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How to Lose a Good Candidate in 10 Ways

Interview Tips for 2014 The New Year often comes with a new wave of hiring. Success-driven employees make resolutions to climb the corporate ladder while others just decide it’s time for a change. December graduates have their diplomas in hand to break into their desired industry. With all of these new year changes, it’s an […]

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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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Interview Advice: Biggest Interview Mistakes to Avoid

In this article for Lifehacker, Carrie Sloan explains, The Biggest Interview Mistakes HR Experts See (and How to Avoid Them). Read and excerpt of Sloan’s article below. Read Full Article They meet more people in an afternoon than most of us do in a year. But what faux pas do human resources pros see again […]

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Interview Advice – Cast Away Interview Jitters

In his article for U.S. News & World Report’s blog, On Careers, Arnie Fertig lists, 7 Tips for Casting Away Interview Jitters. Read an excerpt from Fertig’s article below. Read Full Article “What if I bomb in my job interview next week?” is a common fear. The anticipation of being sized-up for a role you […]

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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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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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Lifehacker – FaceWash Makes Sure Your Facebook Profile is Clean and Interview-Ready

In this article from Lifehacker, Alan Henry explains how, FaceWash Makes Sure Your Facebook Profile is Clean and Interview-Ready. Read an excerpt of Henry’s article below. Read Full Article If the prospect of going back over years of Facebook posts to determine whether some of them should be hidden or photos untagged is daunting, webapp […]

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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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