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Category Archives: Job Search Tips

Consider Headhunters and Employment Agencies

Headhunters and employment agencies are valid options for job seekers. If you are looking for a new career in this economy, headhunters and employment agencies help job seekers get into companies they admire and sometimes can get resumes past application tracking systems. As … Read More…

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Why Meet Employers at the Career Center?

Most HBCU college students, just like all other college students, miss opportunities to meet employers in their college career centers during the fall on-campus recruiting season. Many college students are just not aware that the fall semester is probably the busiest time in … Read More…

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What Does your Online Persona Say About YOU?

CareerBuilder.com surveys consistently show that employers are increasingly researching job seekers online before making hiring decisions. Employers are definitely using Social Networking sites to research job seekers.  What would your online persona say about you? “Hiring managers are using the Internet to get … Read More…

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Read Job Postings Carefully!

Too many job seekers get really attached to position titles and overlook the actual work, tasks and assignments involved in a particular job.  Don’t make this mistake.  Look past the job titles and read job postings carefully. As you read the job postings, you … Read More…

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Kill a Job Search with Social Media Mistakes

Anything that 93% of employers pay attention to, is something you should be concerned about if you are looking for a job. Well that’s the percentage of hiring managers who told Jobvite.com that they will review a job seeker’s social profiles before making … Read More…

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20 Common Job Search Mistakes

If you have read my blog before, you know I love lists. They are a great way to get to the heart of the issue really fast. So after being in many conversations over the last several weeks about new grads who can’t … Read More…

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