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Category Archives: End Resume Fails

Resume Tips from Google, Microsoft and Goldman Sachs

Resumes continue to be a big part of the job search and the hiring process. They are not going away! The HBCU Career Center shares resume tips because one of our goals is to end resume fails! We created and use the #EndResumeFails … Read More…

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You Still Have to Excel in Your Virtual Internship

Kudos to you for landing a summer internship during this pandemic. In all fairness, we wouldn’t have held it against you if you had not. It has been a trying year and having to abruptly leave campus, many HBCU students did not even … 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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5 Steps to Jump Start your Job Search Right Now

If you just graduated and haven’t landed your dream job yet, then I suspect your job search should be in high gear right about now. If your job search is not yet picking up steam, here are 5 things to do today to … Read More…

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6 Ways You are Just Killing your Resume

Most HBCU students and new HBCU alumni don’t really know that the better the economy is the more competition there is to land really good interviews for their dream position. One reason is that Millennials are willing do a little bit of job … Read More…

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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 through our Career Education store … Read More…

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How to Explain a Low GPA

So you are graduating college soon or looking for an internship and you are worried about writing your resume if you have a low GPA. Take heart. You are not the only  person who has struggled with GPA issues and you won’t be … Read More…

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50 Resume Writing Tips that Work

I’ve updated these resume writing tips every spring  for over a decade How do I recommend you use this list of resume writing tips? Spend 60 minutes with your resume and this list. With social media increasingly becoming a part of the job … Read More…

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