Job Tips - Category: Relocation Guide

Relocating to Cedar Rapids or Iowa City area? Get some on-the-ground tips from our team at Corridor Careers – your local job site in Eastern Iowa.

Relocating to Cedar Rapids? Fear Not.

Relocate to Beautiful Cedar Rapids

Originally published June 2017 With its low cost of living, good schools, multitude of job openings, and recreation options, it’s no wonder more people are relocating to Cedar Rapids. Yet, if your spouse or partner is the one with the job move, you may be understandably apprehensive.  Sure, the homes are affordable, and it seems like the schools are pretty good - but it’s in the middle of the Midwest! And you’re wondering what you’re getting yourself into. Relax - this community has a ton to offer beyond what’s on all those top 10 sites.

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On the job hunt? Consider jobs in Marion IA for work and life

jobs in Marion IA

Looking for work near Cedar Rapids? Planning to relocate to the Cedar Rapids metro?  Try looking for jobs in Marion IA. Located adjacent to Cedar Rapids, Marion boasts a small-town community feel with a population of 34,768 in the 2010 census.  This smaller town is booming with a vibrant downtown main street and suburban neighborhoods lining up to the north and east of town.  In addition to a high growth rate, Marion is also seeing job growth as more businesses make their home in Marion.  Search jobs in Marion, IA.

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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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Lessons in Moving and Relocation

Cedar Rapids Boomerang - Relocating to Cedar Rapids

After bouncing around a few different cities in the Midwest over the last couple years, I made the challenging, yet right decision to move back to my hometown of Cedar Rapids in January of 2018.  Most recently I had been in Chicago, and while Chicago offered much in the way of dining, nightlife, and entertainment that the Corridor may not, ultimately the lifestyle, traffic, and living expenses were too much for me to justify hanging around.

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