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Category Archives: What Employers Want

3 Things Black Students Must Do Before Graduation

Employers seeking diverse talent, will have larger talent pools Gone are the days when seeking diverse talent, translated to “hire a Black person.”  I hate to be so blunt, but it is the reality.  Employers are looking for new grad talent with the professional … Read More…

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Campus Leaders Land More Job Offers

Visit any college campus and you will find posters and flyers  promoting a myriad of campus activities being hosted or sponsored by campus groups and clubs.  Check out social media sites for colleges and you can’t miss the photos and promotion of campus … Read More…

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5 Big Workplace Skills Employers Want

Employers usually are not shy about saying what workplace skills they need to see in the new graduates they hire.  In an article published in the Deseret Morning News, Wendy Leonard said, “Colleges and universities dump a lot of graduates into the work … Read More…

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No Work Experience? No Problem

One of the big questions new college grads and career changers ask when we discuss their workplace transitions is – I have no work experience in that area so who will hire me? Where will I get the experience that employers seek if I … Read More…

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Add a College Minor to Get your Foot in the Door

Many college students consider whether or not to add a college minor to their Bachelor’s degree.  Despite the potential benefits, before you add a college minor think about the extra coursework, additional time in college and the potential additional costs.  Here are some of the potential … Read More…

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HBCU Career Centers Can Impact High School Graduation Rates in Southern States

The latest report from Edweek.org on high school graduation rates in the United States triggered my memory of an innovative college career center program that I worked on, over a decade ago.  It was my first job in higher education and I was working as … Read More…

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