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 […]

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 […]

The Battle of Infographic Resumes vs. Plain Resumes

Infographic Resumes vs. Plain Resumes The Twitter Battle of Epic Controversy We recently Tweeted this Chicago Tribune article, Why You Should Think Twice About That Infographic Resume, by Erik Bowitz of the Brazen Careerist. We tweeted the article from @AkronWorks, the twitter page of our local job board, AkronWorks.com. AkronWorks.com provides job posting services in […]

Simply Blog – 4 Tips to Go from Job Seeker to Employed Professional

In this article from Simply Hired’s Simply Blog, Grace Williamson lists, 4 Tips to Go From Job Seeker to Employed Professional. Read an excerpt of Williamson’s article below. Read Full Article As you prepare your new job search or transition to another career field, here are four essential strategies that will help you stand apart and land the […]

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 […]

On Careers – 8 Red Flags Employers See on Your Resume

In this article from U.S. News and World Reports On Careers, Alison Green lists, 8 Red Flags Employers See On Your Resume. Read an excerpt of Green’s article below. Read Full Article Hiring managers spend only seconds skimming your resume before making a quick decision about whether to reject you or consider you further, so it’s essential that […]

The New York Times – Employers Wait for Perfection

By srichardson on March 28, 2013 in Employment News, Job Outlook, Job Seeker Tips, Job Seekers

In this article from The New York Times, Catherine Rampell writes, With Positions to Fill, Employers Wait for Perfection. Read an excerpt of Rampell’s article below. Read Full Article American employers have a variety of job vacancies, piles of cash and countless well-qualified candidates. But despite a slowly improving economy, many companies remain reluctant to actually hire, stringing […]

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, […]

The Daily Muse – Interviewing at a Company You Used to Work For

In this article from The Daily Muse, Anne Niederkorn describes, Getting Back Together: Interviewing at a Company You Used to Work For. Read an excerpt of Niederkorn’s article below. Read Full Article Over time, your career path can take some pretty unexpected twists and turns. Like—when you suddenly find yourself trying to rejoin a company or team […]