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  • Get to know the new boss before you take the job
    What Every Job Hunter Needs to Know About Assessing Their Future Boss

    When you’re searching for a new job, you’re also taking on a new boss. That decision, and knowing about the new boss in advance, could have a big impact on your current happiness and...

    • Posted January 1, 2021
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  • Relocation can be stressful but still necessary
    Is relocation for a new job really worth it?

    You love the new opportunity! There’s one big catch…it’s not even remotely close to where you live. Sometimes relocation is unavoidable for you to get that perfect position. You have to leave your hometown...

    • Posted December 11, 2020
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  • Some hiring practices disadvantage black students
    Black Students Lose to These 3 Hiring Practices

    Corporate hiring practices affect an en masse addition to the workforce happens every spring. The result of universities across the country graduate their latest classes, releasing them to the world. During their undergraduate studies,...

    • Posted November 20, 2020
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  • Pass the job interview…when you’re not qualified!

    Passing the interview…even if you’re not qualified In our previous post we addressed the brought up the idea of actually getting the a job when you are not fully qualified. But still there are...

    • Posted August 26, 2020
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  • How to pass the interview…even if you’re not qualified.

    Passing the interview for the perfect opportunity is one thing… what if you’re not qualified? You should be prepared for the most basic of interview questions. There may come a lot of situations in...

    • Posted August 19, 2020
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  • Hiring During the Pandemic-Several Companies Still Looking

    Many companies are still hiring during the pandemic During the pandemic, there is uncertainty around work for many black Americans. However, many major companies are still hiring and making progress during the crisis for...

    • Posted August 5, 2020
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  • New job offer? How’s the work environment?

    Unfortunately, even with the sea of change around Black Lives Matter, African Americans still face more hurdles than other applicants to find a job with a good work environment. When it comes to employment,...

    • Posted July 16, 2020
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  • soft skills are essential
    Soft Skills-Enhancing Them Can Bridge the Gap

    The recent drop in career opportunities for black Americans by gender and education appears  much higher compared to their white counterparts. Black people often face hurdles in finding a job for a variety of...

    • Posted June 30, 2020
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  • Can the concept of ‘fit’ facilitate discrimination in the hiring process?

    Can the concept of ‘fit’ facilitate discrimination in the hiring process? As a career coach I am troubled when minority job seekers I work with mention that concerns about ‘fit’ are being brought up in job...

    • Posted February 25, 2013
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  • National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)
    Employers Seeking New College Grads With Relevant Work Experience

    BETHLEHEM, PA—Employers have a hefty list of criteria against which they assess new college graduates for employment, and work experience that is relevant to the job is key among them, according to a study...

    • Posted April 27, 2012
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