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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

Laborshed Study Shows We Are Moving in the Right Direction

​We know that workforce availability is a top concern for area employers. Every few years, Iowa Workforce Development completes a Laborshed Study for our region. The latest ICR Laborshed study shows we are moving in the right direction, but there is still…
We know that workforce availability is a top concern for area employers. Every few years, Iowa Workforce Development completes a Laborshed Study for our region. The latest ICR Lab……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2019/06/laborshed-study-shows-we-are-moving-right-direction

ICR Future: Critical Need for High School Internships in ICR

​Availability of workforce is a top concern for our region’s employers. Building a strong talent pipeline is an important tactic in building ICR Iowa’s workforce pool. ICR Future and Kirkwood Community College’s Workplace Learning Connection are focused o…
Availability of workforce is a top concern for our region’s employers. Building a strong talent pipeline is an important tactic in building ICR Iowa’s workforce pool. ICR Futur……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2019/11/icr-future-critical-need-high-school-internships-icr

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