Workforce Information

Iowa Workforce Training Programs

The workforce development system in Iowa is multifaceted and includes public and private training providers that work with individuals of all ages and abilities. Programs prepare individuals to enter or re-enter the workforce and place them into jobs.

Several programs and tax credits are available through Iowa Workforce Development. Learn More Here

Home Base Iowa

Home Base Iowa (HBI) is a one-of-a-kind program connecting veterans and transitioning service members with HBI partners and resources. Currently, Iowa’s unemployment rate is at 3.2 percent and businesses are looking to hire skilled workers. This program helps connect these businesses with qualified veterans looking for career opportunities.

Monona County is currently going through the process of becoming a Home Base Iowa County. Find out more here.

Skilled Iowa Workforce

In 2014 Monona County and The City of Onawa were designated as Skilled Iowa Communities. The City of Onawa was the first community in the State of Iowa to earn this designation.