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Category Archives: Job Search Tip

25 Lists of Best Companies or Top Employers

One of the best places to start a job search is by using lists of best companies.  These 25 Lists of Best or Top Employers was developed to address a wide variety of industries and occupations. As with all the lists that The HBCU … Read More…

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20 Ways Resume Contact Information Kills a Job Search

No matter what you hear – the resume is NOT dead.  It is still the only way you will get your foot through certain doors. If you have already done all the hard work to prepare your resume and get it in front … Read More…

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Follow the Yellow Brick Road…

…If that is what the application instructions say, then that is what you have to do! I always encourage job seekers to aim for a 20% response rate in the job search. eg. If you send 10 resumes, you should get two phone … Read More…

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Tis the Season to Apply for Holiday Jobs

With unemployment rate just under 10%, we are in a tough job market for sure. It may be harder this year for college students to find holiday jobs if you consider the competition. With so many people laid off or down sized, the … 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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How to Land a Holiday Retail Job

One job search tip to keep in mind if you are trying to land a holiday retail job: Many employers complain each year that students apply for holiday retail jobs this time of year when they go back to college and then leave … Read More…

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