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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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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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Grad School or Look for a Job

What is the Best Option for a College Senior? If you are approaching commencement or are a new alumni, you have heard this question before: So what are you going to do when you finish that bachelors degree? Don’t worry, you won’t get … 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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Are you Failing at Job Search Follow up?

It’s been 5 months since millions of college graduates walked in commencement ceremonies all across the country this past spring.  If you are one of those grads who haven’t landed a job yet, take heart.  Experts say the average length of a job search for … Read More…

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I Need a Mentor

Whenever I think about developing a relationship with a mentor, I think to myself, “Hind sight is always 20/20.” My First Mentor As a new college graduate, I was thrilled to accept an entry-level position at a large, global corporation. This corporation offered … Read More…

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