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Posted September 03, 2014 by

College Students, Are You Thinking about Getting Jobs? What Your Primary Objective Should Be When Starting School

It’s not too soon for college students to start thinking about jobs.  That said, learn what their main objective should be on campus in the following post.

Millions of you are on campus for the fall. Some of you are newly minted freshman and many others are making your return from summer break. Interests, area of study, and academic environments vary. BUT, you all share the same #1 objective. There are over 21 million of you attending college in America, and over 150 million post-

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Posted March 20, 2014 by

Do You Want an Entry Level Job in Green Tech? Where You Could Find One

If you are interested in clean energy and want to find an entry level job, the following post shares where you have the best chance of getting one.

There’s an international focus on growing renewable energy and cutting back on emissions. With government funding and private sector investment, the green energy is quickly growing to satisfy global requirements—and so are the job opportunities. Regardless of whether you’re a new grad or a seasoned veteran of the workforce, employers are

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Posted February 26, 2014 by

Are You Searching for Recent Graduate Jobs Using Mobile Devices?

If you haven’t heard, you can search for employment, such as recent graduate jobs, using mobile devices.  Learn more about this job search trend in the following post.

Seems like everyone is glued to their smartphone these days, everywhere we go. Apps, texting, Instagramming, Snapchatting, posting, tweeting… And increasingly, we’re using our phones for yet another life task: the mobile job search. A hot trend to watch is the rise in job seekers searching and submitting applications while “on the go”. This is


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Posted August 12, 2013 by

What’s Keeping You from the Career You Want? 5 Reasons You Won’t Land that Dream Entry Level Job

Having doubt in life is normal.  However, if you really desire to achieve a goal, then you have to believe it is possible and pursue your dreams.  The following post offers five reasons that will keep you from landing an entry level job in the career field you want, as well as advice to deal with your concerns.

Do you have a brilliant business idea and want to strike out on your own, but feel you simply can’t—there’s too much holding you back? Every day, we hear stories about people who are trapped and miserable in cubicles and corporate life. More often than not, we aren’t

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Posted July 05, 2013 by

Looking for a Mentor as You Start Your Entry Level Job? What You Should Know

A mentor is someone who can be a source of information for your career.  To find one, however, it takes more than just wanting to know how he or she can help you.  If you’re about to start an entry level job and looking for a mentor, the following post has advice to help you in this process.

This past Saturday, I had the great pleasure of moderating the final keynote session at the 2013 Blogging While Brown Conference, held in the Langston Hughes Auditorium of Harlem’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in New York City. (Black Enterprise was proud to be a media sponsor of the event.) Each year, hundreds


Mentorship Is Earned, Not Owed

Posted May 08, 2013 by

Entry Level Job Seekers, Prepare for Skype Interviews

The following post offers some tips for entry level job seekers preparing for interviews using Skype.

In this age of technology that we live in, applying for a job across the nation or even in another country has become possible with the aid of Skype interviews. Instead of asking someone to come to an interview thousands of miles away, companies are able to perform formal interviews with


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Posted March 27, 2013 by

Getting Your First Job at a Legal Firm

The following post shares tips on landing your first legal job.

“Employment of lawyers is expected to grow 10% from 2010 to 2020, about as fast as the average of all occupations.” As anyone who has tried it knows, becoming a lawyer is a long arduous process.  After excelling in high school, getting into a quality undergraduate program, working to get to the

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Posted December 11, 2012 by

Veteran Skills to Job Act Sails through Congress

CollegeRecruiter.comThe following post focuses on legislation designed to help our nation’s veterans transition more easily into the workforce.

Introduced on March 7, 2012, by Representative Jeff Denham (R-CA), the Veterans Skills to Job Act directs the head of each Federal department and agency to treat relevant military training as sufficient to satisfy training or certification requirements for Federal licenses, which includes licensing in aerospace, communications, energy, and maritime. (Many states already practice this.) The Act passed the House and the Senate early in July and was signed by the President on July 23.


Veteran Skills to Job Act Sails through Congress