Job Tips - Category: Hiring Best Practices

There are best practices for attracting quality candidates. Gain expertise from the team at Corridor Careers who look at 100s of job postings each month.

Tips for Hiring During a Pandemic

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While we are getting closer to vaccines available to everyone and life going somewhat back to normal, there are still several months or longer of dealing with hiring during a pandemic.  Here are a few tips for employers that are still looking to hire during this time.

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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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Attracting Talent to Iowa

Attracting talent to Cedar Rapids Iowa City Corridor Careers ICR segment on KCRG-TV9

Corridor Careers was pleased to be asked to be a guest on Ethical Perspectives- a weekly look at the news sponsored by the Inter-Religious Council of Linn County. This week we discussed trends in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa City Job Market and how employers can attract talent. Host Quinn Pettifer welcomed guests Tim Carty, Director of Talent Attraction, ICR, Liz Kennedy, Corridor Careers and Jennifer Daly, President, ICR.

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In The Works Podcast: Trends in CR Workforce

In the Works - a Coproduction of Newsradio WMT and Corridor Careers/The Gazette of Cedar Rapids Iowa

In The Works is a radio segment series in partnership with local AM600 WMT Newsradio.  Doug Wagner, our host, & Liz Kennedy, Corridor Careers, talk with area experts on the topic of workforce trends and information for both job seekers and employers. Trends, Skills, and Career-Readiness, Oh My! Liz and Doug chat about trends in Eastern Iowa Workforce, and career resources for job seekers, including parents and high-school students. [audio mp3="http://blog.corridorcareers.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Career-Resources.mp3"][/audio] Iowa Ideas Conference Preview Elizabeth Kimmel and Michael Chevy Castranova preview our upcoming signature conference: Iowa Ideas - get tickets today.

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