Tag Archives: Job Search Tips

10 Ways to Fix the Biggest Resume Mistakes New Grads Make

As a HR professional who owned a resume writing service for over a decade, let me reassure you that it’s easy to make resume mistakes.  Whether new professional or experienced job seeker, none of us are beyond making a mistake.  I focus on resume mistakes new grads make because they … Read More…

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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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Best and Worst Words to Use for Resume Writing

A recent survey reaffirms what we have known for a long time – resume writing is key and that employers spend a very short time scanning resumes.  About 17% of employers spend onloy about 30 seconds scanning resumes and 68% spend about two minutes.  I refer … Read More…

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Second Round Job Interview Tips

You have done everything right and aced the first interview during on-campus interviews.  Now you are scheduled for the next step.  Use these second round job interview tips to succeed. 1. Know your interview schedule and the day’s timeline ahead of time. 2. If … Read More…

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25 Lists of Best Companies or Top Employers

One of the best places to start a job search is by using lists of best companies.  These 25 Lists of Best or Top Employers was developed to address a wide variety of industries and occupations. As with all the lists that The HBCU … 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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