From the Desk of the Dean…
New graduates in the Class of 2019 are going into the best job market in more than a decade. With a 3.6% unemployment rate, the Job Outlook report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers shows that emplo ...
Posted Sunday, June 16th 2019 at 9:34AM
Both Senator Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren are making bold statements about investments in HBCU’s and the student debt burden on black college graduates. Senator Harris, a graduate of Howard University, is proposing to cap student debt intere ...
Posted Sunday, June 16th 2019 at 9:20AM
Whether you know it or not, using Artificial Intelligence in hiring is becoming more widespread.
It shouldn’t surprise you because you are probably walking around campus with your smart phone or tablet cluttered with the latest apps to help you m ...
Posted Sunday, May 19th 2019 at 10:59AM
If you haven’t heard the term “Gig Economy” before, let me explain.
The gig economy is the concept of short term jobs and projects everywhere and all the time. Technology, of course, is enabling this new gig economy and companies like Uber, Ly ...
Posted Sunday, May 19th 2019 at 10:42AM
The Job Outlook for 2019 for grads shows that college hiring is expected to be up almost 17%. That means that new college graduates are entering the best job market since the US economy tanked in 2008.
As good as the job market is, grads need to ...
Posted Sunday, May 19th 2019 at 10:37AM
Did you know that most companies with an internship programs really want to convert the college students in the internship program into full time permanent career hires? Well they do.
Organizations like INROADS prepare college students to partici ...
Posted Saturday, March 7th 2009 at 9:22AM
Students in college should pay close attention to more than just academics. Althouth good grades are important, because it demonstrates positive behavior, it is not all that employers want from new grads.
Employers continue to be concerned about ...
Posted Saturday, March 7th 2009 at 9:14AM
Like most college students, your college resume could probably use a facelift -- especially in a competitive job market in a tight economy.
Regardless of your preferred resume format, layout or style, use these 50 tips as a checklist to help proof r ...
Posted Wednesday, January 28th 2009 at 1:40PM
For many college students working while in school is a must and a reality. Whether enrolled in 2-year, 4-year or a vocational training or career education program, campus jobs are often at a premium and college students try to land them early in the ...
Posted Wednesday, January 28th 2009 at 12:57PM
Whether it's your first professional full time or part time position it is important to begin your career on the right foot.
In a tight job market, competition will be fierce to get your dream early career opportunity. Once you land your first job ...
Posted Wednesday, January 28th 2009 at 12:54PM
If you are a new grad or in the Class of 2009, it is not too early to start thinking about how to succeed at work and get promoted.
CareerBuilder.com, the online job board, recently drafted this list of 10 reasons why employees might not be promo ...
Posted Wednesday, January 28th 2009 at 12:52PM
If you are graduating from college this year, you might be considering taking a break before going to grad school or starting your career. If you are, think about doing something meaningful as you explore "gap year" alternatives.
According to Wi ...
Posted Friday, January 23rd 2009 at 5:16PM
CollegeGrad.com shared the results of this year's survey on what employers look at when hiring new college graduates. If you are in the Class of 2009, here are some highlights from the survey to keep in mind as you look for your entry level career:
Posted Saturday, January 17th 2009 at 9:42AM
It's been months since the Senator from Illinois, Barack Obama, won enough electoral votes to become the 44th president of the United States of America. With President Obama's inauguration fresh in our minds, let me share 30 career lessons I think ...
Posted Saturday, January 17th 2009 at 9:27AM
Your college years can be one of the most exciting times in your life. You are maturing as a person, establishing lifelong friendships, gaining insight into your future life and creating your early career strategy.
Part of your early career strategy must be to gain relevant on-the-job exp ...
Posted Wednesday, January 7th 2009 at 8:40AM