[Infographic] Are You a Job Hopper?

By Joy Belus on March 24, 2016 in Job Seekers, Professional Development

  Have you ever been accused of being a job hopper? If so, you aren’t the first and you won’t be the last. In years past, the term “job hopper” had a very negative meaning. Employees avoided the moniker at all costs, and those who were branded with it had a harder time finding new positions. Employers […]

The Art of the Elevator Pitch

Almost everyone hates giving an “elevator pitch” about themselves, but in today’s job market, they are a necessary evil. Even if you are happily employed, it’s a good idea to always have an elevator pitch ready to go at a moment’s notice. Why is that? Well, as a 21st-century employee, you are actually a mini-entrepreneur. Your “brand” […]

Career Advice No One Will Actually Tell You

Let’s be serious. There are some things that college just can’t teach you about being in the professional world. So here’s some career advice no one will actually tell you.   NBC 1. Don’t complain about Mondays. – John Smart Sure, everyone looks forward to the weekend but “if you hate your career that much, […]

What To Wear To A Job Fair

By Joy Belus on July 8, 2015 in Employment News, Job Fair Advice, Job Seekers

What To Wear To A Job Fair Summer in Ohio is not summer in Florida. Nevertheless, it still gets warm and muggy.  The AkronWorks.com Summer Job Fair is coming up next week on July 15th! Below we have provided some tips for the ladies and gents on what to wear to a job fair. We […]

Power Words For A Resume

By Joy Belus on February 12, 2015 in Job Seekers, Resume Writing Tips & Tricks

Power Words For A Resume A little while ago I posted a Blog on how your resume should be tracking friendly so that automated systems can recognize and accept it. Today I have a few tips that can actually help with the tracking and overall appearance. We will accomplish this by using POWER WORDS!       […]

How To Have A Winning Resume

By Joy Belus on October 1, 2014 in Job Seekers, Resume Writing Tips & Tricks

How To Have A Winning Resume I came across this article on LinkedIn yesterday and with the StarkJobs.com Fall Job Fair coming up I thought this would be great information to share. Laszlo Bock who is the SVP, People Operations at Google explains the formula you need to add to have a winning resume!   Just from seeing […]

Is Your Resume Tracking Friendly?!

By Joy Belus on September 24, 2014 in Job Seekers, Resume Writing Tips & Tricks

Tracking Friendly? Not only can your resume be too long or too short, be to “wordy” but now it has to be tracking friendly? Yes.   So, I would say that about 98% of the jobs that are posted on our Career Marketplace sites including StarkJobs.com, AkronWorks.com and JobFrog.com you have to attach your resume. […]

Tips For Successful Resume Writing

By Joy Belus on July 14, 2014 in Job Seekers, Resume Writing Tips & Tricks

Tips For Successful Resume Writing The AkronWorks Summer Job Fair is only 2 days away! We will be joined by 55+ employers who are all hiring for multiple positions. Prepare yourself for this event by sprucing up your resume! Our friend Kiersten Troutman, who is the Owner and Executive Writer of Second Glance Resumes, was kind enough […]