Job Tips - Category: Careers & Coffee

Careers & Coffee: Filling out online job applications

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In this episode of Careers & Coffee, Liz and Dan dive into some details about filling out online job applications. Dan Holterhaus 0:00 All right, we’re back after a little hiatus from careers and coffee, coming right back at you. With our coffee, Liz Kennedy 0:09 coffee Dan Holterhaus 0:10 How are you doing? Liz […]

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Careers & Coffee 15: What’s your one thing?

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In this week’s episode of Careers & Coffee, Liz and Dan discuss finding your one thing, or your one superpower in the workplace.  I read a great book about this call The One Thing, by Gary Keller, and he even has an entire podcast and website dedicated to this over at the1thing.com. Searching for your […]

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Careers & Coffee #14: Keep at it and you will find your fit

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In this week’s episode of Careers & Coffee, Adamu joins Liz and Dan to discuss his recent job search and how he landed at The Gazette.  There are lots of good takeaways from this podcast, make sure to tune in! Need some help with your resume?  Check out IowaWORKS or Kirkwood Community College, which is available […]

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Careers & Coffee Episode 11: Patience and persistence pays off

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In this week’s episode of Careers & Coffee, Liz and Dan discuss re-entry into the workforce, re-entry into normal life, and how patience and persistence is your best friend when going after your next opportunity. Yes, we are having an in-person Career Fair September 16th! Click here for more information. A couple weeks ago we […]

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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. […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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Careers and Coffee #4: Writing a Strong Resume

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In this week’s episode of Careers and Coffee, Josh joins Liz and Dan to discuss Resume writing, having a clear objective, and tailoring your resume to the specific job you are applying for. Oh, and don’t forget about our amazing Resume Builder that can help you if you are stuck – you just need to […]

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Careers & Coffee #2: Become a video game programmer?

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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 […]

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Introducing Careers & Coffee

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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.

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