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Category Archives: First Year on the Job

Campus Jobs are Real Jobs Too!

Working throughout the college experience is a reality for most HBCU college students. If you are lucky enough to land one of the jobs on campus, I encourage you to take your work seriously. Campus jobs are real jobs too and should be … Read More…

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Build a Career Advisory Board

Time to hail your C.A.B. If you have followed my blogs for the last several years, you know that I am a fan of developing quick and easy acronyms to reinforce career management ideas. I started to do it when I moved from … Read More…

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Job Outlook for Grads

Every year the National Association of Colleges and Employers surveys companies to find out about their plans to hire new college graduates. The Job Outlook for 2016 grad report shows that hiring for 2016 college grads is expected to be up by 11%. … Read More…

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Is a Gap Year Experience in your Future?

If you graduated recently from a HBCU and have not landed your ideal job, think about doing something meaningful and exploring “gap year” activities. According to Wikipedia, the term, “gap year” refers to a “prolonged period (often, but not always, a year) between … Read More…

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3 Ways to be Excellent at Work

In a recent conversation with an small business owner, the subject of workplace excellence came up. We were discussing organizational culture and the since she was getting ready to hire her first employees, she wanted to clarify what she meant when she talked … Read More…

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Ten Rules for Career Success

I found this really well thought out list of the 10 Rules of Success to help professionals grow in their careers. The list was developed by Folarin Longe, founder of Human Edge Limited, a human resources consulting and staffing services firm based in … Read More…

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