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Why Your Thank You Matters

In this article for The Undercover Recruiter, Sunitha Narayanan explains, Why Your Thank You Matters Read an excerpt from Narayanan’s article below. Read Full Article I have been thinking about the word “gratitude” lately. I felt the absence of gratitude when someone recently ignored what I thought was my “over and beyond efforts” on his behalf. […]

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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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USA Today College – How do I handle an interview question I don’t know how to answer?

In this article published by USA Today College, Dr. Susan Davis-Ali and Patrick O’Brien debate the question, Great Career Success Debate: How do I handle an interview question I don’t know how to answer? Read an excerpt for the article below. Read Full Article Susan’s take: Fake it till you make it. In other words, give it your […]

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The Daily Muse: Unemployed? The Right (and Wrong) Way to Brand Yourself

In this article from The Daily Muse, Jenny Foss writes, Unemployed? The Right (and Wrong) Way to Brand Yourself. Read an excerpt of Foss’ article below. Read Full Article I recently came in contact with a former technology executive turned job seeker. He was navigating a lengthy, frustrating job hunt, and not surprisingly, he was mad, depressed, […]

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Simply Blog – Salvage a Negative First Impression

In this article from Simply Hired’s Simply Blog, Tess Pajaron lists, 8 Inspiring Ways to Salvage a Negative First Impression on Your Job Interview. Read an excerpt of Pajaron’s article below. Read Full Article Let’s face it. The process of proving your worth against a pool of other candidates is an overwhelming task. While you know you […]

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WSJ – Job Offer? Check It Out.

In this article from the Wall Street Journal, Dennis Nishi tells job seekers, Job Offer? Check It Out. Read an excerpt of Nishi’s article below. Read Full Article While working as a financial consultant in Miami, William Kaiser was offered a full-time job in the compliance department of one of his bank clients. The pay […]

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Google Yourself: Colleges Help Students Scrub Online Footprints

In this article for the Huffington Post, Carolyn Thompson explains how colleges are helping students clean up for their Social Media image prior to their job search. Read an excerpt of Thompson’s article, Google Yourself: Colleges Help Students Scrub Online Footprints, below. Read Full Article Samantha Grossman wasn’t always thrilled with the impression that emerged […]

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Simply Blog: The 5 Worst Career Change Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

In this article for Simply Hired’s, Simply Blog, Annie Favreau  lists, The 5 Worst Career Change Mistakes and How to Avoid Them. Read an excerpt from Favreau’s article below. Read Full Article Are you ready to take your career in a new direction? Maybe you’re unsatisfied in your current role. Maybe you’ve been off of the job […]

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Video: 10 Dumb Things Said During Job Interviews

With the Spring job fair just days away, it’s important to know how to make a great impression with employers. In this video from the Wall Street Journal, Kelly Eggers reveals 10 Dumb Things Said During Job Interviews. Learn how you can prepare for the job interview and why you should avoid oversharing. 10 Dumb Things […]

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Job Hunting: When Parents Run the Show

In this video from the Wall Street Journal, Job Hunting: When Parents Run the Show, learn how parents can help and hurt their child’s job search. Job Hunting: When Parents Run the Show

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