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Category Archives: Career and Industry Awareness

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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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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Get Job Skills with Career Training

Lots of graduates from 4-year or 2-year college programs worry about how they will get practical job skills to be more competitive in the job market.  Some graduates I know, especially those with Liberal Studies majors, have enrolled in specific career training programs to … Read More…

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Why Graduating Seniors MUST visit the Career Center

Are you a college senior who is on track to graduate next year? Before you know it, fall will be here and you will be counting down to commencement. Cap and Gown; check. Invitations; check. Final projects; check. I would like you to … 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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Tips for Working with Employment Agencies

When the job search stalls, an employment agency could be just the shot in the arm that a job seeker needs. An employment agency can be a valuable resource for job seekers since agencies assist employers to fill open positions by screening and … Read More…

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