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Join professional associations; Membership has rewards

Membership has its rewards. “Man is a tool-using animal…Without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all” ~ Thomas Carlyle Professional associations is one of the best tools out there if you are trying to get involved! We spend a lot of … Read More…

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10 Things to Know about the Gig Economy

If you haven’t heard the term “Gig Economy” before, let me explain.  The gig economy is the concept of short term jobs and projects everywhere and all the time.   Technology, of course, is enabling this new gig economy and companies like Uber, … Read More…

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5 Ways Recruiters are Using Artificial Intelligence in Hiring

Whether you know it or not, using Artificial Intelligence in hiring is becoming more widespread. It shouldn’t surprise you because you are probably walking around campus with your smart phone or tablet cluttered with the latest apps to help you manage your life.  … Read More…

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Artificial Intelligence in Hiring; AI is all over your Job Search

If you are graduating soon, you should know that recruiters are increasingly using Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the hiring process.  That voice on the other end of the phone could be a real person or a real computer like a Chatbot or an … Read More…

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Companies are Creating New Alumni Programs

There is another reason to never burn your bridges when you leave your company – You may want to go back one day.  And furthermore, the company may actually want you back! Employers are doing more to create a new type of alumni … Read More…

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New York City Steps Up For Equal Pay

As of Wednesday, it is officially illegal for any potential employer in New York City, to ask a prospective employee to disclose their previous salary information. Passed in an overwhelming 47 to 3 vote, one day after the annual Equal-Pay-Day, this bill says that New York … Read More…

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Is Your Prospective Employer Getting Diversity Right?

In many ways college is a safe space, a place where the burdens of under-representation for African Americans can be slightly offset by the pedagogical drive to innovate and create new knowledge. This is particularly the case at HBCU’s where students have the … Read More…

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Teaching Job Skills Employers Want With Digital Education

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania has launched a new digital education initiative. The program officially titled “Technology Applications for Professional Success” is funded by Title III grants to strengthen Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).  The project started off in a rather unique way … Read More…

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