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Category Archives: Career Advice

Johnson C. Smith University Gets BOSS Magazine

Our first subscription of B.O.S.S. eMag is enroute to Tracy Foster in the A.C.E. Advising Center at Johnson C. Smith University! Ms. Foster is a 2002 graduate of Claflin University.  She was an English major in college and now works with undecided freshmen … Read More…

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3 Things Black Students Must Do Before Graduation

Employers seeking diverse talent, will have larger talent pools Gone are the days when seeking diverse talent, translated to “hire a Black person.”  I hate to be so blunt, but it is the reality.  Employers are looking for new grad talent with the professional … 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 is a Niche Job Board Niche job boards … Read More…

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Combat Job Search Age Discrimination

I spoke with a colleague recently who had lost a spouse and was looking to reenter the workplace.  It was pretty clear that his biggest concern was the job search age discrimination he felt he would face. He was worried about his chances of finding, … Read More…

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Job Search Myths that Stall New Grads

I spend a lot of my time talking to new college grads about their job search strategies and career plans. What I have found after 15 years of working with new grads is that many new grads have their job search stalled by … Read More…

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Where Do New Grads Find Jobs?

          Your cap and gown is probably making it’s way off the floor and to the back of the closet.  If commencement is becoming a distant memory, and parents are asking – What are you doing to look for a job?  You’re … Read More…

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