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” […]

4 Scenarios for Determining the Length of Your Resume

By Joy Belus on December 3, 2015 in Job Seeker Tips, Resume Writing Tips & Tricks

It seems as though people have been asking, “How long should my resume be?” since time immemorial. It also seems as though there has never been a definitive answer. The reason is that there is NOT a definitive answer, at least not a “blanket answer” that applies to ALL job seekers. The fact is that […]

4 Cover Letter Tips for Older Workers

By Joy Belus on November 19, 2015 in Job Seeker Tips

Okay, first things first: how old is an “older worker”? For the purposes of this blog post, an “older worker” is a job seeker 50 years of age or older. However, if you’re between the ages of 45 and 49, you can certainly mine this post for kernels of wisdom. There are plenty of challenges […]

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 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 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, and you have to attach your resume. […]