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1 Employers seek skills, not majors
NI Archives
Northern Iowan 118:9, p.04
9/27/2021 Matt Nuese, associate director of Career Services, discusses the change from major-based to skills-based hiring done by employers.
2 UNI Teacher Fair to be held in GBPAC
Witherow--Anthony (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 116:41, p.04
3/5/2020 The annual UNI Teacher Fair will be held on March 7 in the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC). Students are invited to attend the free event and discuss employment opportunities with over 70 school districts; photo.
3 Career Fair Guide
NI Archives
Northern Iowan 116:5, p.Suppl. 01
9/16/2019 The Career Fair guide for Fall 2019 features "Tips, attendees, career opportunities and more to help your future seem like less of a 'Stranger Thing'." The guide includes pages listing attending organizations, articles on how to build employment-related skills, and tips on navigating the event; photos.
4 Low-skilled labor plagues some grads
Dausener--Josua (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:12, p.02
10/5/2017 Many college graduates end up in a low-skilled labor job immediately after graduation. This chance increases or decreases depending on the student's given major and field of interest; photo.
5 It's always sunny at the Career Fair
Smith--Monique (Student--2017), Hofmeyer--Sarah (Student--2014), Madden--Jacob (Class of 2019), Welsch--Shelby (Student--2015), Ritondale--Sarah (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:5, p.Supp
9/11/2017 Guide to success at the 2017 fall semester career fair. Includes resume tips, dress guides, helpful information on how to look and act professional, and a list of companies that will be attending.
6 Racial hostility plagues CV
Fisher--Nicholas Allen (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:16, p.1
10/22/2015 Student Nick Fisher believes racial inequality is plaguing the Cedar Valley, and offers possible solutions to the issue; photo.
7 Career Fair Guide
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 112:5, p.Supp.
9/14/2015 Guide gives advice on how students can be successful with their speech and presentation at the UNI Career Fair; photo.
8 Career Fair Guide
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 111:35, p.Supp. 1
2/12/2015 Guide to success at the 2015 spring semester career fair. Includes resume tips, dress guides, helpful information on how to look and act professional, and a list of companies that will be attending.
9 Board OK'd job cuts at universities
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:23, p.1
11/17/2014 The Board of Regents approved the cuts of over two-hundred university jobs.
10 What I'm really afraid of is the "J" word
Cosgrove--Thaddeus Riley (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:23, p.3
11/17/2014 Student Riley Cosgrove talks about his fear of the future and employment.
11 Job opportunities abound at Career Fair
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 111:9, p.2
9/29/2014 The UNI Career Fair was held in the McLeod Center and consisted of over 170 organizations looking for future employees; photo.
12 Letter from the editor
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:1, p.5
8/28/2014 A letter from editor Amber Rouse urging students to join the Northern Iowan as writers or editors; photo.
13 Northwestern leads sports unionization
Alvarado--Nicholas Evan (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:50, p.9
4/14/2014 The author expresses his opinion on college athletes being treated as employees of the university. He feels that if schools are making a huge profit off of their athletes, the athletes should receive more than just a free education.
14 Obama misplaces focus of students
Daniel--Christopher (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:37, p.3
2/17/2014 Says President Obama wants to curtail liberal arts education. Instead, focus should be on vocational-technical education. Says that Obama is telling the working class and the uneducated to learn to be happy with their place in society.
15 Sen. Hatch starts new campaign
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:34, p.1
2/6/2014 As re-election season comes closer, Senator Jack Hatch has joined the race for governor. He believes that there needs to be more focus on funding for higher education. He supports Branstad's initiatives to help veterans, and wants to expand them.
16 Branstad hopes to draw incoming veterans to Iowa
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:32, p.1
1/30/2014 Governor Terry Branstad hopes to bring more veterans into the state of Iowa through Home Base Iowa Initiative. This includes offering veterans and their families in-state tuition and having military pensions exempt from state income tax.
17 New study finds work satisfaction increases dramatically with age
Baldus--Rachel (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:24, p.2
11/19/2013 A study from the Associated Press Center for Public Affairs Research shows job satisfaction increases with age. A variety of different job experiences can help students discover what they enjoy and avoid this problem; photo.
18 Internships continue to rise
Niles--Kellen (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:22, p.2
11/12/2013 According to the Society for Human Resource Management, there is an excess of internships available for UNI students. Students can apply for these internships through Career Cat online or by visiting Career Services.
19 Republicans discuss push for funding increase at UNI
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:19, p.1
11/1/2013 Walt Rogers and Dean Fisher both spoke at the public forum held at UNI. These Republican Representatives support an increase in funding for UNI. At the forum taxes, employment, and cyber-bullying were several other topics discussed; photo.
20 Go ahead and disregard your elders, Millennials
Daniel--Christopher (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:18, p.3
10/29/2013 The Millennial generation is going to have to work harder and longer for smaller returns than any other generation in the 20th century. Generation X never did anything for the Millennials, and the Millennials do not need Generation X; photo.
21 The search for wisdom through Humanities
Northern Iowan 110:15, p.3
10/18/2013 The author is disappointed that cuts are being made to humanities departments across the country. He explains that the critical thinking and problem solving skills taught in humanities courses are important and need to be taught in schools.
22 Let's work together: a look at today's society
Ickes--Peter Joseph (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:14, p.3
10/15/2013 Says people need to work together instead of working against each other. People need to work harder to understand and accept other people's beliefs.
23 UNI career fair provides opportunities
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:4, p.4
9/10/2013 The annual UNI career fair will be held on September 16th. This is an opportunity for students to speak with many organizations and potential employers. Students should prepare themselves accordingly and act professional; photo.
24 Opportunities await students and alumni at the UNI Career Fair
Public Relations News Release 2013:34, p.1
9/5/2013 The Career Fair will take place on September 16. This is a great way for students to network and talk to employers. Interview Day will be held the following Tuesday in Maucker Union Old Central Ballroom.
25 Millennials living back at home on the rise
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:1, p.1
8/22/2013 Many recent graduates are having a difficult time finding a job, and some are even having to move back home with their parents. Although there are some advantages to moving back home, it is best to find a job early.
26 Today's workforce must prepare to modernize
Trotter--Garrett Lee (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:47, p.4
4/9/2013 The author thinks that people are too worried about outsourcing and not worried enough about technology when it comes to employment. Many manufacturing jobs are being replaced by robotics. People will have to learn to adapt to this changing work force.
27 Don't raise the minimum wage: an economic perspective
Mcdaniel--Alexander Ryan (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:44, p.6
3/29/2013 Senator Tom Harkin recently suggested the minimum wage should be raised to $10.10 per hour. This guest columnist says that this would severely hurt the United States economy.
28 More UNI students taking extra year to graduate
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:36, p.1
2/19/2013 Students are taking more time to graduate. They need to work more hours and therefore must take fewer credits. Double majors in particular take extra time.
29 Editor Positions Available
Northern Iowan
Northern Iowan 109:35, p.5
2/15/2013 Application and requirement information for Executive Editor and Managing Editor positions for the Northern Iowan.
30 Career Fair guide
Northern Iowan 109:34, p.supp. 1
31 Heuer assumes duties as first UNI military student coordinator
Woolson--Brooks Michael (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:30, p.1
1/29/2013 Julia Heuer is the first military and veteran student service coordinator at UNI. The position was created to enhance the university's ability to serve the military student body. The goal of the job is to assist military graduates to find employment.
32 UNI graduates fare well in today's economy
Public Relations News Release 2012:165, p.1
12/18/2012 UNI graduates are doing well in today's economy. Approximately eighty four percent of last year's graduates are employed.
33 Dreams can change, but your expectations shouldn't
Ruane--Blake Steven (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:14, p.5
10/12/2012 Student expresses concerns of losing sight of aspirations and dreams. Encourages others to pursue their ambitions.
34 Disconnect or differences in philosophy?
Mitchell--Anthony Patrick (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 109:13, p.4
10/9/2012 Author is troubled by consistent disconnect between students and faculty. Major differences cited in philosophy between instructors and students. Professors should hold their students to the highest academic standards.
35 UNI alumnus receives career advice from President Obama
Getting--Timothy Willis (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 109:4, p.5
9/7/2012 Chance meeting with the President in downtown Cedar Falls leads to a full time job with KWWL. President Obama suggested that Tim Getting to apply in person for any job that would help for further advancement; photo.
36 UNI alum helps college grads find jobs
Public Relations News Release 2011:313, p.1
5/11/2012 "Employment Essentials--College Edition" aids college students in the preparation for the interviewing process. Douglas Danne, class of 1976, says the books goals include helping applicants become marketable and desirable products.
37 Graduation is the darkness at the edge of town
Early--Thomas Michael (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:54, p.6
4/27/2012 The author shares the fears of graduation and going out into the "real world". He is looking forward to the challenges, successes, and failures in life for all graduates; photo.
38 An outlook to the future
Mitchell--Anthony Patrick (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 108:39, p.4
2/24/2012 Author excited about the future. Current college graduates are looking for long term employment and are willing to do what it takes to get the job done correctly. Article serves as a pep talk for the younger generation; photo.
39 Career Fair tips
Northern Iowan 108:37, p.supp3
2/17/2012 Career Services provides tips on how to dress, what to bring, and needed preparation.
40 The early bird gets the internship
Hottle--Olivia Grace (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:37, p.supp3
2/17/2012 Amber Irlmeier attends the Career Fair every semester. Meeting with recruiters is now less stressful; photo.
41 State of the Union address forecasts Obama's plans
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:32, p.1
1/31/2012 Justin Holmes liked the speech and declared that the President made several great points. Success of the plans lies with the position taken by Congress; photo.
42 Supreme Court recognizes ministerial exception in discrimination laws
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:31, p.1
1/27/2012 The unanimous ruling stated that religious institutions have the freedom to handle the employment of employees without involvement of the government.
43 More support for Occupy Wall Street
Jensen--Daniel John (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:20, p.4
11/4/2011 The right of free speech and freedom to protest admired. The actions of the group are a bit scary. A clear idea of what the group is protesting would be helpful. Perhaps the group is blaming the wrong party; photo.
44 The Land of MILK and range juice machines
Early--Thomas Michael (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:7, p.4
9/20/2011 After two years of living off campus and not eating well, the writer has returned to on-campus dining. The dining centers are well run and supply well balanced meals or healthy snacks. Meal plans are worth the money.
45 He said, she said: relationship advice
Mitchell--Anthony Patrick (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:50, p.6
4/15/2011 Advice on dating and relationships from a male and female perspective; photo.
46 Let college prepare you for the 'real world'
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:49, p.10
4/12/2011 Students urged to develop skills employers are looking for, get involved with student groups, gain experience in areas of interest, and use college as a time to open their minds to new ideas.
47 NOW HIRING: Spin doctors and dictators
Greubel--Greg Harold (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:45, p.9
3/29/2011 A tongue in cheek look at the job market and what types of positions may be available and in demand soon.
48 Mark Grey discusses immigration in Iowa
Wilkins--Alan Michael (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:41, p.2
3/4/2011 Mexican immigration exploded in the early 1990's. Mexicans cross the border because of the lack of jobs, poor education, and because following the passage of the North American Free Trade Act, farmers could not compete; photo.
49 Procrastinate tomorrow
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:36, p.11
2/15/2011 It is up to students to make or break their college education. Students urged to plan ahead, organize assignments, refer to the syllabus, plan time for themselves, and plan for the job hunt.
50 A hostage crisis
Greubel--Greg Harold (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:35, p.10
2/11/2011 Tax cuts for the wealthy and trickle down economics seem to reign supreme. Author believes that government should get out of the way and let the market work itself out.


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