Business & Community Partner Benefits

Home Base Iowa Partner Benefits

Home Base Iowa is Iowa's premier veteran program focused on connecting Iowa businesses and communities to skilled veterans and transitioning service members. Home Base Iowa partners - businesses who are committed to hire veterans and communities who provide an incentive package to relocating veterans - are the centerpiece of the public-private partnership.

With Iowa's low unemployment rate and a tight labor pool of skilled workers, Home Base Iowa can help your business and community with its workforce needs. There is no cost to become a Home Base Iowa partner.

Home Base Iowa businesses and communities can:

  • Access veteran profiles and resumes through the Home Base Iowa website using the "Find a Veteran" feature
  • Provide potential job seekers with veteran-specific information opportunities
  • Benefit from public promotion on the Home Base Iowa website and social media platforms
  • Receive valuable information to assist in finding and hiring veterans
  • Attend veteran job fairs in-state and out-of-state
  • Promote the opportunities and quality of life in Iowa communities to veterans and their families

Find a Veteran Feature

Home Base Iowa makes it easy for partners to connect with veterans by providing:

  • The ability to search for qualified candidates by location and primary industry
  • The ability to search all veteran resumes and profile information at any time, including transitioning veterans, guard and reserve veterans, along with veterans changing jobs
  • Automatic email notification when a veteran posts a resume matching your profile
  • Access to easily update business information displayed on the Home Base Iowa website

How to Create an Account & Become a Home Base Iowa Business

  • Create an account by entering a username, e-mail address and choose business
  • You'll immediately receive an email with a link to set up your password
    • NOTE: the email may be sent to your spam or junk folder based on your email settings
  • Click on the link and create your password
  • You can then log into the site and create and edit your business or community profile by clicking on the links at the top of the left column
  • After Home Base Iowa validates your information, you will receive an e-mail that your information is live on the site

Other Helpful Information

  • The Veterans Hiring Toolkit by the United States Department of Labor is an excellent resource for employers looking to hire veterans
  • You can post a job to allow veterans to view current job openings 

Become a Home Base Iowa Community Partner

Complete this online form to become a Home Base Iowa Community.