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College and university career services professionals and employers from various industries have shared their valuable insight and advice with job seekers in the articles below. 

If you are a job seeker, take a moment to read through the articles to gain insight or advice as you navigate through your career search.

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Welcome to Your M.B. S. (Mind, Body, Spirit) the Most Important Plan to Follow

6/07/2022Amy Soricelli
I m not sure about you, but I find times tougher than they ever were before. In addition to the everyday concerns we all have, there are extra worries that affect the health and wellbeing of (literally) everyone on the planet. That s a huge burden to carry around, especially for the college stude...

How to Create a 30/60/90 Plan for Your First Job

6/07/2022Sean Lynott, MBA, CDR
Congratulations to all recent graduates and those who will be finishing school soon! This is an exciting time in your life where the possibilities in front of you are only limited by your imagination. All the hard work in school has led to this moment where you can begin a successful career. I th...

Zig Zag Theorem: The 3 Moves of Career Advancement

6/07/2022Mike Ammons, Ed.D
As long as I can remember I have been a fan of the National Football League (NFL), amazed about the grace, agility, speed, and power these athletes would display on the football field despite being covered with pounds of protective equipment. But there has always been one particular player that f...

A Healthy Mind is Your Greatest Asset

6/07/2022Simone Campbell
After more than a year and a half, it s become clear that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way that we live. From our social lives, recreational activities, careers and work arrangements, this new reality has made many of us feel more challenged engaging in daily activities. As we operate wi...

The Language of Professionalism Begins in College

6/07/2022Elvis Santos
Writing an email in high school for most students probably wasn t a big deal, but it is frequently used throughout students' college experience and certainly beyond college. It s an essential skill set that college students must instill as they start to communicate with professors, academic advis...

How to Simplify HBCU Recruitment| HBCU Careers

5/16/2022
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have untapped pools of talent waiting to be hired. Students of any race and ethnicity can apply and there are over 220,000 students enrolled, according to the U.S. Department of Education. HBCU Careers is dedicated to connecting employers with ...

Drive Top Talent To Your Virtual or In-Person Job Fair

2/03/2022
Careers fairs are amazing for expanding your talent pool and making a lasting impression as an employer, whether they are in-person or virtual. Hosting a job fair can include many challenges, but promoting your event doesn t have to be one of them! HBCU Careers national platform can help you recr...

Top Strategies for Diversity Recruitment | HBCUCareers

10/31/2021
Promoting diversity awareness and gaining diverse talent is one of the biggest challenges for most businesses today. Is it time you upgraded your diversity recruitment strategies? Learning how your company can better connect to, market to, and recruit minority students and graduates will put you ...

Best Job Recruiting Resource for Top Talent Online

8/15/2021
Best Job Recruiting Resource for Top Talent OnlineShort-Handed at your company? Struggling to find good employees? HBCU Career's digital recruitment network makes it simple to find THE ONE. Posting on hbcucareers.com spreads the word to your industry s top recruits through amazing protocols, reac...

The New 9 to 5

5/01/2021Mike Ammons, Ed.D
The only constant in life is change and given the impact of the recent global pandemic of COVID-19, this truth has never been more relevant than it is today. The landscape of work has changed and we have been introduced to terms such as Skype, Zoom, Meet, and Teams - words that have taking on a n...