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Mar 16, 2017

Category: Tourism, Videos

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Mar 15, 2017

Centerville: Young and Growing - A You Are Legendary Video
You Are Legendary Productions shot the footage for the video about Centerville, Iowa from July 22 to September 24, 2016. No stock footage. Everything shown is in Appanoose County.

Category: Videos

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Oct 21, 2016

Appanoose County, Iowa Laborshed Analysis
The purpose of this Laborshed analysis is to measure the availability and characteristics of workers within the area based on commuting patterns into the node community (Centerville). The Laborshed data generated will aid local development officials in their facilitation of industry expansion and recruitment and their service to existing industry in the area. All such entities require detailed data describing the characteristics of the available...

Category: Laborshed

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Oct 21, 2016

2016 Appanoose County Laborshed Exective Summary
A Laborshed is the area or region from which an employment center draws its commuting workers. To determine the approximate boundaries of a Laborshed area, local employers supply the residential ZIP codes of each of their employees. This Laborshed analysis addresses the workforce characteristics of the Appanoose County Laborshed area.

Category: Laborshed

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Mar 28, 2016

Category: Previous Partners

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Mar 21, 2016

Category: Previous Partners

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Jul 01, 2015

Category: Economic Development, Videos

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Jul 01, 2015

Our Story: Sustainable Centerville
Centerville, Iowa, residents are making an in-depth economic assessment of their financial, social, and environmental well-being for long-term success -- with help from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, CIRAS, and the Sustainable Economies Program.

Category: Environment, Videos

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Jul 01, 2015

Advanced Manufacturing in SE Iowa
The regional economic development group of Southern Iowa, Opportunity2, in collaboration with the region's Manufacturers Consortium has developed a series of Advanced Manufacturing videos that showcase the great employment opportunities available in our region's manufacturing industries.

Category: Advanced Manufacturing, Videos

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Jul 01, 2015

Women in Advanced Manufacturing in SE Iowa
The regional economic development group of Southern Iowa, Opportunity2, in collaboration with the region's Manufacturers Consortium has developed a series of Advanced Manufacturing videos that showcase the great employment opportunities available in our region's manufacturing industries.

Category: Advanced Manufacturing, Videos

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Jul 01, 2015

Advanced Manufacturing in SE Iowa, Vermeer
The regional economic development group of Southern Iowa, Opportunity2, in collaboration with the region's Manufacturers Consortium has developed a series of Advanced Manufacturing videos that showcase the great employment opportunities available in our region's manufacturing industries.

Category: Advanced Manufacturing, Videos

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Jul 01, 2015

From High School Grad to President
The regional economic development group of Southern Iowa, Opportunity2, in collaboration with the region's Manufacturers Consortium has developed a series of Advanced Manufacturing videos that showcase the great employment opportunities available in our region's manufacturing industries.

Category: Success Stories, Videos

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Jul 01, 2015

Opportunities in Southeast Iowa, Vermeer
The regional economic development group of Southern Iowa, Opportunity2, in collaboration with the region's Manufacturers Consortium has developed a series of Advanced Manufacturing videos that showcase the great employment opportunities available in our region's manufacturing industries.

Category: Employment, Quality of Life, Videos

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Apr 24, 2015

Category: Previous Partners

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Apr 24, 2015

Category: Previous Partners

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Apr 24, 2015

Category: Previous Partners

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Apr 24, 2015

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Apr 01, 2014

Category: Previous Partners

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Oct 28, 2013

2013 Appanoose County Laborshed Survey
The purpose of this Laborshed analysis is to measure the availability and characteristics of workers within the region by developing and conducting a telephone survey based on geographic principles. The Laborshed data generated will aid local development officials in their facilitation of industry expansion and recruitment and their service to existing industry in the area. All such entities require detailed data describing the characteristics of...

Category: Appanoose Laborshed

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Oct 28, 2013

2013 Appanoose County Laborshed Exective Summary
A Laborshed is defined as the area or region from which an employment center draws its commuting workers.  To determine the approximate boundaries of the Appanoose County Laborshed area, local employers supplied the ZIP code listings of where each of their employees reside.  This Laborshed analysis addresses underemployment, the availability and willingness of current and prospective employees to change employment within

Category: Appanoose Laborshed

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Oct 14, 2013

Appanoose County 2009 Laborshed Executive Summary
A STUDY OF WORKFORCE CHARACTERISTICS RELEASED JULY 2009

Category: Appanoose Laborshed

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Oct 14, 2013

Appanoose County 2009 Laborshed Survey
The purpose of this Laborshed analysis is to measure the availability and characteristics of workers within the region by developing and conducting a telephone survey based on geographic principles. The Laborshed data generated will aid local development officials in their facilitation of industry expansion and recruitment and their service to existing industry in the area. All such entities require detailed data describing the characteristics of...

Category: Appanoose Laborshed

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Oct 14, 2013

Labor Characteristics: Call Center
Workers who have transferable experience/skills in the industry are currently commuting an average of 12 miles one way for work. Those who are willing to change/accept employment are willing to commute an average of 30 miles one way for the right employment opportunity.

Category: Area Wage Information

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Aug 01, 2013

Chariton Valley Planning and Development
Designed as an Iowa Council of Governments under the Iowa Code 28H by the Iowa Legislature effective July 1, 2007, Chariton Valley Planning and Development will conduct business for the purpose of enhancing economic prosperity and planned growth in order to improve quality of life in Appanoose, Lucas, Monroe, and Wayne counties in the State of Iowa. Primary activities will serve to stimulate and support:...

Category: Organizations

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Aug 01, 2013

Opportunity Squared
The Opportunity Squared Region is an 8 county consortium that develops programs to market our region.

Category: Organizations

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Aug 01, 2013

Iowa Area Development Group
Whether it is a new business location, expansion or relocation, Iowa offers a wide range of options and opportunities for growing businesses. Iowa Area Development Group (IADG) understands that projects don’t begin at the ground breaking or end at the ribbon cutting. For over 27 years, IADG has helped clients navigate the site selection process with community data, financial incentives, and technical assistance to meet...

Category: Organizations

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Aug 01, 2013

MyEntre.net
MyEntre.Net is a website created by the Regional Business Center group that is part of the larger University of Northern Iowa’s Business and Community Services (BCS) division. You can network with other entrepreneurs, and with people who understand small business and experts are able to help you with any issues you may have.

Category: Organizations

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Aug 01, 2013

Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
The SBDC conducts research, counsels, and trains business people in management, financing, and operating small businesses, and provides comprehensive information services and access to experts in a variety of fields. Bryan Ziegler, Director of the SBDC at Indian Hills Community College, can assist in a variety of ways. Most often a person wanting to start a new business works with Bryan as a first step....

Category: Organizations

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Feb 06, 2013

2013 Regional Skillshed Analysis Detailed Report
This Skillshed Analysis brought together and analyzed information from three different sources; the North Central Iowa Laborshed Survey, the Regional Workforce Needs Assessment (Job Vacancy) Survey and information from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET). These three sources were used to present the supply and demand for labor within the region and the skills required to perform an occupation.

Category: Area Wage Information

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Feb 05, 2013

2013 Regional Skillshed Analysis Summary
A Skillshed is the geographic area from which a region pulls its workforce and the skills, education and experience that the workforce possesses. Traditionally, labor markets have been studied in terms of the products produced by a region to understand what industries are relatively strong. A Skillshed helps to understand not only where the region’s competitive strengths currently lie by detailing the current workforce mix,...

Category: Area Wage Information

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Feb 01, 2013

2013 Opportuity Squared Advanced Manufacturing Laborshed
Workers who have transferable experience/skills in the industry are currently commuting an average of 11 miles one way for work. Those who are willing to change/accept employment are willing to commute an average of 26 miles one way for the right employment opportunity.

Category: Area Wage Information

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Feb 01, 2013

Labor Characteristics: BioFuels
Workers who have transferable experience/skills in the industry are currently commuting an average of 10 miles one way for work. Those who are willing to change/accept employment are willing to commute an average of 26 miles one way for the right employment opportunity.

Category: Area Wage Information

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Feb 01, 2013

Labor Characteristics: Biotechnology
Workers who have transferable experience/skills in the industry are currently commuting an average of 12 miles one way for work. Those who are willing to change/accept employment are willing to commute an average of 30 miles one way for the right employment opportunity.

Category: Area Wage Information

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May 11, 2011

Coming Home - Southeastern Iowa
Please take a couple of moments to watch Coming Home a look at the whole Southeastern Iowa Region and all that it has to offer. Produced by Opportunity Squared.

Category: Videos

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May 01, 2011

Kohler Corporation in Appanoose County
Enjoy this video of the Appanoose County area produced by Kohler Corporation.

Category: Videos

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Jan 05, 2011

Appanoose County Economic Development
As seen on Fox Business News and CNN Headline News Today in America Today in America is a weekly news show on Fox Headline News hosted by Terry Bradshaw. This episode features the life and business culture in Appanoose County, Iowa. Please take a few minutes to watch this video and picture your family and your business here!

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Dec 31, 1969

2012 Appanoose County Occupational wages
This spreadsheet outlines the Occupations and Wages that can be found in Appanoose County.

Category: Appanoose County Wage Information

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Dec 31, 1969

Labor Characteristics: Food Processing
Workers who have transferable experience/skills in the industry are currently commuting an average of 12 miles one way for work. Those who are willing to change/accept employment are willing to commute an average of 30 miles one way for the right employment opportunity.

Category: Area Wage Information

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Dec 31, 1969

Labor Characteristics: Food Service
Workers who have transferable experience/skills in the industry are currently commuting an average of 12 miles one way for work. Those who are willing to change/accept employment are willing to commute an average of 30 miles one way for the right employment opportunity.

Category: Area Wage Information

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Dec 31, 1969

Labor Characteristics: Healthcare
Workers who have transferable experience/skills in the industry are currently commuting an average of 12 miles one way for work. Those who are willing to change/accept employment are willing to commute an average of 30 miles one way for the right employment opportunity.

Category: Area Wage Information

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Dec 31, 1969

Labor Characteristics: Warehouse & Distribution
Workers who have transferable experience/skills in the industry are currently commuting an average of 12 miles one way for work. Those who are willing to change/accept employment are willing to commute an average of 30 miles one way for the right employment opportunity.

Category: Area Wage Information

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Dec 31, 1969

2013 Appanoose County Advanced Manufacturing Laborshed Wages
This spreadsheet outlines the Laborshed Wages for Appanoose County.

Category: Appanoose County Wage Information

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Posted on:
Dec 31, 1969

Labor Characteristics: Advanced Manufacturing
Workers who have transferable experience/skills in the industry are currently commuting an average of 12 miles one way for work. Those who are willing to change/accept employment are willing to commute an average of 30 miles one way for the right employment opportunity.

Category: Area Wage Information

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Dec 31, 1969

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