•  

    Place Holder Banner

Category Archives: Business Etiquette

Plan to finish your internship in style

HBCU students are participating in summer internships all across the country.  One of your goals should be finish your internship in style.  What do I mean by that? Finish your internship experience positively and in a professional way. How to finish up with … Read More…

Posted in Business Etiquette, Career Advice, Internships | Tagged | Comments Off on Plan to finish your internship in style

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…

Posted in Business Etiquette, Job Interviews | Tagged , | Comments Off on 3 Tips for Successful Phone Interviews

The Intern Did What? Expected Internship Behavior

Years ago I wrote about a graduate college student who had stolen art work from a museum during his internship. Everyone was pretty clear about that being theft and not expected internship behavior. Not only was that intern dismissed from his job, but … Read More…

Posted in Business Etiquette, Internships | Tagged , | Comments Off on The Intern Did What? Expected Internship Behavior

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…

Posted in Business Etiquette, Career and Industry Awareness, Diversity Recruiting, Employment Trends | Tagged , | Comments Off on Essence Magazine Study on Black Women at Work

Company Perks for Employees to Stay

What company perks for employees, would make you love your employer even more?  Career Builder asked this in a recent survey and here were the things that 3900 employees said were important to them. Things that were most important to workers: Salary mattered … Read More…

Posted in Business Etiquette, Career and Industry Awareness, Work and Life | Tagged | Comments Off on Company Perks for Employees to Stay

Who Hired the Angry Black Woman?

Last month, highly acclaimed television producer, Shonda Rhimes, was titled the “angry black woman” in an article from the New York Times.  The article stated that Ms. Rhimes, creator, writer and producer of television favorites like Scandal, Grey’s Anatomy and How to Get Away With … Read More…

Posted in Business Etiquette, New Grad, Work and Life | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Who Hired the Angry Black Woman?
  • FEATURED EMPLOYER

    If you would like your company to be showcased as a Featured Employer on our site, let us know by contacting thehbcucareercenter@yahoo.com:

    • Our mission at The HBCU Career Center is to be an advocate for America's diverse and often underrepresented students and alumni seeking career and professional success.
    • If you share our vision for diverse, inclusive workplaces and would like to connect with the diverse talent from America’s 105 Historically Black Colleges and Universities, then consider becoming a Featured Employer on our site.
    • Become a Featured Employer by consistently sharing jobs and internships on our niche job board or by sharing your expert career advice for our readers on our blog.