Job Tips

Benefits of Attending a Virtual Career Fair (and Tips on How to Stand Out)

Virtual Career Fair Tips

Career fairs are still a valuable source for job seekers and employers alike, and with Covid-19, we're seeing an uptick in virtual career fairs. But it's hard for job seekers to know how to stand out in a virtual environment. And whether you're actively seeking employment or just starting to think about switching jobs, a virtual career fair is a great resource with many benefits. Job Openings The best benefit job seekers can enjoy at a virtual career fair is learning about advertised or hidden job opportunities in your area.

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Salary Calculator Tool

Corridor Careers Salary Calculator

Hi friends in Eastern Iowa and visiting from afar.  We are back today with another resource tool that you can use on CorridorCareers.com.  It is our........drumroll please............... Salary Calculator!  This tool is especially helpful for those who may be switching from part-time hourly work to a full-time salaried position, or vice versa. To find our Salary Calculator, you can scroll to the very bottom of any page on CorridorCareers.com, then under the "About" section, you will see a link to the Salary Calculator.

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Making Your Company’s Virtual Career Fair Great

Virtual Job Fair scheduled for September 17th

In April, Corridor Careers hosted its first-ever Virtual Career Fair, and we learned quite a bit.  Hosting over 10 employers, and a couple hundred job seekers simultaneously was a lot of fun, but it also came with some challenges.  If you are looking for some virtual career fair best practices, we've got a few to help your company make their next virtual career fair a success! This crazy time we are living in called COVID-19 has forced us to re-think a lot of normal business operations.

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This thing has sucked

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Over the past 3 months, the novel coronavirus has paid its toll on Eastern Iowa and the number of jobs available for skilled workers.  But there is some good hope coming as Iowa opens back up as a state in a limited capacity.  At first, the coronavirus economic impact had an initial shock of hiring freezes, job loss, lay-offs, and furloughs. However, we are happy to report we have seen an uptick in job postings on Corridor Careers over the past month.

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