In this episode Dan & Liz answer a job seeker question about how to get into video game design or other very specialized job paths. They explore this question and share how job seekers can use the tools available to all in O*Net, the occupational database of the United States to determine what skills are needed and how you can take steps to get to the job you want. Read Transcript This page includes information from the O*NET Career Exploration Tools by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA). Used under the CC BY-ND 4.0 license.Continue Reading
Careers and Coffee is about all things careers. From finding that perfect job, to learning from our mistakes. Dan Holterhaus, Liz Kennedy and guests will keep things moving in these quick weekly chats covering jobs in Eastern Iowa. A career podcast for right here.
As our area grapples with the shortage in trucking workforce, opportunity awaits non-traditional truckers such as women and younger drivers. According to The Gazette, the pressures trucking companies are currently facing are breaking down mindset barriers to attract both women and younger drivers to their fleet. Interested in a trucking career? Talk with local employer, Thompson Truck & Trailer & CRST International. How to Get Into Trucking There are multiple ways to get into driving for a career, the most important step is gaining your CDL or Commercial Driver's License.Continue Reading
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.Continue Reading