Job Tips - Category: Job Search

Find career advice and job search tips from the professionals at Corridor Careers.

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  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, then under the "About" section, you will see a link to the Salary Calculator.

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This thing has sucked


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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New Job Seeker Tool: Introducing Work Wanted on Corridor Careers

Work Wanted Job Seeker tool on Corridor Careers of Cedar Rapids Iowa City Eastern Iowa

Attention job seekers:  Welcome to Work Wanted - Post your skills and experience.  Have employers contact you. Check out our step by step instructions on how to use Work Wanted, our latest job seeker tool. Corridor Careers has launched a simple solution for job seekers and employers to get noticed in the midst of a complicated job market. Work Wanted provides a way for job seekers and employers to seek their ideal employment match without the stress of resumes and lengthy job postings.  Simple. Fast. Free.

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