HBCU Forum

The HBCU Forum is a gathering place for sharing knowledge.  College and university career services offices, employers and our panel of professionals from various industries come together in the HBCU Forum to share valuable insight and advice with each other and with job seekers.  As a job seeker, you have a unique opportunity to receive career planning and job search advice from seasoned professionals.  Be sure to check out the HBCU Forum to view present and past articles that can help give you a competitve edge as you navigate through the job search process.

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Easily-Applied Practices to “Rock” Your Career – Dr. Mike Ammons

How to Restore Your Confidence Account – Micaela Morris

The Ultimate Cover Letter Tool Kit – Alexandra Arrington

The Right Way to Use LinkedIn and Manage Your Brand – Sean Lynott

Helping Partnerships: How to Work with Career Centers, Staffing Firms, Recruiters and Career Coaches in Your Job Search – Amy Soricelli

How to Approach a Recruiter – Keirsten Greggs

Don’t Wait, Initiate! – Alexandra Arrington

5 Steps to Getting Out of The Gutter Mindset – Micaela Morris

If the Culture Doesn’t Fit You Must Not Commit – Keirsten A. Greggs

The “ABCs” of Resume Accomplishments – Alexandra Arrington, LPCA, NCC, DCC, Career Counselor, Consultant and Coach

3 Tips to Help Land Your First Job – Dr. Mike Ammons, Director, Raleigh-Durham Aspire Campus, North Carolina Wesleyan College

Using LinkedIn for Your Job Search: Networking the Correct Way – Amy Soricelli, Assistant Vice President, Career Services and Alumni Relations, Berkeley College

The Importance of Paying Your Dues – Sean Lynott, MBA, CPRW

Social Media and the Workplace – Simone M. Canpbell

The Ultimate Cover Letter Tool Kit – Alexandra Arrington, LPCA, NCC, DCC, Career Counselor, Consultant and Coach

The 5-ings for Career Advancement – Dr. Mike Ammons, Director, Raleigh-Durham Aspire Campus, North Carolina Wesleyan College

Start with the End in Mind – Helene A. Cameron, MBA,  Director Advisement and Career Services, College of Southern Maryland

Every Story Matters – Roneshia Clark Evans, M.Ed, LPCA, NCC, Human Relations Coordinator for Hopkins County Schools

What are Employers Looking For? – Claire Houseknecht, Human Resources Coordinator, Recruiter/Generalist for Washington County Public Schools (WCPS), Maryland

Is Your Resume ATS Ready? – Amy Soricelli, Assistant Vice President, Career Services and Alumni Relations, Berkeley College

What Do You Want to Do With Your Life After Graduation?  Career Tips for Recent Graduates – Michael Amiri, Founder and President of NxT Recruitment, LLC.

Recruiter Ways – Kathryn Runion, Principal Technical Recruiter, ManTech International

Got the Interview – What’s Next – Jeremy W.C. Hodge, Director of Career Services, Alabama State University

10 Best Jobs for 2016 – Simone M. Campbell, Executive Director, Hunger4Humanity, Inc., Columbia, MD

What Employers Really Want from New Grads – Simone M. Campbell, Executive Director Hunger4Humanity, Inc., Columbia MD

Social Media and the College Student – Amy Soricelli, Assistant VP Career Services & Alumni Relations, Berkeley College

Don’t Be Afraid to Take Risks – Sean Lynott, MBA, CPRW

REDI Roadmap to Address Attracting & Retaining A New Federal Workplace – John Bersentes

What Are You Waiting For? – Dr. Denita Hedgeman, Director Career Services, LeMoyne-Owen College

Job Search Tips for Students – Dorothy B. Wigglesworth

Yesterday’s Wisdom for Today’s Reality – Keirsten A. Greggs, Talent Acquisition Professional

Turning Post-graduation Opportunities Into Employment – Simone M. Campbell, Executive Director Hunger4Humanity, Inc., Columbia MD

Reboot: Reshape Your Future By Redefining Your Priorities and Possibilities! – Angelo A. Lioudakis, MBA, Director of Admissions, Marketing & Business Development, CalUniversity

The Difference Maker – Dr. Mike Ammons, Director, Raleigh-Durham Aspire Campus, North Carolina Wesleyan College

Community Service – “Finding Your Cause” – Margaret A. Bailey

Think Before You Post, Tweet, or Check-in – Vicki Steere, Director of Global Talent Acquisition Marketing for TeleTech.

Job Searching in Today’s Economy The New Normal – S. Monique Davis, Senior Human Resources Business Partner, The Mergis Group, Baltimore, MD

9 Steps You Can Take Today to Find a New Job After Graduation – Lars Schmidt, Senior Director of Talent Acquisition & Innovation at NPR

Turning Personal Connections into Gainful Employment – Networking for Jobs 101 – Vicki Steere, Director of Global Talent Acquisition Marketing for TeleTech.

Career Tips from HBCU GradsChristine Custis and Devon Rollins

Fine Tuning Your Presentation –  Jay K. Fields, Director of Career Planning, DenmarkTechnical College

Preparing for Individual Success for Your Professional and Personal Lifestyle – Chiquita Cheek, Celebrity Makeup Artist and Barber

The Elusive Balance Equation: Strive for Harmony Instead – Kim Crayton

Why College? And Why YOU…at an HBCU? – Brandi L. Taylor, Senior Admissions Counselor, Office of Recruitment & Admission, Fisk University

How College Students Can Find a Job in a Tough Economy – Joseph B. Thomas, Jr., Interim Director Career Center, South Carolina State University

How’s Your Back Feeling? – Babidiye Robinson, C.E.O. DIF, Inc.

What You Don’t Know May Keep You From Being Hired: Tips That Potential Employers May Not Share – Marcelyn Morrow, Former Personnel Manager, Tuscaloosa, AL Symphony Orchestra and Jacqueline W. Currie, M.S., Director of the Student Development Center, Stillman College

Getting an Edge on Your Career – Douglas Cooper, Director Career Services, Morehouse College

Healthy Living: What does it mean? – Dawn Morgan, RYT, CHC, Reiki Master

Underrepresentation of African Americans in Occupational Leadership Roles – Dr. Robin Roberts, Director Office of Student Leadership & Activities, Delaware State University

Where’s the Data? – Dr. Antoinette Roberson, Interim Executive Director of Career Services, Texas Southern University

Having a Vision: The Essence of Life and Success – Dr. Kevin Flythe, DC, CCEP, NASM-CPT, CES, PES

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