Lost Your Job? Where do you begin?

Changing careers after years in one job can seem overwhelming. Often the first steps–the mental and emotional ones–are the hardest. “People lose their jobs for many reasons,” says recruiting firm Harris Allied manager Kathy Harris. “Maybe their company has decided to outsource or sell a division; it’s purely a financial decision; or the nature of the work or business has...

Not Your Grandfather’s Factory

Next generation industrial careers need high-tech skills What do you think of when you imagine a shift change at a factory? Unless you work inside one, chances are you think of a whistle, punch cards and time clocks, and thousands of workers pouring out of the gates. The assembly line of Henry Ford’s day still shapes public perception of manufacturing. But within the industry, vast changes in...

Hawkeye Community College Guide to careers

Your Goals. Our Mission. For nearly 50 years, Hawkeye Community College has been educating thousands in Benton, Black Hawk, Bremer, Butler, Buchanan, Chickasaw, Grundy, Fayette, Floyd, and Tama counties. High-quality, affordable college education that’s close to home is at the core of Hawkeye’s mission. Look over the full range of options in this Hawkeye programs listing to find a degree or...
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Guide to careers

Your Goals. Our Mission. For 50 years, Hawkeye Community College has been educating thousands in Benton, Black Hawk, Bremer, Butler, Buchanan, Chickasaw, Grundy, Fayette, Floyd, and Tama counties. High-quality, affordable college education that’s close to home is at the core of Hawkeye’s mission. Look over the full range of options in this Hawkeye programs listing to find a degree or transfer...
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Advanced Skills for Today’s Workforce

Industrial Automation Technology program prepares students for in-demand careers Manufacturing today is increasingly more advanced, with more sophisticated equipment and more technical skills needed to operate it. “It takes a skilled technician to work on equipment,” said Dan Utley, instructor in Hawkeye’s Industrial Automation Technology program. “You can’t just hire someone off the...
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Hawkeye Guide to Careers

Your Goals. Our Mission. For 50 years, Hawkeye Community College has been educating thousands in Benton, Black Hawk, Bremer, Butler, Buchanan, Chickasaw, Grundy, Fayette, Floyd, and Tama counties. High-quality, affordable college education that’s close to home is at the core of Hawkeye’s mission. Look over the full range of options in this list of Hawkeye programs to find a degree or transfer...
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