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Fresh Market Hiring

Updated: Friday, September 19 2014, 10:59 AM CDT

CEDAR RAPDIS, IA (CBS2/FOX28) – Cedar Rapids saw a slight increase in its unemployment rate in the summer months of 2014.  From May 2014 to July of 2014, the unemployment percentage increased about .4%. The increase, according to reports from Iowa Workforce Development, from June to July was .1%.

In Iowa City, Workforce Development reported an increase in the unemployment rate of .6% from May to July. As in Cedar Rapids, the area saw a .1% increase in unemployment from June to July.   The rate was 3.0% in May, 3.5% in June,  3.6% in July.    

At the same time that the area saw a slight increase in unemployment, new employers are bringing new opportunities to the Corridor. On Wednesday, August 20th from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., The Fresh Market, a new gourmet grocery store in Cedar Rapids, held interviews for new workers. The store plans to hire 90 new workers from assistant deli managers, to folks for the grocery, coffee, cheese, floral, meat and seafood departments.

The interviews were held at the Best Western on Twixt Town Road.

To review the open positions, apply online at

Fresh Market Hiring

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