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Careers and Coffee #9: Job Opportunities Trending in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City

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This week we wanted to touch base on the massive amount of job opportunities in our area as we hit Summer 2021.  Liz gives some good insight into career path and a good strategy for creating transferable skills between jobs.   Dan Holterhaus 0:01 Good morning, Liz. How are you? Liz Kennedy 0:03 Morning, Dan? Dan Holterhaus 0:05 Hey, we made it to June 1, Tuesday, June 1 today. What do you think? Liz Kennedy 0:09 Yeah. 2021? It's come at us. June 1 here.

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Careers and Coffee #8: Questions to ask during an interview

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In this episode of Careers & Coffee, Liz and Dan discuss topics such as questions to ask an employer during an interview, when to talk about salary, and what if you don't have any questions?   Full Transcript Dan Holterhaus 0:01 Morning, Liz, Liz Kennedy 0:02 morning careers and coffee. Dan Holterhaus 0:05 Number eight. I got some coffee going. Liz Kennedy 0:08 I have a smoothie. But creason smoothie sounds weird. Dan Holterhaus 0:17 I'll be only on coffee during our careers and coffee chat.

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Relocating to Cedar Rapids? Fear Not.

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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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What to Do After College: Tips on Finding Your First Job

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So you did it. You survived all of those tiring all-nighters, grueling end-of-term finals and (somewhat) balanced keg stands and you're ready for next phase of your life. Graduating from college is a huge feat that calls for celebration. But when the party is over, it’s time to find a job and knowing how and where to find your first job can be tricky without proper guidance. According to a recent news experts are cautiously optimistic for graduates entering the 2021 job market.

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