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Workforce

NO MORE POWERFUL BUSINESS TOOL THAN A TRAINED, BUSINESS-FRIENDLY AND AFFORDABLE WORKFORCE.

In Iowa, we educate and train our workers to meet the needs of your business now and into the future. Our workforce can communicate, adapt to different environments, and is up-to-date with technology trends.

Iowa workers are also versatile. Our top occupations are manufacturing and production, office and administrative support, management, education, health care and sales. Our available labor force spans 23 counties and two states.

Here are the facts: We have an adjusted regional laborforce of over 195,000 people. Advanced Manufacturing represents nearly 20% of our regional occupation, with another 20% in healthcare and social services. Ag is at 8.7%.

We also offer unsurpassed workforce training programs through the North Iowa Area Community College. These people are experts at customizing training programs based upon your specific needs, plus there are tax credits that could go along way to helping your project.

North Central Iowa is activity participating in recruiting transitioning veterans of the United States military though the Home Base Iowa program. Our individual regional counties offer specific incentives and job opportunities targeted to this talent pool. We also pursue multiple avenunes and events to bring business and our young people to educate this future workforce on the career options they could enjoy right here.

To dig into the data a little further we offer these reports:

Automotove Services
Bio-Tech & Sciences
Executive Summary
Food Processing
Healthcare
Information Technology
Metal Fabrication
Plastics
Value Added Ag
Warehouse & Distribution


Looking for something particular? Let us customize a report for you. You can drill down on information important to business such as regulatory and wage information at IOWA WORKS.