help you see if you qualify
for this hiring incentive and provide information on how to market this
incentive to potential employers.
Find prevailing wage rates for your occupation. Discover
projected job outlooks. Review local and national economic trends.