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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]