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Category Archives: First Year on the Job

Put your Best Foot Forward in Temp Jobs

The National Employment Law Project reports that temporary workers fill 2.5% of all jobs in the US.  Millions of new college grads, people reentering the workforce or those making career transitions will often have to spend some time in temp jobs.  No matter … Read More…

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Tips for Working with Employment Agencies

When the job search stalls, an employment agency could be just the shot in the arm that a job seeker needs. An employment agency can be a valuable resource for job seekers since agencies assist employers to fill open positions by screening and … Read More…

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Preparing New Grads for Career Success

A recent post at HR Daily Advisor offered suggestions for employers on how to engage young workers and prepare 20-something employees for career success – especially in the first year on the job. The list of suggestions from HR Daily Advisor are: 1. Teaching … Read More…

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10 Tips for Success in the First Year on the Job

This list of 10 Pointers for Success in the First Year on the Job was developed by Shaquaya Shelby, Spelman College ’05 alumni for TheHBCUCareerCenter.com.  Shelby is a Recruiter with Equity Residential. 10 Pointers for your First Year on a New Job Be … Read More…

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10 Resolutions for College Grads Seeking Careers

The National Association of Colleges and Employers (naceweb.org) say that employer hiring of new college grads will be up 7.8% this year.  If you are one of those college grads looking for work this year you should be thinking – “There is a … Read More…

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10 Rules for Career Success

Folarin Longe, founder of Human Edge Limited, a human resources consulting and staffing services firm developed this list of 10 Rules of Success. Your goal should be to apply these 10 rules of success, to your own career. It is not too early … Read More…

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