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Category Archives: Career Tools

Resume Guide; How to Look Good on Paper

After 16 years in Human Resources and Career Development in Higher Education we recently published the Resume Guide; How to Look Good on Paper! Resume Writing Guide for Diverse College Students and New Alumni. it is available at AMAZON.COM. If you have connected … Read More…

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How to Make Sure People Read Your LinkedIn Profile

Don’t you just love micro-learning? I love these quick video lessons.  They are an awesome tool to get a bunch of information across in a very quick and compact way.  This video from Business Insider does just that.  Recruiter Donna Serdula shares 5 … Read More…

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Have You Thought About a Career Portfolio?

For years, creative professionals like architects, designers, artists and writers seeking opportunities have used career portfolios otherwise known as the job search portfolio to communicate their abilities by displaying prior work, either done for employment or for leisure. In today’s competitive, knowledge-based labor … Read More…

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9 Key Elements of a Good Reference Letter

Reference letters and recommendation letters are a major component of a successful job search.  Every job seeker knows that in addition to their own ability to sell job skills and qualifications, they also will need support from qualified people who are willing to … Read More…

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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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Answers to Career Questions

It’s been my experience that every college student has career questions.  Not every college student seeks answers.  Our goal for The HBCU Career Center is to be a resources for students seeking answers as well as to engage college students in asking career questions. One … Read More…

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