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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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Trucking Jobs in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City

As our area grapples with the shortage in trucking workforce, opportunity awaits non-traditional truckers such as women and younger drivers. According to The Gazette, the pressures trucking companies are currently facing are breaking down mindset barriers to attract both women and younger drivers to their fleet. Interested in a trucking career? Talk with local employer, […]

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Healthcare Industry in Eastern Iowa

ONET Online Bright Outlook in Healthcare Onetonline.org Job Title: Physical Therapy Assistant What they do: Instruct and motivate patients as they practice exercises and activities.  Help patients learn to use therapy equipment. Annual Median Salary:  $49,910   Job Title: Dental Hygienist What they do: Clean patients teeth using dental instruments.  Record and review patients medical […]

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Technology jobs in the Corridor

Technology is part of many roles from Healthcare to Manufacturing, and the job titles for technology professionals vary accordingly. Here are some job titles the federal Occupational Information Network (ONET) identify as having strong growth in the coming years. ONET Online Bright Outlook in Technology Onetonline.org Job Title: Business Intelligence Analysts What they do: Generate […]

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