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Back to Work: Staying Focused and Organized

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If you’re looking for a way to stay organized and focused when working from home or going back to the office, there are apps to help!  There are so many available and all of them are a little different and might appeal to you more than others depending on your needs.  Here are a few productivity apps to keep in mind when organizing either for… 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 >>

Back to Work: Resume Worksheet

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Need help creating your resume.  The resume worksheet below will help you gather your thoughts.  Writing things down and really thinking about what you accomplished or did at your current or past jobs will really help in organizing a well-written resume!   Print this out and get those creative thoughts going!  Download a copy here!

Back to Work! Bright Outlook with High Demand

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New Job Opportunities are growing rapidly!  Are you thinking about what kind of high demand careers are out there?  Do you want to understand what knowledge, skills, personality, technological skills, and abilities you must possess for certain careers?  Some of the most popular jobs in that are in high demand in Ohio are:  Actuaries  Arbitrators,… read more >>

Back to Work! Hard Skills & Soft Skills

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What are hard and soft skills?   Hard skills are more tangible, they give a specific type of technical knowledge, whereas soft skills refer to more of a personality trait. I have provided examples below: Examples of Hard Skills:  High School Diploma College Degree Certificate Massage Therapy Management Grad School Foreign Language Software knowledge Microsoft Word… read more >>

Action Verbs for Resumes

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These are the types of words you would use to describe your accomplishment and job duties.  **Remember to use the present and past tense correctly on resumes, if you are working at a job now you want to write in the present tense.  If you left a job, you want to write in the past… read more >>