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Virtual job fair offers connections during COVID-19: 3-6 p.m. Thursday

Thursday, September 17, 2020

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September 17, 2020 | 3:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Job Fair Presented by Corridor Careers

Multiple employers will be present at a virtual job fair aimed at helping job seekers make a connection with local employers. Attendees will be able to chat with employers online in a conversational style to learn more about job opportunities and company culture. Job seekers can attend from any location using a smartphone or computer. Using a tool like chat which is similar to messaging on a smart phone, job seekers can safely chat with employers about a new job. Registration is required to attend and is free.

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Who will be there?

Participating employers include  ACP, Inc. (Manufacturing & Industrial), ALPLA (Cleaning & Maintenance, Shipping & Packaging), Anamosa Care Center, Boyson Heights (Healthcare), Circle Computer Resources (Technology), Discovery Living, Inc. (Human Services & Non-Profit), Frontier Co-op (Manufacturing & Industrial, Technology), GEICO GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation (Financial Services & Banking), Hills Bank and Trust Company (Financial Services & Banking), ImOn Communications (Services & Technicians, Customer Service), Lesaffre Yeast Company (Shipping & Packaging), Mediacom Communications Corporation (Technology), MediRevv (Healthcare, Insurance), NRTC Managed Services, REM Iowa (Healthcare), Riverside Casino and Golf Resort, Whirlpool Corporation (Manufacturing/Warehousing)

What to expect.

Job seekers can browse opportunities in a virtual booth pavilion.  To learn about the participating employers, participants can review company profiles, videos and links as well as through live chats with recruiters. Each booth will showcase open positions and applicants can directly apply for available positions by clicking 'apply' on the jobs they are interested in. A digital resume is recommended.  Registered job seekers will be granted access for connection with employers starting at 3 p.m. on September 17. Recruiters who are online will be highlighted.

Benefits of a Virtual Job Fair

  • Attend from any location, using a smartphone or computer.
  • Chat in public chat room or private message employers   Learn about the unique benefits of participating companies, including information about workplace culture, jobs available and benefits. .
  • Upload a resume during registration to have quick access to send when ready to apply for a position.

“We’re committed to helping job seekers navigate a complex job market while Covid-19 and now the derecho continues to affect every aspect of the job search experience. This virtual job fair enables job seekers to connect with employers directly to advance their careers,” said organizer Liz Kennedy of Corridor Careers. “This is a great way to do that while respecting the mandates of social distancing and safety. Employers can benefit from reaching a strong community of talented candidates for the roles they need to be filled.”

 

About Corridor Careers

Corridor Careers is a regional, online jobs platform site for job seekers and employers in the Cedar Rapids/Iowa City area, offering distribution to CorridorCareers.com, Glassdoor, ZipRecruiter, Jobs2Careers, and many other national job sites. With over 10,000, highly engaged visitors every month, we’ve been connecting people with job information for over 23 years. Corridor Careers gives job seekers free access to career opportunities, job alerts as well as job tips, and career resources.

Recruiters receive Google-optimized job postings, expanded distribution to national networks, and social media, and can self-post to our job database. Recruiting and job hunting has never been easier. Corridor Careers is owned by The Gazette, part of Folience a 100% ESOP located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. www.corridorcareers.com 

 

 

 

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