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7 Ways the Workforce is Changing

The workforce is changing and some of the questions to ask are – Am I keeping up?  How am I preparing to stay competitive?  What do I know about employment trends? If you work with college students as much as I do, you … Read More…

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Learning to code – The ultimate cheat sheet

There are a ton of people exploring the idea of learning to code. Where are people learning to code? Coding boot camps, coding camps and coding dojos are popping up everywhere. While the jury is still out on whether or not the government … Read More…

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Avoid Dead End College Majors

Lists of hot careers are often a favorite of college students as they make decisions about choosing a college major. Since some dead end college majors can lead to dead end careers, it’s a good idea to use these lists to explore potential … Read More…

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Does Double Major in College = Double Trouble?

Is there real value in having a double major in college? Does having a double major in college give you an advantage when job hunting in a competitive market? Many college students have a second major because they believe it will positively affect … Read More…

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What are the Best Majors for Future Employment?

Of course no one can predict the future accurately! However, HBCU college students planning for the future, should be aware of employment trends. A global Human Resources consulting firm, Challenger, Gray and Christmas, well known for their knowledge and research of future employment … Read More…

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5 Growing Careers for Math Majors

The Bureau of Labor Statistics is forecasting plenty of jobs in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) occupations. Sometimes college students do not consider a STEM major because they don’t know what types of professions or careers they can pursue. Math is … Read More…

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