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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 […]

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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 […]

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LiveCareer – Dealing with a Skills Mismatch when Applying for a Job

In this article from LiveCareer, Jenny Treanor explains, Dealing with a Skills Mismatch when Applying for a Job. Read an excerpt of Treanor’s article below. Read Full Article It’s in an employer’s best interest to be very clear with a candidate about what she’ll be doing every day once she joins a new company. Hiring […]

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Resume Advice: How to Beef Up Your Resume

In this article from the Daily Muse, Sara McCord explains, From One Paragraph to One Page: How to Beef Up Your Resume. Read an excerpt from McCord’s article below. Read Full Article Did you catch the recent Office episode when Pam was applying for a new job? After spending pretty much her whole career at Dunder Mifflin, her resume […]

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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 […]

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Mashable – 4 Tips to Make Your Resume Stand Out

In this article from Mashable, Chelsea Gladden lists, 4 Tips to Make Your Resume Stand Out. Read an excerpt of Gladden’s article below. Read Full Article There it is: a stack of 150 resumes, received in the first hour of posting a job, piled up in the hiring manager’s email inbox. How will you stand out? These four tips for creating […]

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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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Lifehacker – Include Personal Projects On Resumes When You’re Just Starting Out

In this article from Lifehacker, Thorin Klosowski advises job seekers to Include Personal Projects on Resumes When You’re Just Starting Out. Read an excerpt from Klosowski’s article below. Read Full Article Getting a job when you’re just starting in your field can be difficult because your resume is essentially empty. That said, creativity blog 99U suggests […]

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Simply Hired – Sell Yourself with a Resume Objective

In this article from Simply Hired, find out how to Sell Yourself with a Resume Objective. Read an excerpt from this article below. Read Full Article First impressions are highly important in everything, especially when it comes to the application and job hiring process. Your resume objective is the first thing that your would-be employer sets his […]

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On Careers: 6 Red Flags Employers See in Your Job History

In this article for U.S. News and World Report’s Blog,On Careers, Alison Green explains, 6 Red Flags Employers See In Your Job History. Read an excerpt from Green’s article below. Read Full Article Long before you get to a job interview, hiring managers are forming opinions about you based on your resume and your job history. Here are […]

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