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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, AkronWorks.com. AkronWorks.com provides job posting services in […]

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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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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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The Undercover Recruiter: How to Take Your Resume from Bland to Bold.

In this article for The Undercover Recruiter, Gavin Lister explains, How to Take Your Resume from Bland to Bold. Read an excerpt from Lister’s article below. Read Full Article Following on from my last post  about 30-second resume screenings, I am going to give some ideas about how you can use the first few lines of the […]

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Resume Writing: Tips for Candidates of All Ages

Check out this article from LiveCareer.com, Resume Writing: Tips for Candidates of All Ages Read an excerpt below. Read Full Article In today’s challenging job market, you need to make sure that your resume creates an immediate impression on hiring managers and recruiters. However, you may need to tweak your resume depending on a number of things,  […]

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The 9 Best Tips for Submitting an Online Application

In this article from U.S. News and World Report’s On Careers, Miriam Salpeter gives you, The 9 Best Tips for Submitting an Online Application. Tips from Salpeter’s article include: Thoroughly read job descriptions. Identify key words and tailor your resume. Fill out all fields within the application process. Read full article for more tips

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Beefing Up Your Resume

In her article for Simply Hired Blog, Melissa Crossman explains, Beefing Up Your Resume. Read an excerpt from Crossman’s article. Read Full Article Your resume is often the only way you’ll have to get your foot in the door with prospective employers, but if you are lacking in experience, a resume with a lot of […]

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Selling Yourself in 45 Seconds or Less

In her article for The Wall Street Journal, Rachel Louis Ensign gives you great advice on Selling Yourself in 45 Seconds or Less. Read on to learn more about: Who needs a résumé? Is it necessary for someone who has reached the top of his or her industry? What should older job seekers keep in […]

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