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“Play Baby Shark!” 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

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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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Iowa City Jobs: Healthcare

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According to US News and World Reports, Iowa ranks highly for its superior Infrastructure (#1), excellent Education (#5), and world-class Healthcare (#3) . As a result, Iowa claimed the top spot in their “Best States” rankings for 2018. Iowa City stands out as a state leader in healthcare. Consequently there are always healthcare jobs in Iowa City that need skilled workers. However, you don’t have to be a doctor or a nurse to work in this industry! With a growing need for other skilled and labor positions, finding employment in Iowa City is as easy as finding the right employer. Here are a handful of the industry leaders for employment in the Iowa City metro area: Quality Hospitals in Iowa City University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics...

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Phone Interview Tips and Tricks

Phone Interview Tips Corridor Careers Iowa City Cedar Rapids

In Cedar Rapids and Iowa City, companies are turning to phone interviews to start the recruiting process. Phone screens or initial interviews are your first chance to make an impression on a potential employer.  So it’s important to treat them just as seriously as you would an in-person interview.  Especially because they determine whether the HR professional will advance you on to the next round. Below are some tips to help perfect your phone interview skills and help you land that job. Prepare for a Phone Interview Just like with a face-to-face interview, it’s imperative to be as prepared as possible for a phone interview. Schedule your phone interview when you know you’ll be free and able to take the call in a quiet space. This needs...

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