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Healthcare Industry in Eastern Iowa

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ONET Online Bright Outlook in Healthcare Onetonline.org Job Title: Physical Therapy Assistant What they do: Instruct and motivate patients as they practice exercises and activities.  Help patients learn to use therapy equipment. Annual Median Salary:  $49,910   Job Title: Dental Hygienist What they do: Clean patients teeth using dental instruments.  Record and review patients medical histories.  Develop x-ray film. Annual Median Salary: $71,230   Job Title: Radiation Therapist What they do: Administer prescribed doses of radiation using equipment.  Conduct treatment in accordance with treatment plan in direction of patient physician.

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Technology jobs in the Corridor

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Technology is part of many roles from Healthcare to Manufacturing, and the job titles for technology professionals vary accordingly. Here are some job titles the federal Occupational Information Network (ONET) identify as having strong growth in the coming years. ONET Online Bright Outlook in Technology Onetonline.org Job Title: Business Intelligence Analysts What they do: Generate reports summarizing business, financial, or economic data for manager to review.  Create and maintain reusable database assets. Annual Median Salary:  $94,280   Job Title: Computer Network Support Specialist What they do: Back up network data.  Identify causes of networking problems, using diagnostic testing software.

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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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Career Week: Preparing better candidates for better careers

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Our upcoming Career Week is all about helping active as well as passive job seekers become more aware of the trends and current opportunities in Eastern Iowa. We’ll have educational content to build confidence, as well as industry profiles to showcase the skills in use for typical jobs found in our market. For job seekers with questions, we’ll have scheduled Live Chat hours to help them find a job that fits their interests. Not registered? Don't worry - you can register today. Enter Career Week Career Week Schedule Monday: Get Motivated. Live chat schedule: GreatAmerica 8-5 p.m.

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