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Category Archives: Career Advice

Positive Attitude is Key to Career Success

Start Positive – Nothing really happens without that! We use National Career Development Month to help people recognize the importance of life-long career development and professional growth. This month gives all of us an opportunity to assess our existing jobs and career situations, explore … Read More…

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Sexual Harassment and Emerging Professionals

Sexual harassment in the workplace is real and emerging professionals and new graduates are sometimes the target.  Workplace predators are counting on the naive responses, fearful attempts to push back and lack of knowledge about sexual harassment policies. Often, these emerging professionals, who … Read More…

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Campus Leadership is Something to Brag About

Congratulations to the new batch of student leaders on the campuses of Historically Black Colleges and Universities this fall! As a former college Dean and HR Pro, I never miss a chance to congratulate students who have the courage to not only participate … Read More…

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Know What Employers Want this Fall Recruiting Season

Do you know what employers want from college students who they are interviewing this fall for internships or jobs after graduation next summer? You should know! Learn here and then go meet recruiters in the career center on your campus and create an email Job … Read More…

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End Resume Fails and Ace your Job Interview

We are on a mission to end resume fails. Our philosophy is that one of the best ways to prepare for any job interview is to truly commit and immerse yourself in the resume writing process.  After years of looking at a myriad of resumes, many … Read More…

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70% of Employers Looking at Job Applicant Social Media Accounts

Recent Career Builder survey confirms what you already know – Employers are looking at applicant social media accounts.  The number is up from 60% in 2016 to 70% in 2017.  We can only assume it will keep growing.   What’s good about employers … Read More…

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