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Mission: Employable

Oct 28, 2021

There are job training programs that help individuals transition out of correctional facilities and back into the workforce. Reentry Coordinator for North Iowa Correctional Facilities Brian Pibal explains how workforce services help build skills and a supportive network for returning citizens looking for job...

Oct 26, 2021

This episode focuses on Project Iowa, a non-profit organization that offers support and training services to Iowans seeking better careers. Project Iowa volunteer Chris Noth explains some of the ways the organization works with teenagers to connect them with training and mentorship opportunities in the community. 

Oct 21, 2021

This episode is all about the perspective of a job seeker here in Iowa. We spoke with Dan Rund to learn about his experiences searching for work and what he hopes to accomplish in his  journey.

Oct 19, 2021

Join the conversation as we highlight St. Vincent de Paul, an organization that has programs to help underserved populations build job skills and find pathways to employment. Executive Director Steve Havemann talks about how St. Vincent de Paul of Des Moines works with the community to help people overcome barriers and...

Oct 14, 2021

This episode is dedicated to the Workforce Roundtables scheduled throughout Iowa this fall. Iowa Workforce Development Director Beth Townsend explains how each event opens up discussions about strategies and programs that help employers build their workforce.