Archive | July, 2011

Mandatory Skills You Need to Compete in This Economy

In his article for Forbes.com, Dan Schawbel describes Mandatory Skills You Need to Compete in This Economy. Below is an excerpt of Schawbel’s article. Read Full Article It used to be that if you had the right technical skills, you could count on a job. Then, as companies received numerous resumes for fewer open positions, […]

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How to Avoid the Resume Black Hole

In this article for About.com, Alison Doyle suggests How to Avoid the Resume Black Hole. Tips from this article include: Resume Keywords Apply Directly to Companies Find Your Connections Read Full Article

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Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Accept a Job Offer

In this article for About.com, Dawn Rosenberg McKay suggests Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Accept a Job Offer. Questions for McKay’s article include: Have I Been Offered a Fair Salary? What Do I know About My Potential Co-Workers? Can I Handle the Commute to This Job? Read Full Article

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How to Fail at a Job Interview

In her article for Forbes.com, Susannah Breslin warns, How to Fail at a Job Interview.  Below is an excerpt of Breslin’s article. Read Full Article  I’ve been on more job interviews this year than any other year in my life. This is a good thing (theoretically, at least) because it forces you to figure out […]

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Seeking Information, Not Employment

WSJ article Seeking Information, Not Employment, Elizabeth Garone answer’s a readers question about how to set up an informational interview. Below is an excerpt of Garone’s article. Read Full Article Q: I’m thinking about a career change and would love to go on a few informational interviews to learn more about the fields I am considering. […]

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Average Job Seeker Gives Up After 5 Months

In this article for the Wall Street Journal, Sara Murray reports Average Job Seeker Gives Up After 5 Months. Below is an excerpt from Murray’s article. Read Full Article Jobless Americans who dropped out of the work force typically searched for work for five months before ultimately giving up last year. The amount of time […]

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AkronWorks.com Job Fair will host 30 local employers on July 20.

AkronWorks.com will host its annual Summer Job Fair from 11:00am to 3:00pm July 20 at The Sheraton Suites Cuyahoga Falls. Admission and parking are free. The job fair will host 30 employers and universities promoting local job opportunities and education programs. Job seekers can submit their resume and interview on the spot. Members of the […]

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The Best Way to Take Control of Your Job Hunt

In this article for U.S. News and World Report, Miriam Salpeter explains The Best Way to Take Control of Your Job Hunt. Below is an excerpt of Salpeter article. Read Full Article Wouldn’t it be nice to have a little more control over your job search? It’s frustrating applying over and over again for jobs and […]

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Latest Hair Trend Doesn’t Fly in the Workplace.

In this article for AOL Jobs, Lisa Johnson Mandell explains the Latest Hair Trend Doesn’t Fly in the Workplace. Below is an excerpt of Mandell’s article. Read Full Article Who would have thought an aging male rock star would start a fashion trend that is literally making feathers fly for women in the workplace? It […]

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