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Job Search Crisis, or Opportunity?

Get outside and exercise during COVID-19

We are in the middle of Coronavirus COVID-19 creating a crisis for many people in many industries.  Travel, tourism, and restaurants are arguably the hardest hit by the pandemic.  When times are tough, we all grow as a society and as humans.  If you are part of a large community of people who lost their job during this time, or maybe you are just someone questioning if you will have a job next week - this is a perfect time to reassess your career goals and look for opportunities!

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COVID-19 Coronavirus Unemployment Benefits for Iowa Workers

Update to iowa workers on Coronavirus unemployment

Do you have questions regarding your employment and potential layoffs due to the Coronavirus?  Please read below for updates from the Iowa Workforce Development Office for answers to any questions you may have about COVID-19 coronavirus unemployment benefits for Iowa workers. UPDATE: The CARES Act has been signed into law. IowaWorkforce Development is now accepting applications for CARES Act benefits.

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Job Search 101: How Volunteering Can Help You Land Your Next Job

How volunteering can help you land your next job

Other than the warm feeling of charity, volunteering can yield many benefits that can give you a leg up when trying to land your next job.  According to a LinkedIn survey, one in five hiring managers said they have hired someone because of their charitable work.  Volunteer opportunities can open doors to new connections and skills while also giving you a fresh perspective.  Below are some of the benefits of volunteer work for your job search.

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