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Category Archives: Professional Development

2019 HBCU Competitiveness Scholars Announced

The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities announced the 44 students from 34 HBCUs today, each of whom is being recognized as a 2019 HBCU Competitiveness Scholar. In a press release, Johnathan Holifield, explained the competitive focus of the award … Read More…

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HBCU Career Center Staff and Faculty Partnerships

Why should there be well established career services faculty partnerships on college campuses?  Because both groups of professionals are, in most cases,  deeply committed to student success. Working together, faculty and HBCU career center staff support successful transitions for undergraduate or graduate students into the … Read More…

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20 Pieces of REAL Advice for a College Freshman

From the desk of the Dean…(Updated for the Class of 2023) In a few weeks, summer will end and you will become a college freshman.  You won’t be alone. Thousands of new college freshmen will file onto college campuses and populate college residence … Read More…

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10 Skills New Grads Need to Be Ready for Work

From the Desk of the Dean… New graduates in the Class of 2019 are going into the best job market in more than a decade.  With a 3.6% unemployment rate, the Job Outlook report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers shows … Read More…

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Job Stress; 20 Signs Your Job Doesn’t Satisfy Your Soul

Over the last two weeks I have talked with probably five different people who have told me that they are pretty much over their current jobs and want to move on. I personally believe job stress is way up. Why? I chalk it up to over worked … Read More…

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Resume Writing Tip – Grab the Recruiter’s Attention

Let me start by saying that recruiters won’t go digging to find the great information on your resume.  They expect to see it right away and so you have to find a way to make recruiters want to actually read it. Research says … Read More…

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