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Workforce Development

A shortage of talented workers was an issue in Central Iowa pre-recession and it will be again. Though multiple ongoing efforts seek to promote Greater Des Moines as a destination for talent, the region's external perception and climate make talent attraction and retention a constant challenge. Our community's support of programs and organizations that assist at-risk individuals to become self-supporting through job training and job skills enhancement and connect disadvantaged job seekers with meaningful employment is increasingly important.


Workforce Development resources