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Category Archives: Personal Branding

Resume Guide; How to Look Good on Paper

After 16 years in Human Resources and Career Development in Higher Education we recently published the Resume Guide; How to Look Good on Paper! Resume Writing Guide for Diverse College Students and New Alumni. it is available at AMAZON.COM. If you have connected … Read More…

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A Good Employment Reference Brings Value

Value of a good employment reference! Everyone knows the value of a good employment reference to help you stand out in a job search. Lining up a good employment reference is a key part of an effective job search and you want to … Read More…

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3 Ways to be Excellent at Work

Do good work. Regardless of what type of work you do, to be accountable and to be excellent at work, you must do good work. Keep in mind that your work is why they hired you.  Whether you work for yourself or you … Read More…

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HBCU on Social Media: 11 Rules for Students

I love communicating with students about their HBCU experiences, internships and college life on social media. The pride in these historical landmark institutions is very evident. With all the talk about the value and relevance of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, social media … Read More…

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10 Ways to Fix the Biggest Resume Mistakes New Grads Make

As a HR professional who owned a resume writing service for over a decade, let me reassure you that it’s easy to make resume mistakes.  Whether new professional or experienced job seeker, none of us are beyond making a mistake.  I focus on resume mistakes new grads make because they … Read More…

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Job Seekers Not Showing up for Interviews?

Recruiters hate an empty interview chair! Whatever happened to not burning your bridges or making a great impression at the job interview? The fact is you can’t make a good impression at the job interview, if you don’t show up for the job … Read More…

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