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Category Archives: Employment Trends

Robert Smith Jr. Shocks Morehouse College Graduates

It has been a phenomenal graduating season for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). Every year at this time, these campuses come alive with tired but excited students and university faculty and staff who have worked hard to get their graduates ready.  Stages … Read More…

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What the Class of 2019 Can Expect for Hiring

The HBCU Career Center is constantly sharing the latest information on the employment trends published.  One key source of research that blends higher education with business and industry is  NACE (National Association of Colleges and Employers (naceweb.org).  This organization surveys companies yearly to … Read More…

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Resume Writing Tip – Grab the Recruiter’s Attention

The recruiter won’t go digging for great information on your resume.  You have to find a way to make them read it. Research says you have under 20 seconds to make an impression on paper.  If you want to impress the recruiters and … Read More…

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HBCU Student Opportunities for the Week ending February 22

This newsletter is sent to The HBCU Career Center from The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities 1. The Center for Advancing Opportunity The Center for Advancing Opportunity (CAO) is searching for Doctoral, Graduate and Undergraduate HBCU students passionate about eliminating inequality … Read More…

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10 Things to Know about the Gig Economy

If you haven’t heard the term “Gig Economy” before, let me explain.  The gig economy is the concept of short term jobs and projects everywhere and all the time.   Technology, of course, is enabling this new gig economy and companies like Uber, … Read More…

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5 Ways Recruiters are Using Artificial Intelligence in Hiring

Whether you know it or not, using Artificial Intelligence in hiring is becoming more widespread. It shouldn’t surprise you because you are probably walking around campus with your smart phone or tablet cluttered with the latest apps to help you manage your life.  … Read More…

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