Tag Archives: What Employers Want

6 Twitter Job Search Strategies for Students

At the core of your Twitter job search has to be your own Twitter account! No brainer right? So know that you can’t do a Twitter job search without having your own professional Twitter account. Your first priority would be setting that up. … Read More…

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The Memo – A Book Review

The book is The Memo; What Women of Color Need to Know to Secure a Place at the Table. If you have followed The HBCU Career Center over the last decade, you know that we have given away a lot of books to … Read More…

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Women Leave Science Careers

The MIT Technology Review reported that even though equal amounts of men and women pursue graduate degrees in science a significant number of women leave science careers both in the private sector and academia. Why women leave science careers? Apparently the reasons are … Read More…

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Green Jobs Continue to Explode

A recent study revealed that the US green economy generates $1.3 trillion and created 9.5 million of workers.  To document some of the growth in this sector, the Bureau of Labor Statistics developed the Green Jobs Initiative a few years ago.  The goal … Read More…

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You Still Have to Excel in Your Virtual Internship

Kudos to you for landing a summer internship during this pandemic. In all fairness, we wouldn’t have held it against you if you had not. It has been a trying year and having to abruptly leave campus, many HBCU students did not even … Read More…

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Career, Work, Jobs and Social Justice in the Coronavirus Era

Career, work and jobs have always been at the crux of social justice movements in the United States. The examples are many. The very founding of Cheyney University of Pennsylvania in 1837, as the Institute for Colored Youth, had career, work, jobs and social … Read More…

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Retail is Booming. Retail is Dying. Which is it and What Does it Mean for Careers?

On one hand some will say that retail is booming. Amazon, the online retail giant sought to hire 175,000 additional workers during the Coronavirus pandemic. At the same time, the latest 2020 jobs report showed that a total of 740,000 new retail jobs … Read More…

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After You Quit – 4 Things You Wish You Could Tell Your Old Boss

It is possible that you and your manager will go in separate directions and never talk or see each other again after you quit. There are often unspoken words when those working relationships end. If by some miracle you had the chance to … Read More…

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