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Category Archives: What Employers Want

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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Graduating with No Work Experience? No Problem

If you are graduating from college and have little or no work experience in the field, you better start thinking about how to sell yourself in the job interview.  If you think you have too little related work experience or no internships, you … 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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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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