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Careers and Coffee #7: Job search tips for recent grads

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In this episode of Careers and Coffee, Liz and Dan discuss communication with hiring managers, and some things to think about when first applying out of high school or college. LinkedIn Tips for recent grads Finding your first job post-college       Full Transcript: Dan Holterhaus 0:00 All right. Good morning, Liz. We're back. Careers and coffee episode number seven. Liz Kennedy 0:04 Good morning, Dan. How's it going? Dan Holterhaus 0:06 Good. I'm on my third cup of coffee, I think this morning. So Liz Kennedy 0:12 you're rearing to go then? Dan Holterhaus 0:13 Yeah. Yeah.

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COVID-19 Coronavirus Unemployment Benefits for Iowa Workers

Update to iowa workers on Coronavirus unemployment

UPDATED 5/11/21: Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds announced that Iowans will no longer be able to seek Federal Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, effectively ending this program early. The federal program is set to expire in September. The governor cited hiring needs of employers as the reason to eliminate the extra $300 per week in benefits. Read full story at The Gazette. UPDATED 4/29/21: The IowaWorks website is now offering additional ways for claimants to get help.

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Careers and Coffee #6: Dealing with overwhelm in your job search

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In this episode of Careers and Coffee, Liz and Dan discuss strategies for dealing with overwhelm while job searching.  What about transitioning between jobs?  Tune in for helpful hints to overcome these stressors and move forward with your life. Listen Full Transcript Dan Holterhaus 0:02 Okay, good morning, Liz. How are you? Happy Friday. Liz Kennedy 0:05 Happy Friday. Dan Holterhaus 0:06 Cheerio. We Liz Kennedy 0:07 both have our coffee here. Dan Holterhaus 0:12 Before we start, yeah. Well, let's hop right into it. We were just discussing this before we started this recording.

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Careers and Coffee #5: Educational Opportunities

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In this episode of Careers and Coffee, Liz and Dan start the morning off early talking about where you can find opportunities to advance your education, and how just because you're in one job doesn't mean you can't expand your skill set to move into another position. Full Transcript: Dan Holterhaus 0:02 Okay, we're back. careers and coffee. The Morning Edition Liz Kennedy 0:07 of Morning Edition. Unknown Speaker 0:08 Good morning this Liz Kennedy 0:09 morning. It's very early. Dan Holterhaus 0:12 It is very early. We have busy days.

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