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UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE WEBINAR FOR EMPLOYEES IMPACTED BY COVID-19

This webinar covers unemployment information for employees impacted by COVID-19.

Cómo presentar su reclamo de seguro de desempleo en línea

Este video tutorial le mostrará cómo solicitar un seguro de desempleo en línea.

How to File for Unemployment Insurance Online

This video tutorial will show you how to file for unemployment insurance online. 

Employer Webinar - Unemployment Insurance during COVID-19

A webinar specifically for employers. Here's what you need to know in order to navigate unemployment insurance benefits during COVID-19

Employer Innovation Fund Helps High School Students Compete in the Kitchen

The Iowa Restaurant Association recently was awarded $50,000 from the Future Ready Iowa Employer Innovation Fund. The Association's ProStart program helps place aspiring chefs into kitchens around the state for training and mentoring. The funding helps them put on a massive statewide cooking competition that pits teams of high school chefs against each other...and the clock.

February Webinar 2020: A Snapshot of Successful Employer Strategies

Learn how several industry experts addressed their workforce needs in this Future Ready Iowa webinar.

Behind the Scenes at Anamosa State Penitentiary

Looking for skilled workers? Inmates at the Anamosa State Penitentiary are getting upskilled in various industries as we speak. They recently had a chance to share their skills with employers at the Anamosa Employer and Reentry Roundtable event. Here is a glimpse behind the scenes as they train to return to the workforce.

January Webinar 2020: Hiring Returning Citizens

Learn how hiring Iowan's returning from Iowa's correctional facilities can help build your workforce, and how returning citizens are equipped with the skills they need to become a valuable member of your team.

Iowa Business Giving Second Chance to Returning Citizen

One of the first things returning citizens must do after being released from Iowa's correctional system is find steady work; that can be a challenge given their background. Midland Concrete Products was having a hard time keeping staff long-term, so they decided to hire Chris McGowan. McGowan is a returning citizen eager for a second chance. The two found each other to be a perfect match. McGowan got his chance to start over, and Midland Concrete Products now has a dedicated new employee.

How Returning Citizens Can Help Your Workforce.

With low unemployment, some companies are having a hard time filling positions. Often times, one talent pool that gets over looked are returning citizens. At the Employer Roundtable at the North Central Correctional Facility in Rockwell City, the Iowa Department of Corrections and Iowa Workforce Development show how we help those who are incarcerated get the skills they need to build a career and a have a fresh start when they return to society.