Boo! 5 Ways to Scare Employers Away When They Google You

The ghost and ghouls may not be the only thing frightening this Halloween. Think about what could happen if a potential employer Googles you. Could the results send them running away with fear, or reassure them that you are the Continue reading Boo! 5 Ways to Scare Employers Away When They Google You

What can YOU do? A Campaign for Disability Employment

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month! Throughout the thirty-one days of October, employers are encouraged to promote the employment of people with disabilities. In support of this initiative, the Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy has launched their Continue reading What can YOU do? A Campaign for Disability Employment

¿Hablas español? Being bilingual can give job seekers an edge.

Language is powerful.  And strong communications skills are critical to building and maintaining a successful business.  If you are a bilingual or multilingual job seeker – particularly if you’re fluent in Spanish – speaking a second language can help your Continue reading ¿Hablas español? Being bilingual can give job seekers an edge.

Dear Silicon Valley: Here’s how to create more “IT Girls”

Although career opportunities in computing and information technology (IT) are on the rise, representation of women in this sector is actually declining.  That’s a detriment not only to women, but also to the tech industry and society in general.  After Continue reading Dear Silicon Valley: Here’s how to create more “IT Girls”

Top 5 Tips for Making Your Professional Diversity Network Profile Standout

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You’ve joined the Professional Diversity Network, and are receiving updates about new job opportunities. You’ve applied to these jobs, but haven’t received any invites for interviews. Is there something you should be doing to change this? If you truly want Continue reading Top 5 Tips for Making Your Professional Diversity Network Profile Standout

5 Reasons You’re Not Getting Hired

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According to our latest Diversity Jobs Report, over 10 million Americans are currently seeking full-time employment. Combined with factors not within your control — like timing,  management and organizational changes—this statistic means the landscape for securing a good paying job Continue reading 5 Reasons You’re Not Getting Hired

Hannah Paramore: A NY Times Profile

A few weeks ago, Adam Bryant of the NY Times, sat down with Hannah Paramore, President of Paramore, the digital agency, to discuss her thoughts on leadership and management. Hannah Paramore founded the digital agency that bears her name almost Continue reading Hannah Paramore: A NY Times Profile

As a Black College Graduate, Do you Face Limited Job Prospects?

A recent study by the Center for Economic and Policy Research, cited in the Huffington Post article, “The Job Market Discriminates Against Black College Grads,” indicates that the 2013 unemployment rate for recent black college graduates is over twice that Continue reading As a Black College Graduate, Do you Face Limited Job Prospects?

Can Networking Help the Long-Term Unemployed?

If you’ve been out of the work force for six months or longer, will you be discriminated against by a potential employer? According to Ofer Sharone of the MIT Sloan School of Management, that just may be the case.  He Continue reading Can Networking Help the Long-Term Unemployed?

The Art of Networking Online

Building and maintaining a strong business network is critical to professional success. The key to networking online is the ability to gain access to people, the job leads, and the industry-specific information that you need. In return, it is crucial Continue reading The Art of Networking Online