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Free Resume Reviews in September and October – PCBC Job Fair and over-the-phone reviews to be offered

Tim Solinger, owner of Full Sail Writing & Editing Services, LLC, will be offering job seekers and career professionals several opportunities to receive a free resume review in September and October.  Solinger will be offering free resume reviews at the Portage County Business Council Job Fair on Sept.

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Why a white paper could be right for your organization

White papers are created by a wide range of individuals and entities—from entrepreneurs and consultants to large companies.

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How your customers can help put more pop into your marketing

When thinking of ways to energize your marketing, have you considered those special customers who regularly sing your praises?

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Resume CPR – how to breathe new life into your document

If your resume is a bit flat, uninspired, or doesn’t fully reflect your skills and experiences as a job candidate, a good first step is to closely look at each of your job descriptions. Possibly you are doing little more than listing job duties.

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Employers today value soft skills more than ever – what it means for you and your resume

As confirmed by continued reports and surveys (such as Manpower’s “Your Future Depends on Soft Skills” – https://tinyurl.com/yaamw3rp), one the biggest changes in the job marketplace in recent years is the substantially greater emphasis that employers are placing on soft skills.

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Do you know how to respond to behavior-based interviewing questions?

Behavior-based interviewing is a technique that is increasingly being used by employers as it enables them to get a better idea of how prospective candidates will perform in an actual job situation.

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A helpful resource for older workers

It is certainly no secret that age discrimination continues to be a problem in the workplace. According to a survey by AARP of workers 45 and older, nearly two-thirds shared that they have witnessed or personally experienced age discrimination on the job.

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Interviewing tip: When preparing to respond to interviewer questions, think ‘stop light’

When you are in a job interview and the interviewer is articulating a question, it can be easy to jump in and to begin answering the question before the interviewer finishes speaking.

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Soft skills continue to be essential for a winning resume

Including relevant soft or people skills in one’s resume is arguably more important than ever as the “belief” or “participant” economy is undeniably here.

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Show more value with your resume by detailing multiple jobs at the same employer

In many of the resumes that I see, job seekers will often consolidate or “collapse” multiple positions at a particular employer into one position, often by simply noting the last position they held.

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