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Category Archives: Careers

6 Twitter Job Search Strategies for Students

At the core of your Twitter job search has to be your own Twitter account! No brainer right? So know that you can’t do a Twitter job search without having your own professional Twitter account. Your first priority would be setting that up. … Read More…

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Women Leave Science Careers

The MIT Technology Review reported that even though equal amounts of men and women pursue graduate degrees in science a significant number of women leave science careers both in the private sector and academia. Why women leave science careers? Apparently the reasons are … Read More…

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Explore Niche Job Boards

The US economy is in recovery and employers are increasing the number of new job openings every month.  Niche job boards are an excellent way to find job openings from employers looking specifically for groups of interested applicants. What are Niche Job Boards Niche job boards or … Read More…

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Resources for Black Professionals to find Freelance Work

Freelancing is a battle. Each day you wake up and prove your worth to people who could fire you at any minute or not pay you when the project is doneAs a freelancer trying to find your footing in a Gig Economy, you … Read More…

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Michelle Obama Has a Podcast

Maybe you have heard and maybe you haven’t, but Michelle Obama has a podcast! The internet has been buzzing with the news. By the way, the internet buzzes with news of everything she does. So the news that Michelle Obama has a podcast, … Read More…

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Green Jobs Continue to Explode

A recent study revealed that the US green economy generates $1.3 trillion and created 9.5 million of workers.  To document some of the growth in this sector, the Bureau of Labor Statistics developed the Green Jobs Initiative a few years ago.  The goal … Read More…

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Why Does Mackenzie Scott’s $1.7 billion Donation to HBCUs Feel a Bit Off?

After pledging to give most of her fortune back to society last year, Mackenzie Scott, ex-wife of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, just announced that she will donate $160 million to to six different  HBCU’s this week. Her wave of generosity is part of … Read More…

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Phone Interviews are Still a Thing – Even in the Age of Zoom

So you are thinking that in the days of Zoom, FaceTime and Skype you don’t need to prepare phone interviews. Well you would be wrong if that is how you are thinking. Phone interviews still matter and this article on 10 Ways to ACE … Read More…

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