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Category Archives: Education & Training

Tell Your Story and Push Past Networking Anxiety

Anyone who knows me well enough can tell you about my very real aversion to most conventions, among them, the traditional networking event. Something about the prospect of going into a room full of strangers— not necessarily to have fun per se— but … Read More…

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The HBCU Role in Building a Diverse Workforce

A 2014 report from the Association of Governing Boards summarized some of the routine challenges being confronted by these schools. “Today, in an era of rapid transformation, HBCUs face historic challenges as well as new obstacles. Questions about sustainability, cost, quality, and mission … 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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College Majors in Demand from Class of 2014

Career Builder and CareerRookie.com survey shows that 57% of employers will higher new grads in 2014.  Read full survey details of the college majors in demand from class of 2014 here. Which College Majors in Demand from Class of 2014? The list below shows the … Read More…

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10 Job Search Mistakes New Grads Make

Everybody makes job search mistakes.  However, many of the job search mistakes new grads make can be avoided with a little bit of research and preparation.   The following ten job search mistakes are easy to fix.  If you believe you are not making job search progress … 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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