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Teaching Job Skills Employers Want With Digital Education

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania has launched a new digital education initiative. The program officially titled “Technology Applications for Professional Success” is funded by Title III grants to strengthen Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).  The project started off in a rather unique way … Read More…

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Tell Your Story and Push Past Networking Anxiety

Anyone who knows me well enough can tell you about my very real aversion to most conventions, among them, the traditional networking event. Something about the prospect of going into a room full of strangers— not necessarily to have fun per se— but … Read More…

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7 Ways the Workforce is Changing

The workforce is changing and some of the questions to ask are – Am I keeping up?  How am I preparing to stay competitive?  What do I know about employment trends? If you work with college students as much as I do, you … Read More…

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3 Tips for Successful Phone Interviews

Update: Originally published 12/3/2010 How important are phone interviews? Very. When I owned BullsEyeResumes, I wrote a lot about doing phone interviews especially during the technology boom.  In fact, I updated one of my articles last year – 10 Ways to ACE the … Read More…

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Class of 2016 Average Starting Salary

Don’t panic if your starting salary is less than the average.  By the time you graduate you should know that the average starting salary will vary depending on several factors.  Some of the factors impacting starting salary include: Career path. College major. Industry … Read More…

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6 Ways You are Just Killing your Resume

Most students and new alumni don’t really know that the better the economy is the more competition there is to land really good interviews for their dream position. One reason is that Millennials are willing do a little bit of job hopping and … Read More…

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