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New Job Seeker Tool: Introducing Work Wanted on Corridor Careers

Work Wanted Job Seeker tool on Corridor Careers of Cedar Rapids Iowa City Eastern Iowa

Attention job seekers:  Welcome to Work Wanted - Post your skills and experience.  Have employers contact you. Check out our step by step instructions on how to use Work Wanted, our latest job seeker tool. Corridor Careers has launched a simple solution for job seekers and employers to get noticed in the midst of a complicated job market. Work Wanted provides a way for job seekers and employers to seek their ideal employment match without the stress of resumes and lengthy job postings.  Simple. Fast. Free.

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Gazette offering marketing grant to local businesses

The Gazette Business Marketing Grant

The Gazette, an employee-owned local media company, has launched a community grant program to help Eastern Iowa businesses continue marketing during the coronavirus pandemic. The program allocates up to $100,000 in matching advertising dollars to assist local businesses during the impact of the coronavirus mediation restrictions.

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CARES Act Resources and Information

COVID-19 Unemployment Resources Care act Pandemic Unemployment Assistance

The CARES Act signed into law by the President is the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act.  There are two parts of the CARES Act that could be important for you. Unemployment Insurance (UI) Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) The CARES Act increases the availability of unemployment insurance benefits to those that are self-employed, contract workers, non-profit employees, gig economy workers, those ineligible for state unemployment benefits, or who have exhausted benefits.  (Note - expect longer wait times due to a surge in calls.  Check with Iowa Workforce Development for latest updates).

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How to Attend a Virtual Career Fair: April 9th, 2020

April 9 Virtual Job Fair

If you are looking for a new position, our upcoming Virtual Corridor Career Fair on April 9th will be a great place to interact with employers from the comfort of your home. But if you are wondering how to attend a virtual career fair, here's how you can do it. Step 1. Register online. Go to corridorcareers.easyvirtualfair.com and complete the registration form. All attendees must register. Bookmark this website for later, or save to your home screen on your cell phone. Step 2. Review your resume. Do you need to update your resume?

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