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Start Curating a Virtual Professional Portfolio

Where is the evidence of your potential? “You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do” ~ Henry Ford. Creative professionals like artists and architects have used career portfolios, sometimes known as the “the book”, to promote themselves and their skills … Read More…

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Join professional associations; Membership has rewards

Membership has its rewards. “Man is a tool-using animal…Without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all” ~ Thomas Carlyle We spend a lot of time being members of groups whether we define ourselves that way or not.  As children, we joined … Read More…

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Campus Leadership is Something to Brag About

Congratulations to the new batch of student leaders on the campuses of Historically Black Colleges and Universities this fall! As a former college Dean and HR Pro, I never miss a chance to congratulate students who have the courage to not only participate … Read More…

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Know What Employers Want this Fall Recruiting Season

Do you know what employers want from college students who they are interviewing this fall for internships or jobs after graduation next summer? You should know! Learn here and then go meet recruiters in the career center on your campus and create an email Job … Read More…

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Working with Recruiters – Why Can’t I Reach You?

If you want to frustrate recruiters in the job search process, go ahead and make it hard for them to reach you.  What is the point of having multiple email addresses and phone numbers on your resume and then no one can connect … Read More…

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Best Commencement Address Takeaways for 2017 Grads

Though it’s really easy to get excited about graduating college, in can be very hard to find yourself moved by any commencement address. Think about it, you’re anxious about the future, maybe a little sad, have probably been outside for hours, and really … Read More…

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