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Power Words For A Resume

Power words are a great way to go from super to superstar! 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 […]

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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 the formula he gives before I […]

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Is Your Resume Tracking Friendly?!

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. […]

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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 to share some tips for […]

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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, 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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