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"CIRAS challenged us to think differently about sources of labor… The only way we’re going to increase our workforce is to become more open minded to alternative ways of hiring people and alternative pools of prospective employees."

- Tom Pientok, CEO, Timberline Manufacturing

Identify and attract the right skilled workers

CIRAS experts work with Iowa businesses to identify and implement strategic changes that will make a company better at finding the best employees. The first step is to identify who you can hire. CIRAS is here to help throughout the process.

Assistance available to Iowa businesses includes:

To seek guidance or schedule a no-cost assessment, contact your Regional CIRAS Strategic Advisor or workforce programs director Brenda Martin.

CIRAS provides several related services, including: