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Category Archives: Life After College

College Hiring is up for 2018

Every year the National Association of Colleges and Employers (naceweb.org) surveys companies to find out about their plans to hire new college graduates. The Job Outlook for 2018 for grads shows that college hiring is up 4 percent. Although lower than the last … Read More…

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Artificial Intelligence in Hiring; AI is all over your Job Search

If you are graduating soon, you should know that recruiters are increasingly using Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the hiring process.  That voice on the other end of the phone could be a real person or a real computer like a Chatbot or an … Read More…

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7 Workplace Disrupters Every Worker Should Know About

If you are a worker or future worker, it doesn’t hurt to get a little bit of understanding about how the folks who are interviewing you, offering you jobs and managing you, are thinking and going to be thinking.  (Graphic source – Bersin, … Read More…

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Start Curating a Virtual Professional Portfolio

Where is the evidence of your potential? “You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do” ~ Henry Ford. Creative professionals like artists and architects have used career portfolios, sometimes known as the “the book”, to promote themselves and their skills … Read More…

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Tougaloo College – This HBCU has a civil rights legacy

Every Thursday, we honor the history of institutions designated as Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) through the #TBT hashtag.  For those who don’t know, the #TBT hash tag means “Throw Back Thursday” and on Thursdays, social media lights up with people sharing … Read More…

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Rail Careers are Worth Exploring

Did you know that median wages for rail careers last year was $57,160? I would guess that most people don’t know that. In fact, I have found that most people don’t know much about careers in transportation at all. As a former Air Traffic Controller myself, … Read More…

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