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Build a Career on Real Work Experience

Steven Smith, nationally known sports talk guru and Journalism graduate from Winston-Salem State University, shared some career insights with HBCU students on the value of getting real work experience in college. Smith said that when he graduated from a non-accredited Journalism program at Winston-Salem … Read More…

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Employers are at it Again…

They are telling us what they look for in new college graduates. For those students who say – “I don’t know what they will ask about in the interview so I can’t prepare”. Now you know. Every year the National Association of Colleges … Read More…

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Writing Help for Job Seekers

We all get tripped up with writing errors from time to time. The photo here shows one of those punctuation writing errors we make all the time – misplacing the apostrophe. The College Board’s National Commission on Writing says that US companies spend … Read More…

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How to Kick the Internship Up a Notch

One of the keys to career success for a new grad is to have a resume with a couple of good internships. Especially in today’s job market, employers are successfully using internships as a way to find good candidates for long term career … Read More…

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3 Places to Meet Employers on Campus

Too many college students overlook opportunities to meet employers and hiring managers on campus. Many college students only attend employer events when they are actually looking for a job or internship and want to be hired. That may be too late if other … Read More…

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Learn these Skills on your Next Internship

In an article published in the Deseret Morning News, Wendy Leonard says, “Colleges and universities dump a lot of new college graduates into the work force, and yet some in the work force still need additional, specialized training to perform well in the … Read More…

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