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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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  • A flyer advertising holiday job listings is seen at the North Metro Department of Labor Career Center in Atlanta, Georgia, December 1, 2011. REUTERS/Tami Chappell
    Private hiring soars; seasonal issues cloud gain

    NEW YORK (Reuters) – The jobs recovery gathered pace as a measure of private-sector hiring surged in December and claims forunemployment benefits fell, suggesting the battered labor marketmay continue to strengthen in 2012. The ADP National...

    • Posted January 5, 2012
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  • Don't discount our elders just yet
    Is Hiring Age Discrimination OK?

    In this video, John Stossel looks into age discrimination; namely the hiring or firing of employees based chiefly on their age. Can young people do the same tasks easier? Or do older people truly...

    • Posted November 21, 2011
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  • Seal of the President of the United States
    What’s Next?

    Earlier this month President Obama addressed Congress and the nation about his proposed American Jobs Act. He belives that, if adhered too, it will be a major step towards rebuilding the state of the...

    • Posted September 20, 2011
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