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Sexual Harassment and Emerging Professionals

Sexual harassment in the workplace is real and emerging professionals and new graduates are sometimes the target.  Workplace predators are counting on the naive responses, fearful attempts to push back and lack of knowledge about sexual harassment policies. Often, these emerging professionals, who … Read More…

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Get a Grip; What Does Your Handshake Say About You!

I recently read a note about handshakes in a career journal and thought I would update and re-post the following that I wrote many years ago. We assume everyone knows how to shake hands, right? Not so. A recruiter shared with me the … Read More…

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Plan to finish your internship in style

HBCU students are participating in summer internships all across the country.  One of your goals should be finish your internship in style.  What do I mean by that? Finish your internship experience positively and in a professional way. How to finish up with … Read More…

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Ten Rules for Career Success

I found this really well thought out list of the 10 Rules of Success to help professionals grow in their careers. The list was developed by Folarin Longe, founder of Human Edge Limited, a human resources consulting and staffing services firm based in … Read More…

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The Intern Did What? Expected Internship Behavior

Years ago I wrote about a graduate college student who had stolen art work from a museum during his internship. Everyone was pretty clear about that being theft and not expected internship behavior. Not only was that intern dismissed from his job, but … Read More…

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Who Hired the Angry Black Woman?

Last month, highly acclaimed television producer, Shonda Rhimes, was titled the “angry black woman” in an article from the New York Times.  The article stated that Ms. Rhimes, creator, writer and producer of television favorites like Scandal, Grey’s Anatomy and How to Get Away With … Read More…

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