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Judy Jones

Judy is a certified Career Facilitator. She has worked with many patrons over the past four years assisting them in writing effective resumes and cover letters. She has guided individuals through the online job application process and has helped them register for Ohio Means Jobs. If you need assistance or would like to send her your resume for review, please email her at jjjones@libraryvisit.org. If you would like to call her to book an appointment, please call 330-744-8636. Judy in also an avid Anglophile! She likes to read British History, fiction and non-fiction, likes to watch TV shows and movies related to British History and often likes to pick at the historical accuracy of such shows.

The Latest From Judy Jones

Writing Strong and Effective Resumes and Cover Letters

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Hello PLYMC Community: We at the library want to keep in touch with the community and give advice on the job search process and make it easier for people to visit one place to get all of their questions answered.  Judy is a certified Career Facilitator.  She has worked with many patrons over the past… read more >>

Job Interview Topics

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Have a job interview coming up?  Need to think about potential questions that may come your way?  How about what questions you should ask of your might-be employer.  Mega Interview is a website that covers in great detail by subject matter why a particular employer may be asking you a certain question and how you might answer… read more >>

Virtual Employment Opportunities

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Working from home is becoming more of a reality since CV-19.  I have included many links that may enable one to find work remotely.  Following is a list of things that you must be familiar with and have possession of to consider working home remotely.  Computer that has a microphone and a webcam  Wired USB Headset  An email account with… read more >>

More Job Boards

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Do you find it challenging to find the job section on a company’s website?  Here is an extensive list of sites that will help you get to them quickly!  Acura of Boardman  Advance Auto Parts  Akron Children’s Hospital  Aldi  Amazon Jobs AT&T  Barnes and Noble Bath and Body Works Burlington Coat Factory  Coca-Cola Consolidated Dominion Energy  Gasser… read more >>

Back to Work: Resumes and Applicant Tracking Systems

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How to get your resumes seen by Applicant Tracking Systems!  What is an Applicant Tracking System?  An applicant tracking system is a software application that enables the electronic handling of recruitment and hiring needs from receiving resumes to hiring employees. An ATS can be implemented or accessed online at enterprise- or small-business levels, depending on… read more >>

Back to Work: Ohio Means Jobs – Save an Occupation

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Last week, we took the Ohio Means Jobs Guided Tour through the Career Profile. Let’s once again go to the Ohio Means Jobs account page by clicking here and then clicking “Sign In“, which you will see in the upper right corner by the backpack. Now that you are signed back in, Click on “Take the Guided Tour.”… read more >>

Back to Work: Ohio Means Jobs Registration

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Please follow the steps below to get registered for the Ohio Mean Jobs site, so that you can upload your resume and start looking for employment.  Make your resume searchable by employers, so that you will get noticed.  The registration process usually takes about 30-60 minutes.  Please fill out all sections completely and entirely.  Any question you see with a red… read more >>

Alternative Search Engines

Need a change from Google?  There are many other search engines out there that one can use for researching purposes.  Tired of ads popping up when you conduct searches on Google or other sites?  Many of these sites will not track your activity, and you can conduct your search uninterrupted. Cluster, Meta, and Private Search… read more >>