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Category Archives: Career Advice

Summer Job Interview Questions for Teens

I wrote this about summer job interview questions for teens a decade ago and just saw another website (won’t name any names) had pretty much copied the content word for word (:> So I thought I would republish it here since the material … Read More…

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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…

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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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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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