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Unemployed due to Derecho, COVID-19? Resources for Job Seekers

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If you're currently unemployed during COVID-19, the stress you're under must be overwhelming, at times. Couple that with a giant windstorm, and suddenly, you think, "Can it get any worse?!" People faced with such stress often give up. If you are unemployed due to derecho, or currently looking for work, here are steps to move forward, along with resources to do so. Step one: Assess your needs If you have a food or shelter need, that will need to be addressed prior to job search.

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Corridor Cost of Living Calculator

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Good day Eastern Iowa.  Today we want to bring to light one of our additional tools on that has been available for job seekers for awhile, but you may not know about it.  It's a simple Cost of Living Calculator. If you are planning to re-locate to Eastern Iowa, or you want to compare our cost of living against another city in the United States, this is a great tool find out what you can expect.  Our calculator will tell you the exact equivalent of what you would need to make in Eastern Iowa to compare with another location.

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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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