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Category Archives: What Employers Want

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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Why Meet Employers at the Career Center?

Most HBCU college students, just like all other college students, miss opportunities to meet employers in their college career centers during the fall on-campus recruiting season. Many college students are just not aware that the fall semester is probably the busiest time in … Read More…

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Does Double Major in College = Double Trouble?

Is there real value in having a double major in college? Does having a double major in college give you an advantage when job hunting in a competitive market? Many college students have a second major because they believe it will positively affect … Read More…

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20 Common Job Search Mistakes

If you have read my blog before, you know I love lists. They are a great way to get to the heart of the issue really fast. So after being in many conversations over the last several weeks about new grads who can’t … Read More…

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My Internship Story: Univision Communications Inc.

By: Danyelle R. Carter, Spelman College Corporate Communications & Public Relations Intern at Univision Communications Inc THCC: How did you find out about the internship? I found out about this internship opportunity through the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) THCC: What work/project did … Read More…

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Put your Best Foot Forward in Temp Jobs

The National Employment Law Project reports that temporary workers fill 2.5% of all jobs in the US.  Millions of new college grads, people reentering the workforce or those making career transitions will often have to spend some time in temp jobs.  No matter … Read More…

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