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NoVo Foundation Invests in Women of Color

It is probably the largest ever such gift specifically designated to the “dismantling [of] the barriers that prevent them from realizing that potential and leading us toward a truly transformative movement for change.” The “them” in that sentence is girls and young women … Read More…

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Why Informational Interviews are so POWERFUL!

We are almost at that time of year when millions of new college grads will walk across the stage without a plan for next steps.  The AfterCollege.com survey for 2014 college graduates showed that 80% graduatedwith no job or career lined up. The … Read More…

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The Secret to Getting that First Job

Every year another group of anxious, yet excited, graduates get ready to receive to walk the stage and hold those diplomas high. Some of these grads will be wise and visit their campus career centers early to get a jump start on the job … Read More…

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A Good Employment Reference Brings Value

Value of a good employment reference! Everyone knows the value of a good employment reference to help you stand out in a job search. Lining up a good employment reference is a key part of an effective job search and you want to … Read More…

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Avoid Dead End College Majors

Lists of hot careers are often a favorite of college students as they make decisions about choosing a college major. Since some dead end college majors can lead to dead end careers, it’s a good idea to use these lists to explore potential … Read More…

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Build a Career Advisory Board

Time to hail your C.A.B. If you have followed my blogs for the last several years, you know that I am a fan of developing quick and easy acronyms to reinforce career management ideas. I started to do it when I moved from … Read More…

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