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Category Archives: First Year on the Job

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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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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