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10 Job Search Mistakes New Grads Make

Everybody makes job search mistakes.  However, many of the job search mistakes new grads make can be avoided with a little bit of research and preparation.   The following ten job search mistakes are easy to fix.  If you believe you are not making job search progress … Read More…

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Tips for Working with Employment Agencies

When the job search stalls, an employment agency could be just the shot in the arm that a job seeker needs. An employment agency can be a valuable resource for job seekers since agencies assist employers to fill open positions by screening and … Read More…

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Funding your HBCU College Life

Most HBCU students and parents continue to worry about about funding the HBCU college experience. In addition to completing the FAFSA this year, students should consider exploring the following: Scholarships. Do not just rely on your school for scholarship information since there are … Read More…

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College Senior Career Checklist

A career checklist is a good tool for college seniors as they approach graduation.  The National Association of Colleges and Employers (naceweb.org) show employers plan to increase hiring of new college grads this year. This year’s increase is no surprise as the economy continues … Read More…

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Home for the Holidays and Bored?

If you came home for the holidays from college, you are probably now getting bored as family and friends return to their routines. If you have some free time now that everyone else has gone back to work, here are three ways to … Read More…

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Advice from America’s Coolest Summer Internships

Scottrade was mentioned in Inc. Magazine’s list of America’s Coolest Internship programs. Although the financial sector continues to evolve since the economic crisis, the tips from recruiter Amy Meister on the Scottrade website for college students who want to get into good summer … Read More…

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