Job Tips - Category: Job Success

Get your success on! Once you get that great job, you want to excel. Advice for professionals looking to succeed at work, communication strategies and more.

I lack some of the job skills in a listing, should I apply?

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It's all too common to see a job posting that you are interested in, but think twice about applying because you feel that you lack the skills the company is looking for.  A company may have a list of requirements, and for very specific jobs, they may require a certain skill set or education.  As you look through a job posting, requirements, qualifications, nice-to-haves, bonus are all terms you may see in a listing.  So what do you do if you see a job you are interested in, yet lack the qualifications? Let's talk about transferrable job skills.

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Career Week: Preparing better candidates for better careers

Career Week 2021 Corridor Careers The Gazette

Our upcoming Career Week is all about helping active as well as passive job seekers become more aware of the trends and current opportunities in Eastern Iowa. We’ll have educational content to build confidence, as well as industry profiles to showcase the skills in use for typical jobs found in our market. For job seekers with questions, we’ll have scheduled Live Chat hours to help them find a job that fits their interests. Not registered? Don't worry - you can register today. Enter Career Week Career Week Schedule Monday: Get Motivated. Live chat schedule: GreatAmerica 8-5 p.m.

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Find The Work Environment That Fits Your Needs

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When you are on the job search, it's difficult to take a step back and think about finding the work environment that is right for you.  What is your work environment? Your work environment is everything that makes up your surroundings for the job that you do.  These include things such as the people you work with, the workspace that you have, and the location that you do your job.

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