Treat Your Job Search Like a 9-5 Job

Great employment opportunities are available, but you have to be willing to do the work to find them. Listen to Mike Bazinet, Grifols’ Director of Recruiting, as he shares tips for staying constantly engaged on job boards. For more job seekers tips and advice, visit the Social Jobs Partnership on Facebook!

From Military to Civilian Career: Tips for a Successful Transition

Basic training teaches you how to walk and talk like a member of the military, and instills values such as discipline, loyalty and comradery. Exiting the military and entering the civilian workforce doesn’t provide the same transitional training. Prepare yourself and learn tips from…

Managing Your Personal Brand During the Job Search

What comes to mind when you think of the word “brand”? Perhaps you think of designer denim or your favorite soda, but would you think of yourself as having a brand? You should. Personal brand is absolutely a real thing and you don’t need to do a thing to create it because, whether you realize . . . Read More

3 Tips for Finding the Internship of Your Dreams

It’s that time of year again…back to school. As the fall semester commences at colleges and universities across America, some students may be regretting their decision to forgo an internship. Unfortunately, getting back into a motivated mindset can be difficult after a laid-back summer vacation but it’s never too early to start preparing for the . . . Read More

What Tool Do Job Seekers Find To Be The Most Useful In Their Job Search?

What Tool Do Job Seekers Find To Be The Most Useful In Their Job Search? A. Networking B. Online tools C. Advertising D. Career fairs   Answer: B. Online tools While advertising, career fairs and networking events all aid in the search for employment, recent research from Pew Research Center shows that online tools prove . . . Read More

My.jobs | 10,000+ Employers Are Looking For You!

The hunt is on – the job hunt, that is! Caught between the anticipated stress of your search and the excitement of new opportunities, you are likely scouring the Internet looking for desired positions, but perhaps you are interested in working at a specific company. My.jobs, powered by human resources trade association DirectEmployers, is comprised . . . Read More

How to Work with Local Veteran Organizations

Companies often reach out to organizations, like Easter Seals Dixon Center, to help find qualified veterans for their open positions. Learn from HUB International’s Charles Lilly on how they work with local veteran organizations to gain referrals, as well as tips on how to find a career you love.

Ready to find your next job? Visit Veterans.jobs .

Interview Questions You Can (Almost Always) Expect to Answer

Sweaty palms, racing thoughts, shaking hands… These symptoms sound all too familiar if you’ve ever experienced pre-interview jitters – and chances are you have. Rather than letting your nerves get the best of you (and possibly having a negative effect on your interview), take the extra time to prepare. Perhaps the most important step of . . . Read More

Video Interviewing: Achieving Your Best “On-Screen Performance”

As telecommuting becomes more and more common, it’s no surprise that the interview process is becoming increasingly more virtual as well. You may have been asked to do a phone interview (see tips for mastering the call) – but what about a video interview? According to a survey conducted among DirectEmployers Members earlier this year, . . . Read More

State Job Banks Offer Opportunities for All Job Seekers

Learn more about the employment opportunities and services available at your state workforce agency from Iowa Workforce Development District Manager Mike Witt.

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