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HBCU Career Centers Can Impact High School Graduation Rates in Southern States

The latest report from Edweek.org on high school graduation rates in the United States triggered my memory of an innovative college career center program that I worked on, over a decade ago.  It was my first job in higher education and I was working as … Read More…

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3 Career Myths that Stall Careers

Overheard a conversation in a grocery store recently that made me think about how career myths can stall careers.  One woman was explaining why she was destined to be stuck in her bad job forever, because it was a “safe” place to be.   I … Read More…

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Ignorance Is Not Bliss: The Real Reason You Must Study Abroad

Why should I study abroad? When I moved to a rural village in Japan, I was not expecting for my patience, mental stamina, and faith to be tested! I am often asked, “why should I study abroad?” and “why should I learn another … Read More…

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5 Summer Job Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

As you consider where to work and what kind of work you want to do this summer, don’t forget to write a resume and prepare for the job interview. Job interview preparation is really key to job interview success!  Here are 5 job interview questions employers … Read More…

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College Majors in Demand from Class of 2014

Career Builder and CareerRookie.com survey shows that 57% of employers will higher new grads in 2014.  Read full survey details of the college majors in demand from class of 2014 here. Which College Majors in Demand from Class of 2014? The list below shows the … Read More…

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10 Ways to Fix the Biggest Resume Mistakes New Grads Make

As a HR professional who owned a resume writing service for over a decade, let me reassure you that it’s easy to make resume mistakes.  Whether new professional or experienced job seeker, none of us are beyond making a mistake.  I focus on resume mistakes new grads make because they … Read More…

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