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Category Archives: First Year on the Job

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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Writing Help for Job Seekers

We all get tripped up with writing errors from time to time. The photo here shows one of those punctuation writing errors we make all the time – misplacing the apostrophe. The College Board’s National Commission on Writing says that US companies spend … Read More…

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5 Books for New Grads

We spend most of our time at The HBCU Career Center, talking about jobs, careers and options.  However, we love to recommend resources like the new books for new grads listed here.  These are easy-to-read resources for HBCU college seniors and new grads. 1. What … Read More…

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Writing Skills of New Grads Need Help

There is always much discussion about whether or not new grads are ready for the workplace.  I know I have had conversations with recruiters about the job skills of new graduates and more specifically the writing skills of new grads.  Recent article in … Read More…

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