Tag Archives: HBCU Career Center

Consider Headhunters and Employment Agencies

Headhunters and employment agencies are valid options for job seekers. If you are looking for a new career in this economy, headhunters and employment agencies help job seekers get into companies they admire and sometimes can get resumes past application tracking systems. As … 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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Company Research in 3 Easy Steps

HR professionals say it all the time and I share it all the time: Do your company research before you go into the job interview. Some research says that if you spend just 15 minutes on the company’s website before a job interview, … Read More…

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Online Behavior can Kill your Future Career

Companies recruiting on college campuses are definitely evaluating online behavior of potential candidates on networking sites like Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Twitter and video sites like YouTube.  Currently, 48.5% of respondents who recruit on college campuses said that they are using more social networks to connect … Read More…

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Explore Niche Job Boards

The US economy is in recovery and employers are increasing the number of new job openings every month.  Niche job boards are an excellent way to find job openings from employers looking specifically for groups of interested applicants. What is a Niche Job Board Niche job boards … Read More…

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Combat Job Search Age Discrimination

I spoke with a colleague recently who had lost a spouse and was looking to reenter the workplace.  It was pretty clear that his biggest concern was the job search age discrimination he felt he would face. He was worried about his chances of finding, … Read More…

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