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Category Archives: What Employers Want

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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College Admissions Staff Looking at Social Media

New York Times article shared that college admissions staff looking at social media as they evaluate candidates.  In a survey of college admissions professionals, 35% of respondents said they had visited the social media pages of college applicants.  Only 16% of the admissions … Read More…

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Dirty Dozen Communication Tips for The Job Interview

One of the biggest hurdles that some college students and new grads have to get over is, making that switch from what I call “college talk” to “business professional talk”.   New grads who don’t make that switch will often struggle in the job interview.  Many … Read More…

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