State of Iowa
jobs page. Use the links on this
page to learn about the application process, to
search for state job openings, and to apply for a
Information and Tools
- Do you need income while you look
for work? If you have have just left the military
or a civilian job, you may apply for Unemployment
Insurance through Iowa Workforce Development.
Job Seeking Tips - If
you need help putting together a résumé, aren't sure how
to answer some questions on a job application or are
scared to death at the prospect of a job interview,
you've come to the right place.
Veterans' Preference -
When seeking employment you may be eligible for Veteran
Preference in the hiring process.
However, there are two distinct categories of Veteran
Preference; Federal and State. Private businesses are
not required by law to provide this preference, but may do
so if they choose.
Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC)
Check to see
if you are eligible for a Federal tax credit available
to employers who hire and retain
significant barriers to employment.
and forms are included on this site.
- Explore new career options based on the skills you've
used in a past job. With mySkills myFuture you can
compare careers, find training, and search for jobs.
Watch the video and learn more.
Explore Career Options - Looking for a career or
interested in changing careers? Find resources and
online tools to help you with career decisions.
Career One Stop connects veterans
and transitioning service members and their spouses with
high quality career planning, training, and job search
Starting a Veteran Owned Business - The following
resources provide information on government programs and
services that help veterans start their own businesses,
and conduct business with the federal government.
provides the Occupational
Employment Outlook and Wage Data for Iowa. Aides in
analyzing the job market.
IowaWORKS Business Directory
offers a new service
for Iowa businesses and jobseekers . Each directory
listing provides a brief description of a business, its
products, services and job opportunities, as well as a
link to its Web site. This information can then be used
by jobseekers to apply for job opportunities or gain
more information about a business when researching job
opportunities or preparing for a job interview.
is designed to help you learn more
about the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment
Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA).
Veterans and Family
- This site was made by some
veterans, family of veterans and friends who work at
Google. We understand the challenges of serving, coming
home and transitioning to civilian life. We've been
there. Some of us are still figuring it out. Here are
some free Google products we've gathered together that
have made our lives easier.