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Iowa Lakes Corridor   Iowa Lake Corridor
We are fortunate to have employers of all types and sizes in our communities. With the excellent highways, commuting to and from work can be done with ease. The average commute time within the region is 14 – 17 minutes…below the statewide and national average.  Most individuals work within the same county where they reside but when considering the diverse businesses and industries in the region, multiple job opportunities and communities are available for your consideration.  If you are looking for a job, we invite you to post your resume and view job opportunities in the area. Employers, we invite you to search the resumes posted for available candidates in the area. http://www.lakescorridor.com/work/job-center
     
 Optimal Resume   Optimal Resume is provided for current students and alumni to launch their professional lives through innovative, interactive modules that allow creation of resumes, letters, reference sheets, and more. OptimalResume.com also provides skill assessment, successful interview skill development, and individual Web pages that showcase these documents.  To access optimalresume.com, you will need a valid Iowa Lakes Community College email address. Alumni can also access and use the site free of charge. https://iowalakes.optimalresume.com/ 
     
 Corporate Connect   Corporate-Connect® offers new cutting-edge opportunities for employers to post job campaigns, and allows job seekers to explore career opportunities. OnlineRecruiting™ allows employers to connect with students without visiting campus and features exciting new online interviewing and videoconferencing options. Employers enter the site (“Employers Click Here”), set up an account, and post jobs and internships for students and alumni to view. A unique opportunity dashboard on the student desktop displays current employment opportunities and information, making it easy to view full job descriptions and salaries offered. Online job application is easy, with the ability to create resumes and other job-search documents and apply for employment in the same location. https://iowalakes.optimalresume.com/employers/index.php
     
Virtual Career Library  

Need Help With Your Job Search Or Exploring Careers?
Click on the Virtual Career Library logo to access over 6,000 digital pages of career guidance information. Inside you will find hundreds of career advice videos, digital career books and directories, virtual job data cards, job bank resources, and occupational videos to help you achieve career and life success. 
http://www.virtualcareerlibrary.com/iowalakes

     
 Vocational Biographies  

Vocational Biographies is an online resource where you can career-shadow over 1,000 individuals from across America. click on one of the seven search buttons at the top of the page to get a list of job titles. Click on any of the titles, and the career story will appear for you to read or print out. http://www.vocbiosonline.com/login.php

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 I Have a Plan Iowa    I Have a Plan Iowa provides career planning and assessment. By following the step-by-step instructions to create an account, you can access several free assessments to learn about yourself and explore careers that are a good match for you. Assessments include:  Interest Profiler, Work Values Sorter, Basic Skills Survey, Workplace Skills Survey and Transferable Skills Survey.
http://www.ihaveaplaniowa.gov
     
Films on Demand  

Films on Demand offers a variety of Career and Job Search videos to view online:  Career Exploration, Career Fields, Job Search Skills and Job Success. http://digital.films.com/Dashboard.aspx

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Riley Guide   Riley Guide career center is a starting point for exploring careers that commonly require education beyond high school for entry or moving ahead. Starting with the sortable overview tables below, you'll find the most currently available data for over 400 careers and links to over 140 career profiles that detail educational requirements, the work, and where to research further. http://www.rileyguide.com/careers
     
NACE Salary Calculator Center   NACE Salary Calculator Center is the hub for compensation data, with salary data for more than 1,000 occupations in 560 regions of the United States. The NACE Salary Calculators are easy to use, and the salary survey data is updated monthly to ensure consistently accurate salary data. It helps job seekers find salary data to assist with career planning, and provides employers, HR professionals, recruiters and business managers with the perfect compensation survey data tool. http://www.jobsearchintelligence.com/NACE/salary-calculator-intro/
     
What Can I Do With This Major logo  

What Can I Do With This Major? Whether you are exploring multiple majors or searching for information about your chosen field, this site will help you connect majors to careers. Learn about the typical career areas and the types of employers that hire people with each major, as well as strategies to make you a more marketable candidate. Continue your research on majors and careers through the websites provided.
http://whatcanidowiththismajor.com
 

     

 

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