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Hey Alexa, Search Jobs on Corridor Careers!

Corridor Careers Alexa Skill available on smart devices

Have you enabled the Corridor Careers skill on your Alexa device? Last year, we unveiled our Corridor Careers skill on Alexa and have seen more and more job seekers using it to aid in their job search.  Today, we are refreshing our old post about adding Corridor Careers on your Amazon Alexa enabled device! Adding Corridor Careers to Alexa Recently, Corridor Careers released an updated version of our own Alexa skill that includes voice search. You can’t ask for jobs out of the box, though. To enable the Corridor Careers skill for Alexa, search for “corridor careers” in your Alexa app. Or find us on Amazon and click on “Enable Skill”. Once that’s done, all you have to do is say the magic words. Using Corridor Careers with Alexa If you say...

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Sign up for Local Job Alerts

Sign up for job alerts by category in cedar rapids or iowa city

In this video, we explain how to sign up for local Job Alerts on Corridor Careers. Pick 1 or more categories and get alerted at the frequency you like. You control how often you get notified – sign up today and unsubscribe when you get that perfect job! Studies show applicants who apply on the first day a job is posted are more likely to be considered. To sign up for Job Alerts, go to the “Job Seeker” menu at the top of the page and open the menu. Scroll to the Job Alerts tab. Pick the categories that you are most interested in receiving updates for. Enter your email, and the frequency at wish you want to receive alerts. Click “email me jobs,” and you are all done!

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How to Save a Job on Corridor Careers

save a job on corridor careers with one click - no login required

Quickly organize your job search by using our ‘save a job’ feature. You don’t need to login, just click the heart next to the job while browsing so you can come back to it later.  Here’s a quick video showing you how! 1) Find the jobs you are interested in viewing in the future and click the heart to the right of the job. 2) On Desktop: at the top of your page, find the saved jobs icon (you don’t have to be logged in). On Mobile, scroll to the footer and click ‘Saved Jobs’. 3) The jobs you have saved will appear. If you aren’t interested in the job any longer, you can de-select the heart. Happy saving!

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Ask Alexa: Voice Search with Corridor Careers

Alexa Skill For Corridor Careers - Play Corridor Careers!

By now, you may have seen the viral video of an adorable 2-year-old pleading with Alexa to “play baby sherk.” She was persistent in her ask, but Alexa could not understand what she wanted until Mom stepped in and said the magic words for her. A human knew exactly how to handle the voice request, while Alexa still has some growing up to do of her own. Still, it’s hard to deny Alexa’s growing popularity. According to TechCrunch, over 100 million Alexa-enabled devices have been sold as of January 4, 2019. With over 40,000 skills available, that’s a lot of chatter. Adding Corridor Careers to Alexa Recently, Corridor Careers released an updated version of our own Alexa skill that includes voice search. You can’t ask for jobs out of the box,...

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New “Help Me Choose” Button

help me choose feature on Corridor Careers in Cedar Rapids Iowa

We want to offer lots of package options to area employers, however, we know that HR professionals and business owners don’t have time to sift through the various options. Our latest feature is designed to help employers select a great package based on their individual needs. “Help Me Choose” will deliver three great options based on your selection. Packages are tailored to the category you select or the advertising goal you have. Get suggestions at any time. How does it work? Based on recent package performance Select by Category or Advertising Goal “Good, Better, Best” options displayed Click “Start Over” to select a different goal or category   Try It Out Need more assistance? Our team can craft a custom package just for your...

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How to Get the Most Out of a Job Fair

job fair participants

Plenty of people think job fairs are a thing of the past in the digital age. Don’t believe them. Job fairs can be a treasure chest of opportunity if you know how to work them. We decided to break it down into 4-areas:  Research, Planning, The Day-Of, and Follow-up. Research Employers One of the best uses of your time before heading to a job fair is to learn about the companies that will be there. Even if you’re sure you don’t want to work for some of them, do your homework anyway. After all, you never know what opportunities might come from any potential employer. Make sure you know what the business does and whether they might have current or future openings that relate to your skillset. Find out if you can pre-register for the job...

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