Job Tips - Category: Careers & Coffee

Careers and Coffee #12: Skills, Abilities, and Emotional Intelligence

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In this week's episode of Careers and Coffee, Liz and Dan go over a live job posting on Corridor Careers, and how to tailor your resume/cover letter to match the job posting.  Are you ready to re-enter the workforce this fall?  Now is the time to start looking for your next job.  Gary Vee says that the most important thing that employers will be looking for in the coming years is emotional intelligence - make sure you are ready when you get that first interview!   Full Transcript: Dan Holterhaus 0:02 All right. Good morning, Liz.

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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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Careers and Coffee #10: Combining Your Skills and Personality to Find a Job

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In this episode of Careers and Coffee, Liz and Dan discuss how to use your skills, personality tendencies, and passions to find a job that is going to suit you.  We published a worksheet during Career Week back in March which you can find here. Liz shows the Future Ready Iowa Career Assessment which is a great resource for job seekers. The book Dan mentions at the beginning is No More Dreaded Mondays by Dan Miller. Check out this TEDx talk by Adam Leipzig, How to know your life purpose in 5 minutes on YouTube.

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Careers and Coffee #9: Job Opportunities Trending in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City

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This week we wanted to touch base on the massive amount of job opportunities in our area as we hit Summer 2021.  Liz gives some good insight into career path and a good strategy for creating transferable skills between jobs.   Dan Holterhaus 0:01 Good morning, Liz. How are you? Liz Kennedy 0:03 Morning, Dan? Dan Holterhaus 0:05 Hey, we made it to June 1, Tuesday, June 1 today. What do you think? Liz Kennedy 0:09 Yeah. 2021? It's come at us. June 1 here.

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