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COVID-19 Coronavirus Unemployment Benefits for Iowa Workers

Update to iowa workers on Coronavirus unemployment

UPDATED 2/9/21:  According to The Gazette, some Iowans have not received the extra $300 per week unemployment known as PUA or PEUC benefits since December because of errors or programming changes.  A timeline for when they may receive benefits has not been provided by Iowa Workforce Development. Additional problems with debit cards issued was also reported. In response, Iowa Workforce Development states: Claimants who have not yet received a U.S.

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Job Post Best Practices – Tips to make your listing stand out

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It's a gamble. If you follow job posting best practices, even in the current climate, many recruiters and HR professionals practice the 'post and pray' method of job postings. Merely uploading the job description should be enough to attract quality candidates, right? Here's why this is wrong, and some tips on how to market your job listings to potential candidates. Keywords still rule the job title Part of why you may not get the views you want is that job posting sites work much like search engines.

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Tips for Hiring During a Pandemic

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While we are getting closer to vaccines available to everyone and life going somewhat back to normal, there are still several months or longer of dealing with hiring during a pandemic.  Here are a few tips for employers that are still looking to hire during this time.

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Who’s hiring in December?

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Wondering who's hiring in December? It's often assumed that hiring slows near the end of the year as employers postpone hiring decisions until January. However, employers are still hiring great candidates in December, and those that post are often anxious to fill their roles with great candidates.  It's holiday season, the time of year where the weather is changing in the midwest, and a long winter is around the corner.  And while many job seekers get busy during this season with holiday tasks and family obligations, there are still ample opportunities to find a good job.

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