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Category Archives: Career Advice

Career Lessons from Presidential Campaign

I wrote this list of career lessons from President Barack Obama’s Campaign after the 2008 election. No surprise that after this victory they still make sense! I added #31.    1. Set personal goals! 2. Stay away from those who say “You Can’t” … Read More…

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20 Pieces of REAL Advice for College Freshmen

There is already a ton of advice for college freshmen on how to succeed.  Let me add some more and give you what I call my 20 pieces of REAL advice for college freshmen.  I have spent so many years working with new grads … Read More…

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25 Lists of Best Companies or Top Employers

One of the best places to start a job search is by using lists of best companies.  These 25 Lists of Best or Top Employers was developed to address a wide variety of industries and occupations. As with all the lists that The HBCU … Read More…

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HBCU Students Can Learn from Obama’s Speech

President Barack Obama gave a much debated speech to students returning to school recently.  Here are some words of wisdom from President Obama that would apply for HBCU graduates as they leave college. 1. Every single one of you has something you’re good at. Every … Read More…

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How to Start a Government Career

Job hunting for a government career? The Federal Government, the largest US employer, hires more than 3 million people and always has job openings. Every year hundreds of thousands of people started new government careers. Many of these new employees are new college graduates. Regardless … Read More…

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