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Public Policy Update - Future Ready Iowa Act on the Way to Become Law

The Future Ready Iowa Act (HF2458) is on its way to become law after both the House and Senate unanimously passed it. The Economic Alliance has been supportive of the Future Ready Iowa initiatives, which aim to create opportunities for more Iowans to have…
State Policy Updates Building our Workforce: Future Ready Iowa The Future Ready Iowa Act (HF2458) is on its way to become law after both the House and Senate unanimously passed it……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2018/03/public-policy-update-future-ready-iowa-act-way-become-law

The Strategy of Attracting Employers and High-Quality Jobs for the Region

ICR IOWA, the new regional workforce and business attraction organization launched by the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance and the Iowa City Area Development Group, is actively marketing the Iowa City-Cedar Rapids metro nationally and internationally …
ICR IOWA, the new regional workforce and business attraction organization launched by the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance and the Iowa City Area Development Group, is activel……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2018/06/strategy-attracting-employers-and-high-quality-jobs-region

Forecasting Talent Needs in 2019 and Beyond

What will the hiring demand and talent needs of ICR IOWA look like in 2019 and beyond? ICR IOWA and Kirkwood Community College recently partnered to find out with the Skills Talent Forecast (the Forecast). After collecting data from more than 140 employer…
What will the hiring demand and talent needs of ICR IOWA look like in 2019 and beyond? ICR IOWA and Kirkwood Community College recently partnered to find out with the Skills Tale……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2018/08/forecasting-talent-needs-2019-and-beyond

ICR IOWA Talent - Recruit at Hawkeye Huddles and LinkedIn Group for Recruiters

ICR IOWA is the presenting sponsor for the University of Iowa's Hawkeye Huddles this fall. ICR staff will be traveling to all away football games to recruit Hawkeye fans back to ICR. Want to join? ICR is interested in having several regional recruiters jo…
ICR Talent is the talent attraction and retention coalition of ICR IOWA, a joint venture between the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance and the Iowa City Area Development Group.……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2018/08/icr-iowa-talent-recuit-hawkeye-huddles-and-linkedin-group-recruiters

Connect with Qualified Candidates from the ICR Talent Hub

Looking for workforce candidates for your open positions? Companies who invest $1,000 or more annually in the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance or the Iowa City Area Development Group are eligible to sign up for the new Talent Hub Candidate Update, an …
Looking for workforce candidates for your open positions? Companies who invest $1,000 or more annually in the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance or the Iowa City Area Developmen……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2018/11/connect-qualified-candidates-icr-talent-hub

Ignite ICR: Regional Internship Programming Introduces Interns to ICR IOWA

Summer is officially underway, and interns from across the country are calling Iowa City-Cedar Rapids (ICR) home during their summer internships. Workforce is the top concern for area businesses, we hear it all the time. The influx of college interns pres…
Summer is officially underway, and interns from across the country are calling Iowa City-Cedar Rapids (ICR) home during their summer internships. Workforce is the top concern for……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2019/06/ignite-icr-regional-internshgip-programming-introduces-interns-icr-iowa

Regional Business Attraction Team Targets Key Site Location Decision Makers in Upcoming Campaign

Business attraction work centers around helping companies that do not currently have a location in Iowa City-Cedar Rapids (ICR), locate here. It is a foundational component of the work of ICR IOWA, the regional business and workforce attraction entity.
Business attraction work centers around helping companies that do not currently have a location in Iowa City-Cedar Rapids (ICR), locate here. It is a foundational component of the……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2019/06/regional-business-attraction-team-targets-key-site-location-decision-makers-upcoming-campaign

Inclusive ICR Launches First Diversity Resource Guide

Late last month, ICR IOWA announced the launch of Inclusive ICR’s new African American Resource Guide. The guide is the first in a series of online publications designed to serve as a resource for varying populations relocating or currently living in Iowa…
Late last month, ICR IOWA announced the launch of Inclusive ICR’s new African American Resource Guide. The guide is the first in a series of online publications designed to serve……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2019/07/inclusive-icr-launches-first-diversity-resource-guide

Free Workshop for Employers Will Cover Recruiting + Marketing Strategies for Attracting Talent to ICR

​These days, recruiting IS marketing! On August 15 from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Kirkwood Regional Center (2301 Oakdale Blvd., Coralville) join local recruiting and marketing experts for a conversation about the challenges of recruiting. The session will …
These days, recruiting IS marketing! On August 15 from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Kirkwood Regional Center (2301 Oakdale Blvd., Coralville) join local recruiting and marketing expert……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2019/08/free-workshop-employers-will-cover-recruiting-marketing-strategies-attracting-talent-icr

ICR IOWA's Talent Hub By the Numbers

The ICR Talent Hub is a pool of professionals interested in new career opportunities in Iowa City-Cedar Rapids. Candidates are identified through targeted marketing campaigns implemented by ICR IOWA and then connected with local employers through bi-weekl…
The ICR Talent Hub is a pool of professionals interested in new career opportunities in Iowa City-Cedar Rapids. Candidates are identified through targeted marketing campaigns impl……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2019/10/icr-iowas-talent-hub-numbers

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