The Blog

  • Average Wages: What Could I Be Making? - Iowa Edition

    If you read the headlines, you know wages are flat. While unemployment is low, employers may not be using higher wages as incentives to bring on new employees. And you could look at that number positively if you understand that wages, while not growing dramatically, are not going down.

  • Career Fairs Are Worth It. Benefits of Attending a Local Job Fair

    We've updated our take on career fairs. You know, the thing some hiring pros think are a waste of time? Here at Corridor Careers, our team still feel that job fairs are a valuable way for job seekers and hiring professionals to interact - especially if the job seeker does some prep-work first. Whether you're actively seeking employment or just starting to think about switching jobs, time spent at a local career fair can be worth it.

  • Entry Level Job Fair in Iowa City - September 12, 2017

    Corridor Careers is happy to share about an upcoming job fair by our friends at the City of Iowa City.  Our team will be there to help get job seekers signed up for job alerts from Corridor Careers and offer tips on resumes, trends in the job market and job categories. Unemployed or underemployed? One way is to test the job market by meeting hiring managers face to face without the commitment of an application.

  • Relocation Logistics for Moving to the Cedar Rapids Area

    So you’re considering a move to Cedar Rapids or Iowa City?  Good choice!  Once the dust has settled on your idea, it’s time to start thinking beyond all the homemade pie you’re going to eat once you get here and plan for your move.  See How Far Your Potential Salary Will Go Knowing the cost of living can impact where you land in the corridor, whether it be Cedar Rapids, Iowa City or smaller communities like Marion, Robins, Hiawatha, North Liberty or Coralville. Iowa City’s quality of life for young professionals and academics is one reason its cost of living is a bit higher than the Corridor’s other metro areas, and its only one factor in considering what community you should call home.