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Have You Thought About a Career Portfolio?

For years, creative professionals like architects, designers, artists and writers seeking opportunities have used career portfolios otherwise known as the job search portfolio to communicate their abilities by displaying prior work, either done for employment or for leisure. In today’s competitive, knowledge-based labor … Read More…

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5 Summer Job Hunting Tips for Teens

With Teen unemployment rate at 17.1% among teens 16 to19 years old in the US; landing a summer job may be harder than you think. If you are looking for a summer job or the parent of a student hoping to find a … Read More…

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Before Workplace Stress Creates a Meltdown

Remember Steven Slater, the Jet Blue flight attendant who quit his job by jumping down an emergency escape hatch, beer in hand about five years ago? If the internet buzz and water cooler conversations were any indication, Slater was the everyday-working-man’s hero and … Read More…

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7 Stupid Questions We Ask in the Job Interview

So far your job search strategy has worked well.  Your hard work and networking is paying off and you have landed a job interview for in your dream company.  You think you have interviewed well so far and done a pretty good job … Read More…

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7 Reasons HBCU Presidents Must Support Career Centers

The HBCU Career Center conducted a survey to learn more about the state of career centers on the campuses of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). The survey results revealed an interesting dilemma faced by career centers. Of the 33 respondents, 76% agreed, … Read More…

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Essence Magazine Study on Black Women at Work

Essence Magazine released survey findings  a few days ago spawned much discussion in social media around the hashtag #BlackWomenatWork.  Some of us who have been immersed in workplace and career issues for diverse audiences for years weren’t surprised by any of the survey … Read More…

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