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140 new jobs headed to Marshalltown

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MARSHALLTOWN (KWWL) -- A Marshalltown call center plans to add 140 jobs.

Thomas L. Cardella and Associates announced Tuesday that the company will begin hiring July 7. Applications are available for 40 sales positions. Hiring for the available 100 other positions is to start in August.

Marshall Economic Development Impact Committee president Joel Akason says the positions are "good quality jobs." He says unfortunately there's still unemployment in the area, however. Iowa Workforce Development reports the unemployment rate for Marshall County in May was 7.2 percent.

The Company president says they are "committed to job growth in Iowa." He says its "clients' needs are well served" by the Iowa workforce Development.

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