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Category Archives: Resume Writing

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 AMAZON.COM. If you have connected … 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

Resume Writing – 50 Tips That Work I’ve been updating this list every spring  for almost a decade. Our goal is that if you use this list and spend 60 minutes with your resume you can improve your resume in the process.  With … Read More…

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9 Key Elements of a Good Reference Letter

Reference letters and recommendation letters are a major component of a successful job search.  Every job seeker knows that in addition to their own ability to sell job skills and qualifications, they also will need support from qualified people who are willing to … Read More…

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