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5 Tips to Land Your Dream Job After College

Land Your Dream Job After College If you’re reading this article, you are a soon-to-be or recent graduate, or an ambitious soul in pursuit of the American Dream. I have good news. The dream is possible. Hardworking people can find success in every season of life, even despite economic forecasts. During college, I studied business […]

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Professional Development: Make the Most of an Internship

In this article for Brazen Life, Will Stevens lists, 5 Vital Tips for Making the Most of an Internship. Read an excerpt of Stevens’ article below. Read Full Article A good internship can provide you with valuable experience and give you a real advantage in a competitive job market. It can be a great addition to your […]

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What NOT to Wear… at the Job Fair!

Attending a Job Fair or an interview soon? If so, then stick with us and we’ll help you put your best foot forward. Here is real advice on What to Wear… and What NOT to Wear at a Job Fair or employment interview. To start off, we’re the folks who run AkronWorks.com and StarkJobs.com, the […]

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What not to do when you get fired.

In this article for PayScale, Jen Hubley Luckwaldt lists, 5 Things Not to Do When You Get Fired. Read an excerpt of Luckwaldt’s article. Read Full Article Getting laid off isn’t fun, but at least you have the comfort of hearing “it’s not you, it’s me,” and collecting uncontested unemployment for a while. But what […]

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Can a low credit score hurt your job search?

In this article from the Wall Street Journal’s MarketWatch, Jonnelle Marte explains, “How job seekers with damaged credit can improve their odds“. Read an excerpt from Marte’s article, “Great Resume, lousy credit”. Read Full Article For some job seekers, repeated rejection by potential employers may be traceable to an unlikely source: their credit report. Regulators […]

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Interview Advice – Elevator Pitch Essentials

In this article from USA Today College, Billie Streufert breaks down the important elevator-pitch. USA Today College, Your minute to win it: Elevator Pitch essentials – Read full article Read an excerpt of Streufert’s article below. Imagine running into the hiring manager of your dream job. Chances are you won’t be in an elevator. Perhaps […]

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LiveCareer – Dealing with a Skills Mismatch when Applying for a Job

In this article from LiveCareer, Jenny Treanor explains, Dealing with a Skills Mismatch when Applying for a Job. Read an excerpt of Treanor’s article below. Read Full Article It’s in an employer’s best interest to be very clear with a candidate about what she’ll be doing every day once she joins a new company. Hiring […]

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Job Spotlight – Find a job in Physical Therapy

In this article from Simply Hired’s Simply Blog, Kiersten Ferreira explains, How to Launch Your Career in Physical Therapy. Read an excerpt of Ferreria’s article below. Read Full Article Physical therapy emerged as a critically important profession following the polio epidemics and World Wars in the first half of the 20th century. With over 200,00 physical therapist jobs on Simply […]

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Employer spaces available for July job fair

Employers looking to hire candidates around Summit County won’t want to miss the AkronWorks.com Summer Job Fair. The annual event is Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at The Sheraton Suites Akron/Cuyahoga Falls from 11am-3pm. Hosted by AkronWorks.com, the summer job fair gives employers the opportunity to promote their seasonal, full-time, and part-time jobs to local job […]

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On Careers – Finding a Job Through Networking Groups

In this article from U.S. News and World Reports On Careers, Lindsay Olson explains, Finding a Job Through Networking Groups. Read an excerpt of Olson’s article below. Read Full Article Everyone keeps telling you to network to help with finding a job, but you’re apprehensive about doing so. You’re not sure where to start, or what to do once […]

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