On average, Iowans are spending less time unemployed than ever in state history. Iowa Workforce Development (IWD) Director Beth Townsend has returned from Washington D.C., where she testified before the United States House of Representatives Ways and Means subcommittee. She showcased on a national level the success Iowa has had in helping find unemployed Iowans new careers. On this episode of the Mission: Employable podcast, find out how individualized career coaches are helping Iowans earlier than ever in the unemployment process and why the U.S. House of Representatives wants to know more about it.

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Featured Guest: Beth Townsend, IWD Director

Hosts: Ben Oldach and Kathy Leggett

Produced by: Iowa Workforce Development Communications Bureau


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Hosted by Ben Oldach and Kathy Leggett. Produced by the Iowa Workforce Development Communications Bureau.