Workforce Solutions

Your partner in talent recruitment, relocation and retention.

Companies around the world share a common challenge – the need for qualified talent. That’s why Greater Dubuque Development devotes time, talent, and financial resources to provide your business with the most innovative workforce solutions in the country. Our workforce solutions include: >>
As the number-one recruiting platform for the Greater Dubuque area, connects employers to qualified talent. View the full list of companies that invest and post positions on  

Data Analytics & Prospect Development >>
Our Lightcast suite of data analytics tools delivers timely, accurate workforce data on industries, occupations, wages, outlook, and demographics for our region and beyond. Our latest service, Profile Analytics, helps employers connect with talent through targeted prospect lists to meet workforce needs. Contact our office to set up a one-on-one appointment with our Workforce Solutions team. 

Newcomer Services >>
Our relocation concierge is at your service! Rest assured that your current and future employees will have a smooth transition to the community.

Distinctively Dubuque >>
You work hard to recruit them here; let us help you keep them. Participation in Distinctively Dubuque helps newcomers form strong connections and become a part of their new community.

Dubuque Works >>
Nationally recognized for workforce collaboration, this team brings employers, funders, workforce experts, and educators together to meet the workforce needs of local employers. 

Opportunity Dubuque >>
This award-winning job training initiative is a proactive approach to fill local high-wage and high-demand careers through short-term certificate training and job placement.

Home Base Iowa >>
From deployment to employment, learn about the opportunities and assistance the Greater Dubuque area has available for veterans.

Data and Resources >>
Review data and download resources to assist your recruitment and Human Resources team. 

Inclusive Dubuque >>
A diverse workforce is a ticket to success! Learn about the Greater Dubuque area’s initiative focused on creating a vibrant and welcoming community.

Jason M. White, VP of Business Services

Jason E. White

Vice President of Business Services
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Mandi Dolson, Director of Workforce Solutions

Mandi Dolson

Director of Workforce
Recruitment & Retention
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Nic Hockenberry, Director of Workforce Solutions

Nic Hockenberry

Director of Workforce Programming
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