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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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Seriously Want the Job? Show some Enthusiasm in the Job Interview

Some job seekers believe they don’t stand a chance to be hired for certain jobs because they don’t believe they are “excitable” enough.  As one job seeker shared with me. “I am not the bubbly-jumping-out-of-my-seat-type, so I might not show all that enthusiasm … Read More…

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Expand Resumes During Spring Break

Not every college student heads south to warmer climates for their spring break get-a-ways.  Increasingly, college students are seeking meaningful ways to use spring break to expand resumes with volunteer work and alternative spring break experiences. Think about how much more impressive a … Read More…

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50 Resume Writing Tips that Work

Resume Writing – 50 Tips That Work I’ve been updating this list every spring  for almost a decade. Our goal is that if you use this list and spend 60 minutes with your resume you can improve your resume in the process.  With … Read More…

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