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Start Curating a Virtual Professional Portfolio

Where is the evidence of your potential? “You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do” ~ Henry Ford. Creative professionals like artists and architects have used career portfolios, sometimes known as the “the book”, to promote themselves and their skills … Read More…

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Campus Leadership is Something to Brag About

Congratulations to the new batch of student leaders on the campuses of Historically Black Colleges and Universities this fall! As a former college Dean and HR Pro, I never miss a chance to congratulate students who have the courage to not only participate … Read More…

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End Resume Fails and Ace your Job Interview

We are on a mission to end resume fails. Our philosophy is that one of the best ways to prepare for any job interview is to truly commit and immerse yourself in the resume writing process.  After years of looking at a myriad of resumes, many … Read More…

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70% of Employers Looking at Job Applicant Social Media Accounts

Recent Career Builder survey confirms what you already know – Employers are looking at applicant social media accounts.  The number is up from 60% in 2016 to 70% in 2017.  We can only assume it will keep growing.   What’s good about employers … Read More…

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Summer Job Interview Questions for Teens

I wrote this about summer job interview questions for teens a decade ago and just saw another website (won’t name any names) had pretty much copied the content word for word (:> So I thought I would republish it here since the material … Read More…

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Teaching Job Skills Employers Want With Digital Education

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania has launched a new digital education initiative. The program officially titled “Technology Applications for Professional Success” is funded by Title III grants to strengthen Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).  The project started off in a rather unique way … Read More…

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