Job Tips

Careers and Coffee #7: Job search tips for recent grads

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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COVID-19 Coronavirus Unemployment Benefits for Iowa Workers

UPDATED 5/11/21: Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds announced that Iowans will no longer be able to seek Federal Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, effectively ending this program early. The federal program is set to expire in September. The governor cited hiring needs of employers as the reason to eliminate the extra $300 per week in benefits. Read full story […]

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Careers and Coffee #6: Dealing with overwhelm in your job search

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

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

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?

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

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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