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Robert Smith Jr. Shocks Morehouse College Graduates

It has been a phenomenal graduating season for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). Every year at this time, these campuses come alive with tired but excited students and university faculty and staff who have worked hard to get their graduates ready.  Stages … Read More…

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10 Skills New Grads Need to Be Ready for Work

The new graduates this year are going into the best job market in more than a decade with a 3.6% unemployment rate.  The Job Outlook report shows that employers plan to increase hiring of new graduates by 17 % this year.  For the … Read More…

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What the Class of 2019 Can Expect for Hiring

The HBCU Career Center is constantly sharing the latest information on the employment trends published.  One key source of research that blends higher education with business and industry is  NACE (National Association of Colleges and Employers (naceweb.org).  This organization surveys companies yearly to … Read More…

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Resume Writing Tip – Grab the Recruiter’s Attention

The recruiter won’t go digging for great information on your resume.  You have to find a way to make them read it. Research says you have under 20 seconds to make an impression on paper.  If you want to impress the recruiters and … Read More…

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Free Resume Reviews – Countdown to Graduation

Free resume reviews until May 31, 2019. It is that time of year when most of the graduating class becomes – what we usually call in career centers – RESUMANIACs.  Career offices get busier as a steady stream of graduates drift into career … Read More…

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HBCU Federal Agency Opportunities for Week ending February 22

This news is shared about HBCU Federal Agency Opportunities with The HBCU Career Center by the White House Initiatives on Historically Black Colleges and Universities 1. U.S. Department of the Interior The Bureau of Land Management is currently accepting applications for minority college … Read More…

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