Job Tips - Category: Career Fair

Local Career Fair highlights in Cedar Rapids, Iowa City and surrounding areas.

Careers & Coffee Episode 11: Patience and persistence pays off

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In this week's episode of Careers & Coffee, Liz and Dan discuss re-entry into the workforce, re-entry into normal life, and how patience and persistence is your best friend when going after your next opportunity. Yes, we are having an in-person Career Fair September 16th! Click here for more information. A couple weeks ago we attended Entrefest downtown Cedar Rapids and heard an amazing keynote from Marcus Bullock!  To watch his presentation click here and get inspired. Full Transcript Dan Holterhaus 0:03 All right. Good morning, everybody. Good morning, Liz. Liz Kennedy 0:05 Morning. Dan Holterhaus 0:07 Careers and coffee.

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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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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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