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CORRIDOR – The humble customer service representative is one of the occupations that drives the Corridor economy, but it’s not so humble anymore.
A limited supply of customer service representatives is one of the pressure points in the workforce driving a $750,000 million workforce recruitment campaign launched in January by the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance.
IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa’s basketball turnaround has been a lifesaver this winter for some restaurants and sports bars struggling with the effects of the extreme winter on traffic and heating bills.
Basketball game-day business, which is usually good at such spots, has been epic.
Cheddar’s Casual Café opened Oct. 14 at 2824 Commerce Dr. in Coralville.
The Startup Iowa Town Hall, as part of the UP America Summit and the Innovation Expo was Oct. 23 at the Coralville Marriott. The town hall featured Scott Case, the former CTO of Priceline and CEO of the Startup America Partnership and Scott Heiferman, the CEO of Meetup.com and University of Iowa graduate.
When Jim Fausett moved to Coralville in 1959, the population was no more than 5,000 people. Today, Coralville’s population is nearly 20,000. Though he wouldn’t take the credit, Mr. Fausett’s work in city government has helped lead Coralville’s growth and development.
Officials in Coralville are hoping to keep an essential retail service in an area that is accessible to residents. The Postal Service plans to move the customer retail post office services located at 420 10th Ave. into a postal-owned building at 2150 James St. in Coralville.
Kim Lear, generational consultant for BridgeWorks Consulting, identified, described and compared each generation during her keynote address Oct. 1 at the Next Gen. Summit at the Coralville Marriott.
The Agudas Achim Synagogue congregation started worshiping at its new location, 401 E. Oakdale Blvd. in Coralville, the former location of Gold’s Gym, last March. The congregation hosted an open house in August.
After 15 years in graphic design and marketing, Natalie Brown wanted to get out from behind a computer.