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Category Archives: Life After College

Online Behavior can Kill your Future Career

Companies recruiting on college campuses are definitely evaluating online behavior of potential candidates on networking sites like Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Twitter and video sites like YouTube.  Currently, 48.5% of respondents who recruit on college campuses said that they are using more social networks to connect … Read More…

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10 Job Search Mistakes New Grads Make

Everybody makes job search mistakes.  However, many of the job search mistakes new grads make can be avoided with a little bit of research and preparation.   The following ten job search mistakes are easy to fix.  If you believe you are not making job search progress … Read More…

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Serious Career Questions for New Grads

Millions of college seniors graduate every year. As graduation approaches, there are some serious career questions new grads should be asking.  Answering these questions will help new grads hit the ground running. These 12 questions are some of the serious career questions that should … Read More…

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Prep for Life After Graduation

College seniors should always be in graduation mode and have plans for next steps after college.  However, if you don’t you shouldn’t feel bad.  Most college students don’t really prep for life after college. 5 tips to prep for life after graduation 1. Do personal research: Learn … Read More…

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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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