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Category Archives: Career Advice

What’s Your College Degree Worth?

When I wrote about this question over a decade ago, it was in response to one jobseeker in an article for the Wall Street Journal who had this to say: “A degree isn’t any big guarantee of employment, it’s a basic requirement, a … Read More…

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Grambling State U Alum Shares Job Search Advice with New College Graduates

Ever so often, I meet a Human Resource professional who is super generous with advice for new college graduates. Recently, I lucked out and connected with Denzel Alexander, Talent Acquisition Associate at Enquero, a technology solutions company in Lafayette, Louisiana.   Mr. Alexander … Read More…

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HBCU Career Center Staff and Faculty Partnerships

Why should there be well established career services faculty partnerships on college campuses?  Because both groups of professionals are, in most cases,  deeply committed to student success. Working together, faculty and HBCU career center staff support successful transitions for undergraduate or graduate students into the … Read More…

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20 Pieces of REAL Advice for a College Freshman

From the desk of the Dean…(Updated for the Class of 2023) In a few weeks, summer will end and you will become a college freshman.  You won’t be alone. Thousands of new college freshmen will file onto college campuses and populate college residence … Read More…

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So You Missed Your Job Interview

  So you missed your job interview.  It happens.  Just know that recruiters hate an empty interview chair! The fact is that it is harder to make a good impression at the job interview, if you don’t show up for the job interview.  … Read More…

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National and Federal Job Opportunities for Week Ending May 24

This information on federal job opportunities is provided to The HBCU Career Center by the White House Initiative on HBCUS. We share these opportunities to increase the distribution to the HBCU community. U.S. Securities Exchange Commission The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) … Read More…

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